Madrona Live/Work @ Pike Station

Pike Station is an award winning live/work building in Madrona. Designed by atelierjones, built in 2013, a unit there at 3317 E Pike St just hit the market. Listed at $769,000 it is 1,422 square feet with one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms. Eco friendly design with gray water system, runoff cistern, and use of locally… Read More

The Modern House on Queen Anne is Back

The award winning modern home atop Queen Anne at 2441 Queen Anne Ave N is back on the market! It sold just last year for $745k but was in need of a lot of help and by the looks of it, it has received that help and is back looking better than ever, but priced… Read More

More Eastlake Townhomes

Hardy Development, has just launched another townhome project in Eastlake on Franklin Ave. Two of the townhomes, designed by B9 are on the MLS: 2843 Franklin Ave E – $879k, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,566 square feet 2857 Franklin Ave E – $849k, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,568 square feet Looks like they have nice… Read More

Prices up 8.7% to $625,000 for August

This week everyone came out with the their reporting on what happened with the real estate market in August. TL;DR: the median Seattle single-family house cost $625,000 in August, up 8.7 in the last year. First up, the Seattle Times, Seattle home prices slow their climb, but shortage of inspectors raises anxiety: About three-fourths of… Read More

Insignia 96%, Luma 85%, Gridiron 21%, Nexus 80%

The big news this month is that Insignia North closed almost everyone who has been patiently waiting for it to finish and that Luma started closings September 6th. Both buildings are now down to less than 30 units left. Once those sell, the next big new condo project will be Gridiron in 2017 and Nexus… Read More

A Loft for Sale in Our Favorite Building

1310 E Union Lofts, developed by Dunn + Hobbes, designed by Miller Hull, has long been our favorite condo building in Seattle. So we were super excited to see that loft #201 hit the market today! Priced at $485k it is on the second floor, facing south. At 633 it feels larger than it is…. Read More

Affordable, Updated, Meadowbrook MCM

Here’s another affordable, updated, mid-century in North Seattle! This one is in Meadowbrook at 10033 31st Ave NE. Designed for the original and only owner by Benjamin McAdoo, JR., the first African American to graduate from UW School of Architecture and the first to have an independent practice in Washington. It was built in 1954…. Read More

Luma 85% Sold – Sold Out By T-Giving??

Since the sales team moved into the building upon its completion a week or so ago, they’ve been on fire selling a ton of units. Today Luma has announced they’re now 85% sold (so 25 units left). Originally I was predicting they’d be sold out by Christmas but might need to revise that estimate to… Read More

Leschi New Construction Modern

A modern house at 3005 S Washington St in Leschi is going up thanks to White Tree Homes development who partnered with Hybrid Architects, and builder Dacoda Homes. Set for completion in December it is priced at $1.75m it is 3,992 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, on a 4,000 square foot lot…. Read More

Madrona New Construction Modern

Huber Architects and White Tree Homes have collaborated on a new construction modern home going up in Madrona at 1701 37th Ave. Set for completion at the end of November, it is 3,653 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Priced at $2.25m it’ll have views of Lake Washington from every level’s floor-to-ceiling windows,… Read More

Modern Ballard “Cottage”

We need more urban “cottages” like this one at 1542 NW 61st St in Ballard. Designed by Pb Elemental and built in 2009 it is 900 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 1.75 bathrooms. We love the 20′ ceilings. Lives like a mini townhouse, or condo, but with no shared walls and no HOAs. Listed… Read More

A Little Palm Springs in North Seattle

We need more of these affordable mid-century moderns in Seattle! 14534 Meridian Ave N was built in 1950, and was recently remodeled. At $420k it is 1,070 square feet with 3 bedrooms and one bathroom. It sits on a 8,164 square foot lot giving you a massive backyard. Listing provided courtesy of April Rauch, Windermere.

Newer Arboretum Modern

We love the look of this modern house blocks from the Arboretum at 2414 E Helen St. What we think it does really well is extending the living room and kitchen outdoors with a huge deck right off the main living space. Of course, we love the chef’s kitchen, views, top floor master suite, and… Read More

Central Area Live/Work

Live/work buyers, there’s a modern townhome in the Central District at 1137 25th Ave that has a ground floor work-space with loft. Above that you have 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. We love the exposed wood ceilings. Listed for $760,000 it is 2,280 square feet. We sold a home a few blocks away earlier this… Read More

We’re Tearing Down a Home a Day

The Seattle Times dug into what you’ve no doubt witnessed as you’ve driven around town; there’s a lot of tearing down going on right now. A teardown a day: Bulldozing the way for bigger homes in Seattle, suburbs: Seattle on average now sees one home teardown every day. More houses have been demolished and replaced… Read More

Luma Over 75% Sold

Luma, one of the few new condos going up in the city, is almost done, with closings and move-ins starting next week. They’re also, getting close to being sold out with less than 38 units remaining. We’ve toured the building a few times last week with interested clients and attended a buyer’s walk-through yesterday with… Read More

Buyers Aren’t Giving Up, Too Little is For Sale

Curbed Seattle pulls together quotes from a few different sources and asks, Seattle’s housing market so good for sellers, are buyers giving up? It is a catchy headline, one that has been making its way around social media the last day or so. We’ve worked with a lot of clients this year and no one… Read More

Seattle Design Festival Sept 10-23

Heads up! The Seattle Design Festival is coming up September 10th to 23rd. Over thirteen days, Design in Public and over 160 partnering organizations will host 50+ events and installations in dozens of venues across Seattle for thousands of visitors. This year’s festival theme is “Design Change.” Festival events will explore how people can take… Read More

Hawthorne Hills MCM

A good looking, updated, mid-century in Hawthorne Hills, with views of the lake, just hit the market at 6217 50th Ave NE. Built in 1953, it is 2,160 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on a nearly 6,000 square foot lot. The main level has kitchen, living room and two bedrooms that share… Read More

Bridle Trails Mid-Century Modern

We don’t often write about homes on the eastside but this mid-century modern in Bridle Trails caught our eye! 3210 116th Ave NE was built in 1961 and sold, relatively untouched last year for $809,000 (see the before photos). After an extensive remodel this year it has been on the market a month and a… Read More