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Welcome to Olympia!

July 21, 2024 — There are 300 homes for sale in Olympia, WA today. This includes 268 houses and 26 condos. 22 of these are new homes.

There are 2.62 months of residential housing supply. This indicates a seller's market.

Homes for Sale in Olympia, WA

All (268)
There are 268 houses for sale in Olympia today. The median asking price is $669,500, median size 2,364 SQFT which is $283 / SQFT.
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$625,000 3 Beds 2 Baths 2,859 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2267921. Jessica C Liederbach, RE/MAX Advantage
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$589,000 3 Beds 2.25 Baths 1,912 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2267827. Marie Black, RE/MAX Advantage
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$899,000 3 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,477 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2267844. Megan Buchanan, BHGRE - Northwest Home Team
Sorrento
For Sale Listed Yesterday
$424,900 2 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,647 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2267465. Mike Fisk, Van Dorm Realty, Inc.
East Bay Harbor
#2D301
For Sale 10 Days Online ▼ Reduced $10K
$449,950 2 Beds 2 Baths 1,502 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2263661. Deborah Boyd, Real Estate of the South Sound
The Landmark
For Sale 12 Days Online
$450,000 2 Beds 1.75 Baths 1,369 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2262445. Barb Furman, Olympic Sotheby's Int'l Realty
The Village at Cain...
Cain Road, LLC
For Sale 10 Days Online
$739,950 5 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,611 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2263331. Vonna Madeley, Coldwell Banker Evergreen
Villageerative of So...
#114
For Sale 20 Days Online
$219,400 2 Beds 1.75 Baths 1,310 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2259152. Betty L Bailey, Group 7 Inc., Real Estate Serv
Blackberry Hills
Natola Properties LLC
For Sale 36 Days Online
$485,000 3 Beds 2.5 Baths 1,622 SQFT
Listing courtesy NWMLS NWMLS #2252453. Joseph Layer, Gateway Real Estate

Residential Prices in Olympia, WA

Includes houses, townhomes and condos.

Number of Homes Sales Closed in Olympia, WA

Including houses, townhomes and condos.
Homes closed June 2024: 153 13% from June 2023 (175).

Single Family Home Prices in Olympia, WA

Median price of closed SF house sales.

Single Family $/SQFT in Olympia, WA

Median $/SQFT of closed SF house sales.

Condo Prices in Olympia, WA

Median price of closed condos sales

Condo $/sqft in Olympia, WA

Median $/sqft of closed condos sales
Today's Market at a Glance
July 21, 2024
Active
268 Houses 26 Condos 66 Parcels
For Sale Stats
$669,500
2,364 sqft
$283/sqft
Median values from the 268 single family homes for sale in Olympia WA.
Closing Stats
$551,000
1,944 sqft
$283/sqft
Median values for the 623 single family Olympia homes closed in the last 6 months.
Plus
22
New Homes
7% of the residential market
2.62
Months of Supply
This indicates a seller's market.
  • Median Sales Price For Homes Closed June 2024: $545,000 0 from June 2023 ($544,500).
  • Homes closed June 2024: 153 13% from June 2023 (175).
  • $551,000 was the median sale price of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • 1,944 SQFT was the median size of single family houses closed in the last 6 months.
  • $283/SQFT was the median price per square foot for single family homes closed in the last 6 months.
    Closed house price and size is computed by median 623 single family Olympia homes closed in the last six months.
  • 140 residential closings have occurred in the last thirty days.
    Houses (128) · Condos (4)

Guide to Homes For Sale in Olympia, WA

Best known as the capital city of Washington State, Olympia is a small city at the southern tip of Puget Sound. Many people gravitate towards the city for small-town feel, historic architecture and its great views of nearby Mount Rainier.

  • Families enjoy Olympia for its great schools and especially safe neighborhoods. 
  • Singles, couples and retirees gravitate towards Olympia for its exciting downtown district, filled with small businesses and warm and inviting restaurants. 

Location

Olympia is located about 60 miles (about an hour drive) south of Seattle, in Thurston County. It is the state's capital. It is 2 hours from the coast as well as 2 hours from Mount Rainier National Park. 

About the Homes For Sale in Olympia, WA

The majority of homes in Olympia were built between 1950 and the early 2000's. 

Many of Olympia's older homes sit on the historic, tree-lined streets of the South Capitol neighborhood. 

Single Family Homes in Olympia, WA

  • 268 homes are currently listed for sale in Olympia WA.
  • 1223 single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $551,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 1,944 SQFT was the median home size.

Please see our Olympia listings page for updates on a daily basis.

Condos and Condo Buildings

There are condo options all around the city of Olympia. While some exist in traditional multi-unit condo buildings, others are freestanding homes developed as condos. 

Condos

  • 26 condos are currently listed for sale in Olympia WA.
  • In the last year, there were 75 condos sold and closed.

Please see Olympia condos for more information on condos and complexes in Olympia.

New Home Construction in Olympia

There are both stand-alone new homes, as well as entire new home communities in the city of Olympia. New home communities like Wellington Heights are very popular for their close proximity to downtown and the state capital buildings. 

New Construction Single Family Homes

  • 19 new homes are currently listed for sale in Olympia WA.
  • 39 new single family homes sold and closed in the last 12 months.
  • Prices - $615,000 was the median closing price in the last 6 months.
  • Sizes - 2,298 SQFT was the median home size.

Please see our Olympia new homes page for updates on a daily basis.

Schools in Olympia, WA

Olympia is served by the Olympic School District. Public elementary schools include:

  • Boston Harbor Elementary
  • Garfield Elementary
  • Madison Elementary
  • Pioneer Elementary

Public middle schools include:

  • Jefferson Middle School
  • Reeve's Middle School
  • Thurgood Marshall Middle School
  • Washington Middle School

Finally, students will attend one of the following high schools:

  • Avanti High School
  • Capital High School
  • Olympia High School
  • Olympia Regional Learning Academy

In addition to the many public schools in Olympia, there are also private school options, including:

  • Olympia Christian School (K–8)
  • Olympia Community School (Pre-K–5)
  • Sunrise Beach School (Pre-K–12)

Activities, Parks & Recreation

The Olympia Farmer's Market is one extremely popular activity for residents. Each Saturday more than 100 vendors gather to sell fresh produce, baked goods and crafts to excited visitors. Surrounded by many family-owned farms, Olympia is the ideal place to buy a basket of produce on a Saturday morning. 

Shopping & Restaurants

Olympia has many highly rated restaurants. Some of these include:

  • Anthony's Homesport Olympia (Seafood)
  • Basilico Ristorante (Italian)
  • Le Petite Maison (French)
  • Gardner's Restaurant (Seafood)

In addition to restaurants, Olympia also has many popular shops and stores like:

  • Macy's
  • World Market
  • Target
  • Trader Joe's

Getting Around Olympia, WA

Olympia's Intercity Transit System has more than 20 bus routes running through Olympia daily and about a dozen routes running every weekend. 

For those with cars, highways I-5 and I-101 both run through the city center. 

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Tacoma - 33 mins
  • Renton - 58 mins
  • Downtown Seattle - 1 hr 12 mins
  • Redmond (Microsoft) - 1 hr 24 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue - 1 hr 17 mins

Nearby

Mount Rainier National Park is just a 2-hour drive from downtown Olympia. 

I'm interested in seeing and potentially buying in Olympia, now what?

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Are there more homes for sale in Olympia than shown on this page?

All MLS listed homes for sale in Olympia, WA are on WicklundRE.com.

Where does WicklundRE.com get information about Olympia?

Information about the listed homes for sale in Olympia generally comes from the MLS. Information about neighborhoods in Olympia, condos in Olympia, and new homes in Olympia, comes from the MLS, our research staff, public data, area home builders and from contributions from our users.