Best of the Burbs
14 Seattle Neighborhoods, From Most Affordable to Million-Dollar Homes
Despite those prices, you still want to settle in Seattle?
Nothing beats Seattle on a beautiful day, but high housing prices and low inventory mean its harder and harder for people to afford living here
Megan Lamb and Virginia Smyth
Showcasing the Best of the Seattle Suburbs
This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart.
This article appears in print in the March 2018 issue, as part of the “Best of the Burbs” cover story. Click here for the rest of the story. My love of big cities is undoubtedly a direct response to growing up in a small one. Racine, Wisconsin, had a lot going for it back in the ’80s…
These Seattle Suburbs Have the Most Walkable Downtowns
For those seeking an urban lifestyle, suburban cities with compact and walkable downtowns offer appealing amenities, such as local shops and restaurants, and small-town civic pride
Walkable downtown Kirkland encourages window shopping and people watching
The Best Seattle Suburbs for a Quick Commute
Transit ridership is growing faster in the Puget Sound region than anywhere else in the country. Here are the suburbs where commutes are quick and easy
Kent residents board the Sounder Train at the downtown Kent station; the train ride to Seattle’s King Street Station is just 30 minutes
Best Seattle Suburbs for Affordable Homes
With the median price of homes in Seattle topping $690,000, it’s no wonder many people are willing to trade a little extra commuting time for a reasonably priced place to live.
You can find historic homes in Everett and also new homes that mimic the Craftsman style, complete with porches
The Best Seattle Suburbs For Nature Lovers
It’s no secret that our local environment—from our shorelines to mountaintops and city parks to urban trails—is a major draw and can be an important consideration for home buyers in deciding where to live
The hike to the top of Poo Poo Point near Issaquah offers a stunning payoff.