Must See Open Houses: August 30 and August 31

4540 8th Ave NE 2205_rooftop

I should call this Open House Sunday, few are showing and fewer are showing on Saturday.  There are only 223 Open Houses this weekend.  I’ve found four to highlight because of their views, one contemporary house and three different styles of condominiums. 4540 8th Ave NE #2205 Neighborhood: University District Open House: Sunday, August 31,… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

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I didn’t do a roundup last week and I probably should have because Seattle is putting on some stronger numbers than I’ve seen in a while: 40 condos and townhouses sold last week and 46 the week prior. Not bad, not bad. Besides the continued inventory sell down in new construction, there were notable resales… Read More

Resales at Ravenna’s Park Modern

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We already pointed out the two resales (unit 200-B and unit 200-D) at Ravenna’s Park Modern, a Build LLC project, in our open house post on Friday but I like it too much not to show a few more photos :). Here are photos from unit 200-D: It is interesting to note that the units… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

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It’s a holiday weekend so there’s half as many open houses in Seattle this weekend. However, if you are out hunting for condos or townhouses instead of eggs, you might be interested in one or two from this list of 58 open houses. 1331 Harbor Ave SW #203 Sunday, 1-4PM Stop by this 2-bedroom condo… Read More

Park Modern

I thought my condo lust would abate once I settled in to my latest and greatest place but I just can’t stop looking at other condos. After receiving two emails about Park Modern it’s high time I pointed it out to all you other lovers of modern design in a boutique setting (too bad it’s… Read More

Writings elsewhere on Novelle, the Pittsburgh and Queen’s Court

Sabrina over on the Redfin Forums visited two open houses for conversion condos recently and I thought I’d post some links here for those interested in reviews of more affordable condos. Open house review: Novelle: All in all, I think the spaces were cute, bright, and well laid out, but it felt like a quickie… Read More

Sunday Seattle Times – Free scooters, no HOA for 2 years and more

Sorry for not posting more! And I know its Thursday today but better late than never. Here are the notables in the ads in last Sunday’s Seattle Times. Azul Flats: ‘Priced for Quick Sale!’ Carbon 56: ‘No home owner dues for one year’ Cosmo: ‘The Penthouses – Move In Today’ Fini: ’30% Sold Grand Opening… Read More

Seattle Times Sunday

It’s been a few weeks since I last picked up a weekend Seattle Times to check out the ads. Here’s what the ads are saying this week: 3901 first: ‘Presales starting late June 2006′. Asia: ’75% sold’ Bagley Lofts: Hurry! Selling Fast! (How long has Bagley been on the market now?) Bolero: ’70% sold in… Read More

Seattle Sunday Times

5th and Madison: ‘Grand opening weekend!!!’ (open daily, 11am to 6pm, 900 Fourth Ave, 27th floor, 206-624-7640) Bagley Lofts: ‘Move in today!’ Bolero: ’45 sold in 5 weeks.’ Up 10 from last week’s ad. Cosmo: ‘Our penthouses at everybody elses mid level prices.’They also decided to un-rotate their ad making it much easier to read…. Read More

Sunday Seattle Times

Here’s a look at what some of the ads were saying in this Sunday’s Seattle Times. Bolero: Prices starting at $180′s. 35 sold in 30 days. Brix: Coming soon to Capitol Hill. Canal Station: Phase II previewing now open Dwell Roosevelt: Buyer bonus on last 10 homes. Harwood: $4,000 buyer bonus. First 10 buyers, no… Read More

Added: Fifth Avenue North, Magnuson Pointe and 500 Elliott

Today I added three Equity Condo conversions. All seem to be fairly affordable options if you’re looking for your first condo. Fifth Avenue North in uptown Queen Anne: Magnuson Pointe in Sand Point. Sorry, no picture. And 500 Elliott in lower Queen Anne: The condo list has all the details…