Seattle Home Show is Coming Soon

Highlights this year: Tiny homes, from modular to those that come in a kit Remodeling one’s home for accommodating extended family members In-home game rooms Technology in every aspect of the home, from kitchen to whole house home automation Decorating for millennials/first time home buyers “Swim/Bike/Run for Habitat,” an on-site fundraiser where volunteers compete to… Read More

Contemporary Mid-Century in Laurelhurst

Here’s a Laurelhurst home at 4201 NE 41st St that is mid-century in age with contemporary styling. Priced at $1,095,000 it is 2,760 square feet with 5 beds, 3.25 bathrooms on a 6,000 square foot lot. We’re envious of that grill in the backyard. It looks large enough for a whole pig! Listing provided courtesy… Read More

Seattle’s 10 Largest Apartments in 2015

While in 2014 we saw a total of 43 major multi-family developments (50+ units) delivered to market – projects that added nearly 6,400 new apartments – this segment has delivered considerably less new inventory throughout 2015. A total of 26 large developments (counting 50 or more units) were delivered in 2015, adding 4,279 new apartments… Read More

Luxury Condo Living at 1521

There aren’t many condo buildings more luxurious than 1521. Located on 2nd between Pike and Pine, it is a 39 story condo building built in 2008. In my opinion it is the best looking high-rise residential building in Seattle. For those who love it too here’s a northwest corner unit on the 19th floor with… Read More

Stunning Remodel at Marketplace Tower North

Looking at new construction? You might want to take a look at unit C10 at Marketplace Tower North too. Whomever owns it has done an amazing job remodeling the two story condo overlooking Elliott Bay. Priced at $1,288,000 it is 1,581 square feet and has 2 bedrooms and bathrooms. We love the views, walnut floors… Read More

Charming Capitol Hill Studio

For those on a budget, here is a great charming Capitol Hill studio in the Wilana Co-Op. Even though it is only 502 square feet it is spacious! (I’ve been inside.) Great built-ins, bay window and you’re on the top floor. Starting price is $200k. Listing provided courtesy of Kim Colaprete, Coldwell Banker Bain.

Urban Green Villa Renderings & Timeline

Today we learned a little more about Urban Green Villa, a building planned to be condos; the DJC wrote an article about Urban Green Villa, Taiwan firm bringing green villa to Belltown pointing us at a LinkedIn post by Peter Lian who is providing development management, Chainqui Urban Green Villa in Seattle. The Project context… Read More

Vik Ballard Update: 7 Condos Left

I visited Vik Ballard today to pick up keys for an out-of-town client buying on the sixth floor and got this photo at sunset showing the building all finished. While it is all finished and move-in-ready there are still seven units left: JR One Bedrom (no parking) #521 – $286,900 Plan A3, 533 sf, dusk… Read More

Hendon Condos is the new Hyde Condos

Due to a trademark issue, Hyde Condos by Isola, is now Hendon Condos. What’s the latest status on Hendon? 6 of the 32 units have been pre-sold.

Rent a 2 Bedroom Loft in the Market

Here’s a sweet true loft in the heart of Pike Place Market at the Fix Madore building. It has been for sale for about 5 months for $1.2m but is now also available for rent for $3,250 a month. Unit 402-403 is two units combined to form a one bedroom 1,560 square foot loft. It… Read More

Luma Update: 35% Sold

Here’s an official update from the Luma team on current progress: LUMA has topped out! One of LUMA’s most exciting spaces – the rooftop amenity floor – was poured at the end of January. This will hold a clubroom and rooftop deck to cozy up with a good book, nosh with neighbors in a gourmet… Read More

When Will I Find My Dream House??

I’m helping a lot of people buy a new home this year and for almost all of them it is a waiting game and even though we’re only a month into 2016, it is proving to be an excruciating wait for many of them. While their dream home might hit the market tomorrow chances are… Read More

Enjoy Your Backyard in Magnolia

We’re digging the modern remodel at 1901 34th Ave W in Magnolia. Listed at $1,499,000 it is 3,170 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms on a nearly 6,000 square foot lot. We love the backyard with fire pit. Last sold in 2004 for $532,500, pre-re-model :). Listing provided courtesy of Heidi Ward, Windermere.

Seven: New Presale in Madison Valley

Heads up, this is is a sponsored post Seven is a community of four townhomes and three standalone homes in Seattle’s sought after Madison Valley. These urban homes feature open concept living with 4 Star Built Green certification for the modern lifestyle. Enjoy sleek, modern finishes and a generously-sized rooftop deck for entertaining friends and family…. Read More

Belltown Penthouse

Enjoy stunning sunsets and views of the sound from unit #1108, a penthouse in the Klee in Belltown. At 2,262 square feet this is a larger condo with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It probably feels even larger thanks to a wall of windows and 18′ ceilings. It last sold in 2005 for $1.2m. Listing… Read More

Sales Update: Insignia 84%, Luma 30%, Vik 91%, Girdiron 15%

We checked in with all the new construction projects (or the MLS) and heard back from all except Luma to get you the updated below. We get the most questions about Insignia. Sadly, there are no cheap units left! The cheapest unit is a 2nd floor two bedroom for $733k. The second most frequent question… Read More

IslndLivn in a Mid-Century Modern

There’s a great mid-century modern on Mercer Island at 5055 84th Ave SE. Built in 1962 it is 3,100 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms on a 21,239 square foot lot. Listed at $924k it last sold in 2014 for $760k. The downstairs has some serious home bar potential. Listing provided courtesy of Jennifer… Read More

1,200 Condos Coming to SLU?

The PSBJ reports today that a 1,197 unit project might be condos instead of apartments, Nearly 1,200 new condos might be coming to South Lake Union. Canadian real estate developer on Tuesday said his company could go with condos instead of apartments on one of the largest-ever proposed residential development in Seattle. The Onni Group… Read More

Exposed Brick for $209k

It is becoming rarer and rarer to find exposed brick places in Seattle this cheap! 7 Harrison St #32 (The Strathmore co-op) is a top floor south-west unit, with exposed brick, and views of the Sound and Olympics, for $209k. However, it is only 466 square feet. No parking, but you’re in Lower Queen Anne,… Read More

Over Half an Acre in Eastlake

Here’s your chance to play developer. Though at $5m for 0.64 acres this is hardly play money! The listing at 2236 Fairview Ave E is for what looks to be four parcels totalling 0.64 acres, each of which has an income generating property on them. A stone’s throw from Pete’s Market and the water it… Read More