Redmond, Washington 

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Redmond it's fantastic! - 3/17/2018

Endless trails and parks, perfect for outdoor activities. Moved in couple of years ago with Read More

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Great place to live - 2/4/2015
We highly recommend Redmond and the whole Eastside of Seattle. It is further from Puget Sound and the ferries, but the quality of life is so great. The Pacific NW is beyond beautiful. After living here 1.5 years, the everyday drives still take our breath away. Redmond is beautiful, just like a perfect town. The homes are gorgeous; shopping is wonderful (nice outdoor mall, nice downtown, many health food and grocery stores); a large variety of parks and walking trails; not far from the foothills and farms; friendly people; low crime; very wooded with the famous WA evergreens, etc. We could go on; it really is the nicest place we have ever lived. That being said, if you are planning to work in the area, do not ever move here without first securing a permanent job. We are still working temp jobs, for over a year, and we have excellent office skills. Up here, the average number of applicants is 200-600 per job (yes, really). And, the job competition is fierce here. You have people from Read More

Traffic - 5/27/2014
Not only is traffic a problem in Redmond, but if you look at your phone while at a red light it is a $124 ticket. I can understand not using your phone while driving, but while stopped? I guess picking up a dropped French fry from your seat at a red light should be illegal as well. This is in a state where smoking weed is Read More

Quality of Life - 7/24/2013
Redmond is a good place to raise a family and you are close to major highways to get to Read More

Redmond weather - 6/10/2012
The average summer high is 76. The average winter high is 45. 90% of the rainfall is between October and April. Summer is mid July through mid Read More

Just outside Redmond - 11/15/2008
Actually, I live outside Redmond Proper in the 98053 zip code. I am a Seattle native who has lived in Hawaii and California. Since I am a retired boomer, I thought I'd add what I think of my little niche neighborhood.
*** "I live in Trilogy (over 50-ish) community. It's beautiful and I like having a clubhouse and like the ability to walk to the grocery store and restaurants (though I usually drive like a REAL American). Pros: We have trees, ponds, and walking trails (actually, they are horse trails). We can drive into Seattle in about 20 minutes, unless it's rush hour. People are friendly. Our area and the multi-age housing (family houses) nearby are an oasis of new development surrounded by farms. The green space is zoned to remain farmland, so the 98053 area is almost rural. Half of the people in our neighborhood have a child who works at Microsoft (down into Redmond Proper and up a hill). My neighbors have come from all over the country to be near kids and Read More

Cost of Living Too High - 10/15/2008
My family and I rent in Redmond so I can retain the ability to share in family dinners. The availability of affordable housing close in to the tech-sectors economic cores of Redmond, Bellevue and Seattle is low and requires families with incomes even 50% or more above median to live 40-60 minutes away from work if they choose to buy. Even there the decision to buy requires one to accept greater risk (read buy more than I think is affordable). In the up market people rationalized that pretty heavily. Because we returned to the area after the market appeared to be peaking we sat it out, and that is one financial decision I feel fortunate for Read More

Cost of water and sewer system - 9/16/2008
I am very impress of how much the cost of water is in Redmond. I spoke with the utilities on the phone after getting a $55 for one month of water, and she told me that the averague water for the place I am renting at the moment could be about $100 a month.
Be aware to look for ways of saving on water compsumption, because you could be surprised by Read More

family - 7/27/2007
great place to raise Read More

Happy hours, traffic, coffee shops, small town fee - 3/8/2007
I have lived here for 2 years, where I moved from Kirkland/Juanita bay area. I miss Kirkland dearly, but my commute, even though it is on 520 to downtown Bellevue is a breeze...say 12 minutes. Going home is much the same. I would recommend Redmond, for sure, but I live on the border of Redmond, Bellevue and Kirkland, so I am much closer to Bellevue than living out on Avondale. If you have to commute to the END of 520, expect delays and traffic build up. NOT FUN! I don't like long commutes, so a short one is a must for me. Redmond has a small-town, mom and pop shop type feel to it. There really isn't anywhere great where all of the cool people hang out...if you know what I mean. I love Happy Hours and have found that the local restaurants have some pretty good ones around here. There is a pretty good coffee shop downtown (Victor's). I am not a Starbuck's fan, so I like boutique cafes. Kirkland is 10 minutes away, which I love, because it is on the water. Anywhere on the Read More

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