Last Chance for DJC Building of the Year

Dimension Rendering

The DJC is running a building of the year contest. In the are some Urbnlivn favorites like Premiere on Pine, Stadium Place, Dimension and Sunset Electric. Who’d you vote for?

Seward Park MCM with a Pool


It has been a slow week for cool homes until this mid-century modern in Seward Park at 6445 Hampton Rd S came along. We love the fireplace, wood ceilings, vintage bar and just in time for summer there’s a pool with a slide. $875k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 3,990 square feet on a 0.29… Read More

Another Good Looking Remodel By Green Canopy


Green Canopy, who recently completed this amazing Wedgwood remodel, have another remodel on the market. This one is in Loyal Heights at 8351 Jones Ave NW. $875k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 2,483 square feet on a 4,000 square foot lot. Check it out today from 12 to 3 and tomorrow 11 to 2pm. Listing… Read More

A Look Inside Premiere on Pine


Last night we partied like it was 2006 at the Premiere on Pine launch party. There was wine from Purple, food from Loulay, oysters from Taylor Shellfish and music from WD4D. In attendance were many of the usual faces from the 2006 condo launch party circuit as well as new residents of the Premiere. There… Read More

Zezlake Lofts – 8 New Homes in Fremont


Evolution Projects and Noren Development have 8 new homes in Fremont at a development named, Zezlake Lofts. One is on the MLS at, 3621 Interlake Ave N. $689k for 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 1,600 square feet. Open Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of Jason Miller.

To Die for Montlake MCM


This home is blowing up my Facebook. My real estate friends are all over it. 2101 22nd Ave E. Designed by Arnold Gangnes it is only $880k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 2,940 square foot on a 5,735 square foot lot. Yes. It requires some work. But whatever. With some love, this place could turn… Read More

This is the House (of the Week)!


How often do I say, “this is the house!” Well, 3216 Sierra Dr S is the house! At least for this week :). 4 bedrooms, 4.25 bathrooms, 4,377 square feet on a 6,500 square foot lot. Has incredible views, a slide, catwalk, paint splatted art room, built in bunk bed (I always wanted one of… Read More

Condo Sales #s: Insignia S. 70%, Salt 14%, Solo 90%, Vik 30%

Insignia Seattle

Selling Now Insignia North Tower – ??? 348 total units. Notes: they’ve been writing purchase & sales, no number disclosed yet Move in date: ??? Insignia South Tower – 70% sold 350 total units. Move in date: this summer Salt – 14% sold 34 total units. 5 sales. 29 remain. Move in date: early summer… Read More

Fact Checking the Seattle Times

The Seattle Times seems to be confusing condos and apartments in, Cultures clash as gentrification engulfs Capitol Hill: …a half-dozen cranes erecting yet more upscale condos can be seen on the horizon… There are no condos being built on Capitol Hill right now.

Insignia North Tower Release Event

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Insignia, the largest supply of new condos in the city, is hosting a release event this weekend for their north tower: NORTH TOWER RELEASE EVENT Light Bites & Beverages Saturday, 3/21 and Sunday, 3/22, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Insignia Sales Center Unclear whether you can actually put money down on a condo in… Read More

House of the Week: View Ridge MCM


6536 55th Ave NE is without a doubt our house of the week. Over in View Ridge, it is an incredible mid-century modern built in 1954 and recently remodeled. $629k for 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and 1,400 square feet. WOW! Open both Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4pm. Listing provided courtesy of Mark Potvin.

New Homes in Magnolia


Sage Homes NW is building 3 modern looking homes in Magnolia with what look to be incredible views. They just put 3847 24th Ave W on the market for $1,215,000. It is 4 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms and 3,427 square feet. According to the listing agent they’ll be done in 30 days. Open today and tomorrow… Read More

Montlake Contemporary


I’m surprised we didn’t blog about this Montlake contemporary built in 2008 when it was on the market last year, or maybe we did and I just can’t find it. Anyhow if you’re looking for a large, newer, view home in Montlake check out 2537 Boyer Ave E. $1,199,000 for 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and… Read More

Ballard Public Lofts & Market

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Thanks to Keith for writing to give us the heads up about Ballard Public Lofts & Market. Looks like a pretty cool project. I was just doing a little investigation at the building that has been under construction around the corner from my home in Ballard. Thought of you … These are the apartments that… Read More

100 Year Old Capitol Hill Condo


Looking for your first condo? Check out this cute Capitol Hill place that is over 100 years old. 1414 E Harrison Unit I is a sizeable one bedroom at 1,043 square feet and I feel in love with the first two photos below. It is open Sunday from 1 to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of… Read More

More Condos Coming


About time! From the PSBJ, Developer promises new condos in downtown Seattle: On Tuesday the Business Journal reported that a Chinese company paid just over $20 million for a quarter block in the Belltown area. In a follow-up interview, TeamRise representative Randy Lim said Wednesday that the units will be for sale, rather than rental… Read More

Get Ready for 4th of July with this Floating Home


Another floating home is for rent, and this one has much better photos than the last! They also let us figure out that it is one dock over from us. $3,950/month for a 2 bedroom, 1,200 square foot place built in 2007. “Host your next 4th of July party here!” Just be careful how many… Read More

Live at Firehouse #25


We have a soft spot for firehouses. This week’s firehouse unit at 1406 Harvard Ave #16 certainly requires a lot less work than the last firehouse we featured. Listed at $365k for 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms and 813 square feet it is right beside a QFC and will be super closet to the Whole Foods… Read More

Event: Walking Tour of Ballard Developments


Join the Urbanist this Saturday for, “Ballard: A Walk Through Time”: Caelen Ball, Neighborhood Advocate and contributor to The Urbanist, will be giving a tour starting at the bottom of Ballard Avenue guiding attendees from Ballard’s past to present–and possibly its future. The walking tour will begin at the corner of NW Ione Place and… Read More

New, But Far From Perfect

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Cautionary tale from the New York Times about buying new construction, New, but Far From Perfect: It took just three years for balconies to crack and concrete to flake from the facade of one Brooklyn condominium. Another building was prone to flooding, because the storm drainage system was never connected to the sewage system. With… Read More