Queen Anne View Cottage at 920 W. Emerson in Seattle

920 West Emerson Street  Offered at $652,000 Appealing Queen Anne View Cottage with great water views overlooking the Ship Canal, Fremont and Ballard. Rustic fir floors, high ceilings, an "art nook" and cute custom features throughout. Spacious "country kitchen" with an eating nook and huge deck is a great place to watch the boats. 2 bedrooms and one bath up and family room, 3rd bedroom and 2nd bath downstairs. There is a nice terraced yard with fruit trees and room for a garden. Large … Continue reading...

Burien Story Book Home for Sale

13016 2nd Ave S Burien, WA 98168. front shot

13016 2nd Ave S Burien, WA 98168 $489,000 Artistic storybook vintage-style home, reminiscent of an English cottage, yet spacious and light. Quaint brick exterior with modern interior updates including gleaming fir floors, mullioned windows, European fixtures and gracious master suite with walk-in closet, slipper soaking tub and waterfall shower with 6 nozzles for a luxurious spa-like retreat. Remodeled gourmet kitchen with quartz counters and gas range. Finished basement w/family room. … Continue reading...

Where are the deals in the Seattle area?

Inexpensive housing in Seattle

Where are the next housing hot spots? How can the average buyer afford a house in Seattle? According to Windermere’s Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, they are the communities that exist between urban neighborhoods and the suburbs. While some would like to live right in the middle of the city of Seattle, it's often unaffordable for those with mid or lower incomes. The solution could be to examine and explore the emerging exurban neighborhoods right outside of Seattle, such as Burien to the … Continue reading...

Seattle Buyers: Will Summer be your window of opportunity to buy a home in Seattle’s overheated real estate market?

Buying a home in Seattle

Hey, Seattle Buyers: Home buyers who have been shut out of the real estate market should test the "real estate waters" during the summer months suggests one industry leader. It might be the perfect time to buy a home, when other buyers are out of town.  In other words, stick around this summer! "Summer might provide some competitive relief for weary buyers," said Gary O'Leyar, owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Signature Properties, pointing to some of the newly-released statistics from … Continue reading...

Beautiful Luxury Home in Laurelhurst

Seattle luxury real estate for sale

Stunning 1934 English Tudor located in Laurelhurst Beach Club area of Seattle 4556 52nd Ave. NE, Seattle WA 98105 $1,495,000 Beautiful Luxury home in Laurelhurst!  Storybook Tudor property in magical Laurelhurst setting. Wake up each morning to the sunrise and sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascade mountains. Vintage charm galore and every nook and cranny flooded with natural light.  Each room is freshly painted and has original woodwork and whimsical details. … Continue reading...

Amazing Ballard Live/Work Space

Seattle Real Estate

4000 6th Ave NW, Seattle 98107 $995,000 Cool Live/Work opportunity in beautiful downtown Ballard/Fremont Artist's, craftsmen, small manufacturing, all are welcome. This is a commercial building with a residential penthouse unit. 3,900+/- sq ft which includes a loft - mezzanine living areas. Industrial zoning-IG2-65'. Adjacent to Burke Gilman Trail, shops, restaurants and other businesses. Available for Owner User or investment. Ideally located between … Continue reading...

Amazing Church and Private Compound in Seattle

Live Work space in seattle

Incredible live/work opportunity in South Seattle 12239 10th Ave S, Seattle 98168 Just South of SODO and a quick 15 minute drive to Downtown Seattle, lies an amazing private church compound on over ½ acre in a lovely and private park-like setting.   Amazing church and private compound located on a secluded near-acre (100'x300' lot), you get a huge ex-church in excellent condition, a cute 2-bedroom and 1.5 bath vintage house, plus a 2nd art studio and a small "barn" for tools and … Continue reading...

Preventing frozen pipes in vacant homes in Winter

17th East and East Prospect

    Being prepared and informed may help you to avoid the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes. The American Red Cross provides information and suggestions around how to prevent water pipes in the home from freezing, and how to thaw them if they do freeze. Why Pipe Freezing is a Problem Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the … Continue reading...

Historic Gates-Bass Mansion built in 1909, designed by architect Elmer Ellsworth Green

Amazing 6000+sqft mansion in the National Register-listed Roanoke Park Historic District adjacent to North Capitol Hill in Seattle.   Video Tour Behold this beautiful Roanoke Park Grand 1909 Mansion with Old World Style and Elegance Throughout! You will love the formal Dining Room with original wood-burning fireplace and amazing original features throughout. New Gourmet Kitchen Addition, Master Bedroom with Luxury Bath & TWO walk-in closets, Butler's Pantry, Grand Stairways, … Continue reading...

Darling Tiny Home on Camano Island, North of Seattle

Tiny Homes Affordable living near Seattle

3904 Sweet Pea Lane Camano Island, WA 98282 $185,000   Tiny Living in this sweet tiny home on acreage in natural beauty with several outbuildings and warm cabin settled in the privacy of Camano Island.   There is a shop/garage/art studio and some yurt type buildings currently used for storage. Great camping site. Cabin has a wood stove, kitchen with eating room, separate back entry storage area, full bath with compost toilet, bedroom loft and even more storage space. … Continue reading...