Yelm, WA Real Estate

Yelm WA Real Estate Overview

The word "Yelm" is said to come from the Coast Salish word shelm or chelm, meaning "heat waves from the sun",referring to heat mirages.

The Yelm Prairie was originally inhabited by the Nisqually and provided good pasture for their horses. The first permanent non-indigenous settlers came in 1853 to join the Hudson's Bay Company sheep farmers who were already conducting business in the area.

James Longmire, one of the first American settlers had this to say upon arriving in Yelm:

Having received due notice from the Hudson Bay company not to settle on any lands north of the Nisqually River we crossed the river and went to Yelm prairie, a beautiful spot. I thought as it lay before us covered with tall waving grass, a pretty stream bordered with shrubs and tall trees, flowing through it, and the majestic mountain standing guard over all, in its snowy coat, it was a scene fit for an artist. Herds of deer wandered at leisure through the tall grass.

With the coming of the Northern Pacific Railway in 1873, Yelm began to prosper, having found an outlet for its agricultural and forestry products. Its economic base was further enhanced when an irrigation company was formed in 1916, making Yelm a center for commercial production of beans, cucumbers, and berries.

Yelm was officially incorporated on December 8, 1924.
[source: Wikipedia]

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Yelm WA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Yelm: $449,966 / County Average: $456,259

Average Taxes in Yelm: $8,737 / County Average: $4,816

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Yelm: $195 / County Average: $187

Average Walkscore in Yelm: 16 / County Average: 15

Average Year Built in Yelm: 1998 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Yelm: 60 / County Average: 67

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Nestled among the trees and green belt in back, your home awaits...



Immaculately maintained 4 br, 2.5 bath home with many upgrades- granite counter tops throughout, stainless steel appliances, double oven, cherry cabinets, hardwood floors in entry, kitchen, living & dining rooms, family room w/gas fireplace...



Vacant lot with view of clear lake, across street from boat launch...



Fabulous building lot on coveted lake lawrence! enjoy both the tranquility of daily life on the lake, and the excitement of world class international speed boat racing each year...



welcome to prestigious saddle creek estate's off solberg in Yelm. gorgeous lot 4 of this secured subdivision has been surveyed, has well drilled, 4 bed...



Outstanding opportunity with this diamond in the rough, so don't wait to act...



Here it is-a completely renovated 2-story, shy 1600 sq ft charmer in the beautiful gated community of clearwood...



Beautiful home in the desirable tahoma terra community...



Why rent when you can own? creative with small space? bring your vision and make this cozy retreat...



lightly treed lots provide plenty of privacy yet you are close to eatonville, Yelm and jblm. get in early and take your pick! info on well, septic and power is available for your buyers review. owner financing now available!...



lightly treed lots provide plenty of privacy yet you are close to eatonville, Yelm and jblm. get in early and take your pick! info on well, septic and power is available for your buyers review. owner financing now available!...



The westmont, w/nearly 2400 sq ft. & room for everyone features vaulted ceilings, flex room/den, 3 full baths, 2 main living areas, gas fireplace & xl laundry/utility room w/massive amounts of storage...



Enjoy the peace & serenity of country life! opportunity knocks w/this 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home...



The famous willow home located on a corner lot welcomes you w/high entry ceilings, includes a popular 3rd floor bonus w/3/4 bath...



enjoy outdoor entertaining on the expansive deck. 10 minutes to Yelm, 15 minutes to olympia....



Beautiful setting on an estate sized parcel in Yelm...



This 1.61 acres zoned c-1 property has 227ft of road frontage on plaza drive and improvements include sidewalks, street lights, sewer, water, telephone and storm drainage...



Welcome to the ever popular & spacious teton home! expansive laminate wood floors in entry, dining & kitchen...



this original homeowner spared no details on this 3 bedroom, 2 full baths home with 2-year old roof, heat pump, country porch and hardi-plank siding. no hoa 10 minutes to Yelm, 15 minutes to olympia, 20 to back gate jblm....



This 1.33 acres (lot 3) zoned c-1 has paved road frontage on plaza drive, improvements with sidewalks, street lights, sewer, water, telephone and storm drainage...



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Erin McCready
4329 A St SE, Ste E
Auburn, WA
360-867-3125
253-397-4912

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