Insignia North Tower Release Event

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Insignia, the largest supply of new condos in the city, is hosting a release event this weekend for their north tower: NORTH TOWER RELEASE EVENT Light Bites & Beverages Saturday, 3/21 and Sunday, 3/22, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Insignia Sales Center RSVP@InsigniaByBosa.com Unclear whether you can actually put money down on a condo in… Read More

100 Year Old Capitol Hill Condo

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Looking for your first condo? Check out this cute Capitol Hill place that is over 100 years old. 1414 E Harrison Unit I is a sizeable one bedroom at 1,043 square feet and I feel in love with the first two photos below. It is open Sunday from 1 to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of… Read More

More Condos Coming

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About time! From the PSBJ, Developer promises new condos in downtown Seattle: On Tuesday the Business Journal reported that a Chinese company paid just over $20 million for a quarter block in the Belltown area. In a follow-up interview, TeamRise representative Randy Lim said Wednesday that the units will be for sale, rather than rental… Read More

Live at Firehouse #25

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We have a soft spot for firehouses. This week’s firehouse unit at 1406 Harvard Ave #16 certainly requires a lot less work than the last firehouse we featured. Listed at $365k for 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathrooms and 813 square feet it is right beside a QFC and will be super closet to the Whole Foods… Read More

Have You Bought at Insignia?

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Mark Stiles over at the PSBJ likely correctly surmises that, Moment of truth for Seattle’s condo market will come this summer: The Mark Co., which is the broker of record for the 707-unit Insignia, said that 70 percent of the units in the first tower have been pre-sold, but declined to say for how much…. Read More

Luma to Use Virtual Reality to Sell Condos

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Luma, a 24-story condo building coming to First Hill will be trying to use Virtual Reality to sell their condos according to local tech blog Geekwire, Beyond video games: How virtual reality is transforming real estate: Another project that will use virtual reality is LUMA, a 24-story condo building slated for Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood…. Read More

Peek Inside a 1310 E Union Remodel

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1310 e Union is by far our favorite condo building in Seattle. Here’s a peek inside a recent remodel of one of the ones by SHED Architecture. Capitol Hill Loft Press Release.

Veer Lofts Penthouse

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Looking for a real loft in South Lake Union? Unit #617 at Veer Lofts just hit the market. #617 is a true loft with 18′ ceilings and a full height ceiling in the bedroom. Great views of the Space Needle too. Listed at $450k, the dues are $550/month. Already lots of views and favorites on… Read More

Salt Adapts Their Floorplates

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It is great to see a developer responding to demand and adapting their floor plates. And it is also great to see more three bedroom condos hit the market as there are so few of them. Due to a higher-than anticipated demand from downsizing buyers, Salt Ballard is adding new two & three-bedroom homes to… Read More

Nicely Remodeled Highlander Condo

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A very nicely remodeled unit at the 1965 Highlander condo building on Capitol Hill just hit the market. We love the work they did with the remodel in one of the rare concrete condo buildings on the Hill. Sounds like they didn’t spare any expenses: Bamboo floors & custom oak cabinetry are complimented by cool… Read More

Full Height @ 19th Ave Lofts

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The 19th Ave Loft from this past weekend is already pending so if you missed it, don’t worry, another one, #304, just hit the market. However, it is a little more pricey at $379k, but what you get is a full height bedroom and a private deck. It also needs a kitchen upgrade though. It… Read More

The Most Affordable New Construction Condo

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As Solo Loft hits 85% sold, they’ve just released their one affordable unit, made possible, for income-qualified households, by Seattle’s incentive zoning program. Unit 201 is listed at only $239k for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 711 square foot unit. Only catch is that you need to make less than $61,800. Here’s the floorplan and… Read More

Capitol Hill Loft Under $300k

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1802 19th Ave #204 won’t last long, and we’d be surprised if it sold for less than less price. At 700 square feet, it’s got lofty features like 12.5′ foot ceilings, exposed wood beams and a sleeping loft (making it technically a studio). While we love all that, we’d probably splurge and upgrade the kitchen…. Read More

Vik Ballard 30% Sold

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From a recent email update from Vik Ballard: 30% SOLD and the sales office has been a hive of activity since re-opening after the holidays. Due to the resurgence in the housing market, as you may have read in recent headlines, we’re selling a new condominium home each week.

Price Increases at Carbon 56

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Just noticed that prices are increasing at Carbon 56, the apartment building that turned condo building, that kinda turned back into a partial apartment building for a while, at least for four of the remaining five units they have for sale: #216 +$10k #312 +$4k #314 +$4k #316 +$4k

Pioneer Square Loft

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Looking for a New York style loft with exposed brick, big windows, wood beam ceiling? 97 S Jackson St looks promising if you can look past the “soft”/blurry photos. Priced at $999k it is 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 1,847 square feet spread over two levels. According to Redfin it last sold in 2004 for $775k…. Read More

Pioneer Square Loft with Views, Brick and Tall Ceilings

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Rare to find a true loft in Seattle with 18′ ceilings and tons of exposed brick. Even rarer to find one with views! Which is why we love, 80 S Jackson St, #405 (though you may want to renovate the bathroom). At 1,737 square feet spread over two stories for 2 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms,… Read More

Waterfront Landing Condo Owners Up In Arms

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From the Seattle Times, Property owners challenge Seattle waterfront redevelopment: Homeowners and businesses along Seattle’s historic piers have filed petitions asking the state Shorelines Hearings Board to cancel a permit allowing work to begin on a piece of the city’s massive waterfront-redevelopment project.

Open House Sunday: November 9th

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We’ve found a few homes of distinction to write about this weekend.  Two houses in Ballard and one condo at Firehouse 25 on Capitol Hill.  All have open houses on Sunday. 2832 NW 65th St Neighborhood:  Ballard Open House:  Sunday, November 9th,  2-4pm Love it or hate it, that front facade is different (if you… Read More

Luma Broke Ground on Condos Monday

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Luma broke ground on their condos on First Hill on Monday according to the PSBJ. Luma joins a short list of other condo buildings currently under construction – Insignia, Solo Lofts and Vik Ballard. The 168 condos, which are designed to appeal to “creative urban professionals” and empty nesters, will range in size from 600… Read More