King County's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

King County is the ninth-fastest growing county in Washington, at a 10-year growth rate of 11.3%. It's also the most populous with 1,931,249 residents. Its three largest cities are Seattle, Bellevue, and Kent. With a median age of 35 years, homes in King County tend to be relatively old. The best schools in the county are Rock Creek Elementary School, Beaver Lake Middle School, and Skyline High School.

Price Range

Some of the more expensive homes in Washington are in King County with a median home value of $301,200 and an average list price for available homes currently at $580,340.

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

$33M   $6M   $12M  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $546,724 is considered a typical dwelling in King County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $109,345 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $2,366 and the property tax rate is $10.66 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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