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With a population of 52,253, 16,201 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $793,786, Sammamish house prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, Sammamish real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.
Sammamish is a city of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Sammamish than is found in 98% of the communities in America.
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Sammamish. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 86.91% of Sammamish's homes, and 75.48% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Sammamish built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Sammamish built between 2000 and later ( 31.99%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 5.09%). There's also some housing in Sammamish built before 1939 ( 1.08%).
In the last 10 years, Sammamish has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Sammamish real estate appreciated 24.93% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.25%, putting Sammamish in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Sammamish definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Sammamish that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Sammamish real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Sammamish appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 12.10%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.56% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Sammamish. Sammamish appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.83%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.81%.
Importantly, NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research found that Sammamish's housing market shows one of the <a href="/blog/highest-appreciating-cities">top real estate appreciation rates in the U.S.A.</a> in the latest quarter, which may signal the city’s near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to Washington, our data show that Sammamish's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Washington.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Sammamish differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Sammamish - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Sammamish real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$1,044,001 - $1,393,000||14.9|
|$697,001 - $1,044,000||43.0|
|$557,001 - $697,000||15.7|
|$418,001 - $557,000||9.2|
|$278,001 - $418,000||6.3|
|$139,001 - $278,000||2.0|
|$70,001 - $139,000||0.2|
|$0 - $70,000||1.2|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Sammamish HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||32.0|
|1970 - 1999||61.8|
|1940 - 1969||5.1|
|1939 or Older||1.1|
|TYPE OF Sammamish HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||1.0|
|SIZE OF Sammamish HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||11.81|