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: $467,822 / County Average: $523,066

Average Taxes in Yelm: $2,851 / County Average: $3,592

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Yelm: $220 / County Average: $221

Average Walkscore in Yelm: 17 / County Average: 18

Average Year Built in Yelm: 1998 / County Average: 1996

Average Days on Website in Yelm: 99 / County Average: 85

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Areas in Yelm WA

Yelm-Rainier

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20 acre equestrian dream property! 3871 sf 4 bed/3...



Custom home, completely self-sufficient. full view of mt rainier...



This is a must see home. so much to take in one would have to view to understand...



Beautiful camden floor plan with master on the main plus 3 bedrooms, and bonus room...



Welcome home to your country side retreat, this ranch style home on 2 acres has potential for so many uses...



12 sunny, level acres in Yelm city limits! has been used for cattle and hay previously...



Pick your interior & exterior finishes! coles landing presents the emerson-notable features-easy flow layout, quartz kitchen counters w/tile accents & stainless appliances, upgraded white millwork, extensive hardwood laminate throughout main, satin fixtures & hardware, he on demand water heater, garage door opener, stone accents, fenced & landscaped homesite...



One of a kind property just shy of 1 acre with two parcels in the desirable bald hills area...



8.74 acres zoned light industrial in Yelm's urban growth area...



Welcome home! this 3bed/2bath home offers serene living at it's finest in this one-of-a-kind private and gated lake community...



Beautiful move in ready, located in desirable Yelm terra community, giving 3 private parks and close to schools...



Come build your dream home or use as a recreational lot...



This is an excellent property for a church community: an attractive sanctuary; attached by sliding doors to a sizeable kitchen/dining room/assembly room; narthex/entry area; large pastor's office and secretarial office suite...



Welcome to john's meadows! puget sound homes, llc presents the 2245 sq ft, 2...



super secluded level land that is partially fenced. quick drive to Yelm or rainier. bring your building...



Spacious 4 bed, 2.5 bath hm in desirable cherry meadows w/big backyard & covered front porch on corner lot...



Coles landing presents the morrison-notable features-easy flow layout, quartz kitchen counters w/tile accents & stainless appliances, upgraded white millwork, extensive hardwood laminate throughout main, satin fixtures & hardware, he on demand water heater, garage door opener, stone accents, fenced & landscaped homesite...



Calling all fishermen, newly remodeled beautiful rambler 3-bedroom, 2 bath, fantastic country kitchen with granite counters, farm sink, wine fridge and stainless appliances...



come pick your dream home sites from 2-5 acres(m/l). close to eatonville, Yelm, jblm, puyallup yet far enough out to feel country. bring...



Hansen construction is now at maxvalle- each home site features 3/4 acre +- the snoqualmie floor plan is an open concept rambler w/3bedrooms, den/office, bonus room, and 3 car garage...



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