Just minutes away from downtown Seattle, Bellevue and Factoria are conveniently located for every need. Both Bellevue and Factoria are filled with local food options, entertainment venues, and have great school systems. Close to several city centers and with easy transportation for a short commute to work, they make great value for money when it comes to the Bellevue Factoria real estate & homes market.

Some of the Most Exciting Attractions in Bellevue/Factoria Include:

Bellevue Botanical Garden
– 53 acres of carefully cultivated gardens, woodlands and wetlands
– See the Garden d’Lights in the winter – massive holiday decorations
– Gardening and conservation classes aimed at all ages

Bellevue Collection
– Two massive malls and a Hyatt hotel connected by skybridges
– See Bellevue Fashion Week and shop world-class luxury brands
– With a club, movie theater, several bars, restaurants and even an arcade, it has all you need for a good weekend

Bellevue Art Museum
– Unique indoor and outdoor installations
– Carefully curated gallery with new pieces constantly brought in
– Events and summer camps for kids to learn and be inspired to create

Meydenbauer Convention Center
– Get business done with trade shows and conferences
– See concerts, live performances, and even EDM raves
– Attend major banquets and fundraisers

Housing Trends in Bellevue/Factoria Real Estate 2014 to 2015 and Beyond

Because of these communities’ vast number of conveniences, locals are very proud to live in Bellevue and Factoria. Real estate and housing prices have been on the rise in recent years because of how desirable living in this area is and the quality of schools and proximity to both Seattle and Bellevue metro areas. Young families and established professionals alike have an affinity for Bellevue and Factoria as the influx of companies continues to grow.

Some Great Bites I Recommend in the Bellevue/Factoria Neighborhoods:

Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar – great for contemporary seafood
Fresh, contemporary seafood with beautiful presentation
Fantastic happy hour on weekdays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM
Try the hardwood grilled swordfish for a unique delight

Bis On Main – up and coming American restaurant
Fine dining, American style
Small intimate atmosphere with a staff that treasures each guest
The duck confit with lentils is a must

Daniel’s Broiler – fantastic for steaks
Some of the finest USDA prime steak you’ll ever have
When it’s even a little nice out, dine outside on their 21st floor rooftop
Live piano music every night

Din Tai Fung
Traditional, world famous Shanghai dumplings
Great place for a business lunch
Make sure to try the red bean XiaoLongBao if you’ve never had desert dumplings

How Far Your Dollar Goes in Bellevue/Factoria:

What you can find for around $500k: Depending on the area you’re looking at a fixer-style smaller home, a decent condo outside the city, or a townhouse of sorts.
What you can find for around $800k to $1.2M: You’ll find a larger 3 to 5-bedroom single family home in West Bellevue to Lake Sammamish and up to Somerset and Newcastle areas.

Bellevue Factoria Real Estate & Homes | Resources and Events

Visit Bellevue Washington:
Learn about the art shows, fairs, sports, Holiday Lane, and constant shows at the Meydenbaur Convention Center with this all-in-one community resource!

Bellevue and Factoria Schools:

High School: Newport, Sammamish, Bellevue High
Junior Highs: Tillicum, Tyee, Odle, Highland, Chinook
Elementary Schools: Cherry Crest, Somerset, Eastgate, Newport Heights, Woodridge, Phantom Lake, Lake Hills, Clyde Hill, Stevenson, Medina

Highly rated school district
15 to 1 student/teacher ratio