May

18

Wonderful, Whimsical, Walkable Wallingford

You know when you’re out walking your dog who is obsessed with sniffing so you have lots of time to critique your neighbors’ paint colors, garden design and exterior maintenance habits? You are generous with your ideas and compliments of course, and then, one special property will just stop you in your tracks. In Wallingford, this 1908 vintage […]

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Apr

07

Concrete and Steel

Downtown living can be sweet in the right location. Chose this one! The Concord condominium rises above a surprisingly quiet and leafy spot in Belltown where not only can you walk to work, but you are also right around the corner from Seattle’s nine acre Olympic Sculpture Park and the waterfront. Really cool. This one […]

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Aug

13

Tudor Revival

When I first started my real estate practice and throughout the early 1990’s, I sometimes sold homes still owned by the original owners, owners who had lived in one place for forty or fifty years or sixty years. I always thought the buyers of these homes were lucky to get to become part of such a […]

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Jun

17

Walls of Glass in the Downtown Sky

I wouldn’t mind waking up to this. Living downtown. Such a sophisticated pleasure. At 5th and Madison the across-the-street neighbor is our iconic Koolhaas public library, with the 5th Avenue Theater down the block. Find every amenity in this LEED Gold certified building, including 24 hour concierge, guest accommodations, gym, lounge, dog-walk facility, luxury throughout. Sophistication […]

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May

15

On Storybook Lane

This one will make your heart go pitter-pat. Quintessential Tudor resides on a lane of Tudor style homes. Sited above the street, it captures the light and feels magical inside.   Perfect period elements include oak floor upstairs and down, coved ceilings, leaded glass windows, and many charming nooks and crannies.   The kitchen has […]

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Dec

02

Bewitched by Bungalow

During the holidays, happily, we can be reminded that good things come in small packages. So, Lo! and behold the sweetest little bungalow listed just today and right in time.   Inviting formal rooms live large.   And period details abound: fir floors, three panel doors, high ceilings.   The vintage bath features claw foot tub […]

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May

02

Completely Magical

In a happy development, a whole spate of appealing condominium homes have come on the market this past week. I tooled around with clients and visited several of them today on Capitol Hill and First Hill, each just as good as the last. This one, though, it captured our imagination and I daresay even a heart […]

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Apr

30

Luma Rising

None of those imposing buildings being built all along the Pike/Pine are slated to be condos. Not any of them. All rental apartments. So many rental apartments. Until now, that is. This was made utterly official with the opening of the Luma sales office Saturday, located at 907 East Pike Street, just east of Broadway. We […]

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