Capitol Hill Cottage Steps From the Action

It is hard to believe this Capitol Hill cottage at 421 10th Ave E Unit B is tucked away, barely only a block away from all the action of Broadway. Built in 1923 it is in a collection of condos known as “The Bungalows”. At 652 square feet, it is a compact one bedroom, one… Read More

Incredible Magnolia Mid-Century Modern

To go with your mid-century modern vacation home, you, of course, need an incredible mid-century city home. 4700 W Bertona St is that MCM. In Magnolia on a 9,226 square foot lot it is 2,820 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2.75 bathrooms. Tastefully updated it has a Poliform kitchen, sweet bathtub and lots of… Read More

First-Time Buyers, We Have the Guide for You

This spring, on a transcontinental flight, I wrote down all the advice I’d give to a friend over beers if they asked about buying a home for the first time. The result is Urbnlivn’s Seattle Home Buying Guide. It covers everything I think you need to know whether you’re buying a condo or a house…. Read More

Modern Home Tour is This Weekend

The modern home tour is back this weekend, Saturday, April 30th, 11am – 5pm. The Seattle Modern Home Tour returns on the last Saturday in April, giving Seattleites the opportunity once again to explore eight modern homes that exemplify modern architecture and design, right in their own city. Visitors will get the inside scoop from… Read More

The Perfect MCM Vacation Home

Finding a great MCM in Seattle is tough. Finding a great MCM vacation home even tougher which is why if we had $1.2m in the bank we’d be all over this 1966 Wililam Bain Jr designed home in Poulsbo. Set on 1.11 acres, the 3,311 square foot home not just looks stunning but has stunning… Read More

Charming Exposed Brick Co-Op on the Hill

Unit P is a charming place at the San Remo co-op on Capitol Hill. At 504 square feet, it is an efficient space with one bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. We love the exposed brick! Priced at just $209k. Note: this is a co-op, not a condo. Co-ops are generally a little harder to buy since… Read More

One Bedroom at Insignia

If you missed out on the low prices at Insignia and can’t afford the current $737 buy-in for a brand new unit, there have been a handful of resales popping up in the South Tower but they’re generally moving fast. Unit 512S is a 803 square foot one bedroom, one bathroom. Listed at $585,900 it… Read More

Open One Bedroom at the Brix

Here’s an open one bedroom at Brix.

Insignia is 91% Sold

We were over at Insignia earlier this week and it sounds like they just hit 91% sold. I get a lot of emails about what their lower priced units are. So here you go! There are only four left, all in the north tower, under a $1m. #205N – $737,800 #305N – $743,700 #3001N –… Read More

Luma is 55% Sold. 2 Left Under $500k

Luma announced today that they’re 55% sold. We’ve had a few inquires from readers who want to buy there and just wanted to give you all a heads up that they only have two units left under $500k so you’ll have to move fast. #1504 at $494,950 and the unit above, #1604 at $499,950. Drop… Read More

There’s a lot of History Behind Gridiron

It was tough interrupting cocktail hour at our floating home this evening to swing by the Gridiron Sales Center(Gridiron is a 107-unit condo project going up in Pioneer Square) for “an intimate and thought-provoking panel discussion” about design and historic preservation. But interrupt it we did. At the event we heard from Gridiron developer, Kevin… Read More

Exposed Brick at the Pittsburgh

I think this is the first “unit 0” that we’ve seen! In the Pittsburgh, a lower Queen Anne building built in 1907, but converted to condos in 2007, this unit is a mixture of new and old. In terms of “old world charm”, we love all the exposed brick, impractical as it is from an… Read More

Eastlake Parcel Sold For $1.7m Over Asking

Remember that .64 acre parcel in Eastlake that was asking $5m. It sold this week for $6,713,980 (!!!). We’ve got wind of some of the partners on the deal but they’ve asked to rename anonymous for now. As an Eastlake resident, I’m super curious as to what they have planned!

Concrete & Views at the Plaza Royale

Recently we’ve blogged, and seen, a lot of condo units on Capitol Hill in concrete and steel buildings built in the 70’s (all on Belmont Ave). While we love Capitol Hill, we should be fair to Queen Anne and point out unit 602 at the Plaza Royale. As you can see it has amazing views,… Read More

Live on the Water!

It is days like today that make living on a floating home the best thing ever! (I know what I’m talking about, I live in a floating home on Eastlake.) You come home from work, kick off your shoes and go for a swim (though the water is 60) or hop in your boat for… Read More

Modern Home Tour is April 30th

The modern home tour is back Saturday, April 30th, 11am – 5pm. The Seattle Modern Home Tour returns on the last Saturday in April, giving Seattleites the opportunity once again to explore eight modern homes that exemplify modern architecture and design, right in their own city. Visitors will get the inside scoop from homeowners on… Read More

Nexus Seattle Condo Details Revealed

The Burrard Group has revealed a ton of details about their condo project at 1200 Howell S, Nexus Seattle, via a press release, The Burrard Group Debuts NEXUS – A New Condominium Tower Amidst A Burgeoning Multi-Billion Dollar Vertical Village in Downtown Seattle; Unit Reservations May ’16. “NEXUS will be the first of several significant… Read More

Soak up the Sound from West Seattle

Here’s a pretty incredible brand new home in West Seattle at 7931 California Ave SW. Built just last year, it was on the market at a higher price, but changed listing agents and is now listed for $1,395,000. At 3,768 square feet it has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms. We love the Nana wall system that… Read More

Build Your Own Condo Building on Queen Anne

Here’s your chance to build your own condo building on Queen Anne! 210 W Comstock is a permit-ready 8 home building on the south slope of Queen Anne. HOW AMAZING IS THIS OPPORTUNITY!? A boutique condo building in an amazing part of Queen Anne would sell fast. There is a ton of pent up demand… Read More

Belltown Penthouse at the Klee

Penthouse #4 at the Klee in Belltown boasts 22′ ceilings with north-west views of the sound and the Space Needle. Priced at $680,000 it is 1,160 square feet and has two bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. For those hot summer days, it has air conditioning. Listing provided courtesy of Ryan Raffetto, Pointe3.