The number of home sales in Everett peaked in 2008, with approximately 12,000 sales transactions and an average selling price of $310,000. Home sales dipped to a low of 8,000 transactions in 2011, with an average selling price of $240,000. The first quarter of 2013 had 500 home sales, with an average selling price of $240,000.Homes in Everett total 38,580, with 36,355 being occupied: 16,703 are owner-occupied and 19,652 are renter-occupied.
Arts and CultureEverett has numerous rich and thriving arts and cultural events in and around the city. The Everett Philharmonic provides engaging classical music, with a musical director and musicians with decades of local, national, and international experience.The Olympic Ballet Theatre, celebrating its 32nd season, provides high-quality original and classical ballet productions to an estimated audience of 15,000 annually.The annual Sorticulture event combines art with the garden to present a celebration of creative outdoor living. Featured artists present their wonderfully unique hand-crafted garden art. A wide and varied display of plants are available to help with your landscaping project. Bring the kids along and they will be entertained with live music and free activities.
Local RestaurantsThe culinary choices and locations for dining in Everett are wide and varied with wonderful, delicious food to choose from. The Buzz Inn Steakhouse is a local favorite and is well known for its grilled steaks, chicken, and seafood. Enjoy one of their great burgers with an endless supply of fries.If your preference is pizza or Italian cuisine, Giorgios Pizza is a great restaurant for authentic Italian foods, providing fresh homemade pizza, pasta, and other traditional dishes. If you would rather visit a pub and enjoy a home-brewed pint with some delicious bar fare, head to the family-friendly Scuttlebutt Brewing restaurant and enjoy the view of the marina.
NeighborhoodsEverett is divided into19 neighborhoods with each one having their own neighborhood association. Here are some of the more popular neighborhoods:
A new and wonderful neighborhood, View Ridge/Madison has a suburban setting with mainly single-family homes. With bay views, two elementary schools, and close proximity to parks, this a great place to raise a family. This neighborhood holds an annual community yard sale and hosts an annual National Night Out Ice Cream Social. Local businesses provide many services to the neighborhood, including dentists, dog grooming, and landscaping. Boulevard Bluffs:
Located in the southwest area of Everett, this neighborhood has a mixture of new single-family and large homes. The south side of this area has commercial businesses and apartment complexes. The community boasts outstanding views of Port Gardner Bay and the Olympic Mountains.Valley View-Sylvan Crest-Larimer Ridge:
This is a suburban setting and has very well-kept single-family homes. The I-5 separates this community from other neighborhoods, and it has beautiful valley and mountain views. Stop for a visit and enjoy their annual Yard and Bake sale that takes place each July.Silver Lake:
This neighborhood is located very close to Silver Lake at the southernmost tip of Everett on the eastern border of I-5. A mixture of residential properties include single-family homes, apartments, condos, and neighborhood businesses. If you have little ones, be sure to check out the Sullivan Park, which offers free entertainment for children throughout the summer. This community may be the perfect place to look for a rent to own property.