A New Construction Townhome Project, Lake Boren, Celebrates Grand Opening On March 10th

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    I attended an exclusive preview event on Tuesday for the newest townhome project on the eastside - Lake Boren townhomes in Newcastle. It is a really cool concept and it comes at time when buyers are getting frustrated with the lack of quality inventory on the market. Lake Boren, which is 5 minutes from I-405 is now home to 14 newly completed townhomes … [Read more...]

Sanctuary On Capitol Hill Is Off To A Fast Start, 3 Units Pending

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  Sanctuary is off to a fast start.  In just 10 days of market time, they have sold 25 percent of their inventory. See below. Sanctuary is a 12 unit residential conversion of the former 1906 First Church of Christ Scientist in Capitol Hill. The 12 units range from four to six levels (including roof top terraces). Sized from 1,600 to more than 3,000-square-feet. … [Read more...]

New Listing At McGraw Street Townhomes In Queen Anne

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There is a new listing at McGraw Street Townhomes in Queen Anne.  I've been a big fan of this project and have written about it in the past. A friend and client of mine purchased one of the 8 modern townhomes back in 2008. This particular end unit (560 McGraw) which happens to be one of the best units in the entire project was once listed for $659,950. Now priced at $499,999, I … [Read more...]

The Modern Magnolia Townhomes Are Back, In A Big Way

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Do you guys remember when we covered the sale of these townhomes back in May of this year?  They sold at the foreclosure auction, and were rehabilitated by a local developer. The sales team pre-sold 3 out of the 4 units and this is the final one that remains.  I'd say it is well worth the wait.  The exterior is super cool, the interiors are decked out with modern features and … [Read more...]

Check Out This Seattle Home On Alki. Trust Me.

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This house is SICK.  Before you see the pictures (below) and drool all over your keyboard like I did, let me tell you how I found it. I was doing my typical afternoon review of local and national housing stories and ran into a really cool piece on CNBC. It features some of the worlds "skinny" homes and designs. As a part of that piece, it featured this place on Alki. Um, … [Read more...]

Urban Townhome With Lake Union Views

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  Check out this new listing on Lakeview Avenue.  In my opinion, this home is a breath of fresh air when compared to other townhome product in the Seattle market. The 1,820sf floor plan offers a generous mix of steel, concrete and glass.  It has 3 beds and 2.25 baths.  It is being offered at $725,000.  See the listing here: 1312 Lakeview [N. Pearson, Ewing and … [Read more...]

Downtown Bellevue Rental, 2 Blocks From Bellevue Square

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If you are looking for vertical living in Downtown Bellevue, you might check this place out.  The project is refered to as 1200 Bellevue.  They are zero lot-line homes, built in 2007.  I've been in a number of these units and they are a great alternative to a condo rental.  This particular unit (#106) has 2 bedrooms, 1.75 baths and is 1,575sf.  It features granite counters, … [Read more...]

Bank Owned Eastlake Townhomes Headed To Auction

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Have you seen these townhomes in Eastlake?  As some of you may know, they came back on the market as banked owned over the last 30 days (Sterlings Saving Bank). Recently Kennedy Wilson Announced that 8 of them would be going to auction.  So they are now a part of a 46 property auction on August 7th in Seattle.  I spoke with a representative today and it sounds like they may … [Read more...]

Another Killer Project By PB Elemental, Phinney Modern

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Another project was just completed by our friends at PB Elemental.  In true form, with their partner and general contractor Logan's Hammer, they created a masterpiece in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle.  There are so many elements of the house to highlight.  Thankfully in this case, PB created a blog (PhinneyModern) to highlight the construction process, design … [Read more...]

Foreclosure Results, Modern Seattle Townhome Project

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For you those of you that took an interest in our post last week about the modern seattle townhome project going to auction, I thought I would share the results.  As expected, there were a number of bidders.  The opening bid started at $986,000 and was "bid up" to $1,080,000.  I learned that the buyers payed all cash and had plans on fixing/finishing the units and then brining … [Read more...]

A Modern Seattle Townhome Project, Headed To Foreclosure Auction

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Have you seen this project before?  They are located on Dravus and 24th right as you start the steep climb towards the top of the hill in Magnolia. I was surprised to see them headed to the foreclosure auction tomorrow (Friday May 27th). Surprisingly, it took the bank a long time to take action and foreclose on the property.  My records show that the builder/developer owes … [Read more...]

Cool Architecture, Bank Owned, Priced To Sell

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I was just about to leave the office when I noticed a familiar townhome that is back on the market.  I'm sure a few of you will recognize it as well.  We posted about these homes months ago (Urban Architecture ) when profiling the architect of the project. The address is 1809 24th Ave, Seattle. Listed at $579,000 in 2009, this home is now priced at $429,000!   It is banked … [Read more...]

Nautica

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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...]