Before and After Pictures of A Super Cool Modern

Steel and cable

  Our friends at PB Elemental have delivered again.  Check out this gem in West Seattle.  As you can see above in the before and after pictures, a property can change significantly in just 1 year.  This modern build now stands at 2,512sf.  It has 3 bedrooms and 3.25 baths.  The kitchen comes equipped with custom cabinetry, high-end stainless appliances and a center … [Read more...]

Check Out This Penthouse, Seriously


Ok, remember this unit?  It hit the market back in January for $1,500,000.  Just 3 days later it sold for $1,565,000.  Now its on the market for lease. For $8,800, you can live on the top floor, in one of the most coveted condo towers in Bellevue (One Lincoln Tower).  This unit is so cool.  I love the 2 story windows, the built in library and the massive kitchen.  Every window … [Read more...]

Bank Owned At The Cosmopolitan, 26th Floor


Unit #2601 just hit the market at the Cosmopolitan.  Its is listed at $360,000, and the legal owner is US Bank.  It is a one bedroom, 1 bath plus den, facing North.  It has views of South Lake Union, The Sound, Space Needle, Queen Anne Hill and Capitol Hill.  It was listed back September of 2008 for as much as $579,000.  Some would argue that the "01" units are the best 1 … [Read more...]

Belltown Condo Headed To Foreclosure Auction, Discounted 45% From Last Market Price

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Take a look at this Belltown Condo.  It is a 1 bedroom at the Vine that is headed to foreclosure auction tomorrow morning.  It was just listed in March of this year at $345,000. The minimum auction price is $189,539.  The unit is located on the 3rd floor.  It has custom paint, hardwood floors and is 934sf.  For those of you unfamiliar with the Vine, it was built in 2002.  It … [Read more...]

Yes, Please. 2,000sf Rooftop Deck, Big Views and Outdoor Pool.

Exterior Twilight

Big views a massive rooftop deck (2000sf) and an outdoor pool are just some of the highlights at 2480 Crestmont Place in Magnolia.  As soon as I saw this place, I started this post. This contemporary home is quickly moving up the "I WANT IT" list.  At 5,700sf this 2007 build is a masterpiece. It has 5 bedrooms, 4.75 bathrooms and a 4 car garage. With city views like these who … [Read more...]

Short Sale At 2200 Westlake, 45% Reduction From Its 2007 Price

2200 Westlake

Do you recognize this unit? It's in the South (ARTE) building at 2200 Westlake on the 10th floor. It was on the market in 2009 for $395,000, then again just two months ago for $315,000.  As of this morning it is back on the market at $262,000 as a short sale.  It was originally purchased in March of 2007 for $474,950.  Given its price now, that is a 45% reduction from its … [Read more...]

Mid-Century Modern On Magnolia, Over 2,800sf


There have been a string of really cool mid-century modern homes on the Seattle market in the last few weeks.  Just days ago we posted about a home in Greenlake, and this morning, a super unique modern in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle hit the market as well.  According to the listing agent, the homes design was Palm Springs inspired.  I found the house to both unique and … [Read more...]

New Website For Bellevue Towers

Bellevue Towers Website

  A big congratulations to our friends at Bellevue Towers as they just announced the launch of their new website.  I was privledged to get a look at the site during its final stages of development.  In my humble opinion, I think they nailed both the design and the functionality.  I enjoyed seeing the pictures, floor plans and reading the testimonials of a few of their … [Read more...]

Bank Owned Condo At Washington Square, West Facing

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    I just noticed this bank owned condo that came on the market yesterday.  It is on the 7th floor at Washington Square. In January of 2008 it was purchased for $420,000.  It's now listed at $274,900.  That is a 35% reduction since the last market sale.  The unit is 640sf.  For more info, check out the listing below. If you are wondering why there are … [Read more...]

Mid-Century Modern, Just Blocks From Greenlake

Outdoor Space

One of our friends of the blog just listed this really cool mid-century modern near Greenlake.  It is just blocks from the lake on 77th.  The home is updated with subway tile in the kitchen, white counters, over-sized tile and stainless appliances. It has a new roof, new paint, the bathrooms have been updated and the owners added a really cool patio set to their outdoor space.  … [Read more...]



Project:  Tavona Neighborhood:  Wallingford DESCRIPTION: Tavona condos, located in Wallingford is a 50 unit building, built in 2005.  Just a short walk from Gas Works Park, Tavona has a great Seattle location thats close in proximity to Lake Union, Greenlake, Downtown and the Univeristy of Washington.  It is also just a short distance from Fremont shops and Wallingford … [Read more...]

Top Floor Condo Sells For $110,000 At Foreclosure Auction On Friday

Foreclosure Results From Friday

I thought I would share a quick update from this weekends foreclosure auction.  There were a number of units that I had been following leading up to Friday morning: A studio at Belltown Court, a 19th floor unit at Cosmopolitan and a penthouse unit at Avenue One in Belltown. Belltown Court #728: Unit #728 was on the mls just last year.  It is a 579sf top floor studio with … [Read more...]

Rental In Belltown With Private Terrace and Views

View Terrace At The Parc

I noticed this rental at the Parc yesterday and thought it might be a good option for some of you in the market.  The Parc is located in Belltown between Clay and Cedar. Its over 1,100 sq. ft. with 2 bedrooms, 1.75 baths and a killer private terrace.  It's in the North Tower (81 Clay) on the 7th floor.  With over 455sf of outdoor space its seems to stand out even at its asking … [Read more...]

Gallery Condominiums, One Unit Away From Closeout


Downtown Seattle condo inventory (new construction) is continuing to shrink. The Gallery condos in Belltown are about to reach their final closeout.  They have just 1 remaining unit.  It is a 2-story townhome style condo that had been used as the sales office for a little over a year.  The large 1,142 sq. ft. unit is at ground level.  It has a one bedroom loft with a den and … [Read more...]