Edmonds Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Washington
The picturesque waterfront city of Edmonds rests in the Southeast corner of Snohomish County, hugging Puget Sound for almost 10 miles. Once a turn-of-the-century mill town, Edmonds has grown into a modern city of over 40,000 residents. Many of Downtown Edmond's earliest buildings are still in use, preserving its historic feel. Sidewalk cafes, art galleries, antique stores, clothing and bookstores, and its own movie theatre line the main streets of Edmond's Old Mill Town Retail Center. Residents there are within walking distance of just about everything they need.
Breathtaking views west to Puget Sound and the majestic Olympic Mountain Range are afforded from each of the city's four public beaches. The downtown Edmonds waterfront includes over a mile of beaches, boat moorages, restaurants and parks. Walking this picturesque stretch is a very popular pastime for many Edmonds residents. Annual events including the ?Taste of Edmonds? are often held along the waterfront.
Numerous residential neighborhoods line the shoreline affording varied real estate options, including condominiums and single-family homes with Puget Sound frontage. In addition, there are many affordable neighborhoods, making Edmonds a very popular destination for city workers who want "More home for their money." A popular bumper-sticker reads: "It's an Edmonds Kind of Day!!"
Price Range of Edmonds Homes for Sale - Real Estate in Snohomish County
Beautiful Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain views serve as natural backdrops for those who choose to purchase real estate for sale in Edmonds. At the same time, Edmonds is convenient to state highways and interstate freeways serving the Seattle and Greater Eastside Communities. Real estate in Edmonds is primarily residential with most business activity limited to the downtown area. Prices begin in the low $200,000s for single-family detached homes and in the low $100,000s for condominiums and townhouses. Estates and properties with spectacular views and large lots can exceed $1 million.
New construction in Edmonds is mostly limited to single homes on in-filled vacant lots, and an occasional small, mostly upscale development of just a few new homes. Land is available for custom estate building. Affordable townhouses are being built near buffer zones that exist between business and residential communities. The Edmonds area housing inventory has something to offer most everyone who sets the goal of making Edmonds their home.
Edmonds Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 11th, 2019: homes priced around $847,238 compared to $857,590 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -1%. For Friday, December 13th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.