Neighborhood Spotlight: Hillman City

 Geography:

Hillman City is tucked away in the Rainer Valley with Seward Park on the east side and Beacon Hill on the west side.  It is a mostly residential area, with the hub of the business, both small and large, centered around Rainer Ave. S.

 

Demographics:
  • Median Age: 36
  • Population: 3,365
  • Median Income : $46,377
  • Average price of sold home in 2015: $371,875
Recently Sold:

fixerThis 3 bedroom, 1 bath house sold for $255,000 on 10/1/2015.  Marketed as an “extreme fixer”, this home needed a lot of TLC.  It sold in 13 days for 96% of the list price.  Click here for more photos and all the details.

 

 

brick houseWho doesn’t love a brick house?!?  This 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom Tudor sold for $501,000 in just 3 short days on the market.  It closed on 10/14/2015 for 105% of the list price.  Check out the huge yard and sweet hardwood floors here.

The Inside Scoop:

Hillman City is a neighborhood that has seen boom and bust.  It is considered to be Seattles new up-and-coming neighborhood, with real estate investors taking a special interest in it.  When I am visiting the neighborhood, you can find me sipping coffee at Tin Umbrella Coffee or shopping for vintage furniture at Jacob Willow Home.

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