Bubble Talk at the Bar: $40k in 3 Years

Overheard at the bar at Barrio tonight from a visitor to Seattle, “I’m in town because I just closed on a condo at the Braeburn. I’m going to make $40,000 in three years!” No joke. Our guess is that he bought Unit W201 for $164k. It closed yesterday and is a 438 square foot studio…. Read More

Oh Hey, That Cameo Project Just Broke Ground

White tent, yellow digger, and applauding crowd is what I noticed as I rounded the corner of 15th and Pine. Too bad my reporter-head didn’t kick in until I had my coffee in hand ten minutes later :). So yeah, no photos of that moment. CHS Blog reported last week that the Cameo project sold… Read More

Find More Foreclosures on Redfin

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

Open Houses This Weekend

You have two choices this weekend. You can go to the open house at the new construction townhomes on Lakeview Blvd that Matt highlighted earlier this week (Saturday, 1-4PM). Or, you can go see one of the other 91 open houses in Seattle. Resales of note include: 103 Bellevue Ave E #208 Sunday, 1-4PM The… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

Looking for a top floor, corner unit on Capitol Hill? Then there’s an open house for you this weekend. If not, maybe you’ll find just the condo or townhouse you are looking for in the 123 open houses happening this weekend. 1420 E Pine St #E708 Sunday, 1-4PM Built in 2005, this 1 bedroom, 1… Read More

A Few More Lofts…

A few more listings caught my eye tonight… The Braeburn A nicely photographed two story unit at The Braeburn, 1410 E Pine #W404, is 821 square feet and $465,000. I think I like it. Firehouse Unit #7 is back at 1406 Harvard, aka The Firehouse. It was originally listed at $425,000 and is now at… Read More

Help a reader sell his place at the Braeburn

You all rarely e-mail me so when one you does I’m more than happy to entertain your requests. Especially this rather interesting request since it is from an owner/agent. He’s a friend and while this may just be a desperate plea for more traffic to his listing, given how real estate obsessed we all are… Read More

MLS Watch: Lots of action!

Wow, this is the longest MLS Watch yet. I guess the realtors are assuming everyone is back from vacation and it’s time to get the units moving. Noma 19 units at Noma came online. They now have 22 listings on the MLS range in price from $222,950 to $539,950 which if my other information is… Read More

Braeburn releases final 6 homes

From their spam: Braeburn Condos Final Release of ONLY 6 HOMES! Come and view the final 6 homes to be sold at Braeburn’s Sales Center, on July 15 & 16, Open from 11am to 6pm, both Saturday and Sunday. Open 1 Bedroom, 1 Bedroom with Den, and 2 Bedrooms with Den Floor plans, AVAILABLE NOW…. Read More