Seattle real estate sales slow down as supply can’t match demand

Seattle real estate sales are slowing down but prices are through the roof This just in from the Seattle Multiple Listing Service: Traffic isn't the only thing that is gridlocked around many Puget Sound communities. "We're experiencing gridlock in the Puget Sound housing market," suggested J. Lennox Scott in reaction to the latest statistics from Northwest Multiple Listing Service. MLS figures show pending sales across the 23 counties it serves dropped about 4.5 percent in March compared to … Continue reading...

Seattle Real Estate: New study shows link between homeownership and wealth building

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  Study confirms link between homeownership and wealth building Trend continues even during downturns Homeownership as a wealth-building strategy was the subject of a paper The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies presented at a 2013 symposium, reports the NWMLS (Seattle's MLS). Now, the authors of that report revisited the topic using more recent data and lessons learned from the housing crisis. Researchers report their updated analysis "upholds the bottom-line result from the … Continue reading...

Ballard Bungalow – 1127 NW 65th in Seattle – $599,000

Entertainers Delight! Amazing 1906 Vintage Craftsman has some fabulous additions with everything you need, plus a few things you didn't even know you needed.   Like your very own rock 'n' roll, country western, smooth jazz, karaoke stage, perhaps?   The rest of the house is pretty cool too.....   With a nice kitchen and dining room area to cook, entertain and enjoy... This cool vintage home also has two bedrooms and three … Continue reading...

Seattle Bed & Breakfast – The Gaslight Inn

  Seattle provides a wonderful assortment of quality guest accomodations throughout the city.  We have B&B's, hostels, boutique and upscale hotels, budget motels and more.  Here are a few examples with links to their websites.  Welcome to Seattle!   The Gaslight Inn www.Gaslight-Inn.com Phone: (206)325-3654   Gaslight Inn is a Seattle four-square guest house built in 1906, celebrating its 20th anniversary as a bed and breakfast inn in … Continue reading...

Frank Chopps’ Modern “Urban Cabins” in the Central District

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Growing up in Seattle, I was fascinated by the two very different homes that were built on the corner of 24th Ave. E. and East Yesler.  As a kid, and unfamiliar with modern architecture, I had no point of reference for the unique structures I saw that reminded me of an eagle in flight or perhaps one of the pyramids at Giza.  Who built the two structures and why? Over the years I photographed the exterior of the home and a few years ago I was lucky enough to be invited to a party by the artist … Continue reading...

Cool Hipster Condo with Tiki Bar on Capitol Hill

Seattle, condominium for sale on Capitol Hill

For the swanky socialite or the urban dandy, this hipster condo ring-a-ding-ding's with all the bells and whistles you're looking for. Martini lounge? Check. Tiki bar? Check. Outdoor entertainment pavilion? CHECK! Over 1000sqft of posh pleasure in the heart of Capitol Hill. Clothes hound? Then you'll love the two walk-in closets. Foodie? Enjoy the kitchen with garden view. Don't like to cook? That's ok because you can walk to Coastal Kitchen, Poppy, Smith and at least two dozen … Continue reading...

Lisa Petrucci

Lisa Petrucci www.LisaPetrucci.com We love Lisa's beautiful home. - - - - - - - - - - - - Kenny, Dawn, Boomer and Kirsten at Lisa's home. Lisa and Marlow www.LisaPetrucci.com Click here to view more Artists Homes and Studios Click here to view www.UnusualLife.com Click here to view more Unusual Homes More Lisa Links: Lisa on Boing Boing Lisa on Secret Fun Blog Marlow Harris International President's Elite Coldwell Banker Bain Associates 1661 East Olive Way Seattle WA 98102 Business: … Continue reading...

Seattle Guest Inn

  S E A T T L E G U E S T I N N   Short-term or long-term furnished guest suites for the discerning traveler or business person. Elegantly furnished turn-key apartments located in an excellent in-city neighborhood, just minutes from downtown Seattle or Bellevue, Redmond or the Eastside. Gleaming hardwood floors, original art and lovely furnishings throughout. Completely furnished for your comfort.   Sunny Western exposure bathes the apartment in sunlight.   Modern … Continue reading...

Taxidermy class at The Belfrey

The Belfry, an oddities emporium located in downtown Seattle, is offering a taxidermy class to learn to make your own rogue taxidermy items for your next Halloween or Goth tea party. The classes are offered by Detroit Academy of Taxidermy, which was launched in 2012 with the vision of teaching traditional taxidermy techniques to non-traditional students around the world and now they're coming to Seattle on September 12th to an oddities emporium near you! Rogue Taxidermy is a term referring … Continue reading...