King County Property Taxes Explained

How is your property tax money spent?

According to the King County Assessor’s office, your tax payment goes to:

51.4% – State and Local Schools

17.4% – Cities

16.5% – King County

4.6% – Surface Water Management Fees

4.2% – Fire, Hospitals and other Districts

2.8% – Libraries

1.9% – Port of Seattle

1.1% – Ferry/Flood

For further explanation of how your taxes are spent or other property tax related questions, visit the King County Assessor website.

How long will it take to sell my home in Ballard?

How Long will it take to sell my home in Ballard?  It depends on the price and condition, but here are the YTD statistics that will provide you with a guideline for planning your sale. 

Ballard Homes Sold as of 9/16/2012 at 10:46:40AM Page 1 of 1: From the Northwest Multiple Listing Service .

Statistics are deemed reliable, but not guaranteed

Ballard YTD Homes Sold

 Price Range, Number of Homes Sold, Average Days on Market

$160,000 thru $179,999 1 31

$180,000 thru $199,999 1 110

$200,000 thru $249,999 6 49

$250,000 thru $299,999 11 32

$300,000 thru $349,999 37 40

$350,000 thru $399,999 50 30

$400,000 thru $449,999 50 30

$450,000 thru $499,999 34 24

$500,000 thru $549,999 17 11

$550,000 thru $599,999 16 20

$600,000 thru $649,999 5 7

$650,000 thru $699,999 2 14

$700,000 thru $749,999 1 7

$750,000 thru $799,999 3 6

$800,000 thru $849,999 1 3

$1,000,000 thru $1,249,999 1 4

$1,250,000 thru $1,499,999 1 149

Summary Price Information

Median Price of Sold Homes in Ballard =  $407,000