Edmonds Real Estate Market
Edmonds Community Summary
Edmonds, Washington has a long history of being one of the best places in the Seattle metro area to buy a home. Edmonds location just north of Seattle, but south of Everett, place it in the perfect spot for businesses or commuters going to either city. Interstate 5 is located just to the east of the city while the Washington State Ferry system has a major station in Edmonds.
Buyers find a variety of homes for sale in Edmonds, ranging from those constructed in the mid-1900's to new construction. There is also a wide-range of home prices in Edmonds, with some homes on the waterfront well above $1 million. There are several popular neighborhoods in Edmonds. Communities like Maplewood, Firdale and Meadowdale have homes that rival those found anywhere in the Seattle metropolitian area. New construction is somewhat limted, usually to new condos and townhomes and luxury homes on the waterfront.
Edmonds Home Prices
Edmonds Home Buyer Preparation
Generally, home prices in Edmonds, Washington are lower than those in the city of Seattle. However, prices have been steadily increasing, like those in Seattle. One could say that the currrent housing market in Edmonds is a "seller's market". As such, home buyers should be prepared to act fast, especially having that mortgage pre-approval ready to sublit with your offer.
Edmonds Condos vs. Single Family Homes
Buyers of condos and townhomes in Edmonds can expect small condos and townhomes to start in the mid $100 - $200's, and then increase in price. Especially for those near or on the Edmonds waterfront. Single family homes start in the low $300's in some areas, while the median listing price in mid-2016 was in the $500's.
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Located just northeast of downtown Edmonds is the neighborhood of Maplewood. It is bounded by 196th Street to the north and Main Street to the south. To the east by 76th Avenue West and to the west by 9th Avenue South. The Maplewood neighborhood has almost 7,000 people and incorporates ZIP codes 98020 and 98026. The community is known for a variety of home prices, from the $300-$400's to well over $1 million. Within the Maplewood comunity of Edmonds, WA is Maplewood Park.
The neighborhood of Firdale is generally located southeast of downtown Edmonds. It is bounded by 104th Ave. West, Northwest 195th Street, Aurora Ave. North and 224th Street Southwest. The neighborhood has over 12,000 people spreadout over almost two square miles. The Firdale real estate market has homes from the $400's to over $600's. The Firdale community has one of Edmonds most popular parks, Hickman Park.
Located to the north of downtown Edmonds is the large neighborhood of Meadowdale. Meadowdale has over 16,000 people and is bounded to the west by the waterfront of the Puget Sound. Located within the Meadowdale neighborhood is the popular Meadowdale Beach Park. Meadowdale Beach Park is one of the few public parks with beach access to the Puget Sound waterfront. Homes here are primarily from the $400's to over $1 million. There is some new construction, though mainly condominiums. There are a variety of home styles, from mid-century ramblers to split-level homes - many are updated or fully remodled.
Moving To Edmonds Washington
Are you considering moving to Edmonds anytime soon? Moving from one side of town, like Seattle, is rough, but moving across the country can be stressfull and very demanding!
We would like to assist home buyers who are considering moving or relocating to Edmonds. Se below, we have created a list of community resources and utility information specific to Edmonds, WA. And should you have questions about moving to Edmonds, such as commuting & driving distances, neighborhood, parks or shopping questions, please call us or complete the online contact form. We like to help and would enjoy helping you find the home of your dreams in the Edmonds housing market.
Edmonds Utility Information
- Water & Sewer: City of Edmonds Utilities 425-771-0241
- Electricity & Gas: Puget Sound Energy (PSE) 888-225-5773
- Phone & Internet: Verizon 800-483-4100
- Phone & Internet: CenturyLink 800-244-1111
- Cable, Internet & Phone: Comcast 1-800-266-2278
- Garbage & Waste: Sound Disposal 425-778-2404
- Garbage & Waste: Republic Services 425-452-4762
- Garbage & Waste: Waste Management 800-592-9995
Edmonds City & Public Services
- City of Edmonds Website
- Service First Main Number 425-775-2525
- Business Licenses: 425-775-2525
- City Manager Office: 425-775-2525
- City Council Office: 425-775-2525
- Parks & Community Services: 425-771-0230
- Public Works: 425-771-0235
- Edmonds Library 425-775-7741
Edmonds School District Information
- Edmonds School District Website
- Enrollment Questions: Student Placement 425-431-7079
- School Closure Info: News-Line 425-431-7079
- Press Inquiries: Communications Office 425-431-7230
- Employment: Human Resources 425-431-7020