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Homes You Can Get for $500,000 in Pierce County

February 17, 2021

At the end of January 2021, we saw Pierce County’s median sold price hit $440,000. This is up from $380,000 in January 2020, which represents a 14% year over year increase in price.

A combination of low interest rates, low housing inventory, and demand from buyers is creating a competitive and active real estate market in Pierce County. And as our median home price continues to climb, we wanted to show Pierce County home buyers what they can get for $500,000.

Here are just a few homes for sale in Pierce County currently listed by Windermere Professional Partners REALTORS®. Most homes are at or right around the ~$500,000 price point. If you’d like to search for more homes in this range, click here to check out homes in Pierce County listed for $400,000 to $600,000!

Classic Four-Square Tacoma Home - Listed for $525,000

Listed by REALTOR® Megan Prosser

Built in 1910 and completely dialed in, this 2,356-square-foot Tacoma home has been reimagined for modern homeowners. Enjoy an aesthetic that nods to this home’s early 20th century origins, yet indulge in contemporary amenities (like a gourmet kitchen!) at every turn. There’s even potential for an ADU and you’ve got a large backyard getaway! Click here to see all photos + info.

Well-Maintained University Place Home - Listed for $495,000

Listed by REALTOR® Gervon Simon

Nestled in an idyllic location in a quiet cul-de-sac alongside a greenbelt, this 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath home offers peace and privacy! Built in 2006 and lovingly maintained, this home offers a warm and inviting atmosphere to spend time in. Additional highlights include the immaculate kitchen, a spacious master suite with a walk-in closet and 5-piece ensuite bath, and a fully fenced backyard retreat. Click here to see all photos + info!

Duplex in University Place - Listed for $549,950

Listed by REALTOR® Brent Tornquist


This University Place property presents the ideal situation for an investor or an owner-occupant. One unit has been completely updated (discover a modern kitchen, new flooring, new paint, updated bathrooms and more!), and the other unit is well-maintained with a long-term tenant. Additional highlights include the picturesque manicured yard and the prime UP location—you’re just a couple blocks away from Safeway, Trader Joe’s, restaurants and much more! Click here to see all photos + info.

View Home in Tacoma’s West End - Listed for $500,000

Listed by REALTOR® Don Shane


Boasting a generous 2,558-square-foot layout with a possible MIL in the lower level, this home is ready for a new chapter! It’s location is truly hard to beat, and in addition to having incredible views of sunsets, the Narrows, and Titlow Beach, the latter of which you’re just down the street from! Click here to see all photos + info.

Remodeled One-Level Duplex in Puyallup - Listed for $500,000

Listed by REALTOR® Cathy Torgerson & REALTOR® Vickie Jennings


This convenient one-level duplex presents an excellent investment opportunity. This duplex was recently remodeled and shows off new windows and blinds, new doors, new kitchens (complete with stainless steel appliances packages!), new full baths, new electrical panels, and more. Click here to see all photos + info.

Rambler on Large Lot in Gig Harbor

Listed by REALTOR® Michael Robinson & REALTOR® Alex Munoz


Situated in a cul-de-sac with plenty of privacy yet less than 1 mile to Uptown Gig Harbor, this rambler is move-in ready. Updates include new carpet, updated master and guest bath, newer electrical panel, water tank, and roof. Click here to see all photos + info.

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Click here to search for Pierce County homes in the $400,000 to $600,000 price range!

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, check out our step-by-step Buying a Home Guide. We’re also happy to connect to you a local real estate expert ASAP—get in touch with us here!