Fresh off yesterday’s news that Seattle home prices rose 10% in the past year, per the Case-Shiller index, I expected to see some that increase reflected in the recent transactions. But Seattle condo sales from the past week proved again you can’t project a major survey onto one unit (especially since the Case-Shiller index doesn’t… Read More
Happy first weekend of summer, Seattle! Whether you’ll be competing in the Seattle Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon or celebrating Pride, keep in mind there are 42 condos and townhouses open for viewing this weekend. From a couple Queen Anne townhouses, to a waterfront condo, check out this weekend’s essential open house picks. 1106 Taylor… Read More
Hurry you richie-richie Capitol Hill condo lovers. According to Facebook Harvard & Highland is down to their last 3 condos having sold 35 already. (According to their website they still have six to sell. Time to update that!) Here’s what’s left: 1175 Broadway E – Unit 8: $1.9m, 2,363sf, 2 beds, 2.5 baths 1168 Broadway… Read More
According to a press release yesterday from Realogics, Harvard and Highland is now being sold under the Realogics umbrella and Melissa Camp has moved over with the development as the Community Sales Director. The move is reportedly so Harvard and Highland can be marketed both locally and internationally. It was in April last year that… Read More
Are the holidays over yet? Oh, guess not because there’s only 36 condos and townhouses offering open houses this week. Pickings are slim, folks, but here’s a few for you + my one Christmas shopping tip for the year — an exclusive if you will. That super green (aka 5-star Built Green) townhouse that was… Read More
The last time we checked in on new construction condo inventory was back in July, and before that in May. In May inventory looked to be 75% sold, then the needle shifted to 77% in July, and now the properties tracked in this list are 81% sold in all. As for what’s gone down the… Read More
Seattle closed 40 sales in condos and townhouses last week. Not a bad count for the week, Seattle. Not bad at all. The last time weekly sales totaled numbers higher than the 20’s or 30’s was the first week in July. So what sold last week? In new construction, the following inventory moved: Trace North… Read More
Seattle closed 18 condo and townhouse sales last week. That’s not a lot :). Following is a look at the five new construction condos that closed – a couple located downtown and a run of second floor units on Capitol Hill. Escala #1204 Downtown’s Escala sold a 910 square foot condo on the 12th floor… Read More
Just over two months ago, I did a roundup of new construction condo inventory in Seattle. It seems about time to check in and see where things stand now. Last time I said that inventory was 69% sold overall; however, I missed a few properties in my roundup. So after adding those in (including several… Read More
A quick update on Harvard and Highland: there are 9 units remaining for sale. When the development switched to Carrie DeBuys and Melissa Camp with Windermere Real Estate as the new sales team last April, there were 14 of the 38 units remaining. In just under 3 months, the development has reached 77% sold (up… Read More
Perhaps more interesting than what sold and for how much is how many sold last week: 50 condos and townhouses. Nice work Seattle, let’s take a look at the highlights. In new construction, the following developments each closed on a single unit: Marselle #611 (1 bd/1.5b for $291K) Gallery #615 (1bd/1b for $220K) Escala #1206… Read More
As expected on the weekend leading up to July 4th, a low amount of condo and townhouse open houses are being offered in Seattle. Of the 60 open houses, only 3 are newly listed resales from this past week and nearly half are new construction. So if you are staying in the city, you can… Read More
Apartment Therapy says there’s going to be a huge blowout sale this weekend at Velocity Art & Design in South Lake Union. However, if you need to buy a condo or townhouse before you can go crazy at Velocity’s first annual warehouse sale of modern furnishings and accessories, try one of these 72 open houses… Read More
A month after bringing in a new sales team Harvard and Highland cut prices on two units by about half a million dollars. 1168 Harvard Ave E, Unit 7 was $2,250,000 and is now $1,750,000. 1185 Broadway Ave E, Unit 7 was $2,795,000 and is now $2,350,000. It was originally listed for $3,050,000.
Harvard and Highland, the private gated enclave on North Capitol Hill, has a new sales team according to their Facebook page: Welcome to Carrie DeBuys and Melissa Camp with Windermere Real Estate / Capitol Hill. We are looking forward to working with our new sales team on the final 14 homes. We are very excited… Read More
Harvard & Highland on north Capitol Hill has put four units on the MLS: Unit 1 at $1.875 mil Unit 2 at $1.5 mil Unit 5 at $2.45 mil Unit 7 at $3 mil Unfortunately they don’t have any real photos. Fortunately, I’ve visited it and took photos.
I feel like we’re back in the bubble; every week there’s more events than I can reasonably attend without jeopardizing my day job. (Want to attend these events, take photos and write up a post? Let me know and you can share in the meager ad revenue! email me: email@example.com) Thursday Events Enclave at Ward’s… Read More
The Pacific Northwest magazine had a length article about downtown living this Sunday, Uptown Downtown: Close to everything and luxe, too, it’s the new condo life. Interestingly they take a look at who these urbanites are: Of those purchasing high-rise condos for more than $500,000, half list themselves as professionals, while nearly 60 percent earn… Read More
I stumbled across the development site for Harvard and Highland yesterday. It’s just a few blocks from the Belmont Mansion on Capitol Hill. It’s clearly out of my price range as units start at $1,000,000 and range in size from 1670 square feet to 3800 square feet.