Successful Sale at Trace North On Capitol Hill

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Check out this sale at Trace North - located at 12th and Madison on Capitol Hill. It is another success story coming from a much improved Seattle condo market. Unit #207 went live on March 6th. In just 5 days it went pending (buyer waived financing) and on the Friday the sale posted at 373,000.  It was listed at $359,950. Just another example of how low inventory and improved … [Read more...]

Capitol Hill Condo Review

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Are condos selling on Capitol Hill?  YES. In the last 60 days, there have been 56 condo sales. Almost one sale per day. That is a pretty impressive number. So whats left in terms of active inventory? The number of active condo listings on the Hill is 37 units. They range in price from $115,000 to $1,749,000. I've built a graph to show the (Active) inventory: … [Read more...]

Only 4 Homes Left At Trace on Capitol Hill, 2 More Sales

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Trace and Matrix Real Estate are reporting 2 more sales.  That leaves just 4 homes until they reach their sellout. Trace North Inventory: Home 502 - Open One-Bedroom - 610 sq ft - $264,950 Home 519 - Open One-Bedroom - 614 sq ft - $274,950 Home 418 - One Bedroom - 804 sq ft - $352,950 Trace Lofts: 1 BR - 703 sq. ft. - $324,950   … [Read more...]

Just 6 Units Left At Trace In Capitol Hill

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Matrix is reporting that only 6 units remain at Trace in Capitol Hill. View the available inventory at Trace Lofts: View the available inventory at Trace North: About Trace: Trace is a  built green project of 142 open spaces.  It was built by RAFN and sits in the Pike/Pine Triangle in Capitol Hill. Trace has a combination of units between the two separate … [Read more...]

Prices Reduced At Trace Lofts In Capitol Hill

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Trace Lofts just announced a series of price reductions on their one bedroom units.  Here are  a few examples of homes that have just been reduced: Home 203 - 1 BR 803 SQFT was $364,950 now $349,950 (435psf) Home 418 - 1 BR 804 SQFT was $389,950 now $369,950 (460psf) Home 518 - 1 BR 804 SQFT was $399,950 now $379,950 (472psf) All three of these 1-bedrooms … [Read more...]

Consider Walkscore Before Picking Your Condo

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Have you used walkscore yet? It is a super resourcful technology that allows you to see the neighboring amenities from a particular address.  If you are a boomer looking for walkability or a young professional hoping to be surrounded by the cities best restaurants and nightlife, Walkscore can be a perfect step in the evaluation of your condo purchase. Restaurants, grocery … [Read more...]

Are You Looking for a Green Condo?

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A green home may be classified by LEED, Built Green, Energy Star or another 3rd Party classification. I thought I would highlight a few environmentally certified new construction projects and those still seeking some form of green building classification: Trace North/Trace Lofts – Capitol Hill Brix – Capitol Hill Rollin Street – South Lake Union Enso– South Lake … [Read more...]

Exciting New Additions To UrbanCondoSpaces.com

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This is a fun post for me to write.  I have been so excited to share with you some recent updates to the blog.  As you will see in the picture below, we have added a category of links titled "UCS Exclusive Sites".  I think this is an incredible addition to the site. For the last 2 months, I have been working tirelessly on building individual sites for the major condominiums … [Read more...]

Trace Lofts-Reducing Prices

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Just a quick update on Trace Lofts in Capitol Hill.  According to a message from Matrix Real Estate this morning they will be reducing pricing on the remaining units for sale.  The updates will hit the MLS this afternoon.  For more information you can visit their website or refer back to a UCS post on Trace as well. According to the Matrix website they will be reducing … [Read more...]

Trace Lofts

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Trace Lofts presents an incredible opportunity to "live urban".  Once home to a number of different businesses, Trace seems to be in the center of universe for Capitol Hill residents. A built green project of 142 open spaces, Trace built by RAFN sits in the Pike/Pine Triangle in Capitol Hill.  With studios, one and two bedroom homes, Trace offers a variety of living options … [Read more...]

Thinking About Buying Green?

Ever wonder if buying a green home is a sound financial investment?  A recent article in the Seattle Times discusses recent statistics and the benefits of buying a green home.  It cites a study by GreenWorks Realty which reviewed the NWMLS King County condominium sales from September 2007 - May 2008 and included only new construction built in 2007 and after.  The statistics … [Read more...]