Washington Park Geoff Prentiss Remodel

3332 E Ford Pl - Exterior

3332 E Ford Place is a pricey modern re-model in Washington Park. Built in 1990 it was remodeled in 2007 by Seattle architect Geoff Prentiss. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3,602 square feet. 5,237 square foot lot. Sold in 1994 for $793k and in 2002 for $1.595m. Now listed at $2.595m. We find the fireplace, staircase… Read More

We Could Be Floating Home Neighbors

2019 Fairview ave E - Exterior

We’re moving into a houseboat next week on the same dock as this one at 2025 Fairview Ave E Unit H. We could be neighbors! Sadly only one photo but it is second from the end. Here’s the description, “Great interior spaces, French Doors to the back deck which opens up to a large channel… Read More

Affordable Capitol Hill Mid-Century Modern

1245 23rd Ave E - Exterior

Wish I was in the market for a place right now! Finally a reasonably affordable mid-century modern on Capitol Hill at 1245 23rd Ave E. And with views! 4 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms, 2,090 square feet, 5,940 square foot lot. Unrenovated kitchen and bath so you’ll be able to have it! Wish there was a deck… Read More

1 Bedroom Condo at West Queen Anne School

Unit 403 Queen Anne School

Unit #403 of West Queen Anne School is currently listed at $399,900. This historic landmark was once an elementary school. Originally built in 1920, it made the conversion from classrooms to condos in 1984. It’s located at the top of Queen Anne hill at 1401 5th Ave W. It’s a 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom  home. The 908 square… Read More

Before & After Photos: Broadview Remodel

11717 9th Ave NW - After - Living Room -

Oh look, some before and after photos! 11717 9th Ave NW in Broadview, was built in 1961 and sold in November for $367k and is now back on the market for $690k after being completed updated. 3 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms, 2,060 square feet on a nearly 10,000 square foot lot. No view, but sure feels… Read More

Sweet Highend Capitol Hill Rental

1932 10th Ave E - Exterior

If you’re tired of homes selling in a few days here’s a sweet rental. 1932 10th Ave E is on the north end of Capitol Hill. Sizeable at 2,830 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and wine room. Not cheap at $4,500/month but based on other rentals we’ve looked at in the price range, seems… Read More

Saltworks in Ballard is a Go

Salt Works - Approved - 1

Last night the design review board approved the Saltworks design, which has 35 residential units building with three ground floor live/work units and a corner retail space at 5601 20th Ave NW. Below are the renderings that were presented yesterday by the developer, inHaus.

Sunset Hill D3 Design/Build Presale

3449 NW 59th St - Exterior 1

If you’re looking for a very modern looking Ballard home check out 3449 NW 59th St. It is being built by D3 Design/Build on a 6,607 square foot lot on Sunset Hill in Ballard. “Buyer can choose interior finishes, materials, and colors”. Listed at $1.7m the lot sold for $425,000 in June 2013 with a… Read More

NW Green Home Tour is April 26

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Heads up that the Northwest Green Home Tour 2014 is April 26 from 11am to 5pm. This is a self guided free tour showcasing local, sustainable and green new homes, remodels and energy retrofits in the greater Seattle area.

2 SFHs and 2 Townhouses on Yesler

2714 E Yesler Way - Exterior 2

DEP Homes just listed 2714 E Yesler Way part of “Yesler Residences”, two townhomes and two free-standing single family homes, each with 3 bedrooms and 2.25 baths, rooftop decks, off-street parking. 2714 is $537k for 1,789 square feet.

George Suyama Remodel Back on the Market

405 39th Ave E - Living Room

We dig this home remodeled by George Suyama at 405 39th Ave E and we’re a little surprised we haven’t blogged about it before. Its been on and off the market since 2012 going pending twice but has fallen out of pending both times. Wonder why? We dig the fireplace but unsure about the mirrored… Read More

Mid-Century Magnolia Waterfront

5634 39th Ave W - Living

5634 39th Ave W is back on the market after taking a month off. Listed at $1.98m it is slightly cheaper than its last list price of $1.99m. I’m surprised we hadn’t blogged about this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 4,237 square foot place before. It is definitely up our alley! It is open today and… Read More

North Seattle Contemporary For Drinkers

11205 Lakeside Ave NE - Exterior 2

We like this contemporary home up north of Matthews Beach at 11205 Lakeside Ave NE. It was on the market for a number of times over the years and is back this time at $799k. That gets you a 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom, 3,600 square foot place. Lots of views, keg taps, wine fridges, bar,… Read More

Must See Open Houses for April 19 and April 20


Nature in Seattle has been pretty spectacular this week, what with the blood moon and double rainbow. While we can’t promise stunning weather phenomenon this weekend, we can promise a decent amount of open houses going on around town. Here are some of our picks. 408 17th Ave E Neighborhood: North Capitol Hill Open House: Sat,… Read More

1310 E Union Loft Back After Huge Price Cut

1310 E Union St - 301 - Exterior

1310 E Union, developed by Liz Dunn, is indisputably our favorite condo building in Seattle so it is exciting to see a unit hit the market, but it is unit 301 which has been on the market but didn’t sell. This time though it is priced at the low low $615k (it is going to… Read More

Portage Bay Waterfront!

2511 Everett Ave E - Waterfront

I’m kinda of in love with this Lake Union waterfront home on Portage Bay at 2511 Everett Ave East. 3 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms, 2,060 square feet, 1 car garage, 41 feet of waterfront… Built in 1998. Though how loud is 520? Could you put in a dock with a boat lift? Also I wish the… Read More

New $759k Home on Fauntleroy

4137 Fauntleroy Way SW - Exterior

Another day, another new construction West Seattle home… Here’s a $759k home right on Fauntleroy at 4137 Fauntleroy Way SW. It’s a decent size too at 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3,052 square feet with two car garage. We like the wide plank floors, waterfall island in the kitchen, rooftop deck… We don’t like the… Read More

$200k+ Appreciation in Two Years??

457 39th Ave E - Exterior

457 39th Ave E just hit the market for $895k. It last sold in 2012 for $685k. Will it appreciate over $200k with only a few improvements (“Big new deck, repainted, refinished floors”). 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, unknown square footage… My guess it is overpriced as it is going to need some work to modernize… Read More

Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer’s Waterfront Home

1130 Lakeside Ave S - Exterior

According to Curbed, Sounders GM Adrian Hanauer, has put his Leschi waterfront contemporary home on the market for $3,985,000. This is the first time that 1130 Lakeside ave S has been on the market since in 1998 whatever was there sold for $660,000 and this home was built in 2002. The home has an incredible… Read More

Who Lives at the Martin?

The Martin

The Martin sent over a short blurb on a few of their residents. If you’re curious who lives in all these new apartment buildings here’s three stories… At The Martin, a 24-story apartment building at the nexus of downtown Seattle and the Denny Triangle, residents include all ages – from infants to retirees. The Martin’s… Read More