Yelm Washington Homes for Sale | 2013-2014
The Yelm Washington real estate market has undergone incredible change….and growth… as much of the rest of the country declined. Yelm has been in a unique situation, with growth coming from several sources. Yelm’s out of the way rural location, but short commute, has been a big draw. Additionally, the relocation of businesses from out of state, and the growth of local businesses, have contributed to Yelm being recognized as the fastest growing small town in the State.
A large percentage of the newer citizens of Yelm do not work in Yelm. Most commute to either the Tacoma area (Boeing), JBLM (Army and Air Force), and Lacey/Olympia (State Government & Corporate Center). The commute to all three is generally less than 30 minutes, and you can get to most locations without have to travel I-5.
Homes for sale in Yelm are in strong demand, and there is a rapid turnaround time for listings. Regarding both existing home sales, and new construction, inventory in Yelm is less than two months. With it’s charming small town character, good schools, and low crime, Yelm is one of the most desirable communities in the JBLM area.