March 22, 2023 — Tacoma real estate market at a glance:
|233 Houses||36 Condos||68 Parcels|
|For Sale Stats|
|Median values from the 233 single family homes for sale in Tacoma WA.|
|Median values for the 1,278 single family Tacoma homes closed in the last 6 months.|
16% of the residential market
Months of Supply
This indicates a severe seller's market with upward pressure on pricing.
The third largest city in Washington State, many enjoy Tacoma as a slightly quieter (and more cost-effective) version of Seattle. Individuals and families enjoy the city for its trendy restaurants, growing business district and beautiful, closeup views of Mount Rainier.
On top of the city's downtown area and beautiful nature scenes, Tacoma attracts many family with its top-rated schools, spacious parks and beautiful waterfront trails and walkways.
Tacoma also boasts a variety of popular cultural activities like the Museum of Glass, the Tacoma Art Museum and the Washington State History Museum.
Tacoma is a medium-sized city located about 34 miles south of Seattle in Pierce County. Situated just south of Commencement Bay, Tacoma is bordered by Federal Way and Fife to the east, Spanaway and Lakewood to the south and Ruston and Fircrest to the east.
While Tacoma homes vary in size, style and price, many of the houses on the market at any given time are nearly a century old. These old craftsmen and Victorian style homes are interspersed with modern homes built in the last few years.
This variety mirrors the architecture of downtown Tacoma, which also ranges from Victorian style venues to modern apartment and office buildings.
Single Family Homes in Tacoma, WA
Please see our Tacoma listings page for updates on a daily basis.
Many of Tacoma's condos are located on Commencement Bay or within walking distance of the water. They are also located near the city center and within a few minutes of many major highways.
Please see Tacoma condos for more information on condos and complexes in Tacoma.
As the city of Tacoma continues to grow, there are many newly constructed homes in the area. Homes in Tacoma are typically twice the size of homes found in Seattle.
New Construction Single Family Homes
New Construction Condos
Please see our Tacoma new homes page for updates on a daily basis.
The city of Tacoma is served by the Tacoma School District.
Public elementary schools include:
Tacoma middle schools include:
Some Tacoma high schools include:
There are also many top-rated private schools in Tacoma.
While many Washingtonians visit Tacoma to see a concert at the 23,000 seat Tacoma Dome, there are plenty of other things to do in the city of Tacoma.
Wright Park is a 27-acre arboretum with features like playgrounds, sports courts and picnic areas. Within the park is the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory with a large greenhouse filled to the brim with more than 250 plant species.
The LeMay Car Museum is another popular tourist attraction in Tacoma. Located right next to the popular venue, the Tacoma Dome, the LeMay Car Museum is a 4-story museum with both historic and modern cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is kid and family-friendly activity located on the Tacoma waterfront. It is the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest and houses 367 species of animals.
Tacoma is also home to the Washington State History Museum. The museum has yearround exhibits exploring the varied history of Washington state. From the lives and culture indigenous communities to the history of the Japanese Internment, the museum sheds light on the early history of Washington.
As one of the largest cities in the state, it is no surprise that Tacoma has an exciting food scene. Some of the cities most popular food spots include:
The city also has many convenient malls and shopping centers including:
As a part of the Pierce County Public Transportation network, the city of Tacoma has many options for getting around. Routine bus routes will take passengers to nearby cities like Fircrest, Gig Harbor, Puyallup and Federal Way.
For those commuting to or visiting Seattle, the Sound Transit S Line will take passengers from Lakewood/Tacoma to Seattle. The commuter train runs 10 times every day from both the Tacoma Dome and South Tacoma to Seattle's King Street Station.
Mount Rainier National Park is about an hour and a half south of Tacoma near the city of Ashford. Approximately 2 million guests visit the active volcano. The volcano is covered with glaciers and surrounded by colorful wildflower fields.
Have specific questions and want help from an friendly area expect? Contact Shane today!
It's time to talk to a real estate agent about the properties you're most interested in. We recommend you contact Shane Blondin, the Landcast team member covering Tacoma, WA.
All MLS listed homes for sale in Tacoma, WA are on Wicklund Real Estate.
We sometimes know of off-market homes or new homes being built by home builders that aren't currently listed, to help find these unlisted homes for sale in Tacoma, we recommend you contact Shane Blondin.
Information about the listed homes for sale in Tacoma generally comes from the MLS. Information about neighborhoods in Tacoma, condos in Tacoma, and new homes in Tacoma, comes from the MLS, our research staff, public data, area home builders and from contributions from our users.