The Hottest U.S. Luxury R.E. Market is Closer Than You Think!

The San Juan Islands, an archipelago off the coast of Washington state long cherished for its remoteness and simplicity, is now the hottest luxury real-estate market in the country.

The priciest 10% of the area’s real-estate market rose faster last year than any other U.S. county, according to Realtor.com. The median home value in San Juan County is now $444,300, up from $377,600 in 2014, according to real estate marketplace Zillow. Right now there are four homes priced at $15 million or higher for sale, including one for $20 million.

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Posted on May 22, 2017 at 5:37 pm
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Tour the most expensive condo ever listed in Seattle

The Puget Sound Business Journal first reported the penthouse was on the market earlier this week (as of February 23, 2017). It has been listed for four days at $13.8 million, putting it just behind this historic neo-classical revival on Capitol Hill and this literal castle in Laurelhurst.

The penthouse at Bay Vista is listed for $13.8 million. At 5,732 square feet, that price breaks out to a whopping $2,408 per square feet. The penthouse has three bedrooms, four bathrooms and unparalleled views of the city. You can see the full listing here. Photo: Photos By Aaron Leitz Photography, Listing Courtesy Moira Holley, Realogics Sotheby's International Realty

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Posted on February 6, 2017 at 7:50 pm
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