King County Had Almost Half of 2015’s 30 Most Competitive Neighborhoods in America

Real estate in King County was hot, hot, hot during 2015, as we can see by this top 30 most competitive neighborhoods list (13 are located here!). The Eastside has a decent representation within these 30 neighborhoods, including Overlake (2nd), Grass Lawn(7th), Newport Hills (14th), Idylwood (28th) and Newport (30th).

Seattle Spaces & Places

We probably don’t need to tell you that 2015 was a crazy year in real estate, especially in our city. Bidding wars and listings lasting mere days on the market is something we’ve all grown accustomed to. But it turns out we’re not alone. Redfin recently came out with a list of the 30 most competitive neighborhoods from all across the U.S.. What’s the most mind blowing thing about this list? Of the 30 neighborhoods listed, 13 of them are in King County.

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Seattle neighborhoods that made it onto this list are Roosevelt (4th), Phinney Ridge (9th), Stevens (11th), Greenwood (12th), Victory Heights (16th),Green Lake (17th), Madrona (20th), West Woodland (22nd). I mean, we all knew it was stormy out there, but this felt like a snow storm in Waikiki. It’s hard to say exactly what 2016 has in store, but our very own Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, has…

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