October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Kitsap County

Kitsap County is a larger than average county in Washington that has grown at a 10-year growth rate of 8.3%. However, the population of Kitsap County ranks as the seventh-largest with 251,133 people. Bremerton, Bainbridge Island, and Silverdale are its three most populated cities. Kitsap County is made up of homes that are relatively old with a median of 29 years. Leading the list of best schools in the county are Odyssey Multiage Program, Woodward Middle School, and Bainbridge High School.

Culture

If you're looking to explore the community's favorite stores in Kitsap County, then check out Theo Chocolate, Ballard Farmer's Market, and Chuck's Hop Shop, Foursquare's most popular places to go shopping. If you're looking to explore the outdoors, some favorite spots are Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Golden Gardens Park. For arts and entertainment, you'll find EMP Museum and Chihuly Garden and Glass.

Price Range

Homes in Kitsap County are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $233,000 and an average list price of $340,201. The Kitsap County market was busy this week as sales rose 4.8% to hit 441 homes sold over the last 30 days.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in Kitsap County:

$675K   $7.6M   $389K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Kitsap County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $357,874. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $71,575 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $1,446 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $12.32 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Kitsap County homes for sale or reviewing Kitsap County real estate trends.


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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