NEXUS Moving Fast

How long until NEXUS is fully reserved? We heard that they’re doing 7-10 reservations a day this week, quickly reserving the remaining units from their amazing first weekend. Even the penthouses are moving quickly.

Enjoy Your Backyard in Magnolia

We’re digging the modern remodel at 1901 34th Ave W in Magnolia. Listed at $1,499,000 it is 3,170 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms on a nearly 6,000 square foot lot. We love the backyard with fire pit. Last sold in 2004 for $532,500, pre-re-model :). Listing provided courtesy of Heidi Ward, Windermere.

Wedgwood Live/Work Townhomes

Just north of Wedgwood8 there is another townhome development at 7323 35th Ave NE. This one is being developed by Sage Homes Northwest with homes between 1,200 and 1,800 square feet. There are currently two places on the MLS. 7327 35th Ave NE is a 1,200 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom at street level…. Read More

12′ Ceilings At Enzo

A very nice Enzo condo on the north facing side of the building.  Among the features are 12′ ceilings, a balcony, Bosch appliances (gas range), basalt countertops, and a double sided gas fireplace between the living room and bedroom. Listed for $539,000, unit 503 at 820 Blanchard St. is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo… Read More

Floor Plans for Montana Circle at Fort Lawton

The Fort Lawton website got an upgrade this week and added floor plans for the Montana Circle collection of homes. You can also find out more about their two palettes, cool and warm.

Where to Find “Recycled” Homes in Seattle

Enthralled by the story of buying a “recycled” mansion and moving it to your own dream lot? (See: Mansion on the move arrives on Bainbridge Island. Sadly we weren’t at work (our offices are on the canal) when this home went buy!) If you’re looking for a recycled home check out the Nickel Brothers website…. Read More

Best Sale Price Ever: $911k

Remember fire station #20 that hit the market back in February for $649k? Well it sold this past week. And it sold for… what for it… $911,911.

Whole Foods Coming to Capitol Hill/First Hill

Wow, Whole Foods is coming to 1001 Broadway Ave (basically Broadway and Madison). From the press release, Whole Foods Market announced plans for its ninth Puget Sound location, which will serve Seattle’s First Hill and Capitol Hill communities as part of Columbia Pacific Advisors’ new 16-story, mixed-use development. Located at 1001 Broadway, the new 40,000-square-foot… Read More

A Tale Of Two Lofts On Capitol Hill

Finally, some more lofts hit the market.  First up is unit 236 at 530 Broadway E.  Listing for $425,000 ($444 a square foot), this 1.5 bathroom, loft unit at the Brix has 958 square feet.  The kitchen has a gas range/oven, double sink, and glass front upper cabinets.  The loft area looks roomy, has a… Read More

Moderns In England

Being a little bit bored with what’s available locally, I decided to see what moderns were to be had in my home country.  First off, I noticed that real estate websites are a whole lot more useful over there.  The pictures look better, many listings have floor plans, and they have more detail than I’ve… Read More

Magnolia Modern near Discovery Park

I’m partial to Magnolia. Whilst many find it too quiet of a neighborhood with a yet to be “hipster” developed town center, I like it’s quietly tree lined streets and it’s quaint ambience. It’s an isolated island on its own yet only 10 mins from the hustle and bustle of downtown city life. Having said that,… Read More

Wi-Fi Grills, Gadgets and Trends at Seattle Home Show This Weekend

Every year, the Seattle Home Show highlights new gadgets and trends for better living. This year, the theme might be Wi-Fi. Look forward to checking out a Wi-Fi enabled grill and spa this weekend at Seattle Home Show 2,the fall edition of what organizers say is the nation’s oldest and largest home show. The show… Read More

Polly Want a Cracker…Factory That Is

Port Townsend’s historic Cracker Factory is on the market again, with a $60,000 price cut from last year.  $878,000 gets you this fully restored, 3 story commercial/residential, 2,700 square foot building in the heart of Port Townsend’s downtown.   It’s address is 819 Washington St, but it’s tucked in a courtyard off of Washington St.   Currently… Read More

Tiny House Trend: Ballard, Central District, Greenlake

There are quite a few small houses on the market right now, but I’ve whittled them down to three top picks.  No mega-mansions here.  All are Craftsmans under 1,000 square feet built between 1900 and 1914, the last time small was chic. Pick #1:  7357 14th Ave. NW Listed for $399,950, this 910 sq ft,… Read More

Must See Open Houses: July 26 and July 27

Looks like the weather’s clearing up just in time to check out some of the 308 Open Houses (!) in Seattle this weekend.  I’ve pulled a few to get you started: two new constructions, one remodeled mid-century, and a complete wild card.  Leave a comment if you see any of these, or any others that… Read More

Before and After: Winning Remodel in Victory Heights

It can be pretty hard to see the potential in certain houses.  The folks at 360Modern offered to give us a peek into the before and after of this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath mid-century at 2129 NE 100th St.  Thankfully, Wittman Estes Architecture + Landscape was capable of looking past the peeling paint, broken windows,… Read More

Customize Your Own Penthouse

What would you do with a 1,908 square foot blank canvas?  What if that canvas grew to 9,876 square feet?  Gather your creative inspiration and take your pick!  Both are possible. Escala just listed Penthouse 202 for $2,299,000. There are two penthouse floors at Escala, the 30th and 31st floor, each with four units.  Two… Read More

Must See Open Houses on June 28 and June 29

Happy Pride weekend, Seattle! When you’re not out and about celebrating 40 years of Pride or simply soaking up the summer weather, be sure to put some of these open house appointments on your calendar. This weekend, we are featuring a gorgeous mid-century modern in the coveted West Seattle neighborhood of Fauntlee Hills as well… Read More

Must See Open Houses for June 7 and June 8

This weekend is promising to bring not only warm, sunny weather to Seattle but also a wealth of open houses happening throughout town. In particular, there are a bunch of newly constructed, newly listed townhouses up for grabs in Cedar Park and Eastlake, as well as an updated 1930’s Capitol Hill craftsman house to check… Read More

Must See Open Houses May 24 and May 25

I certainly hope that we’ll see some sun this holiday weekend.  If not, I suggest seeking shelter from the rain at one of the 87 Open Houses this weekend.  Here are a few of our top picks. 1920 4th Ave, #2408 Neighborhood: Downtown Open House: Sunday, May 25, 1-4 pm This spacious one-bedroom condo on… Read More