Just like around the country, house prices can vary from neighborhood within a region. We looked at what $600,000 would buy you in Seattle, Mercer Island, Everett and Tacoma.
Seattle - $600,000
This 3 bed / 2.5 bath house in the Madrona community is 2,390 square feet with a 6-level floor plan. It has vaulted ceilings, a walk in closet, fireplace and patio and was built in 1977. Lot size is 4,540 square feet.
Mercer Island - $599,000
This listing is a 2 bed / 2.5 bath condo in downtown Mercer Island. It is significantly smaller than the Seattle home, with a square footage of 1,452 a is inside a 2 level townhouse. Guest parking, a private terrace and a secured building are other amenities.
Tacoma - $599,000
This is the only waterfront house on the list, with 3 beds and 2.5 baths. At 1,830 square feet and built last year (2013), this house has three decks and sits on a 3,999 square foot lot.
Everett - $599,950
This 3 bed/3.25 bath in Everett has is the largest of the batch with 3,252 square feet on a 5,951 square foot lot. Two stories and a basement, the house was built in 1994 and has a walk in closet and pantry, vaulted ceilings, and a fireplace in the master bedroom.