2 New Seattle Condo Rentals


For those of you looking for a rental right now, you may want to check these out.  They both hit the market in the last 24 hours. 1 bed, 1 bath at 1920 4th Ave #704 (Escala): Private elevator, big views, its own private deck, kitchen, dining and living.  Hardwood floors and wall-bed for guests.  Includes office-nook.  Amenities include elliptical swimming pools, gym, … [Read more...]

Seattle Job Market Beats National Average. Its Growing.


Is there job growth in Seattle? I ran into this piece on annual job growth this afternoon and thought I would share it.  Ultimately, jobs and income growth are going to be the catalyst to a recovery in our local housing market.  According to the article, Seattle ranks as one of the best percentage bumps in the entire country. You may also be interested in this article … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Auction Update, Seattle Condo Sells For 58% Less Than Last Market Sale

#1204 SOLD

    Remember these two units going to auction last Friday?  I wanted to share the results. Unit #1204 at 2200 Westlake:  Sold for $1 over minimum bid.  For those of your unfamiliar with the auctions.  That means that only one investor was bidding on the unit and acquired it for just $1 more then what the bank was asking.  What a win.  It sold for $265,501.  … [Read more...]

Downtown Seattle Condo Foreclosures, Headed to Auction


There are 2 great condos that are going to auction tomorrow (9/23/11) and I would buy both of them in a heartbeat.  The first and the most attractive in my mind is W1204 at 2200 Westlake.  It has North facing views that overlook the courtyard, Lake Union and extend all the way to Gas Works Park.  It was originally purchased in April of 2007 for $628,000.  At one point in 2008 … [Read more...]

Bellevue Tower Event, Update


Yesterday afternoon I attended an invite-only event at Bellevue Towers.  It was designed as a thank you to all the real estate agents that have contributed to their success. The event was held in unit #2501 (big views).  I would guess that there were about 20 brokers in attendance.  We had a nice lunch, listened to a re-cap of their sales progress and learned a bit more about … [Read more...]