Eastlake 6 Resale

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The first resale at Eastlake 6 hit the market this week at 2217 Boylston Ave E. Unit A is 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, and 1,690 square feet. Listed at $679k it sold almost exactly two years ago brand new for $569k. It’ll be interesting to see what it sells for now. I heard that a… Read More

Featured New Construction: North Admiral New Construction

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Two modern homes now available in the North Admiral neighborhood of West Seattle! Sleek designer finishes welcome you into flowing, light filled spaces. The main floor features rich, hardwood flooring throughout, a gourmet kitchen with slab quartz countertops + full height, hand laid backsplash, energy efficient, stainless steel appliances and locally made, European-inspired cabinetry. Luxuriously… Read More

Featured New Construction: Spruce Park by Isola Homes

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Now Selling! Isola Homes offers a collection of 9 townhomes made for modern living at Spruce Park Townhomes. Be inspired by these eco-friendly homes with bright, open concept living, gourmet kitchens, spa bathrooms and designer finishes. Convenient Central District location with beautiful park views and easy access to nearby eateries, shopping and coffee. As the… Read More

Modern Home Tour: May 2nd – Win Tickets!

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The modern home tour is back! The 2015 Seattle Modern Home Tour will take place on Saturday, May 2nd. Tourgoers get to walk-through some of the Emerald City’s most amazing modern homes, and meet the local architects behind the designs. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 day of. If you want to win a pair… Read More

King5 Peeks into Smith Tower Penthouse

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Yes, there really is an apartment on top of the Smith Tower. Check it out via King5, Inside the Smith Tower apartment:

Loft rentals in Lower Queen Anne

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Jax Apartments, in LQA/Uptown, has their street level loft units ready for rent. Jax is a new apartment building at 500 3rd Ave W.  These loft units face quiet streets and have their own street entrance, as well as an interior door.  Major bus lines are a block away on Mercer.  Shopping, restaurants, Seattle Center,… Read More

Portland Developer Wins Capitol Hill Station Housing Development

Sound Transit announces highest-ranked developer for Capitol Hill Station housing, retail development. Full press release below. Here are the highlights: Portland-based Gerding Edlen Development Company’s proposal for the master developer contract scored highest for all four empty sites located above or adjacent to the station. The Sound Transit Board will review the outcome of the… Read More

Sneak Peek: Luma, Sales Center of the Future

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Checking out the sales center for Luma, Seattle’s next big condo, at 8 am seemed like a good idea last week but I think both parties found 8 am on a Monday to be just a tad bit early today. First quick refresher on Luma: 24-story condo in First Hill. 168 units from 600 square… Read More

New Hawthorne Hills Modern

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We’re digging the new construction Rose-Leigh Design at 5227 Pullman Ave NE. Unassuming from the outside, on the Burke, view of the water and a very sweet modern design inside. Listed at $1.485m it is 5 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms in 3,390 square feet on a 6,960 square foot lot. Open today from 1 to 4pm…. Read More

Climb the Walls of this Contemporary Farmhouse

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We love climbing so how could we not love this Montlake “contemporary farmhouse” that features a mini climbing wall / climbing gym? Located at 2408 22nd Ave E is is listed at $1.185m for 4 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms over 3,500 square feet on a 3,000 square foot lot. Just a heads up there is no… Read More

Sorry, Been Busy Launching Meld!

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I’m so sorry there haven’t been any posts in the last two weeks! The reason is a few friends and I just launched our company, Meld, last week on a Kickstarter for our first product the Meld Knob + Clip. In case you didn’t know, Urbnlivn and real estate is just a hobby, not a… Read More

Last Chance for DJC Building of the Year

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The DJC is running a building of the year contest. In the are some Urbnlivn favorites like Premiere on Pine, Stadium Place, Dimension and Sunset Electric. Who’d you vote for?

Seward Park MCM with a Pool

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It has been a slow week for cool homes until this mid-century modern in Seward Park at 6445 Hampton Rd S came along. We love the fireplace, wood ceilings, vintage bar and just in time for summer there’s a pool with a slide. $875k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 3,990 square feet on a 0.29… Read More

Another Good Looking Remodel By Green Canopy

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Green Canopy, who recently completed this amazing Wedgwood remodel, have another remodel on the market. This one is in Loyal Heights at 8351 Jones Ave NW. $875k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 2,483 square feet on a 4,000 square foot lot. Check it out today from 12 to 3 and tomorrow 11 to 2pm. Listing… Read More

A Look Inside Premiere on Pine

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Last night we partied like it was 2006 at the Premiere on Pine launch party. There was wine from Purple, food from Loulay, oysters from Taylor Shellfish and music from WD4D. In attendance were many of the usual faces from the 2006 condo launch party circuit as well as new residents of the Premiere. There… Read More

Zezlake Lofts – 8 New Homes in Fremont

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Evolution Projects and Noren Development have 8 new homes in Fremont at a development named, Zezlake Lofts. One is on the MLS at, 3621 Interlake Ave N. $689k for 3 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 1,600 square feet. Open Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 3pm. Listing provided courtesy of Jason Miller.

To Die for Montlake MCM

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This home is blowing up my Facebook. My real estate friends are all over it. 2101 22nd Ave E. Designed by Arnold Gangnes it is only $880k for 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms, 2,940 square foot on a 5,735 square foot lot. Yes. It requires some work. But whatever. With some love, this place could turn… Read More

This is the House (of the Week)!

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How often do I say, “this is the house!” Well, 3216 Sierra Dr S is the house! At least for this week :). 4 bedrooms, 4.25 bathrooms, 4,377 square feet on a 6,500 square foot lot. Has incredible views, a slide, catwalk, paint splatted art room, built in bunk bed (I always wanted one of… Read More

Condo Sales #s: Insignia S. 70%, Salt 14%, Solo 90%, Vik 30%

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Selling Now Insignia North Tower – ??? 348 total units. Notes: they’ve been writing purchase & sales, no number disclosed yet Move in date: ??? Insignia South Tower – 70% sold 350 total units. Move in date: this summer Salt – 14% sold 34 total units. 5 sales. 29 remain. Move in date: early summer… Read More

Fact Checking the Seattle Times

The Seattle Times seems to be confusing condos and apartments in, Cultures clash as gentrification engulfs Capitol Hill: …a half-dozen cranes erecting yet more upscale condos can be seen on the horizon… There are no condos being built on Capitol Hill right now.