New Modern on Mt Baker’s Western Slope

1527 30th Ave S - facade

The area around the coming (2023) Judkins Park Station seems to be a hot spot for builders. This new construction modern gives you nice views of downtown from all levels.  Even a bit of water and the Olympics from the large rooftop deck.  Listed at $1,375,000, 1527 30th Ave S has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms,… Read More

Windermere Discontinues iPhone App


I was surprised to hear yesterday that Windermere is discontinuing their iPhone app a bit over two years after they launched it. An email from Windermere to their agents: Back in May, we launched with a new “responsive” web design that makes it easy to use across all types of platforms, including mobile devices…. Read More

Loft at West Queen Anne School

1401 5th Ave W unit 305 - live

Here’s a very nice loft unit at West Queen Anne School.  Unit 305 at 1401 5th Ave W lists for $335,000, has one bathroom and 714 sq ft.  14 ft ceilings are paired with the classic windows.  The unit has a washer & dryer, extra storage space, and a garage parking space.  West Queen Anne… Read More

Lake Cabin in Seattle

1501 Lake Washington Blvd unit 1505F - lake

After a hard day at work, go home to this darling Lake Washington cabin.  Built in 1911, it’s part of the historic Lake Washington Beach Cottages.  Listed for $380,00, unit 1505F at 1501 Lake Washington Blvd is a completely renovated cabin that has 1 bedroom, 0.75 bathroom, with 459 sq ft of living space. It… Read More

Penthouse Unit at Trace Lofts


Yet another loft at Trace Lofts is up for sale! Loft #508 just came on the market at $599k for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 807 square foot unit with nice tall ceilings and views of Mount Rainier. Listing provided courtesy of Carrie DeBuys at Realogics Sotheby’s Int’l Rlty. Disclaimer: I own in the building…. Read More

Condo #s: Insignia 75%, Luma 16%, Solo 90%, Vik 71%

Insignia Seattle

Since we checked a little over a month ago Insignia has been the big seller adding 39 pending units at the North Tower and the South Tower adding 13. Vik picked up 9, Luma picked up 4 and Solo Lofts still has two units remaining. Selling Now Insignia North Tower – 68% pending 348 units,… Read More

Industrial Chic with Sound Views


Fans of “industrial chic”, that is, lots of exposed concrete and walls of windows will love unit 1006 at Continental Place (located at 2125 1st Ave). The 1,933 square foot unit, 2 bedroom, 1.75 bath place was designed by the architect owner along with Les Eerkes, of the then Olson Sundberg Architects, now Olson Kundig…. Read More

Loft in Heart of Pike Place Market

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Transit Friendly, Modern Townhouse With Rooftop Deck

1915 25th Ave S - deck view

No lack of transit options and parks for this modern townhouse.  Listed for $365,000, unit C at 1915 25th Ave S, is a 2 bedroom, 1.25 bathroom, townhome with 1,392 sq ft. There’s a 2 story light well that opens to the stairway.  The upper level master bedroom suite is open to both, but has… Read More

Floor Plans for Montana Circle at Fort Lawton

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The Fort Lawton website got an upgrade this week and added floor plans for the Montana Circle collection of homes. You can also find out more about their two palettes, cool and warm.

Yet Another Trace Lofts Loft


I’ve lost track of how many lofts have turned hands this summer at Trace Lofts, there has been that many! (Actually it is 6 in the last six months and two more are pending. There are 42 units in the building.) There isn’t anything wrong with the building that I, as an owner in the… Read More

West Seattle MCM with Views of Seattle


This mid-century modern in West Seattle is pretty sweet. 2208 Walnut Ave SW is on the east side of West Seattle in North Admiral. Killer views! Listed at $1.425m it was built in 1960 but recently remodeled. It is 3,980 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms on a 0.28 acre lot. It last sold December,… Read More

Construction Company Pulls Out of Potala Tower

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Hot on the heels of the SEC going after the developer of Potala Tower word from residents at the neighboring Martin apartments is that Potala Tower’s construction company is pulling their equipment out tonight: Tonight, August 26th PCL will be removing some excavation and drilling equipment from the project site with the use of a… Read More

Beacon Hill Grocery Store Live/Work Project

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Sweet Eastlake Floating Home


Looks like the owners of 2207 Fairview Ave E, Unit 12 wanted to enjoy one last summer before putting their floating home on the market. Home 12 at the “Flo Villa” community is definitely one of the nicer floating homes on the lake. It was built in 1994 and was designed by Lagerquist & Morris…. Read More

2200’s $26m Repairs to be Done in March

The side of the 18-story at 2200 Westlake is covered up for the last phase of years-long repair project.

The Seattle Times check in on how the $26m repairs for 2200 are going, Behind the veil, condos repaired. Started in late 2013 they should be complete by March 2016. YIKES. Interesting to note that the Veer Lofts lawsuit has been settled but for an undisclosed sum, The 99-unit condo reached a settlement last summer… Read More

Parking Spots Selling For $20-$50k

How much is a parking spot worth to you? King5 recently took a look at the issue, Seattle homebuyers weighing value of parking spots: “In Seattle … there were 6 or 7 sells of deeded parking spaces in the last 12 months and they’ve sold anywhere from $20,000 to $50,000 depending on the location.” Krigsman… Read More

Madison Valley Modern with View

1729 25th Ave - rooftop

Overlooking the valley, this new construction Madison Valley townhouse give you the best of both worlds; a quite neighborhood, with easy access to restaurants, shopping, and recreational areas.  Listed at $879,000, 1729 25th Ave is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhome with 2,013 sq ft. Besides the rooftop deck, there are decks for the main… Read More

Seattle Condos Rental Caps

What’s your condo building’s rental cap? A reader recently wrote in curious if we had a list of Seattle condos and their rental caps. We don’t, but with your help we could put one together. Either leave a comment with your building’s name and rental cap or add it directly to our Google Spreadsheet.

New Greenwood Modern – Walkscore of 95

202 N 87th St - front

This new construction modern has the longest beams that I’ve seen for a longtime.  NO columns to spoil the large, high-ceilinged living space.  Listed for $825,000, 202 N 87th St is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home, with 2,721 sq ft of living space. The kitchen features quartz countertops, walk-in pantry, breakfast bar, and a… Read More