Drinking The Bellevue Towers Kool-Aid?


Did anyone see the recent newsletter from Bellevue Towers?  If not, I thought I would summarize it for you. In a nutshell: They centered the attention on the recent change at the Bravern (my post, Seattle Times and The Press Release) With the Bravern converting their north tower to apartments, it is their estimation that the Bellevue market inventory has been reduced … [Read more...]

Just Leased | Three Bedroom View Home In Queen Anne


JUST LEASED Queen Anne | Seattle 650 West Emerson Seattle, Wa 3 Bedroom | 2 Bath 1800 Square Feet Wonderful view home on the north side of Queen Anne. Light filled with open floorplan and nine foot ceilings. Updated kitchen, lots of light, counter space and skylight. Dining area off the kitchen. Three large bedrooms and two updated bathrooms. Utility room below as … [Read more...]

Enso Condominiums Nears 100 Closed Sales


After receiving a few reader requests for Enso pricing, I thought I would provide the following update: ***A big thank you to Emily and Javila at the sales office PROJECT OVERVIEW: Enso is nearing 100 sales.  Thus far, they have closed 98 units, with 4 units pending. They have 102 units SOLD as of yesterday. That leaves 32 homes left available for sale; 134 units … [Read more...]

Foreclosure At Mosler Lofts


For those of you that didn't see the post a few weeks ago "Seatte Foreclosure List", in an exclusive partnership with Vestus, we now have the ability to send out a weekly list of Seattle condo foreclosures (Free Service).  This weeks foreclosure list includes a unit at Mosler Lofts on the 4th floor. For those of you interested in receiving the free list of weekly foreclosures, … [Read more...]

Seattle’s First Resource For “Off Market” Condo Property

Off Market

We have exciting news!  urbancondospaces.com has just created Seattle's first and only resource for "Off Market" condo property in the city. Here is what we hope to accomplish: Connect more buyers and sellers Allow sellers to advertise their properties without being "on" the market. Allow buyers to explore opportunities that others buyers/investors don't have access … [Read more...]

Just Sold At The Cosmopolitan | In Just 2 Days & Off Market


JUST SOLD The Cosmopolitan | Denny Triangle | Downtown Seattle 819 Virgina St, #2801 Seattle, Wa 98101 1 Bedroom | 1 Bath 979 Square Feet Sold in 2 days without ever going on the market! Breathtaking views of the Space needle, Lake Union, and Queen Anne hill.  Furnished with cherry wood cabinets, granite counter tops, and top of the line stainless appliances. … [Read more...]

Great Rental At One Lincoln Tower


I noticed this rental yesterday and thought I would share.  One Lincoln in Bellevue has incredible views and great amenities.  Built in 2005, Lincoln Tower shares it tower with the Bellevue Westin.  Allowing owners and renters at One Lincoln to use all the hotel services and phenomenal share amenity space. View the Listing Here … [Read more...]

Wall Systems For Urban Living


Most of you will recall my love for the BoConcept furniture store.  Over the years, I have enjoyed frequenting their downtown Seattle showroom for ideas on urban living.  Their new designs are out and I thought I would share some ideas on how to accesorize your condo/home. One of their specialties is their wall systems.  For those of you that haven't seem them in person, I … [Read more...]

Search For Rentals On urbancondospaces.com


It is always exciting to add new features to the blog. I just updated the home page to make it easier for you to view rentals in both Seattle, Bellevue and beyond.  The pictorial below illustrates how to get started.  I tried to keep it simple. Once you have clicked through, it becomes a map-based search. Therefore, you can zoom in to the specific area that you are interested … [Read more...]

Seattle Rents To Rise 25%


A couple of interesting notes on the Seattle rental market: Seattle Rents to Rise 25% In an article by Marc Stiles of the Daily Journal of Commerce.  He noted that Seattle Rents are expected to rise by 25%. Apartment development is heating up and to understand why turn to page 4 of Dupre + Scott Apartment Advisors' new report. The Seattle company says Puget Sound-area … [Read more...]

A Big Thank You!


I wanted to take an opportunity to recognize and thank a good friend and UCS reader.  She has allowed us to use her AMAZING picture of Pike Place Market. We are thankful to be able to use it.  I hope you all enjoy it as much as I do!   Thanks Sarah! … [Read more...]

4 Closed, 2 Condos Left At Lakeview


There are just 2 condos left at Lakeview in Seattle.  Both units are two (2) bedrooms: Unit # 1s is 1670 sf (priced at $634,950) & Unit# 3N is 1392sf  (priced at $649,950) Lakeview is located at:  1114 Lakeview Boulevard East Some of the project features include: Lake Union and Olympic Mountain views Private In-home elevator entrance 9+ foot … [Read more...]

Before You Rent Your Condo, Read This


There are a number of issues that can occur when renting your condo.  You should watch out for these common pitfalls.  If you don't, you could be in for a nightmare experience. Try to follow this simple checklist as you prepare to rent out your property: Check the credit, criminal and background of your tenant. Why would you let just anyone stay in your home for 12 months … [Read more...]

Just Listed | Market Court Condos #602


Just Listed Westedge/Pike Place Market/Downtown 2030 Western Ave #602 Seattle, Wa 98121 MLS#145812 1 Bedroom |1 Bath 631 Square Feet West views of Elliot Bay and the City of Seattle landscape! Enjoy living in the city, just blocks from the market. With a Walkscore of 98, this urban setting has everything you need. 5 star restaurants, the arts, fresh produce, local … [Read more...]

Olive 8 Views From The 26th Floor


I thought I would share some pics from Olive 8.  I attended a final walk-through with a client who closes on their home next week! For those of you that have never done one before, they are kind of fun.  You meet with a representative from the project who gives you a tour of your unit. They highlight how things work, give you a general overview and provide helpful tips on the … [Read more...]