A Tale Of Two Lofts On Capitol Hill

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Finally, some more lofts hit the market.  First up is unit 236 at 530 Broadway E.  Listing for $425,000 ($444 a square foot), this 1.5 bathroom, loft unit at the Brix has 958 square feet.  The kitchen has a gas range/oven, double sink, and glass front upper cabinets.  The loft area looks roomy, has a… Read More

Belltown Penthouse: 9 Stripper Poles!?

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Must See Open Houses: October 25th and 26th

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Now with 340 open houses, it’s picking up a bit this weekend [updated].  To be balanced, we have a condo in Belltown, four new townhouses in Alki, and a mid-century view house in Laurelhurst. 3049 59th Ave SW unit A Neighborhood: Alki Open House:  Saturday, October 25, 1-4pm  and  Sunday, October 26, 1-4pm This is… Read More

Salt Ballard Launches: 38 Condo Units Selling Soon

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It has been known for quite some time that the team behind the Solo Lofts condo project was working on a second condo project, Salt. Today, it becomes official. Construction is slated to begin in early 2015. Homes at Salt will be marketed by Matrix Real Estate, with pre-sales commencing within the next several weeks…. Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 18th & 19th

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There are 398 open houses this wet weekend.  Start your house hunting with my previous post ‘Modern Townhouses near Beacon Hill Light Rail’.  Then northeast to a spacious new contemporary on the Burke Gilman trail, and back south for a Belltown live/work loft. 5400 Princeton Ave NE Neighborhood: Hawthorne Hills Open House: Saturday, Oct. 18,… Read More

Thrice All American (Tacoma)

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Sorry Neko, with Seattle getting more expensive, it’s just a matter of time before Tacoma will be discovered.  And they have some great condos, at great prices. For only $339,900, you can buy this 1,107 square foot condo, with 2 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms.  Unit 801 at 1101 A  St. is on the top floor… Read More

2 Bedroom Penthouse in Downtown Seattle

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If you were ever curious what you can get for $2,365,000 in a condo downtown in Seattle, look no further. This penthouse at Watermark Tower is your modern abode you’ve been waiting for, albeit at a hefty price. Even the HOA dues at $2,108/month cost nearly as much as a 1 bedroom rent in the vicinity. Its… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 11th and 12th

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Have you noticed how many listings have no furniture or are staged lately?  It seems to be a common theme today, maybe an indicator that the market has peaked. With only 290 open houses, this looks to be a slow weekend.  We’ll start in View Ridge, travel northeast to BitterLake, and then finish in Queen… Read More

Top Floor Anhalt with Beams and Vaulted Ceiling

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Blending of historical European building styles was popular here from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century.  Belmont Court is one of Anhalt’s last multi-family examples, before his company went bankrupt and he moved on to single family construction.  Unit 17, at 750 Belmont Ave E, is a rare top floor condo, with vaulted… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 4th and 5th

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This weekend there are 432 open houses to pick from, so another busy weekend.  160 are for listings less than a week old, so there are some new ones to check out.  All the selections have water views this week.  We’ll start with a new listing at One Pacific Tower in Belltown, go to North… Read More

Enso Floor Plate / Floor Plans

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Someone emailed in asking if I we had the Enso floor plate / floor plans. We do. Here it is. Circa 2009.

Condo in Capitol Hill’s Portofino Building

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Unit 208 at 417 E Pine St, has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 902 square foot, and lists for $435,000.  It also has a small loft.  Portofino was built in 1919 as a warehouse, and was converted to living spaces in 1990, with 33 condos and 3 businesses.  If the great location doesn’t sell you; the… Read More

Ground Floor at Veer Lofts

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Another great loft at Veer Lofts is for sale and you don’t have to worry about losing the views, because it’s on the ground floor. Listing at $415,000, unit 103 at 401 9th Ave N has 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, and 918 square feet.  You get your own private patio, which is above sidewalk level,… Read More

Solo Lofts Surprises Peach Orderers With Free Pie

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Peach is a lunch delivery service for offices in Seattle. Today, in partnership with Solo Lofts, a boutique condo project in Ballard, they surprised orderers with a free pie. @SoloLofts new marketing method includes pie @mattgoyer pic.twitter.com/1cWaSvtWI4 — ninaf (@ninaf) September 24, 2014 Disclosure: Solo Loft is an Urbnlivn advertiser.

1,781 Square Foot Loft at 66 Bell St

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with private rooftop deck.  66 Bell St or Belltown Lofts, is a converted 1908 warehouse.  Unit B-302 seems to be the southern upper corner unit, with 2 bedroom areas and 1.5 bathrooms, listing for $1,200,000.  The master bedroom has light and ventilation from the top of a row of windows, not sure about the second… Read More

Must See Open Houses: September 20th & 21st

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There are 458 open houses this weekend.  Starting with a newly constructed Eastlake rooftop deck with amazing views; house included.  Then a quick trip downtown to a classic studio.  Finishing with a new modern in Tangletown/Green Lake (wiki say’s Wallingford). [update – comment:  just ran a search based on days on the market, there are… Read More

Solo Lofts 60% Sold, Insignia 50% Sold, Vik 25%

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Dave from Solo Lofts lets us know that they’re now 60% sold. As well excavation is almost complete, and they finished drilling in the piles. (Disclosure: Solo Lofts is an Urbnlivn advertiser.) We also recently heard from Insignia who has sold 50% of their south tower. 6 penthouse shells remain at Escala. Vik is 25%… Read More

Must See Open Houses: September 13 and 14

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[Update: we're up to 490, get looking] Open houses are back in business, this weekend there are 490 open houses in Seattle.  We’ll start with a home on Lake Washington, swing by Magnolia for a 2012 modern, find affordable 12 foot high concrete ceilings in Belltown, and finish up in Capitol Hill with a top… Read More

My Favorite Belltown Condo Building

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Harbour Heights, 2621 2nd Ave, is a condominium building in the northern part of Belltown.  It has a unique design, with the rooms being arranged around large triangular decks.  Built in 1980 of concrete and steel, with a bias towards concrete, it is very quite inside.  If I’m not mistaken, even the walls between the… Read More

New Listing Monday

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I’m guessing most of you are wishing about now that this was a three day weekend. So put your precious time to good use and look at real estate.  I’ve picked 4 brand new listings for your pleasure.  Because of limited selection, I warn you in advance that they start at a million and work… Read More