Redmond, WA Homes For Sale & Real Estate

Character & Why People Live Here

Redmond is a desirable city on the east side of Lake Washington, famous for its lush green areas, small-town feel and being the headquarters of Microsoft.

In 2012, Money Magazine ranked it the 5th best small town in America.

Residents enjoy the city’s large homes, clean streets and the countless opportunities for outdoor recreation. 

  • Empty nesters and singles are drawn to Redmond for its coffee shops, farmer’s markets and exciting night life.
  • Families with young children are drawn to Redmond for its endless, kid-friendly activities, safe neighborhoods and great public and private schools.
  • Professionals often move to Redmond for its proximity to countless tech jobs; the city has been home to Microsoft’s main campus since 1986.


Redmond is a city on the east side of Lake Washington with a population of about 65,000. It is bordered by Kirkland to the east, Woodinville to the north, Carnation to the west and Bellevue and Sammamish to the south. Some popular neighborhoods in Redmond include: Ames Lake, Overlake and Union Hill.  

About the Homes in Redmond

Many homes in Redmond are original to the 60s, 70s and 80s, with recently-renovated interiors. Many homes are situated on generous lots. Redmond single-family homes often have both back and front yards, as well as spacious, two-car garages.

Condos and Condo Buildings

The majority of condos in Redmond are located on the westernmost side of the city, within walking distance of downtown. There are also a handful of condo options on the northern shores of Lake Sammamish. As you move east, Redmond becomes more suburban, with the majority of housing options being single-family homes.

New Construction in Redmond

New homes in Redmond range from contemporary community homes, to one-of-a-kind farmhouses and luxury ramblers. Buyers can find new homes near downtown Redmond and Lake Sammamish, as well as in the more suburban areas of the city.

Please see our
Redmond new homes
page for updates on a daily basis.


Redmond is a part of the Lake Washington School District.

Public elementary schools in the area include:

  • Ella Baker Elementary
  • Albert Einstein Elementary
  • Redmond Elementary

Middle schools include:

  • Redmond Middle School
  • Timberline Middle School
  • Rose Hill Middle School

Finally, Redmond public high school include:

  • Redmond High School
  • Eastlake High School

Private school options in Redmond include:

  • The Overlake School (5-12)
  • Cascadia Montessori School (Pre-K-5)

Parks, Recreation & Activities

From young families, to singles and empty nesters, anyone can enjoy the parks and recreation opportunities all across Redmond. Downtown Park is an urban center with art installations, seating and an urban play space. Parents with young children may also opt for a visit to Farrel McWhirter Farm Park, a property with farm animals, horseback riding and perfect spots for a cozy picnic. Marymoor Park is another popular destination and hosts many large concerts and drive-in movies each year.

Redmond is also located just north of Lake Sammamish, one of the largest freshwater lakes in the state. Visitors can swim, fish and boat on the lake. 

Local Shops

There are plenty of restaurants and shops to enjoy in the city of Redmond, many of which are located at Redmond Town Center, a large, outdoor shopping center in the heart of downtown.

Some businesses that can be found at Redmond Town Center include:

  • Chico’s
  • The GAP
  • Brick and Mortar Books

Other popular businesses outside the Town Center include:

  • Pomegranate Bistro (Southern)
  • Sages Restaurant (Italian)
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse (Pub)

Getting Around

The popular Redmond Transit Center is located in downtown Redmond and provides direct access to downtown Bellevue, the University District and downtown Seattle. The RapidRide B Line is also a great option for those commuting to downtown Bellevue. Bus route 545 also takes passengers from Redmond to both downtown and south Seattle.

Downtown Redmond is also just 4 minutes from floating bridge, 520, which provides convenient access to Seattle.

Common Commute Times (by car)

  • Downtown Seattle – 26 mins
  • University of Washington – 20 mins
  • South Lake Union (Amazon) – 21 mins
  • Downtown Bellevue – 15 mins
  • Kirkland – 12 mins

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