Studio At Mosler Lofts Headed To Foreclosure

mosler-lofts-belltown

There is a great unit at Mosler Lofts, headed to auction tomorrow(4/1/11) .  Although Mosler isn't a building for everybody, this studio is scheduled to sell at close to $200,000 less then its last price in 2007!  If you do the math in your head, that is a pretty good deal.  I will update the results tomorrow via twitter @Seattle_Condos. If you are interested in learning … [Read more...]

Marketing A Condo, From A Killer Deck

Roofdeck

Check this view out.  I'm on my lunch break. Kind of.  I'm sitting on a deck in a Westlake condo (701 Galer St).  I currently have a bottle of water, 3 small oranges and a bowl of candy for anyone that happens to show up today to check out the unit.  I'm holding a brokers open. Real estate is a funny business. You get a home ready for sale (weeks, months or even years). Then … [Read more...]

This Greenlake Home Should Sell Before The Weekend

Greenlake Back Yard

House: 5812 Woodlawn Ave N Neighborhood:  Greenlake Location: MAP This house in Greenlake should sell by the weekend. I'm serious. Every once in a while I'll see a place like this that I know will have a substainal amount of activity.  It is a block from the lake, has a garage, an updated kitchen, clean bathrooms, hardwood floors, a nice usable basement, a huge manicured … [Read more...]

Just Sold, Multiple Offers, In Just 4 days

Just_Sold Cosmopolitan

JUST SOLD SOLD IN 4 DAYS WITH MULTIPLE OFFERS   819 Virginia St #2410, Seattle $499,000 2 bedroom + den & 2 bath Northwest facing views of the Puget Sound, mountains and more! Spacious layout, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, custom wall bed, air-conditioning, big windows and phenomenal view.   Well-designed luxury highrise.  World-class amenity package … [Read more...]

Want To Rent A Bellevue High-Rise?

High-Rise Living

Looking to try high-rise living?  Just this week Bellevue Towers and One Lincoln Tower have units that hit the rental market.  These are my two favorite residential towers in Bellevue. They both have great amenities and soar among the other towers at 42 and 43 stories (24 hour concierge, spa, pool, game room, owners lounge, terrace, fitness facilities, hotel services … [Read more...]

Bellevue Towers, Significant Increase In Sales Year to Date

Bellevue Towers

I just spoke to my contact at Bellevue Towers and they are reporting a significant increase in sales contracts in the first 90 days of this year. Since their announcement of a pricing change back on January 4th, they have closed 23 homes with another 26 homes pending.  They are closing an average of one condo every 3 days.  In addition, out of the 26 contracts pending it sounds … [Read more...]

Developer Owned Penthouse For Sale At 5th & Madison

5th and Madison Penthouse

Project: 5th and Madison Neighborhood: Downtown Remember the auction at 5th and Madison?  Not all of the 18 units sold to buyers who attended and a few other units were still developer owned.  These 3 units are back on the the market as of this morning. Unit #2300:  In June of 2009  the asking price was $699,000.  Now they are asking $499,000.  You can view the details … [Read more...]

Urban Build In Magnolia, Certified Built Green

Modern_Magnolia

Check out this super cool Certified Built Green, modern build in Magnolia. It didn't take long for this place to grab my attention.  For those of you unfamiliar with the location, it looks South towards Alki Point. Magnolia is just 10 minutes from Downtown Seattle.   See the listing here: Magnolia Listing Grand entry with 12+ foot ceilings Mahogany hardwood … [Read more...]

Nautica

Nautica Downtown

Project: Nautica Neighborhood: Westlake DESCRIPTION: Built in 1992 the Nautica sits on the Westlake slope of Lake Union and Queen Anne. Designed to maximize both Lake Union and Downtown Seattle views, the Nautica features 56 units on 8 floors.  Many of the condos offer a 2 level floor plan making the home feel more like an in-city loft or townhome. Units feature decks, … [Read more...]

Bellora 2 Bedroom, Once $625,000, Now $477,800

Bellora Ext

Project: Bellora Neighborhood: Belltown This is a unit worth looking at. Bellora is one of my favorite buildings. Its a quality Seattle condo project in the heart of Belltown. A 2003 build featuring 93 units on 13 floors. This particular unit (#308) was listed at $625,000 just 3 years ago and is now back on the market at $477,800. At a price per square foot of $400, I … [Read more...]

Continental Place

Continental Place

Project: Continental Place Neighborhood:  Belltown DESCRIPTION: The Continental Place is a classic Seattle condo high-rise.  It is a concrete and steel structure that sits at 1st and Blanchard just blocks from Pike Place Market.  Designed by WJA, Continental Place consists of 128 units in 33 stories.  There are a variety of units and layouts with floor to ceiling glass. … [Read more...]

2 Belltown Live/Work Condos Hit The Market

Photo Rights to Homedesignfind

  Looking for a work loft?  Live/work units at the Parc and the Klee just hit the market.  Live/work lofts provide a creative environment for those looking to live and work in the same space. They are not for everyone and they often have heavy restrictions on "use".  I've attached a post from Seattle Savvy and an article from MSN that does a great job explaining the … [Read more...]

How Amazon.com Changed A Condo Auction

Amazon_Gallery_Office Tower

It has been reported that the Gallery "Auction" that turned into a one-day sales event ended with 8 sales averaging discounts of $.88 cents on the dollar.  The developers website has called it a "Successful One Day Event".  The success of the event is a matter of opinion.  I think what is much more fascinating is the last minute change to the auction format.  News broke Friday, … [Read more...]

This Week In Seattle and Bellevue Condo Foreclosures

Meridian

You probably know by now that condo foreclosures in well known buildings are going to auction each week.  This week alone, there are 3 units in notable buildings that are scheduled for tomorrows King County auction.  One of the units really caught my attention: Its a 1 bedroom on the 22nd floor of One Lincoln Tower.  It's over 700sf with an island kitchen, granite counters, … [Read more...]