A Passive Home with a Knockout View in Madrona

How the home of a pioneering Microsoft programmer–turned–climate advocate could lead the way in energy efficiency.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis


How to Build a Home Bar

Celebrate the sauce with a deluxe cocktail corner or a well-stocked bar cart.

09/27/2016 By Darren Davis

Laissez F'Airbnb

Is AirBnb Making Matters Worse For Affordable Housing?

The city council wants to regulate Airbnb more aggressively. A real affordable housing solution—or just real political theater?

09/14/2016 By Josh Feit


How to Design a Nursery

Because there are enough things to worry about with a baby on the way.

09/01/2016 By Darren Davis

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Those in Need of Affordable Housing in Seattle

I'm just worried about my exquisite view.



How to Create Your Dream Patio This Summer

Deck out your outdoor space for hosting, dining, or just soaking up the long days.

08/01/2016 By Darren Davis


A Kirkland Home Transforms Into a Pacific Northwest Dream Space

These two Midwest transplants made their dream of an open, airy Northwest home a reality.

06/27/2016 By Darren Davis


How to Buy Vintage

Add some story to your home without overdoing it.

05/31/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in Seattle

The rental market is nuts. Life as a renter doesn’t have to be.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

How to Get the Apartment You Want

Arm yourself with these 5 expert tips before you embark on on your quest for the ideal apartment.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Don't Sweat the Security Deposit

...and more pointers from a couple of candid Seattle landlords.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Face It. Seattle Is Expensive.

Affordability has dominated the narrative for years, with no end in near sight. So how do Seattle renters—from grad students to established professionals—deal with it right now?

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Where to Rent in 2016

A look at some key figures across seven of Seattle's most popular areas for renters.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

10 Things to Know Before Signing Your Lease

Washington’s Landlord-Tenant Act outlines the legal relationship between property owners and renters. Here are some of the important rights to remember before signing your John Hancock on that lease.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis


How to Light Your Home

Learn to use lighting as decoration instead of a utility.

04/05/2016 By Darren Davis

10 Years That Changed A City

2015: Real Estate Loses Its Mind

This was the year that the housing affordability gap yawned wide like an angry fault line between socioeconomic strata.

03/10/2016 By Matthew Halverson


A Modern, Eco-Friendly Prefab Home in Greenwood

Bernie Yee and Stefanie Smith couldn’t find the right modern space in Greenwood. So they had one made to order.

03/08/2016 By Darren Davis


How to Add Color to Your Home

Take a chance on something bold and breathe new life into a room.

02/15/2016 By Darren Davis

Back Fence

To BnB or Not to BnB

So you want to open a hotel in your house? Think. Hard.

02/02/2016 By Kathryn Robinson