1310 E Union Loft Back After Huge Price Cut

1310 E Union St - 301 - Exterior

1310 E Union, developed by Liz Dunn, is indisputably our favorite condo building in Seattle so it is exciting to see a unit hit the market, but it is unit 301 which has been on the market but didn’t sell. This time though it is priced at the low low $615k (it is going to… Read More

Saltworks Renderings

Salt Works

Curbed did a good job tracking down some renderings on Saltworks, the second project of the team behind Solo Lofts. Saltworks is a 35 residential units building with three ground floor live/work units and a corner retail space at the corner of 56th and 20th NW. Going up for review on the 21st.

6 To Go At Four Seasons

Four Seasons Seattle

Yesterday a few folks on Twitter were remarking that a condo at the Four Seasons that had been sitting for five years finally went pending. I think it is more remarkable that there is still six to go! Walking through the Vik Ballard sales center this weekend I was certainly struck by the difference in… Read More

Escala Down to 9 Units


We ran into Escala’s agent this past weekend and word is that they have 9 units left with one of those in negotiations. Almost sold out!

First Look: Vik Ballard’s Sales Center

vik ballard

Vik Ballard quietly opened the doors of their sales center at 1718 NW Market Street this weekend their early email registrants. Vik Ballard is one of three condo buildings to go on sale this cycle (Insignia and Solo Lofts are the others). Its a 117 unit building being developed by Continental Properties (developer the Cosmo,… Read More

Must See Open Houses for April 12 and April 13


TGIF! If you’re out searching for a new home this weekend, you’ve got over 300 open houses around Seattle to choose from. Scroll down to see some of our top picks. 1414 Magnolia Blvd W Neighborhood: Magnolia Open House: Sat, Apr 12, 1-4:00pm and Sun, Apr 13, 1-4:00pm This incredible midcentury home in Magnolia is… Read More

Monique Loft for $257k

1024 E Pike St - 302 - Living

We know we feature a lot of higher end places out of many people’s reach. Here’s a loft for you first-time buyers – unit 302 at Monique Lofts. Only 482 square feet, it does have a loft, though not a full height one, where you can stash your bed and clothes. Listed at $257,000 it… Read More

Potential Gem: Belltown Loft $249k

66 Bell St - Exterior

No interior pictures make us wonder if this Belltown Loft at 66 Bell St is a good deal at $249k or not. Why don’t you check it out and let us know? :)

Parc Lawsuit Settled But For How Much?


Jeff has word that the Parc lawsuit has been settled: This dates back to a January 4th 2013 filing where The Parc-Belltown Condominium Association filed a notice of Complaint For Damages against Western and Clay, LLC and affiliates. The suit, like many others in the city alleged that there were a large number of construction… Read More

Olive 8 Sellers Hoping For Big Gains

Olive 8

Two Olive 8 units hit the market today with their sellers hoping for some big gains. We’ll be curious to see if they get what they’re hoping for. Unit 2908 – 1 bed, 1.5 baths, 1,092 square feet. Listed at $669k. Last sold November 2011 for $495k. Unit 2300 – 2 beds, 2 baths, 1,534… Read More

Big Penthouse at Mosler Lofts

2720 3rd Ave - ph4 - Living

Here’s a nearly 2,000 square foot penthouse at Mosler Lofts. It doesn’t have the soaring ceilings of the north facing penthouses but it still boasts incredible views and is roomy with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. I love how the living room wall opens up to the deck. Listed at $1.69m it sold brand new… Read More

Two Story Modern Loft at Enso

820 Blanchard St - 1607 - Living

Talk about a wall of windows! Unit 1607 at Enso (820 Blanchard St) has ample views of downtowns in its two story living room. Only $1.575m for this 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom, 2,279 square foot place. Three parking spots too. They bought this place brand new in 2011 for $1.22m.

Huge Live/Work in Banner Building

80 Vine St - Unit 2604 - Living Room

Definitely one of the larger live/work units we’ve seen come up in recent years, this 1,750 square foot condo in the Banner Building has potential. 16′ ceilings, two stories, lots of windows, concrete floors… Dues are reasonable at $473 a month. Unclear what the parking situation is. At $699k you’d probably have to put a… Read More

324 More Units Coming to Downtown


PSBJ reports that yet another residential building is going to spring up downtown, < a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/2014/03/development-site-near-pike-place-market-sells-for.html">Development site near Pike Place Market sells for $16 million: Claudio Guincher, the head of Bellevue-based Continental, said the quarter-block surface parking lot comes with a master-use permit for a 400-foot-tall residential tower with 324 units. He said it’s too… Read More

2,000 More Units Coming to SLU

Denny Way

The PSBJ has word that a massive amount of new residential units are coming to South Lake Union, Canadian developer to build 1,945 residential units in South Lake Union: The latest plans filed with the city show a two-tower 40-story development with 1,085 residential units for the block bounded by Denny Way, John Street and… Read More

Photos from that Bank Owned Loft

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Thanks to an Urbnlivn reader for going to check out the downtown loft we recently blogged about, Potential Gem Alert: Bank Owned Loft. Here is their report: I saw this unit over the weekend and was able to take some pictures. Unfortunately, there was no power in the unit so the pictures are very dark…. Read More

2 Bedroom Condo at West Queen Anne High School for Sale

1. West Queen Anne Highschool - building exterior

West Queen Anne High School is one of those iconic Seattle buildings catering to a niche crowd. You either love it or hate it. It was registered as a national historic place in 1975 and turned into condominiums with 49 units in 1984. It is conveniently located within walking distance from retail stores, coffee shops,… Read More

Concrete & Steel Loft in Eastlake

2245 Eastlake Ave E - Exterior

Eastlake doesn’t have many loft buildings so if you’re looking for a loft, here’s your chance. Eastlake Lofts, unit 305, is for sale for $410k which is exactly what they paid for it brand new in 2007. That gets you a 930 square foot loft. 1 bedroom. 1 bathroom. 2 decks. Views. Confidential to the… Read More

Potential Gem Alert: Bank Owned Loft

1507 Western Ave

Unit 204 in the Fix Madore building at 1507 Western Ave is for sale by the bank. Listed at $374,900 there is only one photo, an exterior one. This could mean the place is trashed inside. Or it could mean they’re just too lazy to post some good photos. If you’re looking for a downtown… Read More

Attention! Eastlake lovers


Eastlake’s Siena Del Lago community has a rare availability. This unit is offered at $875,000 and it last sold in 2007 for $737,000.  Just a stones throw from the houseboats it boasts 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and over 1,600 square feet.   Highlights are an extensive remodel consisting of new floors, baths, kitchen and many custom features…. Read More