Lake Forest Park is a city in King County, Washington, just north of Seattle. A bedroom community by design, most of the city consists of single-family housing on medium to large-sized lots.
Lake Forest Park features a significantly lower crime rate than is the average for most US localities; one would most certainly feel safe in this community. Many of the residents don't drive all the way to work thanks to the fact that this city has great transit and buses run late into the night.
Real estate prices in Lake Forest Park are relatively stable compared to places of similar size, with an average listing price of $885,662 and a small increase of 1.8 year-over-year. You won't have to worry about the appearance of this area, because many of the residents have chosen to landscape their yards. In Lake Forest Park quite a few houses are built in a rambler style, so you can be sure that they are spaced out nicely. The homes in this city tend to have at least one bedroom on the main level; a feature that many buyers seem to be after these days.