South Park Townhouse loft

If you’re looking for a sweet loft style townhouse you can save some money but looking south to South Park. 545 S Sullivan Unit E hit the market last week for only $389,900. For that you get a 1,240 square foot townhome with 2 bedrooms and 2.25 bathrooms. We love the tall ceilings, garage door… Read More

Seattle VA Approved Condos

Looking for a VA approved condo? You’ll want to check any condos you’re considering against the Department of Veteran Affairs list of the nearly 200 VA approved condos in Seattle. 10601 BAGLEY AVE NORTH 1111 EAST PIKE CONDOS 1300 UNIVERSITY 17TH & SPRING 467 NEWTON STREET CONDOMINIUMS 5000 FAUNTERLEROY 532 19TH AVE., 92ND STREET CONDOMINIUMS… Read More

Great View of Seafair’s Blue Angels

Seafair/Blue Angel fans, here’s the place for you. 3202 S Judkins St is a brand new modern home in Leschi with killer east views over Lake Washington. Perfect for watching the Blue Angels! Swing by the open house today or tomorrow at around 1:30 and I’m sure you’ll get quite the show from the rooftop… Read More

Mid-Century Duplex in Wedgwood

A promising mid-century modern duplex hit the market in Wedgwood this week at 8513 23rd Ave NE. There’s two units. The lower unit is a one bedroom with updated floors and a private ground level deck. The upstairs unit is a two bedroom with deck. Good opportunity to live in one, fix the other up… Read More

Beacon Hill Pb Elemental Townhome

A good looking Beacon Hill Pb Elemental designed townhome hit the market this past week at 1406 S Dakota Street. If you’re looking at new townhomes, which there are plenty of these days, it’d be worth looking at this townhome too even though it was built 8 years ago in 2008 as it has a… Read More

South Seattle MCM

This 1961 mid-century modern home designed by Jerry Gropp at 7717 S 116th St looks to have good bones and great lake views. Listed at $475k it is 2,520 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on a 7,920 square foot lot. We love the vaulted ceilings, lake views, and stone fireplaces. Pretty sweet… Read More

Urbnlivn in the Seattle Times

It was great to see the Seattle Times pick up our blog post on condos being flipped at Insignia. From the Seattle Times, Owners flip new Seattle condos for big profit before they even open: Just how hot is the Seattle real-estate market? People are now reserving condos under construction and then flipping them for… Read More

Flipping at Insignia

The North Tower of Insignia has now closed 207 of 348 units with 130 left to close and only 11 left to sell. We’ve seen a handful of resales come up in the North Tower were people are flipping their units, having never occupied them. Curious about this we decided to dig in more and… Read More

Nexus Update: 80% Reserved

Here’s the latest from NEXUS: We’re just over 80% reserved in first position with a “significant” number of second positions. First position reservations on two bedroom / two bathrooms start around the low $900,000s with second positions available from the mid-$300,000s upwards. The building received its final endorsements with the Design Review Board and new… Read More

Insignia 96%, Nexus 80%, Luma 68%, Gridiron 18%

Slow month for new construction news, other than Insignia is quickly closing out the north tower with nearly 100 closings in July. If you’re thinking of buying a new construction condo or home, get in touch! We’ve toured all the condos, been through many new construction single-family homes and townhomes and have helped many buyers… Read More

Rare Listing in Market Place Tower

Atop an office tower in Belltown (I worked in it for years, as Redfin calls it home) are seven condos. One of which just hit the market for $9,388,000. Located atop 2033 1st Avenue, this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath residence boasts 4,532 square feet of well-maintained craftsmanship. The condo is spread over two levels, taking… Read More

Colorful Listing by Playhouse Design Group

If you have a love for color, this might be “the one.” Located at 2658 NW 59th Street in Ballard, this townhome was designed by local architectural firm, Playhouse Design Group, who has designed many new townhomes these past few years. The 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom home is modern with a twist of 70’s mid-century… Read More

Urban Farmhouse in Maple Leaf

419 NE 88th Street didn’t catch our eye right away. But once a reader pointed out its urban farmhouse interior and its Houzz fame, we dug in and agreed, that it might be Urbnlivn worthy. With 6 bedrooms and 3 baths, the colonial cedar shingle facade was built in 1942. It’s 3,943 square feet were… Read More

New Townhome in the Central District

Affordable townhouses are harder and harder to come by these days. Which is why this new listing in the Central District at 724 25th Avenue S caught our eye. The 1,300 square foot townhouse, that has 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, has a cool staircase and two outdoor spaces. There’s a deck off the main… Read More

New Live/Work In Lower Queen Anne

A new live/work listing has hit the market at 621 Aloha Street in lower Queen Anne. The 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom unit boasts a three-floor plan and in-demand location. The 1,734 square foot home stands apart with its soaring ceiling and wall of windows that rise all the way to the top. The natural light… Read More

Cedar Park MCM with Potential

For all you mid-century modern fans, here’s a great property that has some real potential. Located at 13245 42nd Avenue NE in Cedar Park, this 2,620 square foot home has all the right bones for a modern update or remodel. The 4 bedroom, 2.75 bath home features a reverse floor plan that allows for views… Read More

West Facing Listing at Insignia

Insignia has a new 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom available for $1,820,000. Located at 588 Bell St, we blog often about this luxury building with it’s 41st floor sky retreat, exercise facility, media viewing room, outside seating and 24 hour concierge. This unit is on the 38th floor, facing West to capture the views of Seattle,… Read More

Grand Opening and Rooftop Celebration at Dexter Hayes

Mark your calendars for August 9th and stop by Dexter Hayes, one of the newest buildings in SLU for their grand opening and rooftop celebration. Dexter Hayes features 65 units with views of Lake Union from the second floor and above. Some apartments feature rooftop access, as well as private, water-facing balconies as well. Those,… Read More

Loft at the Brix

Loft fans, there’s a one bedroom loft at the Brix on Capitol Hill that hit the market yesterday. 530 Broadway E #115 is 925 square feet, and has a full height loft bedroom, not a bullshit flexi one :). This is a courtyard unit, so it looks out, not at the street, but other units… Read More

A Reader’s Refreshed Meadowbrook MCM

MCM fans! An urbnlivn reader is selling a beautiful mid-century home in Meadowbrook at 2516 NE 106th Place, that they’ve lovingly restored. Built in 1959 it is 2,792 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms on a 6,360 square foot lot. We love the updates, but especially love the outdoor fireplace and if we… Read More