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Des Moines

Des Moines is located on the east shore of Puget Sound, approximately halfway between the major cities of Seattle and Tacoma. The city is bordered by the suburbs of Federal Way to the south, Kent to the east, Sea-Tac to the northeast, Burien to the north, and Normandy Park to the northwest. It is one of the few points along this shoreline where the topography facilitates access to the water, and a recreational marina operated by the city, with moorage, boat launching and pier fishing facilities, is located there. Forested Saltwater State Park on a steep ravine between the Zenith and Woodmont neighborhoods is the most-used State Park on the Sound. Near the border of Federal Way, Redondo has a board-walk complete with a Salty's restaurant and a pay parking lot.

Property within the city has been the subject of land buyouts because of noise from aircraft landing or taking off from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport two miles (about 3.2 km) to the north of Des Moines.

"Mount Rainier High School" by Jwinters - self-made. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mount_Rainier_High_School.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Mount_Rainier_High_School.jpg

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Des Moines

Active Market Stats
  • 190 Listings For Sale
  • $375,513 Average Listing Price
  • $274 Average Listing Price per Square Foot
Sold Market Stats
  • 1072 Properties Sold
  • 82 Average Days on Market
  • $231 Average Sale Price per Square Foot

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