Seattle is one of the most popular and coveted cities in the nation right now. Tech industries are booming and tech employees are leaving the lavish lifestyles of California for our amazing city. From Shoreline to Renton and everywhere in between, Seattle has some of the most diverse neighborhoods, unique homes, and gorgeous views around. Start your search today.
Kirkland is located on Seattle’s “Eastside” and is a sister city to Bellevue. It’s one of the most affluent cities in the state. Kirkland sits on the shores of Lake Washington and is home to a University, beautiful waterfront condos and an urban setting complete with waterfront bistros, fine dining options, boutiques, coffee shops and more. Kirkland does an excellent job of combining the hometown feel with luxury living.
Bellevue is home to over 100,000 residents and is the “Seattle” of the Eastside. Bellevue is also the location of dozens of start-up companies and fully established tech giants such as Microsoft, Nintendo, Expedia, T-Mobile and many more. Home prices are probably the highest here than anywhere in the state and Bellevue is also home to Bill and Melinda Gates.
Mercer Island is a large island that sits in the southern end of Lake Washington with a population of around 25,000. I-90 travels through the northern end connecting Seattle to the Eastside. Mercer Island has some of the highest-rated schools in the Puget Sound area with an average home price of $1.2 million. Affluent buyers, luxury homes and waterfront or view homes are the norm here.
30 minutes north of Seattle will make you feel like you’re about 100 miles or more from the big city. The beautiful, diverse land that is Snohomish county stretches from Stanwood in the north to about Mountlake Terrace and all the way to the Cascade mountains. Here you can find smaller, quaint communities, tight-knit neighborhoods, acres of farmland or forests, and some of the most outstanding views in the Puget Sound. Image by SounderBruce