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Live Amongst Downtown’s Skyscrapers

Live amongst the skyscrapers of downtown and beside the Rem Koolhaas designed Seattle Library in unit 1101 at Fifth & Madison, a condo building built in 2008. In addition to nice downtown views the $765k listing price gets you a large 1,255 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom place. Listing provided courtesy of Julie Johnston… Read More

Luma Model Home Coming in January

Quick update on Luma, the 24-story condo being built on First Hill: They’re hosting a home buying event this Wednesday. They’ll have lending professionals on-hand to talk about the key components of preparing to purchase a home. If you want to customize your unit you need to buy by end of October They’ll open their… Read More

Condo Sales #’s: Insignia 78%, Luma 16%, Solo 90%, Vik 74%

Quick update on sales numbers. Unfortunately just able to get numbers from Insignia and Solo. Selling Now Insignia North Tower – 74% pending 348 units, 256 pending (+20 since last month) Move in date: summer 2016 Insignia South Tower – 83% pending & closed 350 units, 12 in escrow, 278 closed (+69 since last month)… Read More

Condos Still Don’t Pencil Out

Last week we were getting our hopes up that a building proposed to be the tallest on the west coast would have 133 condos but not so fast says the PSBJ, This new Seattle skyscraper may not have condos after all: The only big condo project under construction in the core of downtown is the… Read More

Big Wood Beams in Brix Loft

Fans of big wood beams and exposed wood ceilings will like #134, two story loft, at the Brix on Capitol Hill. Listed at $539k it is 1,172 square feet with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1 parking spot. Check it out this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of Maggie Reaber,… Read More

Old School Capitol Hill

Here’s an old school Capitol Hill Place, unit L, at the Maryland Co-op on 13th. While we do like the mid-centuries, the moderns and the new, a well built old school place will catch our eye too! Built in 1910 this place has two bedrooms, one bathroom. From the photos it certainly looks like a… Read More

Queen Anne High Penthouse with Amazing Views

Wow, this penthouse atop Queen Anne High School has absolutely incredible views melded with a more traditional interior. Listed at $1.195m for 1,432 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. I’m sure you’re all wishing you had bought this back in 2009 for $685k! Check it out this Sunday from 1 to 4pm. Listing… Read More

The Music Hall at Fischer Studios

I don’t know how we’ve never blogged about the “The Music Hall” penthouse unit, #701, in the Fischer Studios Building at 1519 3rd Ave before as it is unlike any other condo on we’ve seen (with the possible exception of a few units at The Sanctuary.) Thirty foot ceilings. 15′ x 15′ pyramid skylight. 700… Read More

Insignia South Tower Sales Data

In the spring the PSBJ said the Moment of truth for Seattle’s condo market will come this summer: More than 235 condos at the big Insignia project under construction in downtown Seattle have been pre-sold, but what people are paying has not been disclosed. Well, that moment is here. Urbnlivn has gone through King County… Read More

Bright and Modern in the UDistrict

My buddy Klaus from Redfin has a bright and modern condo listing in the UDistrict in the Park Modern building. A building that has been featured in Dwell and Seattle Times NW Living. Unit 100E is 1 bed, 1.5 bath, 803 square foot place. Listed at $449k it is priced just a little above what… Read More

Large Open Plan Condo at Veer Lofts

As well as the great South Lake Union location; you get high wood ceilings supported by wood beams in this condo at Veer Lofts. Listed at $395,000, 401 9th Ave unit 209 has one bedroom, one bathroom, with 741 sq ft.  Nicely finished kitchen with breakfast bar.  One garage parking space is included, along with… Read More

Warehouse Loft In London (England)

Here’s a very cool condo in “The Factory”, a converted 19th century warehouse in London. In the Borough of Islington, this Nile St. London N1 condo is listed for GBP 1,595,000 ($2,421,540 as of today).  With approx. 1,301 sq ft, it has exposed brick walls, wood floors, and classic warehouse windows.  The kitchen has plenty… Read More

Artist Live/Work At Sunny Arms Co-op

If creating your art requires a more industrial type of work space, this is the live/work studio for you. Listed for $349,950, the 1,140 sq ft Unit 1D at 707 S Snoqualmie St has separate live and work areas, with a bathroom off the living area.  The work area has it’s own loading dock with… Read More

Loft at West Queen Anne School

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Fischer Studio Event

I don’t know how we missed this nearly 2,500 square foot place, unit 604 at 1519 3rd Ave (the Fischer Studio Building), when it hit the market, but better late than never! We found out about it because they’re throwing an open house tomorrow from 6 to 8 pm with live music from jazz pianist… Read More