Last week, sales of condos and townhouses in Seattle climbed to 52, up from 31 the week prior. In browsing the list of 52 condos and townhouses sold, you might be interested to hear: Escala (1920 4th Ave) Escala secured two more condo sales last week: #1402 and #1007. The 14th floor unit (2bd/2b, 1607… Read More
Yesterday Redfin switched to a new data source, giving you a more complete view of the foreclosure market. When you do a search on Redfin, select the option for Foreclosed homes to map the shadow inventory. As Redfin explains, shadow inventory is made up of “homes that have been foreclosed upon by the banks, but… Read More
People have been chatting about The FatReport in the comments, so it’s time to start blogging about what they’re publishing. Selling well Here are some projects that have been selling well. Cosmo – 239 of 250 units sold Meritage – 46 of 48 units sold Mosler – 136 of 150 units sold Parc – 136… Read More
What’s going on in the Seattle Sunday Times? Well I feel like lots of projects that are advertising are a little desparate. There definitely are some deals to be had with no homeowners, mortgage paid for 3-6 months, buyer bonuses, etc. I also feel like there are a lot of projects that are not in… Read More
It’s been a few weeks since I last picked up a weekend Seattle Times to check out the ads. Here’s what the ads are saying this week: 3901 first: ‘Presales starting late June 2006’. Asia: ‘75% sold’ Bagley Lofts: Hurry! Selling Fast! (How long has Bagley been on the market now?) Bolero: ‘70% sold in… Read More
5th and Madison: ‘Grand opening weekend!!!’ (open daily, 11am to 6pm, 900 Fourth Ave, 27th floor, 206-624-7640) Bagley Lofts: ‘Move in today!’ Bolero: ’45 sold in 5 weeks.’ Up 10 from last week’s ad. Cosmo: ‘Our penthouses at everybody elses mid level prices.’They also decided to un-rotate their ad making it much easier to read…. Read More
Here’s a look at what some of the ads were saying in this Sunday’s Seattle Times. Bolero: Prices starting at $180’s. 35 sold in 30 days. Brix: Coming soon to Capitol Hill. Canal Station: Phase II previewing now open Dwell Roosevelt: Buyer bonus on last 10 homes. Harwood: $4,000 buyer bonus. First 10 buyers, no… Read More
Wendy has a look at some of the conversions on the market today. Here is a summary of her reviews: Urban Terrace: 3.5/5.0 5th Ave N: 4.0/5.0 Plaza Del Sol: 4.5/5.0 Bolero: 4.0/5.0 I also think there are a few more on the market like Francis Fremont and Magnuson Pointe.
I corrected the Bolero URL. It’s http://bolerocondo.com/. (Bolero is a conversion on Capitol Hill).
What are the ads saying? Belmont Mansion: ‘Only 3 left’ Bolero: ’19 sold first week’ Noma: ‘60% sold’Magnuson Pointe: ‘Phase I sold out’ Olive 8: ‘New inventory just released!’ Site 17: ‘Only 16 remaining!’, ‘Final phase of inventory’