Seattle Housing Market is a Pressure Cooker Situation for Home Buyers

Job growth and a recent run-up in mortgage rates .  An "Extremely intense market for each new listing," stated J. Lennox Scott, chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate in commenting on the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. MLS figures for March show a surge in both new listings and pending sales compared to February as the spring market heats up, which makes for an intense housing market in Seattle.  Compared to a month ago, pending sales climbed more than 29 … Continue reading...

Lake Stickney Contemporary Home

Seattle real estate

13923 20th Place W, Lynnwood 98037 $439,000 Contemporary home on a huge near 1/2 acre (19,166sqft + R7200 zoning) in a wonderful Lake Stickney neighborhood, located conveniently between Seattle and Everett. Gleaming hardwood floors, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, gas heat & hot water + dryer. There are French doors to the remodeled living room with a marble fireplace and painted trim. There is also a formal dining area off kitchen and a breakfast bar … Continue reading...

Fanciful Mid-Century Home in Park-Like Setting in South Seattle area

913 Jones Avenue South Renton WA 98057 $469,000 Spacious Mid-Century home high on historic Renton Hill, across from idyllic Philip Arnold Park. Remodeled throughout with a completely finished daylight basement, 4 to 5 bedrooms, 3 bath home completely updated. Whimsical touches such as TARDIS bathroom, plus a 2nd themed bath, Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.  Enjoy the open floor plan with refinished hardwood floors, fireplace & Master suite. Updated kitchen with newer cabinets, counters … Continue reading...

Chic Contemporary Home near Rolling Hills in South Seattle-Renton area

Seattle real estate

2116 SE 21st St, Renton 98055 $475,000   If you want new construction, this is the home for you! Reimagined 4 Bedroom and 3 Bath home near Rolling Hills Swim Club. Hardwood floors, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, Master Suite with luxury spa bath with heated floors and waterfall multi-head shower. New kitchen with quartz counters, new cabinets, high-end stainless steel appliances and new gas range. Updated systems including copper plumbing, updated wiring, gas furnace, Low E windows, LED … Continue reading...

Belltown Condo for sale in Downtown Seattle

121 Vine Street #2307 Seattle WA 98121 $575,000   Amazing Belltown Condo in the Arbor Place Condominiums Feels like the Penthouse with breathtaking Puget Sound views from every window, Space Needle, Mt Rainier, City Skyline and Seattle Waterfront! Spacious living room with ample natural light! King size master bedroom, large full bath and huge laundry room/storage or use as office or craft room. Your own parking spot in secure garage & large storage unit. Enjoy 24/7 Concierge, … Continue reading...

Vintage Capitol Hill Home for Sale in Seattle

Seattle real estate homes for sale in seattle

1222 19th Avenue East Seattle WA 98112 $825,000 Opportunity Knocks. Nestled among the grand homes in North Capitol Hilll, sits this diamond in the rough. On the market for the first time in nearly 40 years. Light filled generous rooms await the owner looking to return it to its former glory. Formal entry, soaring spaces, unfinished basement, all in the heart of one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Seattle. Just blocks from both The Arboretum and Volunteer Park, it is the perfect home … Continue reading...

Historic 1898 Patrick J. Sullivan House for sale on Capitol Hill

Seattle real estate and Seattle homes for sale

1632 15th Avenue Seattle WA 98122 $2,200,000 Amazing opportunity to restore this vintage home in the center of Capitol Hill. Patrick J. Sullivan commissioned this home to be built by Josenhans and Allan Architects, and construction was completed in 1898. Sullivan and his wife Joanna lived in the home from 1900 to 1923, when they then moved to a nearby apartment on John Street. Patrick J. Sullivan later died on December 12th, 1947. The architects of the J.P. Sullivan House were … Continue reading...

Fresh Mid-Century in Seattle’s Maple Leaf Neighborhood

1253 NE 103rd Street Seattle WA 98125 $529,000 Spacious living and classic style in this clean and remodeled mid-century home in the award-winning Maple Leaf neighborhood of North Seattle. Gleaming bamboo floors, updated systems, gas fireplace, newer kitchen with country-cottage style cabinets, tile accents & stainless steel appliances, two newer bathrooms, 4 large and spacious bedrooms and large main floor laundry room. Covered parking and just a short stroll to the Express bus to … Continue reading...

1902 Greek Revival Home on Capitol Hill

Historic homes in Seattle

Welcome to the Jewel of Capitol Hill 917 16th Avenue East, Seattle WA 98112 $2,450,000 Beautifully ornate, historically significant Greek Revival style home designed by J. Harry Randall for Dr. Adolph Loe in 1902 The home features an Impressive two-story portico with Corinthian columns, gleaming hardwood floors with walnut ribbon inlays, wonderfully detailed Classical entry and an impressive living room with a large formal dining room with original tile wood-burning fireplace. There is a … Continue reading...

Modern Urban Farmhouse for Sale in North Seattle

Seattle real estate for sale

Sweet Homestead in Shoreline om North Seattle 1419 NE 162nd Street, Seattle WA 98155 $429,000   Welcome to this urban homestead, reminiscent of a cabin in the woods with the rustic and arcadian charm of a bucolic farmhouse with it's own "back 40". Compact updated kitchen, remodeled bathroom with heated floors & ceramic tiles. Master bedroom has "solartube" & wall of closets. Versatile office can be converted to dining or craftroom. Both closets plumbed for washer/dryer. Cozy … Continue reading...