Archives for April 2010

Three Condos Left at Ruby on Eastlake

Congrats on Ruby getting down to only three units left. Though I’m puzzled about this tweet yesterday: Three condos left at Ruby on Eastlake. Seller is offering 6% SOC through this Sunday, May 2nd only! For those who don’t know, SOC stands for selling office commission. It’s the amount of money the buyer’s agent will… Read More

Three Fremont Live/Work Lofts

Fremont is getting three more live/work lofts that claim to be “actually lofts” at 3600 Palatine Ave N (36th and Palatine Ave N). This one is $475,000 for an unknown amount of square footage (I hate it when they don’t list square footage):

Olympic Block Building Bachelor Pad

Unit #11 at the Olympic Block Building just came on the market today; it has quite the interiors! Could be yours for $779,000. You’d get 1,378 square feet which includes 1 bed and 1.75 baths. Looks like the ultimate over-the-top bachelor pad. Current average appraisal: $70,000 You must have JavaScript enabled to submit an appraisal…. Read More

Nice Interiors at Waterfront Place

Thanks to a reader for bringing unit 1102 at Waterfront Place (at 1009 Western Ave) to my attention because I never clicked on it when it came on the market two months ago. It’s a 1,345 square foot 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath unit for sale at $975,000. Last sold in 2008 for $620,000. Looks like… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

There were 26 condo and townhome sales in Seattle last week according to Redfin. Here are a few of them: Someone got a fantastic deal on this one-bedroom unit in the Admiral neighborhood of West Seattle. It sold four years ago for $242K. It sold seven months ago for $202K, and it sold last week… Read More

Exposed Brick Pioneer Square Loft

For fans of exposed brick lofts check out 75 S Main St Unit #201 listed at $369,500 for 717 square feet.

Corner Unit at Monique Lofts

Yesterday a corner loft came on the market at Monique Lofts, #204, is priced to sell at $299,000 for 812 square foot.

Open Houses This Weekend

There are 157 open houses in Seattle this weekend according to Redfin. Here’s a sneak peek: 7 Harrison St #1 Sunday, April 25, 2010 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM This is the cheapest real estate I’ve seen on the market in quite a while at $149K, and it’s a fantastic location, half a block from… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

There were 49 condo and townhouse sales last week according to Redfin. Here are a few of them: A twenty-seventh-floor three-bedroom 2.5-bath unit at Escala sold this week for an astonishing 1.925 million dollars. That’s $788 per square foot. Not to be outdone in overpriced luxury, 200 West Highland sold a top-floor two-bedroom unit for… Read More

Pied-à-Terre at Millenium Tower

I’d hardly call a 2,697 square foot unit at Millenium Tower a “luxurious pied–terre” [sic]. Luxurious yes, pied-a-terre, which is French for, “a small living unit usually located in a large city some distance away from an individual’s primary residence”, no. Semantics aside, this Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen unit is eye-catching. A little pricey at… Read More

81 Vine Penthouse

This penthouse at 81 Vine came on the market a few days ago. I like the big terrace but it just doesn’t look lofty enough inside. It’s listed at $850k for 1,417 square feet. Last sold in 2000 for $779k. (Yikes.)

Danielle Condos In Ballard Open This Weekend

For those looking for a condo in Ballard and not happy with all the other new construction condos up there already we were forwarded an email saying that Danielle is open: I am pleased to announce that we will be holding Danielle open both Saturday April 17th and and Sunday April 18th from 11am to… Read More

WA Multi-family Housing Assoc Conference April 21st

Washington Multifamily Housing Association’s Education Conference & Exposition is this Wednesday, April 21st at the Meydenbauer Center in downtown Bellevue from 8AM to 4:30PM. Here are the highlights according to their email blast: The latest news on the state of Puget Sound’s rental housing market Tips on multi-family financing by Louis Weisman, Sr. Vice President… Read More

Funky Seattle Houseboat on Northlake Way

933 N Northlake Way was sent in by a reader who thought it was pretty cool. It’s priced at $799k, last sold for $850k in October 2006. Looks like it needs an updated kitchen though… Current average appraisal: $637,500 You must have JavaScript enabled to submit an appraisal.  Your appraisal: $ Submit

Trace Lofts and Trace North Drop Prices

Hoping to get in on some last minute tax credit action Trace Lofts and Trace North have cut prices on its remaining units. Trace Lofts #506 from $594,950 to $499,950. Now $635/sq. ft. #407 from $399,950 to $369,950. Now $526/sq. ft. #406 from $449,950 to $399,950. Now $507/sq. ft. Trace North Trace North has also… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

There are 112 open houses in Seattle this weekend according to Redfin. Here are a few of our favorites: 4506 41st Ave SW Sunday, April 18, 2010 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM I love this loft unit near the junction in West Seattle. Bamboo floors, 11′ ceilings, and a nice kitchen! Not a bad deal… Read More

Smoking Deal on Firehouse #25 Penthouse

This is killing me. If I were at all solvent I would make on move on unit 12 at Firehouse #25 (1406 Harvard) on Capitol Hill that just came on the market. It’s a 2,307 square foot unit and is priced at the great price of $612,810. The photos on the current listing do not… Read More

Great Looking Live/Work Loft at the Klee

Another 1,066 square foot live/work loft at the Klee hit the market this morning, #105 at $439,950. It joins #108 a 971 square foot unit priced at $410,000. However, #105 is better priced at $413/square foot as compared to #108’s $422/square foot. (#108 has been on the market for two months now.) Here’s a few… Read More

Lien Situation at Mosler Lofts Resolved

According to the note below the lien situation at Mosler Lofts has been resolved. To quote a Mosler Loft owner, “it’s fucking awesome!”: April 13th 2010 Fellow Mosler Residents 2720 – 3rd Ave Seattle, WA 98121 RE: Building Liens and Lis Pendens The Mosler board is pleased to announce the lien situation at Mosler Lofts… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

There were 26 condo and townhouse sales in Seattle last week according to Redfin. Here are a few interesting ones: Clocking in at $600K, this three-bedroom townhouse in West Seattle was the most expensive purchase last week. Looks like it’s about half a mile north of the junction near that schmancy Metropolitan Market with the… Read More