Spokane Valley, WA Real Estate

Spokane Valley WA Real Estate Overview

Spokane Valley Wa lies along both banks of the beautiful Spokane River. Nature lovers can enjoy the river within minutes anywhere in the city. Spokane Valley’s central location makes it the ideal jumping off point to enjoy outdoor adventures throughout the Inland Northwest. Fish, paddle or raft any of the 76 lakes and rivers that surround Spokane Valley. World-class skiing can be found at five regional resorts and 260 days of sunshine a year enhance your swing at dozens of public and private golf courses within a short drive from Spokane Valley. Bike, walk, or stroll the Centennial Trail, a paved trail that stretches for 37 miles to the Idaho border and beyond. Hike through 55 acres at Mirabeau Point Park. There is something to do in every season.

Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane. It is located east of Spokane, west of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and surrounds the town of Millwood on three sides. The city incorporated as the City of Spokane Valley on March 31, 2003. The Washington State Office of Financial Management estimates the city’s population as 94,919 as of 2015. Spokane Valley is named after the valley of the Spokane River, in which it is located. Before becoming an incorporated city, the area was and still is referred to as "The Valley" by residents of the Spokane Metro Area.For thousands of years, the Spokane Valley area was populated by members of the Upper Band of the Interior Salish Indians, calling themselves “Sn-tutuul-i”, the meaning of which is not known. In about 1783, fur traders from the North West Company began traveling through the area. They called these Indians the “Spokanes” which has been interpreted as meaning “Children of the Sun.” The Spokanes were a peaceful people, on friendly terms with neighboring tribes and later the fur traders and missionaries who came to the area. They fished salmon, hunted game, and ate camassia roots and berries they gathered.

Despite their many years of acceptance of the white settlers, and the calming influence of Chief Garry (sometimes Spokan Garry), the Spokanes protested the loss of their lands by joining in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The final battle, in 1858, culminated in the Spokane Valley with the destruction of over 800 of their horses, their food, and teepees. The Spokanes were eventually forced from the lands of their ancestors to a reservation north of the Spokane River, just west of the Spokane area.

The first permanent white settler in the Spokane Valley was a retired French-Canadian trapper, Antoine Plante, who built a small cabin near the Spokane River in 1849. Plante ran a small Hudson's Bay Company trading post in the home he shared with his American Indian wife and family. In 1850, Plante constructed and operated the first ferry across the Spokane River, the only means of crossing the river in the area. It was used for transportation across the river by Fort Colville military personnel, U.S. Army surveyors, and miners traveling to western Montana and southeastern British Columbia.

In 1862, A. C. "Charley" Kendall established a store on the north side of the Spokane River. A bridge to cross the river at Kendall's store was soon built by Joe Herring, Timothy Lee, and Ned Jordan in 1864. A small community, known as Spokane Bridge, began to build up near the bridge. M. M. Cowley took over the holdings of Charley Kendall in 1872, including the bridge, a trading post and a log hotel.

Interestingly, the history of the settlement of the Spokane Valley predates the history of the city of Spokane, Washington. Spokane Valley holds many of the “firsts” for the Spokane area. In addition to being home to the area’s first settler, Antoine Plante, the Spokane Valley had the first business and first ferry in 1850; the first store (1862) and bridge (1864); the first house (1866); and the first post office (1867). All these firsts occurred before the 1873 arrival of James N. Glover, considered the founding father of Spokane.




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Spokane Valley WA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Spokane Valley: $262,979  County Average: $353,407

Average Taxes in Spokane Valley: $1,235  County Average: $1,406

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Spokane Valley: $113  County Average: $127

Average Walkscore in Spokane Valley: 25  County Average: 29

Average Year Built in Spokane Valley: 1984  County Average: 1977

Average Days on Website in Spokane Valley: 58  County Average: 59

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Areas in Spokane Valley WA

A110-069 A110-070 A110-071
A110-072 A110-075 A110-076
A110-077 A110-078 A110-079
A110-080 A110-081 A110-082
A110-083 A110-084 A110-150
A112-085 A112-140 A140-064
A140-065 A140-066 A140-138

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.85 acre lot zoned r3. could be several duplex or single family lots...

Charming home with sunlit family room. extra large yard with shop...

Cute contemporary valley home with 3 beds, 3 bath and a huge corner lot...

3 bedroom, 2 bath main floor plus a bedroom and ri bath down...

Nice, bright and open floor plan in this four-level home...

Wonderful single level edgewood floorplan that has a fireplace, a 4 ft...

Short sale "as is" contact agent for more info....

Beautiful condo in the Spokane Valley. great location close to shopping, schools, medical, easy freeway access and a quick trip to down town...

wonderful location for employees of coeur d'alene casino, or circling raven. roughly 25 minutes from Spokane Valley, for the feel of country living and the joy of a small town, and school....

Hroom rancher is located on a quiet street in the Spokane Valley. the recently updat...

Valley rancher with complete remodel. this home features stainless appliances, new flooring, new paint, new carpet in bedrooms and new roof...

No need to worry about your roof for 25+ years. vinyl sided ranch style home on bus route...

Attention investors! here's a double header for you...

Extremely rare opportunity to buy a huge one level home...

home is tucked away in relaxing woods of colbert with easy access to green bluff, spokane and the Spokane Valley....

Cute as a button 2b,1bth home. new windows except 2, hardwood floors, all appliances incl w/d...

The avondale by viking builders. this home a features 3 bedrooms, 2 bath plus office, large open floor plan stone gas fireplace nice kitchen with large island, under cabinet lighting, stainless steel appliances and large pantry...

Great investment property. distressed property, sold 'as is'...

Centrally located office building on argonne. great opportunity for an owner user...

Immaculate charming side-split floor plan on 1-acre corner lot...

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Alex Ganea
1009 N Washington St. Suite B
Spokane, WA