Have You Bought at Insignia?

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Mark Stiles over at the PSBJ likely correctly surmises that, Moment of truth for Seattle’s condo market will come this summer: The Mark Co., which is the broker of record for the 707-unit Insignia, said that 70 percent of the units in the first tower have been pre-sold, but declined to say for how much…. Read More

Dwell Captures Seattle Floating Home

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Dwell recently featured a Seattle floating home in, Floating Prefab House Brings Smart Design to the Seattle Waterfront: Living the life aquatic certainly has its appeal. “Being on the water, low and surrounded by it, you feel like you belong to another world,” says architect Eric Cobb, who was hired to design an 1,800-square-foot floating… Read More

Real Estate on Stage at Seattle Rep

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Real estate is on stage this month at Seattle Repertory Theatre with the world premiere of The Comparables. This is the play that will have all of Seattle talking! Bette, Monica and Iris are high-end real estate agents whose sales pitches are as hard and polished as their nails. CEO Bette, the original glass ceiling… Read More

Floating Home Lenders

Looking for a floating home lender? We hear these folks are good: Sound Bank Banner Bank Pacific Crest Bank

ecoBuilders Raising the Bar on New Construction

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ecoBuilders is trying raise the bar with new construction with their listing at 304 24th Ave E on Capitol Hill. Listed at $1,449,950 the home has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,192 square feet on a 4,600 square foot lot. And is stuffed full of features. Here’s the agent’s full description of what you get for… Read More

Arboretum Modern

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A Playhouse designed modern that we wrote about in November of 2013, when it was new construction, has hit the market at 751 26th Ave E. For $935k you get 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,622 square feet. You also get a little regret that you didn’t buy in 2013 when it sold for $839k. Listing… Read More

Portage Bay Floating Home for Rent

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It has the world’s smallest photo on Craigslist, but this Portage Bay floating home sounds good: This particular houseboat has great views out of all windows and skylights and a dock in the front or back to follow out to the Lake. Hardwood floors and very unique wood-craftsmanship and finishing touches. Enter the upstairs master… Read More

Condos Cost >$750/SF to Build

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Marc Stiles as the PSBJ dug into why new condos aren’t being built, This is why Seattle developers are building apartments, not condos, and concludes it might be that construction costs are higher than what buyers are willing to pay: During a panel discussion last week at a Bisnow event, Parsons [of Holland Partner Group]… Read More

Just in Time For Summer

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Just in time for summer, a sweet floating home designed by James Jessup hit the market at 2727 Fairview Ave E #12. It’s a good location; this home is just a little bit north of us in Eastlake (we’re at 2025 Fairview). However, this home is using leased moorage (31 year lease). Priced at $695k… Read More

Night & Day Wedgwood Remodel

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This is how you do a remodel because you won’t even recognize 3001 NE 97th St in the before pictures. Remodeled by Green Canopy Homes this past year they’ve absolutely transformed this 1939 Wedgwood home. We love the tall ceilings in the living room, wide open kitchen and the big tub paired with the shower…. Read More

Updated Mid-Century Modern in Magnolia

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Heidi Ward over at 360 Modern had last week’s hot listing and will likely have this week’s too with 3230 44th Ave W, a recently updated mid-century modern in Magnolia from 1959. We love the outdoor fireplace, simple, yet sophisticated looking kitchen, daylight family room and private back yard. Listed at $1,050,000, it is a… Read More

Super Cute Renovated Columbia City Mid-Century

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The listing agent didn’t want us sharing this super cute renovated Columbia City mid-century home with you all publicly so you’ll have to click the picture to login and see the photos and details. (If you know the listing agent or seller, tell them we’re cool!)

Magnolia Lot with A View for $299k

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Haven’t yet heard from the listing agent whether we can share this lot for sale with you. You’ll have to click the picture and login to see photos and the address.

Killer Magnolia Split Level

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Normally when I hear split level I roll my eyes and imagine the classic 1970’s split level home of many of my childhood friends. But when you see the split level at 4012 34th Ave W you’ll want to buy it, not roll your eyes. Recently remodeled by Fine Line it is listed at $739k… Read More

Luma to Use Virtual Reality to Sell Condos

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Luma, a 24-story condo building coming to First Hill will be trying to use Virtual Reality to sell their condos according to local tech blog Geekwire, Beyond video games: How virtual reality is transforming real estate: Another project that will use virtual reality is LUMA, a 24-story condo building slated for Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood…. Read More

West Seattle Contemporary

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A contemporary home right by the West Seattle bridge caught our eye this week for it’s deck growing up through the deck feature as well as the monster amount of garage and shop space, and of course, views. It is at 3407 Fauntleroy Wy SW and is listed at $734,950. For that you get 4… Read More

Peek Inside a 1310 E Union Remodel

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1310 e Union is by far our favorite condo building in Seattle. Here’s a peek inside a recent remodel of one of the ones by SHED Architecture. Capitol Hill Loft Press Release.

Green Phinney Ridge Home

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We’re digging this Built Green home on Phinney Ridge at 547 N 68th St. 3-Star Built Green, 4 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms, 3,000 square feet and close to the action on Phinney Ridge and Greenlake. Actually it is within stumbling distance of Sully’s, a bar I seem to end up at on many a Tuesday night… Read More

Fire Station #20 Hits the Market

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Here’s your chance to own an entire fire station! Having opened a new West Queen Fire Station the old one, Fire Station #20 at 3205 13th Ave W, in Queen Anne just hit the market. Granted, the inside looks like an old fire station and needs work, but still, how cool would it be to… Read More

Renderings of The Eleanor in Roosevelt

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For those curious, below are the renderings of The Eleanor apartments in Roosevelt. Here’s a description of the project from Runberg’s site: This project is located in the Roosevelt Residential Urban Village which is immediately east of interstate 5, 2 blocks north of 65th Street, and 3 blocks west of Roosevelt High School. The project… Read More