Downtown Condo Steps From Westlake Park

City slickers and fashionistas will be pleased with this downtown location. Surrounded by shops and just steps to Westlake Park, this 710 square feet semi 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo is located at 1500 4th Ave, truly in the middle of it all. It was built in 1909, making it a National Historic Site, but don’t… Read More

Which $5k rental would you choose?

Let’s say money is not an issue and you can spend $5,000+ a month on rent. Which of these high-end rentals would you choose: An exquisitely modern condo on the 23rd floor of the Escala or a more stately penthouse unit at the historic Seaboard building? Both units are two bedrooms and two baths spread… Read More

Seaboard Building One-Bedroom for $425,000

Downtown Seattle’s historic Seaboard building has a luxury condo on the market! Located at 1500 4th Avenue, the Seaboard building is distinctly trapezoidal in shape.  It is nearly a century old and has been designated a City of Seattle landmark.  Despite its age, the Seaboard building has had new life breathed into it thanks to… Read More

33 Sales Last Week; West Seattle and Capitol Hill Welcome Your Neighbors!

Last week we had 33 condo and townhome sales, and West Seattle and Capitol Hill are taking in the majority of new residents! West Seattle saw 7 sales including one along Alki and in the Admiral District, and Capitol Hill took home 6 of the sales, including a sanctuary unit equipped with an elevator. 1500… Read More

Seaboard Building Studio for $340K

Speaking of renovation and preservation, a studio in the Seaboard building was listed this week for $340K. Located at 1500 4th Ave #700, this 861 square foot condo is one of 24 luxury condos in the 10-story renovated building. The chef’s kitchen includes high end appliances such as Miele, Sub Zero, and Viking. But what… Read More

A Few More Interesting Listings

First up is a #205 at Monique Lofts on Capitol Hill. $389k for a full two story loft. Unfortunately the listing agent mailed it in on the photos. Next up is #802 at the Seaboard downtown. $469k for a 883 square foot one bedroom: Finally we have 1317 S State St, one of four Pb… Read More

Large Two Bedroom at the Seaboard

I’m not the biggest fan of the interiors for this unit but I do have a bit of a soft spot for the Seaboard because it’s an older building. If you’re looking for a large, 1,800 square foot two bedroom downtown and have the ability to stomach a large mortgage (list is $1.3m) check out… Read More

Worst Photos Ever – 1500 4th Ave #900

The listing agent stands to gross $13,485 from the sale of 1500 4th Ave #900 and these are the four photos he has attached to the listing: Wow. I’m not a real estate agent but, I don’t think it’s a good idea to take photos with your circa 2000 camera phone and then stretch them… Read More

MLS Watch: 2 Bed/2 Bath Downtown

With our Seattle condo inventory growing every day you think there would be a steady stream of interesting Seattle condos and lofts to blog about, but there isn’t! Everyday I anxiously check my new listings email to find more and more boring condos. The only semi interesting units to get listed recently are these two… Read More

MLS Watch: All over the map

2200 Every day there is another reduction. 910 Lenora St #S906 was reduced $15,000 to $529,950. 900 Lenora St #W408 was reduced $1,000 to $385,500 (tip to Lyn Tully: add photos to your listing!). 2200 Westlake Ave #S503 was reduced $5,000 to $544,900. Plus they’re throwing in a 42″ flat screen TV (plasma or LCD?)… Read More

MLS Watch: A few cool new units, reductions, etc.

Merrill Place The listing that really caught my eye this week is 97 S Jackson St #402. It just hit the market and looks to be a very nice 1,354 square foot, two bedroom corner unit loft downtown. At $428/square foot it is pretty reasonably priced at $579,000. Check out the photos! Seaboard Another neat… Read More