Elliott Bay Views Forever

I was feeling bad about my last post going pending already, so I found you this West Seattle penthouse with unobstructed city views from Magnolia to Harbor Island.  This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2,400 square foot condo #600 at 1111 Harbor Ave SW, lists for $1,249,000.  That’s half the square foot price of 111 W… Read More

Escala’s Escalation Stands Out Among 45 Condo Sales in Past Week

We’ve noted Escala’s seemingly bullish view of the Seattle condo market as the luxury downtown development repeatedly bumped up its list prices. Those escalating price points do not seem to be hurting sales. Unit #2308 closed on Monday at $1,049,000 after four price hikes. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo on the 23rd floor was first listed… Read More

Happy Turkey Week; 35 Sales Last Week

Last week we saw an upward climb with sales in West Seattle and the Central Area, and a steady number of homes sold in Capitol Hill and Downtown neighborhoods, just in time to give buyers something to celebrate around the Thanksgiving table with  family and friends. Two units sold at 910 Lenora, a two bedroom… Read More

Belltown Sales Are Up; 39 Total Sales Last Week

As we approach mid October sales will typically remains steady throughout the month and beginning of November, and take a  slight dive near the Holiday weeks that follow. Last week we saw 39 total sales across the board, with a notably higher number of sales in Belltown, especially those mid range 1-2 bedrooms units under… Read More

“Sexy Unique” Townhomes in Magnolia?

A number of new construction townhouses just came on the market in the Magnolia neighborhood. Seven to be exact. And the developer is hoping seven is their lucky number. Playhouse Design Group, a Seattle firm that advertises “sexy unique” solutions, designed ‘Lucky Seven’  near 22nd Ave W. & Thorndyke Ave W.  The development consists of… Read More

Open Houses in Seattle – 8/25-8/26

Alright Seattle, fall is fast approaching! Have you crossed all of your summer activities off of your bucket list? While you’re out there soaking up the late August sunshine, be sure to check out some of the 66 open house condos and townhomes happening in Seattle this weekend.  The theme for this week’s recommended picks… Read More

Not One, But Two, West Seattle Mid-Centuries

Tough choices! Do you go for 5730 SW Admiral Way blocks away from Alki Beach? ($575k, 2,100 sf, 3 beds, 2 baths) Or do you go for 3667 33rd Ave SW? ($490k, 2,210sf, 3 beds, 2.5 baths) Both are open today from 1 to 4pm so go check em out and let us know!

Stricker Home in West Seattle Still Available

The Milton Stricker-designed home in West Seattle that was listed last October is still seeking a buyer and has reduced its price by over $100K to $720K. It still has 3 bedrooms, 2.75 baths, and 2,800 square feet plus great views which inspired the timelapse that fronts this new video tour of the place: If… Read More

Monster Blue Ridge Mid-Century Modern

Looking for 4,373 square feet of recently updated mid-century goodness in Blue Ridge? Check out, 10019 Radford Ave NW. It even has a black bottom swimming pool!

Modern Townhouses Selling Out in Other Nabes

All this talk about townhouses. I figure I’m in the space so might as well burrow in a little deeper. In browsing condos and townhouses that are pending and listed in the past 30 days, I noticed these modern, new construction townhouses that have gone under contract relatively quickly (and in a couple of cases… Read More

Update: New Construction Condo Inventory

The last time we checked in on new construction condo inventory was back in July, and before that in May. In May inventory looked to be 75% sold, then the needle shifted to 77% in July, and now the properties tracked in this list are 81% sold in all. As for what’s gone down the… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

Seattle has 89 condos and townhouses with open houses this weekend. Picks for the weekend include two contemporary style townhouses in West Seattle, a resale at Gallery, and a maybe showing at Veer Lofts. 2204 California Ave SW Unit C Saturday, 1-4PM This new construction townhome in North Admiral contains 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths…. Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

Seattle’s condo and townhouse markets yielded 26 closed sales last week. In new construction condos, Marselle stands alone by closing unit #409 for $224K and in resales we’ve got a few notables (including a new neighbor for Matt at Trace Lofts). 1408 12th Ave #202 In June, Matt blogged about how to research a foreclosure… Read More

Pb Designed Home in Lincoln Park

I love this newly built Pb Elemental designed home at 7126 44th Ave SW. Unfortunately it is down in Lincoln Park and not on Capitol Hill. The place is listed at $619,000 for 2,512 square feet, 3 beds, 3.25 baths. They bought a tear down for $135,000 December 21st, 2010.

Brand Spanking New Sunset Ave Modern Home

It is my birthday today (we’ll be celebrating at The Wood’s at 8 if you want to join the fun!) and if you were wondering what to get me I would be perfectly happy with this brand spanking new modern home on Sunset Ave, 1527 Sunset Ave SW. Minutes from Alki Beach it has killer… Read More

Built Green Remodel in West Seattle

Jetson Green recently profiled this completely renovated, Built Green home just up the hill from Lincoln Park. While you can find out all about its energy-efficient modifications on Jetson Green, there are also more photos on Green Canopy Homes (the Seattle-based business we have to thank for the renovation). The West Seattle home contains 3… Read More

Contemporary Townhouse Blocks From Alki Beach

For those that wish Alki Beach was more than a sunny weekend destination by bike, this contemporary townhouse is blocks from the sun, sand, and boardwalk. The townhouse itself contains 2 bedrooms, 2.25 baths, and 1,560 square feet. Built in 2005 and last purchased in 2006 for $655K, it is now being offered at $450K…. Read More

Check In: New Construction Condo Inventory

Just over two months ago, I did a roundup of new construction condo inventory in Seattle. It seems about time to check in and see where things stand now. Last time I said that inventory was 69% sold overall; however, I missed a few properties in my roundup. So after adding those in (including several… Read More

Interesting Sales Last Week

I was about to say there weren’t any closed sales in new construction condos last week but then I refreshed my Redfin query at noon. One popped up for Downtown’s Escala (#606 for $410K) and also the Dakota over in West Seattle (#410 for $390K). In total, there were 23 condo and townhouse sales closed… Read More

Open Houses This Weekend

As expected on the weekend leading up to July 4th, a low amount of condo and townhouse open houses are being offered in Seattle. Of the 60 open houses, only 3 are newly listed resales from this past week and nearly half are new construction. So if you are staying in the city, you can… Read More