Buyer Resources

Schools

The general Seattle Public Schools Website

https://www.seattleschools.org/

Double check that the potential home address feeds into the school that you want

https://www.seattleschools.org/admissions/school_finder/address_lookup_tool

Check out this website that is like yelp for schools

https://www.schooldigger.com/

What is the deal with the advanced learning program in the public school system?

https://www.seattleschools.org/cms/one.aspx?pageId=14554

I am interested in private schools, where should I start?

https://www.privateschoolreview.com/washington/seattle

https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-schools/s/washington/

 

Traffic, Commuting, Ferries.

Traffic Flow Map. You NEED this!

https://www.wsdot.com/traffic/seattle/default.aspx

Metro Bus Planner

http://metro.kingcounty.gov/trip-planner/

Washington State Ferries

https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/

 

For building and remodeling. Zoning rules. Permit process. 

More info than you ever knew you needed

http://seattlecitygis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=f822b2c6498c4163b0cf908e2241e9c2

Permitting and Environmental Review

https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/permitting-environmental-review.aspx

Want to know what is being built around you?

https://www.seattleinprogress.com/

Department of Construction and Inspection

http://www.seattle.gov/dpd/toolsresources/default.htm

 

Oil Tanks. What is the deal with them?

Start here with PLIA for basic oil tank information. Sign up for free insurance.

Find out if there are any records on the property you are interested in

https://data.seattle.gov/Public-Safety/Underground-Storage-Tank-UST-Records-Residential/xvj2-ai6y

 

 

Landslide Prone Areas

https://www.seattle.gov/dpd/cs/groups/pan/@pan/documents/web_informational/dpdd017622.pdf