Milan Inspired Modern Building (with Views)

714 Bellevue Ave E #601 - live

With views north, south and west; #601 at 714 Bellevue Ave E. should be an easy sale.   If that isn’t enough for you, there is one balcony off the living room, and another on the den side.  Listing for $674,500, this unit is a 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom, den/guest room, with 1,147 sq ft.  It… Read More

Creekside 1969 Contemporary

1502 NE 105th St - open

That’s one dramatic room.  Massive fireplace, Italian tiled entry, and beamed wood ceilings.  Situated along Thornton Creek, this home overlooks it’s lush garden, leading down to the greenbelt.  Listing at $665,000, 1502 NE 105th St has 4 bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms, with 2,600 sq ft.  To complete the picture, imagine an open kitchen/dining area facing out… Read More

Paul Hayden Kirk Modern in Bellevue


Heidi gave us a heads up that she has another great listing. This one is a Paul Hayden Kirk modern in Bellevue. The sellers bought it at auction, fixed it up and are now looking for someone who loves mid-century moderns. You can find it at 4749 119th Ave SE. It is 2 bedrooms, 1.75… Read More

Coming Soon: Queen Anne Modern Tour


Fans of Queen Anne and modern architecture, heads up about the Queen Anne Modern Tour: On June 20th, from 12pm – 3pm, the Queen Anne Historical Society will offer The Modern Tour. Our tour will visit two municipal projects, two live/work buildings, and two private residences. The architects who designed the most recent projects will… Read More

New Arboretum Modern

621 25th Ave E - facade

They call it “stunning” and I tend to agree, 621 25th Ave E has a lot to offer.  Blocks from the Arboretum, this 2,760 sq ft home has 3 bedrooms, 3.25 bathrooms, and lists for $1,375,000.  Floors of hardwood, concrete, ceramic tile, slate, or carpet; wood beams, wood built-ins, and plenty of windows throughout.  The… Read More

Via6, Expo, AVA & More Charged with Discrimination

The Rainier Valley Post digs into recent housing discrimination violations, The Station at Othello Charged With Housing Discrimination. Nearly 50 years after Seattle made it illegal to discriminate against minorities when renting or selling real estate, 13 local property owners have been charged with housing discrimination against people because of race, country of origin, sexual… Read More

Is it Time for More Space?

NY Model

Heads up! This is sponsored post. The final opportunity to own a New York plan at City 26 in North Seattle is here. Two excellent homes available now with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, and 2,751 square feet. Miles from extraordinary. Close to everything. Priced reduced to $699,950 – final opportunity to own at… Read More

Eastlake Condo With View Terrace

2960 Eastlake Ave E - live 1

It would be nice if more builders gave owners/renters the wall of windows that this unit at Ruby in Eastlake has.  Listing for $380,000, #109 at 2960 Eastlake Ave E is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with 801 sq ft.  There is retail below, so you’re not at street level.  Cherry wood floors in living… Read More

New Phinney Ridge; Yes, It Does Have A Rooftop Deck

120 N 73rd St - front

This is a 3 story, 3,597 sq ft house, with a backyard.  And it’s not overwhelming.  Listing for $1,600,000, 120 N 73rd St is a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home.  The main level has an L shaped open floor plan.  With an impressive kitchen at the back of the main living area, alongside a family… Read More

Downtown Living With Hotel Amenities At Olive 8

737 Olive Way #1809 - live windows

Unit 1809 at 737 Olive Way is a very stylish condo on the 18th floor of Olive 8 in Downtown.  Listing for $525,00, this 684 sq ft unit is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, with it’s own balcony.  For you cooks, there are high end kitchen appliances including a gas range. There is a Hyatt… Read More

Steel Clad Pb Elemetal


I had to double check the year built on this one at 2037 34th Ave S. It looks like new construction but was actually built in 2009; designed by Pb Elemental it was built by Brookwil. It is a 4,028 square foot place, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms on a 3,570 square foot lot with all… Read More

Does Your Condo or Apartment Have a Mouse Problem?

Time to tackle a serious question. Does your condo (or apartment) have a mouse problem? I never, not once, in all my time living and owning a condo in Seattle considered for a moment that I might have to worry about mice. But after hearing my brother-and-sister-in-law talk about their battles with mice in a… Read More

Modern Reimagining of a Classic Tudor


I am not at all a fan of classic Tudor’s but I can’t get enough of this modern Tudor in Magnolia at 2323 Eyres Place West. Designed by Thomas Isarankura and developed by Next Century Modern it is truly stunning (as is the price). The place is sizable at 4,300 square feet. 5 bedrooms, 3.75… Read More

Penthouses at Chophouse Row


Chophouse Row, a Dunn + Hobbes project, has three penthouses atop 25,000 square feet of office space and 5,500 square feet of retail. Those penthouses are now for rent. They’re asking $4,600 a month for 1,379 square foot places with amazing views. I’m not sure, but I think one is already leased and only two… Read More

Belltown Water View Condo At An Affordable Price

2000 1st Ave #604 - deck over common deck 2

Tired of $700+ sq ft prices for buildings that are going to lose their views?  This unit at One Pacific Tower is the answer. #604 at 2000 1st Ave, is a 1,523 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo, listing for $649,000.  It has ceiling high windows, open plan living area with water views, roomy… Read More

The Sanctuary – Unique Church Conversion on Capitol Hill

1517 E Denny Way #5 - dine stained glass pulled back

The Sanctuary is a 12 unit building, converted from a century old church.  Done in 2011, the developers were very limited in what changes they could make to the exterior.  Listing for $1,250,00, Unit 5 at 1517 E Denny Way has 2 bedrooms, 2.75 bathrooms, with 2,610 sq ft.  With the impressive 35′ ceilings on… Read More

PB Elemental Designed Modern Townhouse in Judkins

939 Marin Luther King Jr Way S - front

Built in 2009, this is just what a well designed townhome should look like: spacious, light filled, and gorgeous materials.  Listed for $499,950, Unit B at 939 Martin Luther King Jr Way S is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, with 1,612 sq ft.  The master suite is upstairs, and the other 2 bedrooms are down,… Read More

Where to Find “Recycled” Homes in Seattle

A large house is transported by boat near the Ballard Bridge in Seattle Wednesday, June 3, 2015.

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

19th Avenue Loft


Loft fans, here’s one on the east side of Capitol Hill at 19th Avenue Lofts. Unit 210 has tall ceilings and a half height loft. Listed at $389k it is 827 square feet which works out to $470/square foot. A relative bargain compared to the the 707 square feet unit at Trace Lofts (a mere… Read More

Mid-Century Modern in Bellevue


We don’t normally write about homes for sale outside of the Seattle core but we’ll make exceptions if you ask nicely and have a sweet renovated mid-century modern. So when Keri from mk2 Properties wrote in telling us about the extensive remodel that they did on 1028 108th Ave SE we had to consider it…. Read More