Featured Open House: The Nines w/$10k Buyer’s Bonus

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Isola Homes project The Nines on the Queen ANne, at 2556 14th Ave W, is holding an open house this Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 4pm *and* are offering a $10,000 buyer’s bonus. Here’s the scoop: Please join us for a special holiday open house this weekend at The Nines! Enjoy toasty beverages and… Read More

Avant Live/Work Townhomes Coming To 17th Ave & E Yesler Wy

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Following up from their Avant Townhouse development next door, Domus Homes has broken ground on 7 live/work units.  Designed by Caron Architecture, Avant Live/Work will have street level commercial units of 308-522 square feet.  Above there will be 3 stories of living space with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms.  Total square footage will be… Read More

Featured Grand Opening: Morgan 5.2 in West Seattle

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This weekend, join Isola Homes as they unveil their latest community, Morgan 5.2 located in the Gatewood neighborhood of West Seattle at 7016 California Ave SW. This highly anticipated sister project to the successful Morgan 5.1 community is having its Grand Opening this Saturday and Sunday from 12-4. These modern, 5 Star Built Green townhomes… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 25th and 26th

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Now with 340 open houses, it’s picking up a bit this weekend [updated].  To be balanced, we have a condo in Belltown, four new townhouses in Alki, and a mid-century view house in Laurelhurst. 3049 59th Ave SW unit A Neighborhood: Alki Open House:  Saturday, October 25, 1-4pm  and  Sunday, October 26, 1-4pm This is… Read More

Modern Townhouses near Beacon Hill Light Rail

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A pair of brand spanking new modern townhouses, only a five minute walk (says google) from the Beacon Hill light rail station.  Get moving, they are listing for only $460,000 and $470,000.  3011 18th Ave S are each 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, with 1,725 square feet.  Built by Green Canopy Homes, they have hard wood… Read More

Must See Open Houses: October 4th and 5th

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This weekend there are 432 open houses to pick from, so another busy weekend.  160 are for listings less than a week old, so there are some new ones to check out.  All the selections have water views this week.  We’ll start with a new listing at One Pacific Tower in Belltown, go to North… Read More

Featured Open House: The Nines on Queen Anne

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This weekend! Come check out Isola Homes’ new community on Queen Anne, The Nines. This wonderfully private, impressively bright and smartly designed community consist of 4 townhomes and 5 rowhomes made for modern living. Enjoy a close-in, charming community connected by a beautifully landscaped courtyard. Inside experience flowing spaces, beautiful materials and detailed finishes. Don’t… Read More

Must See Open Houses: September 27th and 28th

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This weekend there are 454 Open Houses scheduled.  We’ll start with a modern in North Beach (which Matt likes), travel south to a Green Built renovation in Greenwood, go west to Loyal Heights (north Ballard), and finish with an affordable modern townhouse in southern West Seattle.  First, I’m going to show a water view picture… Read More

5-Star Built Green Townhouse in Judkins

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This well designed 5-Star Built Green townhouse, built in 2011, is a great alternative to apartment living.  Listing for $289,000, 1181 26th Ave S has 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, and 840 square feet.  Designed by First Lamp; the home features high-efficiency windows, LED lighting, mini-split heat pumps and air conditioning, tankless water heaters, and solid-strand… Read More

Thoughtful Modern Rear Unit TH in Ballard

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1422 NW 64th St – Unit A is a good looking modern townhome in Ballard built in 2008. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,240 square feet for $429,900. Last sold in 2011 for $320,000. And here’s a preview of what the the architect has to say… In a market environment where formulaic faux-craftsman townhouses are the… Read More

Must See Open Houses: Sunday September 7th

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Due to technical issues, we missed Saturday’s open houses. So time to clear out my favorites list, feature some listings Matt has been pushing, and add some brand new listings that are open Sunday. 8533 10th Ave NW Neighborhood:  Crown Hill Open House:  Sunday 1-4 pm New construction is being priced out of the inner… Read More

Fremont Townhome In LEED Platinum Community

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3657 Whitman Ave N is part of the Footprint At The Bridge community designed by Johnston Architects and built in 2008.  It’s a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom townhome that lists for $595,000.  The square footage is not disclosed 1,550.  I substituted this shot of the community from the architect’s website, the listing version had a… Read More

Must See Open Houses: August 23 and August 24

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Everybody else seems to be on vacation, so here goes… there are 402 Open Houses in Seattle this weekend, so there is plenty to see.  Let’s get started with these three who are all open Sunday. 4508 NE 70th St Neighborhood: View Ridge Open Houses: Sunday, August 24, 1-4 PM Surprise, I’m starting with a… Read More

Must See Open Houses: August 16 and August 17

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With a total of 332 Open Houses in Seattle this weekend, there really is something for everyone.  I noticed a wide range of mid-century homes, including this updated option in Haller Lake.  The tiny house selection is limited, but this cute cape cod in Highland Park might fit the bill.  And, more than one house… Read More

New Eastlake Townhouse With Location Upside/Downside

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If you’ve taken the road that snakes underneath Interstate 5 and connects Capitol Hill and Eastlake, you’ve passed the lot where a recently-completed townhouse is now up for sale. The location, 2015 Boylston Ave E., puts you in the middle of two great neighborhoods, offers great views* of Lake Union and gives you tremendous access… Read More

Capitol Hill Contemporary Townhouse In A Sea Of Cookie Cutters

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It’s sad to find the southeast corner of Capitol Hill is home to so may bland townhouses. Thankfully there is 126 21st Ave E to show the way forward.  Built in 2009, the low point of the housing bust, the builder definitely took a risk in offering something different.  At 1,230 square foot, it’s smaller… Read More

Wallingford Built Green Townhome

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UPDATED:  Note that this post incorrectly identified the location of this property as Greenlake.  It is, in fact, in Wallingford. Built in 2009, I appreciate that this 3 bd, 2.5 ba, 4-Star Built Green Home at 4519 4th Ave NE is still very new but has a different style than so many of the townhouses… Read More

More Isola Townhomes – Different Layout

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UPDATE:  this is another project that was designed by Caron Architecture.  Good job folks! Last week I wrote about rowhouse and duplex townhomes at The Nines from Isola Homes.  This week it will be their new corner style townhomes in Leschi/Judkins Park.  These 4 units at 3003 S Judkins Street are each 1,611 square feet,… Read More

New Isola Townhomes on West Slope QA

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It’s Isola, so they are modern townhomes.  Their latest community is called The Nines and is just up the hill from the Interbay Golf Center, which has a heated two story driving range and a 9 hole course.  Oh, you wanted to read about the townhomes? There are two styles available at 2556 14th Ave… Read More

“Hot” Townhouse in the Central District

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Redfin has a new feature called “Hot Homes”, where they analyze hundreds of attributes to calculate the chances a property will sell within two weeks. The website labeled a two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhome in the Central District as a Hot Home, with an 81% chance of going pending in 11 days. A friend of mine lives… Read More