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

Ruby and Leona Sold Out

This week Matrix Real Estate announced that they sold the last units at Leona and Ruby.

Three Condos Left at Ruby on Eastlake

Congrats on Ruby getting down to only three units left. Though I’m puzzled about this tweet yesterday: Three condos left at Ruby on Eastlake. Seller is offering 6% SOC through this Sunday, May 2nd only! For those who don’t know, SOC stands for selling office commission. It’s the amount of money the buyer’s agent will… Read More

Ruby Condos – 65% Sold, Everything Under $300k

Melissa at Ruby emailed to say that they’re 65% sold and everything is priced under $300k. And their lender is offering a $8k buyer bonus. Here are the last two sales in the past month according to the MLS (via Redfin): #210 sold for $275k on 12/28. It’s a 801 sq. ft. 1 bed/1 bath…. Read More

Ruby End of Year Close Out Sale

Ruby is having an “end of year close out sale”. Looks like all homes are now under $315k? So far they’ve sold 31 units. From their email: MODEL HOMES HOME #108 was $399,990, just reduced to $299,500 801 sf. 1 bed/1bath. Views are spectacular from living room and large ground floor patio surrounded by large… Read More

Ruby Has Sold 60%, Cuts Prices

Got a note from Williams Marketing that Ruby has now sold 60%. Click through for some recent price reductions. Or check out the photos I took.

Leona and Ruby Drop Prices

Leona and Ruby continued to cut prices this week. Barrientos is the developer for both projects and they’re being marketed and sold by Williams Marketing so it’s not surprising to see them being reduced only a day apart. At Ruby a number of units had their prices cut by $10k or $20k. A few had… Read More

Gallery Slashes Prices

Gallery Lots and lots of price reductions this week, too many to list, ranging from $20k up to $90k. For example #409 went from $295,000 to $275,000 making it a reasonable $456/Sq. Ft. On the other extreme, #114 went from $739,990 to $635,000. Gallery isn’t the only one reducing prices, many other Williams Marketing buildings… Read More

Update on Ruby Financing

Thinking of buying at Ruby on Eastlake? Here’s the word from them on how they’re tackling financing: Ruby has partnered with a local lender (Seattle Mortgage) that has committed to close homes with no presale requirement. We are also working with other regional lenders for additional commitments to close homes with no presale requirements. Further,… Read More

Deals, Bad Photos and More.

1521 Lighting 1521 is starting off their grand opening week by lighting up every unit: the 38-story Fifteen Twenty-One Second Avenue, the newest addition to Seattle’s skyline, will be lit from top to bottom at approximately 5:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26. The lighting will last for approximately one hour. Hopefully it will be dark enough… Read More

Photos of Ruby Condos on Eastlake

On Tuesday I toured Ruby Condos at 2960 Eastlake Ave E with Tanya Foster, the lively New Zealand on-site agent from Williams Marketing. Ruby’s a 52 unit four story building at the north end of Eastlake. There’s six retails units on the ground floor that they’re selling through Laura Miller of Catalyst Commercial Partners. All… Read More

Odds and ends

I biked by Ruby Condos on Eastlake where it meets Allison on Monday, occupancy summer 2008. The Seattle PI had an article on, Condo dwellers seek quieter life in new parts of city. My unit at Trace Lofts at the corner of 12th and Madison is likely to be anything but quiet. Ashely looks at… Read More