Archives for May 2012

Another Lakeview Townhome Hits the Market

Another Lakeview Townhome has hit the market. These were originally built in 2009 but didn’t sell so they rented them out. And have now been trying to selling them again. The last one they put up sold in five days. Unit A is 1,700 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms and is listed at $699k…. Read More

Re-modeled Fremont Mid-Century Modern

4006 Greenwood Ave N will go fast! $549,950 for a mid-century home built in 1953 that has been recently tastefully remodeled. It is 2,080 square feet and has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. I dig all the windows, open living and kitchen space, the decks and views. Feels like an urban cabin :). You can… Read More

Capitol Hill Housing’s EcoDistrict Wrapup

Tonight I attended Capitol Hill Housing’s 7th Annual Community Forum (along with about 250 other interested folks), Creating an EcoDistrict – How do we make Capitol Hill a model of sustainable development? I went knowing embarrassingly little about Capitol Hill Housing (they own 43 buildings around town) and mainly interested to hear if we’d be… Read More

New Broadview Modern Home

Everyone have a good long weekend?? Sadly I didn’t get down to check out the “lyrical restraint” house… Anyhow, this new construction home in Broadview has been on the market for about a month now so we’re late to the game in letting you know about it. (We were saving it for a day when… Read More

Brand New Judkins Built Green

Here’s another Judkins modern home to check out this weekend in addition to the first Pb elemental home. It is at 2020 S Charles St on the other side of the park. Built this year it is 2,494 square feet and has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a killer roof top deck (though I don’t… Read More

The First Pb Elemental Home is For Sale

Pb fans, their first home, built in 2006, 2204 S Norman St, is for sale! $789k for 3,070 square feet. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms with a full mother-in-law downstairs. Sold brand spanking new in ’06 for $677k. The home was featured in Seattle Metropolitan’s Best of the City.

Lyrical Restraint on Interlaken

I’m still puzzling over what “lyrical restraint” really means in the marketing remarks for 2609 E Interlaken Blvd, regardless, the place is awesome and doesn’t suffer the Bellevue problem of the place we posted about yesterday. At $1.85m you get 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms in 4,450 square foot on an unknown lot size. The place… Read More

Capitol Hill Event: Creating an Eco District

Capitol Hill readers, there is an interesting event coming up next Tuesday by the Capitol Hill Housing Foundation, Creating an EcoDistrict – How do we make Capitol Hill a model of sustainable development? Moderator: Former HUD Deputy Secretary and King County Executive Ron Sims Distinguished panelists: Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn Denis Hayes, President of the… Read More

Four Seasons Replacing Glass Balconies

A reader tipped us off that it looks like the Four Seasons Seattle is undergoing some repair work already: From my office I noticed that the Four Seasons is replacing the glass on all of it balconies/terraces. Looks like every balcony on all of the apartment floors and the common area at the top. You… Read More

Incredible Bridle Trails Modern Contemporary

Even if it weren’t in Bellevue and I had way more money I would buy this place in a heartbeat! 5111 140th Ave NE is an incredible modern contemporary in Bridle Trails. And is a monster place at 5,375 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, set on 0.8 acres. This place is to die for!… Read More

Featured Listing: 111 W Highland Drive #7W

Looking to live at a prestigious address in a boutique 18 unit condo building? 111 W Highland Drive #7W fits both those requirements. And comes with an absolutely killer view of downtown Seattle and the sound. Unit #7W is 2,592 square feet and has 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2 fireplaces, 3 balconies, 2 parking spots… Read More

Last Unsold Penthouse at 5th and Madison

We knew there were more units at 5th and Madison being held onto by the developer! If you knew too and were waiting for the last unsold penthouse. Here’s your chance. If you’re waiting for unit 2304, keep waiting. Unit #2402 just hit the market a few days ago. 1,950 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2… Read More

Seattle Condos Are Front Page News

When we blogged about the Seattle Times covering the Seattle condo scene we didn’t realize it’d be front page news today! Realogics, who supplied much of the data for the article, has blogged graph after graph of what is happening with Seattle condos if you want to dive in more. For instance here’s one of… Read More

Central District ’80s Contemporary

The rain and trying to recover my feet after an epic ski trip kept me from hiking or skiing today so I ventured out and saw 835 15th Ave at its open house. The house is at 15th and Marion, just a few blocks away from where I live. Nice corner lot. Garage entrance off… Read More

Seattle Times: Downtown Seattle Condos Are Finally Filling Up

Eric Pryne over at the Seattle Times dives deep into the Seattle condo scene in the Seattle Times today, Downtown Seattle condos are finally filling up: Market analysts agree the balance between condo supply and demand has shifted recently — if only because most of the supply, at long last, is gone. Many buildings have… Read More

Monster Pioneer Square Loft

Wow, if this were on Capitol Hill, I’d buy it in a second! 210 3rd Ave S, Unit 3A is a unit at “The Lofts” in Pioneer Square. It is huge at 1,629 square foot for a “1 bed”. Comes with parking and either a private deck, or access to a rooftop deck. It is… Read More

Cheaper Downtown Loft

Too often we feature fancy pant places. Well here’s something simpler. A 591 square feet, west facing, one bedroom loft at 1119 1st Ave, unit 213, in the Grand Pacific Hotel Building. It’s listed at $259k and has been on the market 10 days and last sold in 2006 for $295k. Though I’m totally confused… Read More

Not At All Urbn Mid-Century Modern

2327 N 137th St is nowhere close to downtown Seattle (it is way north by exit 175). But it is a mid-century modern! And only $345k. 1,260 square feet, 3 beds, 1 baths. It is open this weekend, both Saturday and Sunday, from 1 to 4pm.

Award Winning Central District Live/Work @ UrbanTrees

An ever elusive live/work has come up for sale in the Central District at 1820 E Yesler Way. The project known as UrbanTrees, is 11 homes, was designed by b9 architects, built by gProjects and won an AIA Future Shack award. The home is listed for $475k and is 2,016 square feet, 1 bed, 1.75… Read More

Urbnlivn’s Featured Listing Program

With the market heating up we get lots of emails from listing agents asking us to blog about their place. Being this is a small time operation we can’t get to every cool new listing right away. If you’d like to ensure we do, we will! But it’ll cost you and we’re going to disclose… Read More