View All the Open Houses in Ballard
I have put together this website so you can find comprehensive information about homes in Ballard, the value of your home, to search the Seattle MLS for free and see all the open houses hosted by agents in the Ballard area.
Before you do anything, there are many factors to consider when selecting a Ballard neighborhood that is right for you. Each neighborhood is unique. There are 12 neighborhoods in this great area of Ballard. You might want a cute Bungalow in Loyal Heights, a large Olympic Manor Rambler, a Sunset Hill view home, or be able to walk to the community shops in Greenwood.
Once you have determined the neighborhood(s), be sure to get the "Hot List" of properties sent to you via e-mail. This will keep you posted on hot new listing from all of the real estate companies.
**Get a Hot List of Available Ballard Homes!**
This is a great area! Ballard has something for everyone. Here are all the Open Houses in the Ballard area. They are located from 105th to the Canal and from 99(Aurora) to the water. It is updated by every Saturday and there might be others that are being held open but these are all highlighted in the MLS.
Ballard Open Houses
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Here are some tips to consider about neighborhoods: Think about the location in terms of commute time to work, distance from leisure-time activities, and proximity to shopping, schools or any other places you frequent. You may think of others factors that are important to you.
Scout the Neighborhood!
It is important that you scout the neighborhood in person.
-Talk to people who live there.
-Drive through the entire area at different times of the day, during the week, and on weekends.
-Look carefully at how well other homes in the area are being maintained--are they painted; are the yards well cared for; are parked cars in good condition?
Neighborhood Factors to Consider
-Look for things such as access to major thoroughfares, highways, and shopping.
-Listen for noise created by commerce, roads, railways, public areas, schools, etc.
-Smell the air for nearby industry or commercial businesses.
-Check with local civic, police, fire, and school officials to find information about the area.
-Research environmental topics such as soil and water quality, as well as floodplain implications.
-Study traffic patterns around the area at different times of the day and measure drive time from the area to work.
-Is the neighborhood near parks, places of religious worship, recreations centers, shopping theaters, restaurants, public transportation, schools, etc.?
-Does the neighborhood have a Homeowner's Association?