Hyde Condominiums: New Presale in Phinney Ridge

Heads up, this is a sponsored post Hyde Condominiums is a sophisticated collection of residences located in Phinney Ridge. The 4-story, brick façade, mixed-use building offers 32 open concept suites and 4 commercial spaces with secure garage parking and lobby entry. A fantastic roof top deck features The Hyde Out, a place for residents to… Read More

Enso Now Preselling in Ballard

Heads up, this is a sponsored post There’s a cozy new community coming to Ballard, and it’s a collection of six new Isola Homes called Enso. In a close-to-it-all location, Enso offers modern style + design. Enjoy beautiful finishes, a cook’s kitchen and a true master suite on an entire floor. If you love to… Read More

Mezzo 1 + Mezzo 2: New Presales in North Beacon Hill

Heads up, this is a sponsored post. Two new modern communities are coming to Seattle’s Beacon Hill Neighborhood: Mezzo 1 and Mezzo 2. Known for their innovative sustainable designs, these 4 Star Built Green townhomes reflect Isola Home’s environmental stewardship standards. Both communities are six townhomes offering affordable style and design in a close-to-everything location…. Read More

Montlake MCM Gem

I love this house! Undoubtedly house of the week because it is so rare to find a good mid-century modern so close to downtown. This MCM was designed by well known Seattle architect Victor Steinbrueck for artist Alden Maso in 1950. This home is 1,400 square feet. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom on… Read More

Brand New Magnolia Urban Farmhouse

We’re seeing more and more “urban farmhouses” the past couple months. Here’s one in Magnolia at 4433 29th Ave W that I’ve biked by a bunch of times while cycling around Magnolia. Built by NW Contour Building Co it is 3,800 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on a 6,424 square foot lot…. Read More

Dowell Residence Gets a Kundig Refresh

Last year we wrote about the Dowell residence, a mid-century modern designed by Paul Hayden Kirk in Seward Park that was for sale in Seward Park. The home ended up selling to winemaker Charles Smith who hired Olson Kundig to give it a refresh. The Seattle Times has all the details, Winemaker Charles Smith moves… Read More

Seattle Architecture Foundation Tour

They just don’t build them like they used to! Here’s your chance to see why. The Seattle Architecture Foundation is offering a two hour tour this Saturday for $15, Design Details Tour: Lions, Griffins & Walruses, Oh My! Engineering makes a building stand up, but intricate adornments and elaborate embellishments makes one stand out. Take… Read More

Happy w/Your Condo’s Management Company?

Anyone happy with their management company? If you are, can you let us know who it is? :) Thanks!

New Modern Townhouse In Fremont

This modern townhouse by Green Canopy Homes overlooks a park, and is less than half of a mile to downtown Fremont. Listed for $767,000, 4032 Linden Ave N has 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 1,837 sq ft, and a rooftop deck with views.  The master suite is on the top floor, with the other two bedrooms… Read More

Isola Homes Opens Experience Center

Heads up, this is a sponsored post Isola Homes announces the opening of it’s brand new Experience Center. Located just south of Safeco Field, the Isola Experience Center offers a virtual tour of all available Isola communities using visual and sensory interactive technology. Two full sized model kitchens + bath, and an onsite design studio… Read More

Queen Anne MCM

Looking for a MCM to update and call your own? Check out 3448 11th Ave W on Queen Anne. Lots of potential! Or move in, sounds like it is in good condition and move-in ready. Listed at $739,950 it is 2,300 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms on a 4,800 square foot lot. It… Read More

Madison Park “Cottage”

We’re digging this funky Madison Park “cottage” at 2340 42nd Ave E. Built in 2001 it is 1,920 square feet and has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. There is even a ladder to a hidden play area! Sitting on a 2,720 square foot lot it is blocks away from the beach. It is listed at… Read More

Penthouse At Trace Lofts

Another loft at Trace Lofts hit the market this weekend. Loft #506 is a 787 square foot loft, one bedroom, one bathroom with a little loft area. It faces south with a balcony to enjoy the summer sun. Listed at $499,000 it last sold in 2010 for $370,000. I just joined the homeowners association as… Read More

The Perfect AirBNB Opportunity

Here’s the perfect opportunity to buy and live in an UrbnLivn worthy house while renting out two suites on AirBNB. The home is pretty ideally located in the Central District at 1206 E Barclay Ct. Originally built in 1909 it was remodeled in the early 2000’s by Seattle glass artist James Nowak. After buying a… Read More

Luma Increases Prices On a Few Units

Looks like Luma, the new construction condo project in First Hill, is raising prices on a couple units even though they’ve only sold 16% of their 168 units. Unit #2202 – $559k to $569k. Unit #204 – $504k to $511k Unit 1502 – $524k to $534k

MCM Penthouse at the Talisman

Embrace your inner mad men in this penthouse unit at the Talisman, a building designed by Space Needle architect John Graham in the mid-sixties. Unit C is on the top floor facing the Meridan condo building to the north. It is 827 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. We visited it this weekend… Read More

Fort Lawton Releases Two More Homes

With their first two homes pending Fort Lawton has released two new homes for sale: 4405 Montana Circle – $999,000 4407 Montana Circle – $949,000 These homes are their sales center and model home. They had initially decided to sell these last, but they’ve changed their mind and are listing them now. Offers due November… Read More

Ultra Modern Queen Anne Presale

Looks like Barcelo Homes is building quite the ultra modern home on Queen Anne, with killer views, at 313 Prospect St. A sophisticated and functional rare custom oasis with soaring ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, folding glass walls, temperature controlled wine cellar, steam room, multiple private view decks, full outdoor kitchen, and an authentic Finnish Sauna. Master… Read More

Passive House Tour this Friday

Here’s your chance to tour two different passive houses as part of International Passive House Days. What’s a passive house? Affordable, comfortable, environmentally friendly—the Passive House embodies the best in sustainable construction. Typically, buildings meeting the Passive House Standard use 80 to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling, savings far greater than any… Read More

Madrona Contemporary

We’re digging this Madrona home at 1801 33rd Ave that was originally built in 1948 but was transformed into a contemporary home in 2005. The 2,082 square foot 3 bedroom, 2.75 bathroom place has lot of clean lines, builtins and a few exposed beams. No garage though, that was turned into living space. Listed at… Read More