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

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

Residences at Fairview Are Back

The Residences at Fairview, a collection of luxury townhomes in Eastlake, has put their remaining six units on the market [pdf]. We’re a big fan of this project because we love Eastlake and love the water. We think these townhomes should be something that folks looking at penthouses at Insignia or elsewhere downtown should consider…. 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

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

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

First Resale at the Residences at Fairview

2816 Fairview Ave E is the first townhome to resell at “the Residences at Fairview”. In fact, this townhome is practically brand new, it was completed just last year. I’m a big fan of this development. They’re premium, stylish townhomes, practically right on the water in the hidden gem of a neighborhood, Eastlake. They’re great… Read More

Eastlake Condo With View Terrace

It would be nice if more builders gave owners/renters the wall of windows that this unit at Ruby in Eastlake has.  Listing for $380,000, #109 at 2960 Eastlake Ave E is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with 801 sq ft.  There is retail below, so you’re not at street level.  Cherry wood floors in living… Read More

Quick Sales For New Eastlake Townhomes

The 6 townhomes at 92 E Newton St have been only open for about month and 4 units have been sold.  2600 Franklin Ave E (254 E Roanoke St on listing), which is now pre-selling, has been able to sell 1 of the 5 units already.  Both developments face south, have views from roof top… Read More

Concrete & Steel Loft in Eastlake

Eastlake doesn’t have many loft buildings so if you’re looking for a loft, here’s your chance. Eastlake Lofts, unit 305, is for sale for $410k which is exactly what they paid for it brand new in 2007. That gets you a 930 square foot loft. 1 bedroom. 1 bathroom. 2 decks. Views. Confidential to the… Read More

Attention! Eastlake lovers

Eastlake’s Siena Del Lago community has a rare availability. This unit is offered at $875,000 and it last sold in 2007 for $737,000.  Just a stones throw from the houseboats it boasts 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and over 1,600 square feet.   Highlights are an extensive remodel consisting of new floors, baths, kitchen and many custom features…. Read More

Residences at Fairview, formerly Enclave, Breaks Ground

Hot off the wire, Trinity Real Estate Breaks Ground on The Residences at Fairview. Executives at Trinity Real Estate announced today the official ground breaking of The Residences at Fairview – a 21-unit, high-end attached residential development on the eastern shore of Lake Union. With construction lending by Sound Community Bank, the project is likely… Read More

Reasonable One-Bedroom Condos

As our January Condo Market Report pointed out, the median price for Seattle condos is up more than 20% compared to a year ago.  But there are still reasonably-prices homes available on the market.  Here are several that I think would make a pretty good home or a potential investment property. I really like this… Read More

Seattle Open Houses: Feb 2 – Feb 3

Happy February! This weekend, we’ve got at least 19 open houses in Seattle for you to check out, including the exclusive sneak preview event of Isola Homes’ Eastlake6 townhouses. 6042 Seaview Ave NW #304 Open House: Feb 2, 1-4pm | Feb 3, 12-3pm | Feb 6, 1-3pm JUST listed is a spacious 2 bedroom, 2… Read More

Update: Isola Homes’ Eastlake6 Townhouses

Isola Homes’ latest townhouse project, Eastlake6, is gearing up for its grand debut! UrbnLivn took you through a pre-construction photo tour of Eastlake6 in November, and now we are ready for an update!   The complex of 4-star Built Green homes includes six brand new units, all boasting smart, modern designs with stunning views of… Read More

Photos: Preview of Isola Homes’ Eastlake6 Townhomes

Sustainable and modern home builders Isola Homes are hard at work on their newest townhomes at Eastlake6. This six-unit cluster of homes is located at 2215 Boylston Ave East, in the heart of the Eastlake neighborhood. The homes are still being constructed, with completion expected in mid-January 2013 and move-ins to begin as early as… Read More

A Little Rain Never Stops a Seattleite from Shopping; 32 Sales Last Week

Last week we enjoyed the last bit of sunshine we’ll see in what seems like an eternity, and when the rain started to come down, those headed indoors to close on their home sales seemed to be flocking to the Capitol Hill and Downtown neighborhoods. Last week there were 32 sales, including two units in… Read More

Queen Anne and Downtown Sales on the Rise; 37 Sales Last Week

Last week there were 37 sales that went pending around the Greater Puget Sound, with a majority of sales in the Queen Anne & Downtown neighborhoods, including a 2 bedroom 37th floor unit at the Olive 8, a Market Place North Condo, and a 2 bedroom in the Grand Pacific. Nine of those units were… Read More

Seattle Open Houses – 9/22 – 9/23

We hate to say it, Seattle, but it looks like summer is more or less coming to a close.  On the bright side, there are a wealth of events going on for design aficionados including the fabulous Seattle Design Festival running through this weekend, and the first-ever Seattle Modern Home Tours happening next Saturday. We… Read More

Labor Day Brought Sunny Skies and Happy Buyers; 62 Sales Last Week

While some of us are still nursing a slight sunshine hangover from the labor day festivities, others took the opportunity of the long weekend off to close on 62 homes last week! Three units in Escala sold (the 11th floor unit actually went pending the same day it was listed), and 2 in the Marselle… Read More