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Searching for Homes for Sale in 98290

What does 98290 mean to you? Peace, adventure, excitement, or perhaps just a 5-digit number?

Well, in terms of what it means to Snohomish County, 98290 is a wide geographic area spanning through rural and suburban Snohomish.

If you know that you want your next home to be in Snohomish but haven’t settled on a specific area, starting your search with the lovely broad zip code of 98290 will help you get a lay of the land and be advantageous for starting your search.

And what better way to start familiarizing yourself than by searching for homes for sale in 98290?

A Look at Homes in 98290

Before we break down the different options for sale in 98290, it’s important to get a look at exactly how broad the area is. Spanning through the majority of Snohomish, 98290 also touches the borderline of Lake Stevens.

To get you properly oriented, here is a visual look at the region, provided by Zip Data Maps.

Given such a broad area near many different amenities and geographic features, 98290 can vary significantly in the median housing price.

To help get you started as you look for homes for sale in 98290, we’ll explore the makeup of these different areas and a general overview of what type of properties you can find within them.

At the time of publishing this article, the median sales price for a home in 98290 is $753k — a -1.8% decrease YoY.

The Different Regions of 98290 in Snohomish

As we mentioned, 98290 captures a wide range of communities within the Greater Snohomish Area. This includes broad regions and neighborhoods like the following:

  • Clearview
  • Cathcart
  • Machias

Many of the homes that you’ll find throughout these regions of Snohomish will be older, historic properties. In recent years, there has been a large influx of real estate investors putting money and resource into these homes — modernizing them for a brand new generation to enjoy.

In many ways, this offers the best of both worlds, with the historic exterior charm being coupled with modern amenities and design trends.

It’s also likely that many of the homes you’ll find in 98290 will have larger lot sizes, although each property is different.

Types of Homes for Sale in 98290

One advantage of the 98290 being such a broad region is that there is a significant variety of homes available.

From small starter homes to larger multi-family farmhouse style properties, there is something for everyone.

If new construction is more your thing, you’ll also be pleased to know that more and more development continues to happen throughout 98290 — while still preserving the charm that the region has to offer.

The best way to get started in your search for homes in 98290 is to get connected with an experienced agent that works extensively in the Snohomish area.

Real Estate Agents in 98290

Our team of agents at Gilpin Realty know the ins and outs of not only Snohomish, but the real estate market as a whole.

Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to call home, a perfect spot near all your local favorites, or a piece of land to begin a brand-new venture, we’re here to help you succeed in your real estate search.

We are here to help with any real estate questions that you may have. Click here to get in touch or call directly at (360) 568-2181.

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