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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Apr

22

While Waiting

This is the excruciating time between submitting an offer and waiting to hear our fate. The house is straight and solid, the neighborhood is quiet, the price is good; I expect they are reviewing about eight offers on it RIGHT NOW. I know my buyers are anxious, and I am anxious, too. We can try […]

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Feb

11

That Modernized Farmhouse

Admit it. It’s impossible not to be persuaded by an old house when this enchanting blend of old and new exists in the world. Especially true when this particular world is urban neighborhood Seattle. This sweet old farmhouse, circa 1908, has been transformed on the inside with open concept living and cooks kitchen, while it also finds itself […]

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Feb

03

The Desert Cure

Six more weeks of winter have been predicted, according to the groundhog in Punxsutawney, matching our somber mood this week in Seattle. Here is a remedy: go to Palm Springs! This is the undeniable season for it. I just visited in December and experienced such warm weather I wore a short skirt and a tee shirt during the day […]

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Jan

07

Happy New Year, Modern

Welcome to the new year, you marvelous modern, you. This enthralling new office listing in Leschi took our collective breath away on Monday. Soaring living spaces with walls of windows that slide open with the push of a button. Substantial finishes that are completely modern. A cutting edge floor plan that is intimate, engaging, accommodating, […]

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Oct

28

Gold in Them Hills

The pressure on real estate prices this year in Seattle has been steady, unrelenting. Buyers (and their brokers) keep wishing for more inventory and less competition. And while some have adjusted their expectations downward in accommodation, others have decided to broaden their horizons and travel a little bit out of the center where you can […]

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