Sweet Streets: Cost of Living in 8 Seattle Neighborhoods

Wanna live there? A sampling of real estate sales in select Seattle neighborhoods.
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South Lake Union
401 ninth ave. unit 111 (Veer Lofts)

1,073-square-foot condo unit built in 2008, sold on November 19, 2010, for $367,675
2010 property taxes: $3,223
Attendance-area public schools: John Hay Elementary and McClure Middle School (both on Queen Anne);  Garfield High (in the Central District)

Capitol Hill
1106 13th Ave.

1,950-square-foot Victorian-style home built in 1900, sold on December 1, 2010, for $462,000
2010 property taxes: $3,374
Attendance-area public schools: Lowell Elementary; Nova High (alternative); Washington Middle and Garfield High (both Central District)

Madrona

1702 31st Ave

2,010-square-foot Tudor-style home built in 1928, sold on September 28, 2010, for $475,000
2010 property taxes: $3,257
Attendance-area public schools: Madrona K-8; Washington Middle and Garfield High (both Central District)

Georgetown

6618 Corson Ave. S, unit B

1,260-square-foot condo unit built in 2002, sold on August 6, 2010, for $236,500
2010 property taxes: $1,944
Attendance-area public schools:
Maple Elementary, Mercer Middle and Cleveland High (Beacon Hill); Franklin High (Mount Baker)

Columbia CIty

5044 44th Ave. S

1,510-square-foot two-story home built in 1946, sold on August 27, 2010, for $349,950
2010 property taxes: $2,759
Attendance-area public schools:
Hawthorne Elementary and Orca K-8 (Rainier Valley); Mercer Middle and Cleveland High (Beacon Hill); Franklin High (Mount Baker)

Upper Fremont

4316 Linden Ave. N: 1,450-square-foot townhome built in 2008, sold on November 18, 2010 for $425,000
2010 property taxes: $3,400
Attendance-area public schools: B.F. Day Elementary; Hamilton International Middle (Wallingford); Ballard High (Ballard)

24th Ave., Ballard

2218 NW 62nd St.

2,350-square-foot Victorian-style duplex built in 1912, sold on June 4, 2010, for $575,000
2010 property taxes: $4,658
Attendance-area public schools: Adams Elementary; Whitman Middle (Crown Hill); Ballard High

Phinneywood

534 N 75th St.

2,310-square-foot contemporary home built in 2002, sold on
August 19, 2010, for $550,000
2010 property taxes: $4,369
Attendance-area public schools: Greenwood Elementary; Whitman Middle (Crown Hill); Ballard High (Ballard)

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