Washington is located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, on the Pacific Coast. The western part of the state has dense forests and a humid climate, while the eastern part is more arid with grasslands, plains, and deserts. The diverse topography and climate provide many opportunities for outdoor activities and enjoyment.
Seattle is the state’s largest city and its center of transportation, business, and industry. Seattle has been called one of America’s trendiest cities and is known for its independent rock music scene, heavy coffee consumption, and highly educated population. Seattle is also a prime location for salmon fishing.
Washington real estate includes waterfront properties, mountain homes, urban condominiums and lofts, and suburban single-family homes. Architectural styles include Victorian, Tudor, Spanish colonial, Cape Cod, craftsman, various modern styles, and more. There are also private communities, golf course communities, and equestrian communities.