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The Ultimate in High Rise Luxury

We don’t often blog about Bellevue real estate, but I don’t think we’ve ever seen a condo quite like this in the greater Seattle area! Listed at $13.9m this penthouse unit at Bellevue Towers is 6,398 square feet of indoor space and 3,000 feet of outdoor space. The place looks like an entertainers dream home…. Read More

Luxury Living at Escala

Here is one of the nicest units at Escala to re-sell. Unit #2704 is a rare F floor plan that opens from your private elevator entry to your 2,442 square foot, 2 bedroom and den, 2.25 bathroom condo. What makes this one special is the extensive remodels from 2014; custom millwork, slab Bottochino marble, dramatic… Read More

Boutique Condo on Capitol Hill

We’re big fans of the Crawford, a boutique condo building on Capitol Hill of just 10 units built in 2001. Steps from Melrose Market and Linda’s, you’re in the center of Capitol Hill action, but not in a cookie cutter apartment. Unit #201 there just hit the market for $608,000 which gets you a 1,150… Read More

Luma 75% Sold, Less Than 45 Homes Left

Sales at Luma have been picking up steam: LUMA Condominium is now closing in on 75% sold. The building is nearing completion and our buyers’ closings are scheduled to begin in the next few weeks. Currently there are two model units that can be toured by appointment; later this month, the sales center will be… Read More

Olive 8 Corner Unit on the 37th Floor

Enjoy killer views from the corner unit of this 37th floor unit at Olive 8. Unit 3702 is 1,586 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Plus two parking spots and storage. We love the wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and living above the Hyatt must be a blast as you get to enjoy their… Read More

West Facing Two Bedroom at Insignia

Another buyer in Insignia’s North Tower has decided to sell before moving in (here’s our earlier post on the subject). So here’s your chance to get a never-been-lived-in two bedroom condo with killer west views. Unit N2407 is a 1,523 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, in Seattle’s latest, and greatest, new construction condo. Just… Read More

The Coolest Townhouse Ever?

I suspect this is the coolest townhouse we’ll blog about all year! It is a unit #12 at the Sanctuary on Capitol Hill. The Sanctuary was formerly a First Church of Christ Scientist and was converted to condos in 2012. #12 is huge at 2,952 square feet with 3 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms, spread over four… Read More

Urbnlivn is Selling #519 at Trace North

Urbnlivn is excited to list this fifth floor condo at Trace North, #519. This immaculate condo has it all – west facing floor-to-ceiling windows, barely used kitchen, parking, storage, in-unit washer/dryer and a rooftop deck. The building, Trace North, was built in 2007 by GTS Development and was designed by Johnson Architecture. It is also… Read More

Seattle VA Approved Condos

Looking for a VA approved condo? You’ll want to check any condos you’re considering against the Department of Veteran Affairs list of the nearly 200 VA approved condos in Seattle. 10601 BAGLEY AVE NORTH 1111 EAST PIKE CONDOS 1300 UNIVERSITY 17TH & SPRING 467 NEWTON STREET CONDOMINIUMS 5000 FAUNTERLEROY 532 19TH AVE., 92ND STREET CONDOMINIUMS… Read More

Urbnlivn in the Seattle Times

It was great to see the Seattle Times pick up our blog post on condos being flipped at Insignia. From the Seattle Times, Owners flip new Seattle condos for big profit before they even open: Just how hot is the Seattle real-estate market? People are now reserving condos under construction and then flipping them for… Read More

Flipping at Insignia

The North Tower of Insignia has now closed 207 of 348 units with 130 left to close and only 11 left to sell. We’ve seen a handful of resales come up in the North Tower were people are flipping their units, having never occupied them. Curious about this we decided to dig in more and… Read More

Nexus Update: 80% Reserved

Here’s the latest from NEXUS: We’re just over 80% reserved in first position with a “significant” number of second positions. First position reservations on two bedroom / two bathrooms start around the low $900,000s with second positions available from the mid-$300,000s upwards. The building received its final endorsements with the Design Review Board and new… Read More

Insignia 96%, Nexus 80%, Luma 68%, Gridiron 18%

Slow month for new construction news, other than Insignia is quickly closing out the north tower with nearly 100 closings in July. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have helped many buyers… Read More

Rare Listing in Market Place Tower

Atop an office tower in Belltown (I worked in it for years, as Redfin calls it home) are seven condos. One of which just hit the market for $9,388,000. Located atop 2033 1st Avenue, this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath residence boasts 4,532 square feet of well-maintained craftsmanship. The condo is spread over two levels, taking… Read More

West Facing Listing at Insignia

Insignia has a new 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom available for $1,820,000. Located at 588 Bell St, we blog often about this luxury building with it’s 41st floor sky retreat, exercise facility, media viewing room, outside seating and 24 hour concierge. This unit is on the 38th floor, facing West to capture the views of Seattle,… Read More

Loft at the Brix

Loft fans, there’s a one bedroom loft at the Brix on Capitol Hill that hit the market yesterday. 530 Broadway E #115 is 925 square feet, and has a full height loft bedroom, not a bullshit flexi one :). This is a courtyard unit, so it looks out, not at the street, but other units… Read More

We Need More Buildings Like This

When you think of Ravenna you don’t think of hip modern buildings. But there’s one! Built in 2007 it is at 5611 University Way NE and a unit, #400a, just hit the market. Priced at $933k it is a two bedroom, 2.5 bathroom two-level condo spread over 1,866 square feet on the top-floor. We love… Read More

Enjoy the Space Needle from Lumen

You can’t beat a living room view of the Space Needle. This 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit at 501 Roy Street hit the market last week at LUMEN. With 831 square feet, this is a very modern unit with concrete and steel construction, clean lines, and wall-to-wall windows. The building was Designed by Hewitt Architects,… Read More

Eric Cobb Remodel at 2200

We’re big fans of Seattle architect Eric Cobb so it is no surprise that his remodel of a condo at 2200, in South Lake Union, caught our eye. Unit W307, listed at $1.5m, is 1,668 square feet with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. We love all the updates – the hot-rolled steel, glass staircase, fireplace… Read More

Luxury Living at the Four Seasons

A resale at one of the most luxurious condos, the Four Seasons, just hit the market. Unit 1201 is 2,082 square feet with two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Priced at $2.995m we love the views, and of course, we’d be at that pool every day next week (have you seen the forecast??). Dues are $2,500… Read More