Seattle Has Gone To The Dogs

It’s no secret that a good number of Seattlites consider their four-legged friends during their housing search. Proximity to dog parks, rooftop dog runs, and washing stations are all making their way onto the list of most-wanted amenities. Here at Urbnlivn, we love our dogs just as much as the next homeowner or renter. We… Read More

The Jewel of Portage Bay

Growing up in a monster a-frame home designed by my architect father, must have left its mark because the minute I saw this Portage Bay floating home I was in love. On the 2822 Boyer dock, it is unit #11 and sits at the end of the dock, practically on its own with views to… Read More

Eric Cobb Remodel at 2200

We’re big fans of Seattle architect Eric Cobb so it is no surprise that his remodel of a condo at 2200, in South Lake Union, caught our eye. Unit W307, listed at $1.5m, is 1,668 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We love all the updates – the hot-rolled steel, glass staircase, fireplace… Read More

Luxury Living at the Four Seasons

A resale at one of the most luxurious condos, the Four Seasons, just hit the market. Unit 1201 is 2,082 square feet with two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Priced at $2.995m we love the views, and of course, we’d be at that pool every day next week (have you seen the forecast??). Dues are $2,500… Read More

How to Blend New with Vintage

We’re digging the simple, but tasteful remodel of a vintage North Capitol Hill condo at The Chancery, 2328 10th Ave E, unit 104. Priced at $338k it is a one bedroom, 1 bathroom place that is 668 square feet and looks totally move-in ready with a new kitchen and bathroom. Hopefully this serves as some… Read More

Stunning Magnolia Modern New Construction

2460 Crestmont Place West looks like it is going to be an incredible new modern home in Magnolia when it is completed this fall. Situated on the Magnolia Bluff on a 5,000 square foot lot the home will be 6,000 square feet spread over five floors with elevator access. That will house five bedrooms and… Read More

Cascade Apartments Opening in Spring

BuzzBuzzHome gave us the heads up that Equity’s newest apartment complex, Cascade, has officially started construction in SLU and is expected to open in Spring 2017. Cascade, located at 222 Fairview Avenue N, will contain 483 units with a Walk-Score of 98. The building is close to Cascade Park and nearby several retail and dining establishments…. Read More

Seattle Median SFH Home Price Now $666k

The Seattle Times is reporting Seattle’s devilish new home price record: $666,000: Seattle’s median single-family home cost $666,500 in June, easily beating out the record set in February, according to figures released Wednesday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Seattle home prices have risen 15.9 percent just in the past year and an astounding 74… Read More

Residences at Fairview Are Back

The Residences at Fairview, a collection of luxury townhomes in Eastlake, has put their remaining six units on the market [pdf]. We’re a big fan of this project because we love Eastlake and love the water. We think these townhomes should be something that folks looking at penthouses at Insignia or elsewhere downtown should consider…. Read More

Loft Living at Lumen

Loft fans, there’s a modern one bedroom loft at Lumen that just hit the market. It is unit R 327 and is a spacious 1,014 square feet. Listed at $419k, if you like modern, and exposed concrete, Lumen could be the building for you. Listing provided courtesy of Heidi Ward, Windermere.

Watch for Falling Window Panes

Unique news from KOMO News came in yesterday when a window pane fell more than 300 feet onto a parking lot just a block from Pike Place Market. The incident occurred at the 1521 2nd Avenue condos from a unit on the 30th floor. Apparently a double pane window in an empty unit broke. And while no one… Read More

Foreclosure Opportunity at the Parc

We thought foreclosures (and short sales) were out of vogue in our go-go-go real estate market. But we happened to stumble upon a forelocsure at 76 Cedar Street. Unit #904 is set to be auctioned off on July 15th. The unit is located at the Parc Condominiums complex in Belltown. And while we do not… Read More

Insignia 95%, Nexus 80%, Luma 68%, Gridiron 18%

This month we’re dropping Vik and Fort Lawton’s Montana Circle because they’re all sold and adding NEXUS, who out of the gate, is at 80%. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have… Read More

Craziest Home Sale of the Year?

Is the sale detailed in this Seattle Times the craziest of the year? Seattle home too dangerous to enter sells for $427,000 after ‘insane’ bidding war: With crumbling floors and ceilings that could collapse at any moment, about five feet of standing water and toxic air not safe to breathe, a West Seattle house was… Read More

New Construction Close to the Arboretum

433 26th Avenue E, the sister home to 431 26th Ave E, which just sold, has just hit the market. Both were built by Barcelo Homes. We haven’t been inside this one, 433, but when we toured 431, we had this to say: This is a very nicely done new construction home. Enter at the… Read More

Mini-Apartment for Sale on Capitol Hill

Here is an opportunity to own a whole building on Capitol Hill, at 1814 E Denny Way, that can be leased out with 6 units of rental income. Or convert it to condos?? The building is listed with 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and total of 4,051 square feet. Built in 2014 it is practically brand new…. Read More

Luma Now 68% Sold

The tight lipped Luma has released sales numbers! They’re at 68% sold just a few weeks before they start closings and people start moving in: “Sales velocity for the project has been outstanding,” says Julie McAvoy, Designated Broker and Owner of McAvoy Real Estate. “We’ve sold 69 units in the first two quarters of 2016…. Read More

What’s Happening with Pre-Inspections?

Well known Seattle home inspector, Dylan Chalk, recently wrote a great blog post on pre-inspections, Limited Pre-Inspection?. He raises the question and awareness of how pre-inspections have are changing, at least in the Seattle market. It is a good read for anyone in the market right now and is doing, or considering doing, pre-inspections. The… Read More

Craft Apartments Now Leasing

We’ve received word that Craft Apartments, built by Revolve Development and located on First Hill, have started leasing for their 30 units. The building is on the site of the formerAmerican Federation of Musicians’ Union Local 493, which was once was used as a trolley station. Now it includes a rooftop patio and street level… Read More

Modern Industrial Style “Loft” with Killer Views

This loft was made for a post on urbnlivn. Located at 2201 3rd Avenue in one of Belltown’s original condominium towers, this 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom space went on the market last week and from the outside you’d never guess how cool it is on the inside. The loft was designed by Jim Olson in… Read More