Montlake Real Estate Market Overview

Could Montlake, Seattle, WA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Montlake. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near such as Portage Bay and Eastlake. When you’re ready, Trulia has 5 resale and new homes in Montlake lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 2 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Montlake show a 7% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 15% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Montlake for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $1,112,500 based on 22 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Montlake was $562, an increase of 14% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Montlake for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $4,200.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Montlake has very low crime relative to the rest of King County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Montlake can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Montlake

There are 6 schools in Montlake.

Elementary Schools

Montlake Elementary School

Public, K-5


McGilvra Elementary School

Public, K-5


Bertschi School

Private, PK-5

Middle Schools

Washington Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools

Garfield High School

Public, 9-12


Seattle Preparatory School

Private, 9-12


Get to know your neighbors in Montlake by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Median household income
College educated
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Most people in Montlake commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
63% commute by car
9% commute by bike
19% commute by public transportation
4% commute by foot

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