The Next Housing Bubble In Seattle – Apartments?

Seattle Skyline

  I just read a great article today about apartment developers who face a potential supply bubble.  It highlighted some very important points that are worth considering as we examine the next 5-7 years in the Seattle market. We are in massive cycle of apartment development.  Just this last year, we've seen an incredible amount of new projects get underway. … [Read more...]

Downtown Seattle Rental Market Update

Downtown Seattle Rental Inventory

  I've been getting emails from readers about the lack of condo inventory for rent. So I thought it might be interesting to see whats actually on the market. I don't always track the inventory on Craigslist, but I do watch the available properties on the MLS.  I was surprised to see that there are only 28 total units in downtown Seattle for rent. I know most of you … [Read more...]

Downtown Bellevue Rental, 2 Blocks From Bellevue Square

1200 Bellevue Way

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...]

Downtown Seattle Rental Analysis

Seattle

Are any of you as surprised as I am about the lack of condo rental inventory in Seattle?  I typically check the availability once a day.  Good units that are priced well rent very quickly. Just out of curiosity, I thought I would look into what the Downtown Seattle inventory looks like as of today. Before I get started, remember that rentals are not all listed in one place. … [Read more...]

Want To Rent A Bellevue High-Rise?

High-Rise Living

Looking to try high-rise living?  Just this week Bellevue Towers and One Lincoln Tower have units that hit the rental market.  These are my two favorite residential towers in Bellevue. They both have great amenities and soar among the other towers at 42 and 43 stories (24 hour concierge, spa, pool, game room, owners lounge, terrace, fitness facilities, hotel services … [Read more...]