Rent to Own Homes near Fairwood, WA

  • Fairwood, King County, Washington is a vibrant and bustling community of friendly, socially minded residents. The population is a little over 19,000, with a density of around 3,900 per square mile. The town was settled in the late 1880s, largely for coal mining, as well as to serve Seattle residents as a recreational retreat. It is surrounded by wide open spaces, gargantuan trees, and five large lakes.

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Top 5 Reasons to live in Fairwood, WA

  • You can get lost in nature! Among the many outdoor attractions of Fairwood are the plentiful parks. The Lake Desire or Spring Lake Park is renowned for riding, biking, and back country hiking, while the Soos Creek Trail and Park is a birdwatcher's paradise replete with all kinds of song birds, ducks, and raptors. There's also the evergreen forest of McGarvey Park, with unparalleled sights of Mount Rainier.
  • You can join a country club! The Fairwood Golf & Country Club has a range of flexible membership options, affording locals access to a fantastic golf course, state-of-the-art fitness center, and sizable pool. Joining the country club is a great way to meet other residents and engage with the community. If relaxing outdoors in a more natural setting is more your thing, take a look at Madsen or Dartwood Creeks.
  • You can learn just about anything at the library! From arts and crafts, video gaming and dance to employment skills and meditation, the Fairwood Public Library has something for everyone. Located on 140th Avenue SE, the library is great for adults and children alike. Alongside bestsellers and staff recommendations, it also has a wide selection of foreign language books, movies, and magazines. Reflecting Fairwood's spirit of philanthropy, the library also provides extensive information on setting up and maintaining nonprofit and fundraising organizations.
  • It has high occupancy and ownership rates! Fairwood has a very high occupancy rate of 96.4% always a good sign of livability and satisfaction among residents. Those looking for homes for sale or rent to own in the area will also be encouraged by the minimal number of seasonally occupied homes, indicative of a community that is stable and cohesive. Residents living here have easy access to community amenities, including Fairwood Shopping Center and green spaces like Renton Park.
  • Home values are rising! Fairwood residents saw house prices appreciate by 12.5 percent in 2014, with a median house sale price of $254,800. This uptake is undoubtedly tied to a growing number of things to do, from the shops at Fairwood Plaza to Menchie's Frozen Yogurt.