1521 Second Avenue and Olive 8 Sales Centers Closing

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With 5 units left for sale, 1521 and Olive 8 plan to close their show rooms following their final sales event this weekend. The final sell-out of these two luxury projects is a much bigger story than it appears. There are approximately 40 new construction units left in Downtown Seattle. In area 701 (DT Seattle), there is just one new construction delivery scheduled (Insignia … [Read more...]

Lumen 1 Bedroom, Last Sale $343,856, Now $206,159

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I've been keeping my eye on the foreclosure market and unit 110 at Lumen caught my attention this week. It was purchased in May of 2007 for $343,586 and now its scheduled at todays auction with a minimum bid of $206,159. I would necessarily jump at this particular purchase, but for $206,000 there are a lot of worse places to put your money right now too. The only downside … [Read more...]

Seattle Sounders Fan? Rent Fredy Montero’s Bellevue Condo

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montero photo credit from mlssoccer.com Seattle Sounder's star forward Fredy Montero is renting his condo at One Main Street in Bellevue. Montero, who is currently on loan to the Columbian Millonarios FC bought the unit for $414,000 back in December of 2011. The asking price is $2,200 per month for 885 square feet. To be honest, at $2.50 per foot it's a great … [Read more...]

Just Sold, 2 Bedroom View Condo At Carillon Point

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JUST SOLD VILLAS AT CARILLON POINT 5304 Lake Washington Blvd NE #G, Kirkland $690,000 | Sold Off Market 2 bed | 2 bath 1,481 square feet Sold off market, full price offer Big views in the boutique condo community at Villas In Carillon Point. Beautiful kitchen featuring custom cabinets, Wolf range, Subzero refridgeration and  Bosch dishwasher. Private view deck with … [Read more...]

New Apartment Design Will Block Views For Belltown Condo Owners

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View Western and Vine Apartment Tower in a larger map There is a new apartment project that was submitted to Seattle design review on January 8th (see here) - Walton Lofts. This is another project by The Schuster Group (Mosler Lofts and Joseph Arnold Lofts). The proposed project has the potential to change the views of 3-4 condo projects in the Belltown neighborhood. As … [Read more...]