Boutique Condo, One Block From Pike & Madison

A one bedroom, two story condo is now available at Nicholas Court Condos, a 9-unit project designed by Walker Architecture.  Unit 3 at 1413 15th Ave is listed at $439,990, has 1 bathroom, 753 sq ft, and comes with a garage parking space. I like that it has no shared walls, the high ceilings, and having… Read More

A 1907 Dutch Colonial For Today

We always like a good before & after house.  This time its a complete renovation of this 1907 Dutch Colonial, bringing into the 21st century. Listed for $759,000, 807 24th Ave is 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home, with 1,630 sq ft.  As well as the structural renovation work; rooms have been opened up, central radiant… Read More

A Reader’s Rental Success Story

I recently met with a reader to chat about buying a loft but he ended up renting instead because he got an amazing deal. In his words, here is what he was able to negotiate for a Capitol Hill loft: Since I waited it out, the rent ended up being $120 less ($2475) and I… Read More

Enjoy The Sunset From This Modern By D3

The pictures alone should sell this newly built modern on Sunset Hill (western edge of Ballard) by D3 Design/Build. Listed for $1,850,000, 3449 NW 59th St has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 3,367 sq ft of living space.  The 3rd floor master suite should be impressive. Open Houses:  Friday  Nov. 6th  4-6 pm    Saturday  Nov…. Read More

A Gatewood Shaker Modern Classic

The neighborhood of Gatewood is a little outside our “urbnlivn” area but we’re making an exception because we love the clean lines of this “Shaker modern classic” at 7330 36th Ave SW. Listed at $995k it is 2,985 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 2.25 bathrooms on a huge 9,000 square foot lot. We also love… Read More

Condo Sales #’s: Insignia 80%, Gridiron 15%, Fort Lawton 8%

Quick update on sales numbers for new construction projects in the area. This update we’re adding Gridiron, Fort Lawton and Residences at Fairview. Selling Now Fort Lawton – 8% pending 26 houses, 2 pending, 2 coming November 12th Move in date: as they sell Gridiron – 15% reserved 107 units, 16 reservations Move in date:… Read More

Not Your Typical Cookie Cutter Place

2609 NW 58th St gives you townhouse living in Ballard without the share walls. And it takes a few risks so it isn’t your typical cookie cutter new construction house, which is great to see! We like the exposed steel beams, modern fireplace, simple and sleek kitchen, see-through staircase and rooftop deck. Listed at $897k… Read More

Two Story Loft in Old Commercial Laundry Building

Here’s a “true” two story loft in a 1908 commercial laundry building, now known as Belltown Lofts. Unit 100 is a courtyard unit (faces the interior courtyard instead of the street) that is 661 square feet, with 1 loft bedroom and a bathroom. We love the big wood beams, tall ceilings and the rooftop deck… Read More

First Resale at the Residences at Fairview

2816 Fairview Ave E is the first townhome to resell at “the Residences at Fairview”. In fact, this townhome is practically brand new, it was completed just last year. I’m a big fan of this development. They’re premium, stylish townhomes, practically right on the water in the hidden gem of a neighborhood, Eastlake. They’re great… Read More

19th Avenue Loft

Loft fans, there’s one available at 19th Avenue Lofts on the east side of Capitol Hill. Unit 213 is a 906 square foot loft with 12′ wood ceilings, newly refinished concrete floors, exposed wood beams and a balcony. Pretty sweet for $409k. Open Sunday 1 to 4pm. Listing provided courtesy of Linda Cassee, Coldwell Banker… Read More

ReModerned Home in Alaska Junction

reModerned Homes whose work we’ve featured here before has a new project for sale at 4503 46th Ave SW in Alaska Junction and it looks sweet. High ceilings on the main floor, 9′ ceilings in the basement, hardwood floors on the main floor, concrete floors in the basement, a fireplace unmarred by electrical outlets usually… Read More

Luxury North Capitol Hill Townhome

Looking for a luxury home but don’t want the hassles with maintaining a yard? 730 Boylston Ave E Unit A in North Capitol Hill might be the luxury townhome you’re looking for. Listed at $1.395m it is 2,860 square feet (how many times do you see townhomes that size??) with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms…. Read More

Madison Valley Corner Loft

For fans of lofts but who are looking to avoid the hustle and bustle of Capitol Hill or Pioneer Square, Madison Lofts in Madison Valley is a great building right beside the Arboretum and steps from a variety of shops and restaurants. Unit 210 just hit the market for $495k. This loft is a full… Read More

Big New Home in Bryant

Here’s a big new home in Bryant at 6241 34th Ave NE. Built by Winfield Homes it is 3,388 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on a 4,200 square foot lot. My new found cooking skills would be at home in that kitchen with its high end Bertazzoni range :). It is listed… Read More

Move On Up To The 18th Floor, 5th & Madison

One more chance to grab a cool unit at 5th and Madison, this time on the 18th floor. There’s much to love about this condo.  I really like the wall of windows, and the way the bedroom is partially opened to the living room; gives it even more of an open feeling. Listed at $599,000,… Read More

North Beacon Hill Modern

Cool modern.  Rooftop deck.  New construction.  11 foot ceilings.  Light rail station nearby.  High-end finishes.  Great price. What else could you want? This modern is the neighbor to 2700 22nd Ave S that we wrote about in September (already sold).  Listed for $935,000, 2704 22nd Ave S is a 3 bedroom, 2.75 bathroom home with… Read More

(Live) / Work Loft at 2200

The Hedges Family Estate Winery is selling their Seattle office in the 2200 complex in South Lake Union. So if you’re either looking to buy an office or love wine, this would be a great modern loft for you. Listed at $895k the space is 1,826 square feet and is technically a one bedroom, one… Read More

Two Bedroom at Trace Lofts

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Last Chance to Customize at Luma

Time is running out if you want to buy and customize a condo at Luma. Their cutoff for customization is October 31st. What can you choose from? Three different color schemes as well as a few upgrades: Waterfall edge kitchen countertops Chef’s kitchen – includes pull-out pantries in lieu of standard cabinet swing doors, Cabinet… Read More

Gridiron’s First Phase 50% Reserved

I visited the Gridiron sales center a few hours after it opened this past weekend and was surprised to see that phase one (26 out of 107 condos), was fifty percent reserved*. In the old days, that wouldn’t be too surprising, the developer’s marketing team would have been whipping everyone into a frenzy ahead of… Read More