Seattle Open Houses – 10/6 – 10/7

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It’s another beautifully sunny fall weekend in Seattle! If you’re not basking in the sun today, be sure to check out some of the 68 open houses in Seattle this weekend. ¬†Here are a few of our picks. 1408 12th Ave #402 Open House: Saturday, Oct 6, 1-4pm and Sunday, Oct 7, 1-4pm Believe it… Read More

A Visit to John Street Lofts

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Last weekend, Seattle Land Broker invited me over to check out a Build Urban-designed project called John Street Lofts. This project is currently under construction and slated to be complete as of Feb 10; however, the townhouses are being offered for presale (well, 2606 E John is but 2608 E John just went pending yesterday)…. Read More

Mid-Century Modern on Interlaken Going Sell Fast!

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Seems like a mid-century modern on Interlaken has caught the eye of many today. It is at 2801 E Interlaken Blvd overlooking the Arboretum. Built in 1954, and designed by Seattle-born modernist architect Jerry Gropp, this is its first time on market! Listed at $599k you get a 2,000 square foot house on a 6,000… Read More

Seattle’s Penthouse Loft Listings

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The penthouse showcase at Realogics got me thinking about penthouses. I started wondering how many penthouses are currently listed and, more specifically, how many top floor condos bill themselves as both penthouses and lofts? My methods are far from a complete and accurate search but here’s a quick look at what I came across. A… Read More

Shopping for a Loft? Two Just Listed

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And they both have open houses in the near future, so you can see them in person. Madison Lofts #207 is a 1bd/1.75b, 1,114 sq ft condo with a huge private terrace that is practically a second living room. The interiors aren’t shabby either. Listed for $760K, it advertises an open house on Thursday, May… Read More

Washington Park Contemporary

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This contemporary home at 617 33rd Ave E, near Washington Park, caught my eye yesterday. 1,770 square feet, 3 bedrooms but only 1 bathroom. “Need bigger? Exansion potential galore!” It last sold in March 2009 for $613k after first hitting the market for $890k in August of 2008. Sadly it looks like the current homeowner… Read More

Interesting Sales This Week

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Condos and townhouses continue to move as Redfin reports 13 sales in the past week and 149 sales in the past month. Here are a few of note: Urbnlivn has long been a fan of Monique Lofts, so it is with a tear in our eye and a smile on our face that we note… Read More

Checking in on Re-Sales at Madison Loft and Enso

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Two re-sales from two newer buildings hit the market this week. Let’s check in and see how what their sellers’ are expecting. The first is unit 205 at Madison Lofts. Sold for $579,950 July 30th 2008 it’s now on the market for $525,000. Actually, it’s not really a new listing, it’s been on and off… Read More

I Am A Condo Nerd. Kindle DX Spotted at Madison Lofts.

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How nerdy is it that I recognized that the Kindle informercial was filmed in this model unit at Madison Lofts? I’ve said I’d buy no more books until I get a Kindle… Now I need to decide, small Kindle or big Kindle? But first I need to sell more ads on this blog so I… Read More

Most Popular Condo this Week: Madison Park Place

I was surprised to see 2000 43rd Ave E #302 has been the most popular condo on Redfin in the past week: For $1.5mil the kitchen is rather, um, lacking: At 1,944 square feet the place is pricey at $769/sq. ft.

Madison Lofts Newsletter

Madison Lofts sent out a self congratulatory newsletter today: 600 tours in two weeks 5 of 20 sold They were on King 5 because they over priced their units by $200/square foot. They think this article means it is a good time to buy. It baffles me why these marketing companies don’t put their newsletters… Read More

Photos of Madison Lofts

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After picking up a some old gym lockers at The RE Store and taking care of some other Trace errands, my favorite girlfriend ever, Chels, (no she’s not making me write this) and I swung by Madison Lofts. I know I’m late to the party on visiting Madison Lofts but better late than never! Here’s… Read More

Edge Madison – Free Smart Car!

Adam sent me an email about Edge Madison and had this to say: The interior finishes are pretty snappy but the structures themselves are just plywood screwed to a frame and look like you could knock them over with a heavy pair of boots + they are offering a free smart car with a full… Read More

MLS Watch – $350k drop at Cosmo, Madison Lofts, Site 17

Wow, we go from a spring with no exciting units to a summer just jam packed with inventory. If you were sitting on the sidelines there is finally some good condos to choose from. Here’s a roundup of what’s caught my eye in the last week. Cosmo – Huge price drops Ashley has the scoop… Read More

Monday Odds and Ends

Thanks to the three folks who wrote in this weekend. Here’s a collection of what they sent out plus a few extra links. Mose calculates the average days on Redfin for Seattle condos is 92 days. Our spy at Mosler snuck into the penthouse and took some photos. Here’s what they thought: I’m not sure… Read More