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A Few Notable Big Sales This Week

Two, very expensive condos, changed status this week. First off was a penthouse at Escala that was the inspiration for 50 Shades of Grey. It hit the market, four people looked at it, and then it went pending! It went pending so fast we didn’t have time to blog it up. Read more at the… Read More

Last Condo at Insignia Under $1m

Insignia, now 96% sold, is down to their last condo under $1m. It is unit 3501N, a two bedroom, 2 bath, 1,003 square feet (gross) place facing south-east. We helped someone just a few floors down from this, in the same stack, buy. I love the covered patio and it is a good layout with… Read More

Insignia 96%, Luma 85%, Gridiron 21%, Nexus 80%

The big news this month is that Insignia North closed almost everyone who has been patiently waiting for it to finish and that Luma started closings September 6th. Both buildings are now down to less than 30 units left. Once those sell, the next big new condo project will be Gridiron in 2017 and Nexus… Read More

West Facing Two Bedroom at Insignia

Another buyer in Insignia’s North Tower has decided to sell before moving in (here’s our earlier post on the subject). So here’s your chance to get a never-been-lived-in two bedroom condo with killer west views. Unit N2407 is a 1,523 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, in Seattle’s latest, and greatest, new construction condo. Just… Read More

Urbnlivn in the Seattle Times

It was great to see the Seattle Times pick up our blog post on condos being flipped at Insignia. From the Seattle Times, Owners flip new Seattle condos for big profit before they even open: Just how hot is the Seattle real-estate market? People are now reserving condos under construction and then flipping them for… Read More

Flipping at Insignia

The North Tower of Insignia has now closed 207 of 348 units with 130 left to close and only 11 left to sell. We’ve seen a handful of resales come up in the North Tower were people are flipping their units, having never occupied them. Curious about this we decided to dig in more and… Read More

Insignia 96%, Nexus 80%, Luma 68%, Gridiron 18%

Slow month for new construction news, other than Insignia is quickly closing out the north tower with nearly 100 closings in July. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have helped many buyers… Read More

West Facing Listing at Insignia

Insignia has a new 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom available for $1,820,000. Located at 588 Bell St, we blog often about this luxury building with it’s 41st floor sky retreat, exercise facility, media viewing room, outside seating and 24 hour concierge. This unit is on the 38th floor, facing West to capture the views of Seattle,… Read More

Insignia 95%, Nexus 80%, Luma 68%, Gridiron 18%

This month we’re dropping Vik and Fort Lawton’s Montana Circle because they’re all sold and adding NEXUS, who out of the gate, is at 80%. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have… Read More

Insignia North Tower Closings (and Flipping) Begins

Closings have just started at the north tower of Insignia. Insignia is the 698-unit, two tower condo project by Bosa that is a little over 92% sold. With closings starting we’ll likely see a handful of folks “flip” their units, that is selling them without even occupying them. The first such unit, just hit the… Read More

Insignia 93%, Luma 50%, Gridiron 18%, Vik 99%

If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have helped many buyers navigate pre-sales. You can reach me at matt@urbnlivn.com or 206-618-1600. Selling Now Bryant Heights 14 single family homes, 9 sold, 1 pending,… Read More

Insignia 92%, Luma 50%, Gridiron 18%, Nexus Coming Soon

Hot on the heels of the Seattle Times article, Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing market here is our update on the status of all the condo new construction projects as well as a few single family and larger townhouse projects. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home,… Read More

One Bedroom at Insignia

If you missed out on the low prices at Insignia and can’t afford the current $737 buy-in for a brand new unit, there have been a handful of resales popping up in the South Tower but they’re generally moving fast. Unit 512S is a 803 square foot one bedroom, one bathroom. Listed at $585,900 it… Read More

Insignia is 91% Sold

We were over at Insignia earlier this week and it sounds like they just hit 91% sold. I get a lot of emails about what their lower priced units are. So here you go! There are only four left, all in the north tower, under a $1m. #205N – $737,800 #305N – $743,700 #3001N –… Read More

Sales Update: Vik 97%, Insignia 89%, Luma 50%, Gridiron 17%

The big update from last month is that the oh-so-secretive Luma released their Q1 sales numbers. They’re now 50% sold. Insignia, the biggest new construction project in town is closing in on 90% sold. Gridiron, is at 18%, and has added a construction cam so you can keep an eye on things. If you’re thinking… Read More

Sales Update: Vik 96%, Insignia 86.5%, Luma 30%, Gridiron 16%

Selling Now Bryant Heights 14 single family homes, 8 sold, 2 for sale, 4 off market Move in date: as they sell Fort Lawton 92% pending + closed – Montana Circle 13 houses, 12 closed + pending, 1 coming soon Move in date: as they sell Fort Lawton – Officer’s Row 13 houses coming soon… Read More

Did Flipping Insignia South Units Pay Off?

We noticed how quickly a flipped unit at Insignia went pending the other day and decided to dig into resales at Insignia to see how many there were and how they worked out for the sellers. My takeaway is that flipping hasn’t been super profitable if you figure 8% in transaction costs to sell (ignoring… Read More

Sales Update: Insignia 82%, Luma 16%, Vik 86%, Girdiron 14%

Quick update on sales numbers for new construction projects in the area. Sales for the projects we have received updates from have slowed, with the exception of Vik, and possibly Luma, but Luma is going to update on sales numbers until the end of the year. This update we’re adding Hyde, a new condo development… Read More

Condo Sales #’s: Insignia 80%, Gridiron 15%, Fort Lawton 8%

Quick update on sales numbers for new construction projects in the area. This update we’re adding Gridiron, Fort Lawton and Residences at Fairview. Selling Now Fort Lawton – 8% pending 26 houses, 2 pending, 2 coming November 12th Move in date: as they sell Gridiron – 15% reserved 107 units, 16 reservations Move in date:… Read More

9th Floor Insignia Rental With Large Patio

It’s the large patio that first caught my attention on this 2 bedroom condo for rent at Insignia.  It overlooks the building’s very nicely designed courtyard, two stories below. This brand new 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom, 1,006 sq ft condo at 588 Bell Street, is available for $3,650/month.  The kitchen has quartz countertops, Bosch and… Read More