Bothell, Washington, is a charming, convenient community with an exciting future. Straddling King and Snohomish Counties on the Sammamish River, the city is located about 12 miles northeast of Seattle. Neighboring communities include Kenmore, Kirkland, Juanita, Mill Creek, and Woodinville. Bothell's real estate market includes listings for single family residences, condominiums and townhomes.
Bothell has grown in strides over the last 10 years from its humble roots as a logging town. The city is known for its family atmosphere and small-town friendliness, even as the population has grown to over 30,000. Public education is provided by Northshore School District, which serves about 20,000 students locally and in surrounding communities. Opportunities for higher education are available at Cascadia Community College and University of Washington, Bothell.
Activities in and around the city abound for nature-lovers and city dwellers alike, including the Burke Gilman Trail, which is only minutes away. The short drive into Seattle to the southwest and Bellevue to the southeast provide for convenient access to the culture, dining, shopping and employment opportunities of a big city. The more relaxed at heart will enjoy a stroll through one of the city's 21 public park facilities. An afternoon on the green is available at Wayne Public Golf Course, known for its beautiful surroundings. Two extensive recreation areas are also located just outside of the city: Bridle Trails State Park and Saint Edward State Park.
Bothell Real Estate Market: Prices of Houses for Sale in Bothell
Bothell's real estate is comprised primarily of large, multi-story, traditionally styled homes. Sale prices for detached, single-family homes in Bothell range from the low $120,000s to as high as the low millions. Amenities in these lovely homes include acreage, views of the scenic landscape and water frontage. For those who are looking to invest in a townhome or condominium in Bothell, prices start as low as $75,000 for a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom unit to $425,000 for a 3 bedroom/3 bathroom unit.
Bothell Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 18th, 2014: homes priced around $341,089 compared to $341,089 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Wednesday, August 20th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.25%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.21%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.54%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.68%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Bothell WA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Bothell to help you find the best home!