Modern Townhouse At Southern Edge Of Seattle U

465 14th Ave - exterior

A few blocks from the new streetcar on Broadway, you’ll find this new 4-Star Built Green townhouse designed by Playhouse.  Listing for $625,000, 465 14th Ave is a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, with 1,849 sq ft, and a rooftop deck.  The open plan living area has ceiling high windows.  The kitchen has a Bertozoni range,… Read More

Magnolia Mid-Century Inspired Modern

2831 31st Ave W - dine

From the street this could be a renovated one story mid-century modern (height restrictions?).  In fact, it’s a 3,200 sq ft house built last year; the sloped lot helped to make that work.  Listing for $1,150,000, 2813 31st Ave W has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.  The deck you see is the rooftop of the… Read More

Portage Bay Floating Home – End Of Dock

1214 Hamlin St #9 - live 1

In real estate it’s all about location, location, location.  This floating home at 1214 Hamilton St #9 has it; owned moorage, on the end of the dock, with an east facing view across Portage Bay.  Listing for $1,298,500, it has 1,500 sq ft, 3 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms.  2 bedrooms are upstairs with their own… Read More

Madison Valley Modern Contemporary

519 28th Ave E - facade

This 2012 contemporary (listing’s description) in Madison Valley, is one of those houses that probably looks even more dramatic in person.  Listing for $1,125,000, 519 28th Ave E is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house, with 2,672 sq ft.  The 3 story entryway is filled with light, spilling into the living room.  As well as… Read More

EDEN Now Available for Presale in Upper Queen Anne

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Heads up, this is a sponsored post. 1936 8th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119 3 Bedrooms | 2.25 Baths | 1 Car Garage Parking 2,009 Approx. Sq. Ft. | 4 Star Built Green Eden is a modern collection of three, light-filled urban single family homes located in highly desirable Queen Anne with excellent access to great schools,… Read More

West Seattle Isola Modern

2134 44th Ave SW

This 2013 house from Isola truly stands out with it’s impressive facade.  You’ll find tall windows and high-end finishes inside.  2134 44th Ave SW is a 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home, with 3,360 sq ft.  Listing for $1,099,900, it has a separate ADU above the 2 car garage.  The open floor plan on the main… Read More

Live/Work in Madrona

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We love this live/work unit that hit the market last week in Madrona. Sadly the listing agent never got back to us so you’ll need to login to learn more.

North Beach 1960’s


Looking to relive the 1960’s? Check out this North Beach home built in 1964 at 8823 27th Ave NW. Stone floor, stone fireplace, brick fireplace and a few other period details should appeal to fans of younger mid-century moderns. Listed at $735k it is 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,604 square feet on a large 8,412… Read More

Milan Inspired Modern Building (with Views)

714 Bellevue Ave E #601 - live

With views north, south and west; #601 at 714 Bellevue Ave E. should be an easy sale.   If that isn’t enough for you, there is one balcony off the living room, and another on the den side.  Listing for $674,500, this unit is a 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom, den/guest room, with 1,147 sq ft.  It… Read More

Creekside 1969 Contemporary

1502 NE 105th St - open

That’s one dramatic room.  Massive fireplace, Italian tiled entry, and beamed wood ceilings.  Situated along Thornton Creek, this home overlooks it’s lush garden, leading down to the greenbelt.  Listing at $665,000, 1502 NE 105th St has 4 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms, with 2,600 sq ft.  To complete the picture, imagine an open kitchen/dining area facing out… Read More

Paul Hayden Kirk Modern in Bellevue


Heidi gave us a heads up that she has another great listing. This one is a Paul Hayden Kirk modern in Bellevue. The sellers bought it at auction, fixed it up and are now looking for someone who loves mid-century moderns. You can find it at 4749 119th Ave SE. It is 2 bedrooms, 1.75… Read More

Coming Soon: Queen Anne Modern Tour


Fans of Queen Anne and modern architecture, heads up about the Queen Anne Modern Tour: On June 20th, from 12pm – 3pm, the Queen Anne Historical Society will offer The Modern Tour. Our tour will visit two municipal projects, two live/work buildings, and two private residences. The architects who designed the most recent projects will… Read More

New Arboretum Modern

621 25th Ave E - facade

They call it “stunning” and I tend to agree, 621 25th Ave E has a lot to offer.  Blocks from the Arboretum, this 2,760 sq ft home has 3 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms, and lists for $1,375,000.  Floors of hardwood, concrete, ceramic tile, slate, or carpet; wood beams, wood built-ins, and plenty of windows throughout.  The… Read More

Via6, Expo, AVA & More Charged with Discrimination

The Rainier Valley Post digs into recent housing discrimination violations, The Station at Othello Charged With Housing Discrimination. Nearly 50 years after Seattle made it illegal to discriminate against minorities when renting or selling real estate, 13 local property owners have been charged with housing discrimination against people because of race, country of origin, sexual… Read More

Is it Time for More Space?

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Heads up! This is sponsored post. The final opportunity to own a New York plan at City 26 in North Seattle is here. Two excellent homes available now with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, and 2,751 square feet. Miles from extraordinary. Close to everything. Priced reduced to $699,950 – final opportunity to own at… Read More

Eastlake Condo With View Terrace

2960 Eastlake Ave E - live 1

It would be nice if more builders gave owners/renters the wall of windows that this unit at Ruby in Eastlake has.  Listing for $380,000, #109 at 2960 Eastlake Ave E is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with 801 sq ft.  There is retail below, so you’re not at street level.  Cherry wood floors in living… Read More

New Phinney Ridge; Yes, It Does Have A Rooftop Deck

120 N 73rd St - front

This is a 3 story, 3,597 sq ft house, with a backyard.  And it’s not overwhelming.  Listing for $1,600,000, 120 N 73rd St is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home.  The main level has an L shaped open floor plan.  With an impressive kitchen at the back of the main living area, alongside a family… Read More

Downtown Living With Hotel Amenities At Olive 8

737 Olive Way #1809 - live windows

Unit 1809 at 737 Olive Way is a very stylish condo on the 18th floor of Olive 8 in Downtown.  Listing for $525,00, this 684 sq ft unit is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with it’s own balcony.  For you cooks, there are high end kitchen appliances including a gas range. There is a Hyatt… Read More

Steel Clad Pb Elemetal


I had to double check the year built on this one at 2037 34th Ave S. It looks like new construction but was actually built in 2009; designed by Pb Elemental it was built by Brookwil. It is a 4,028 square foot place, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms on a 3,570 square foot lot with all… Read More

Does Your Condo or Apartment Have a Mouse Problem?

Time to tackle a serious question. Does your condo (or apartment) have a mouse problem? I never, not once, in all my time living and owning a condo in Seattle considered for a moment that I might have to worry about mice. But after hearing my brother-and-sister-in-law talk about their battles with mice in a… Read More