I suggest you could do an Airbandb tour of the Seattle area. Stay in various rooms and apartments sans the rest of the "family" members and get a feel for many of the different areas. Go back and stay in the winning neighborhoods to see where you want to land more permanently. It's a great way to travel the world or the just the greater Seattle area.
With so many dogs not only will you get push back because of the breed but maybe the noise if your dogs are on the exuberant side. Some neighborhoods (ie higher priced ones) will be tougher on you than others. The further out from Seattle, as a generalization the more tolerant people will be of your pack. I suggest you find a place with a good patch of land and then invite your new neighbors to get to know your dogs before the rumors start, be proactive as the new neighbor hold an open house and show that your Pits are goodwill ambassadors of the breed. Good Luck with your search, your budget should be very doable for your needs. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like some assistance.
With that in mind, and given that you are still 3 years out, I would plan some trips out here to get to know the area & see where you might want to live. Then, in 2016, you can come out with the intention of buying a home that you can just move into.
If you would like some assistance from someone locally, feel free to contact me any time. There are many communities you could be in within a short distance of Seattle & good medical facilities. Myself, I live 11 miles from downtown in a rambler on 1 acre.
Good luck to you in any case,
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Welcome to the NW. The only difficulty I have with your question is posing something that may be up to 3 years away. Whatever rules may be for having 10 dogs of any breed may change in any given municipality. When you ad a breed which causes fear in some, there may be additional restrictions now or in the future.
Your price point is great and will open up many options for you, as of today. Where things are in 3 years however may be anybody's guess.
I've been working with several buyer's lately in rural areas in King and Snohomish Counties. I'm confident that what you are looking for exists now within and below your budget and may well exist then too, but no one can guarantee what the next few years will bring.
With that many dogs, you could consider larger lots, a half acre or more and do well. Places in eastern King County and S. Snohomish County are within a reasonable drive to downtown Seattle for events, but rural enough for whatever you would like.
As your move date approaches, you and your agent can research what the rules are concerning the number of dogs you have at the time so you can be in compliance and not have any surprises.
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Ensuring you can have ALL of your dogs on the property would need further investigation and will be on a case by case basis, but I can certainly assist with that as you get closer to making a decision.
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