Are you looking at homes for sale in Covington WA? This emerging city in South King County has a lot to offer from recreation, beautiful views to a better home value.
Covington WA is nestled between Kent and Maple Valley enjoying a desirable location right off Hwy 18. Conveniences such as Costco, Pier 1, Kohl's, Petco, Fred Meyer, and other well known retail stores are establishing themselves in Covington. With these operations in the city, Covington is starting to capture quite a bit of attention.
There are a number of homes for sale in Covington WA and it is an ideal city for the first time homebuyer! The median sales price is $220k, however, there is ample new construction and resale properties that will "wow" you. Also, a new 55+ gated community near downtown Covington starts in the low $400's.
If you are looking at homes for sale in Covinton WA that are newly constructed you have a number of options:
- Covington Pointe - Covington Pointe LLC - Low 400's
- Kentwood Creek - GRW Construction - Mid $300's
- Meridian Pointe - Carrington/King Group - ramblers priced mid $200's
- Rainier Vista - Cambria Homes - mid $200's
- Coho Creek - Cambria Homes - mid $200's
Any new construction we advise that you have a Buyer's Agent to assist you as there are a number of issues involved in purchasing new construction in today's market. I have worked as a Buyer and Listing Agent for new construction and would be thrilled to assist in finding homes for sale in Covington WA that fit your lifestyle and needs.
If you are looking to purchase a resale homes for sale in Covington WA here are some averages:
- 107 homes sold in the past 6 months
- Average Square Feet was 1900
- Average Sales Price $255,317
The first time homebuyer tax credit was a big boost to the homes sold in Covington WA as this price point would indicate first time homebuyer purchases. Don't be fooled by the lower median sales price...there is some amazing homes for sale in Covington WA for those looking to upgrade.
- Population 17,360
- Area Square Miles 6.5
- Number of Households 4,398
- Owner Occupied 98%
- Median Household Income $63,711
- Legislative District 47th
- King County Council District 9
- Incorporation Date August 31, 1997
As for Covington night life there are a couple bars in the city but I cannot say there is a major draw for night life. There are restaurants like Red Robin, Puerta Vallarta, Ristorante Isabella, Applebees, Sushi and more. However, the city of Covington WA gears more toward the quiet lifestyle with local lakes, trails, parks and city activities. The Covington Parks and Recreation Department serve the residents of Covington by offering a wide range of quality activities and events for the entire family and well-maintained parks and trails.
If you want to check out homes for sale in Covington WA I have access to any home listed. My home is just outside Covington WA - I love the area, the location, the amenities, lakes, trails, activities.... Please let me know how I can help by calling or visiting www.BestKingCountyRealEstate.com