Real Estate

The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Seattle

The current state of the city’s (sometimes crazy) housing market.

04/24/2015 By Darren Davis


One Woman’s Quest to Solarize Magnolia

Magnolia will be the site of Northwest Seed’s next Solarize campaign, thanks in large part to Pam Lewis, chair of Sustainable Magnolia.

01/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson


Pioneer Square on the Rise

The Pioneer Square neighborhood maintains much of its original Romanesque Revival and Victorian architecture, yet dozens of empty storefronts leave the regal buildings looking like toothless smiles. But you’d be hard-pressed to call Pioneer Square dead, S

07/29/2011 By James Ross Gardner


Beacon Hill Unplugged

Slow Internet connections in Beacon Hill anger residents.

04/28/2011 By Matthew Halverson


Best Places to Live 2011

An insider’s guide to Seattle’s best neighborhoods—from Burien to Vashon to Laurelhurst—now and in the future.

03/15/2011 By Matthew Halverson


5 Places to Live Next: Where You’ll Want to Be In 2016

Five real estate experts name Sammamish, Central District, South Lake Union, Columbia City, and Hillman City as Seattle’s next hot neighborhoods.

03/15/2011 By Rachel Sturtz


What You Can 
Get For…$525,000

In January, we looked at Redmond and Bellevue real estate available for a little more than half a mil. This month, we dug up a handful of Seattle real estate for that same price.

01/19/2011 By Matthew Halverson


What You Can 
Get For…$525,000

As of October, the average sale price of a single-family home on the Eastside was $523,000. Here’s a snapshot of what was available near that price point in late November.

12/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Hot ’Hoods: Capitol Hill

Home prices are down throughout Seattle, but it probably shouldn’t come as any surprise that sellers in Capitol Hill are still getting more than list price, particularly in the Stevens microneighborhood.

10/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Hot ’Hoods: Queen Anne

The extended first-time homebuyer credit helped buoy business into the early summer months, but sales slowed after that. Queen Anne is part of only one area in Seattle that didn’t slow down from June to July.

09/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Hot Hoods: Wallingford

Seattle doesn&rs't require chicken owners to register their little cluckers, so it’s anyone’s guess which nabe has the largest poultry population. But as the home of Seattle Tilth, Wallingford is plenty fowl-friendly.

08/18/2010 By Matthew Halverson


Slide Show: Best Places to Live 2010

Here are _Seattle Met_’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.



Best Places to Live 2010

Here are Seattle Met’s picks for the Emerald City’s 15 must-live neighborhoods right now, plus vital stats on the people, property, and parks in 116 communities.

04/19/2010 By Matthew Halverson


A Rail Line Runs Through It

When the Sound Transit Link starts running in July between downtown and Tukwila, with Sea-Tac Airport soon to follow, how will development and investment affect Rainier Valley?

05/22/2009 By Eric Scigliano


Growing Pains

Heady growth, a soaring skyline, and sophisticated amenities reveal a vitality beyond the recent economic malaise. The new Eastside faces new challenges—and new opportunities. Included: Video coverage of the eastside growth, courtesy

01/22/2009 By Juliette Guilbert


Suburban Like Me

A child of the suburbs finds herself priced out of posh Seattle and lands in lowly Lynnwood—expecting the same sort of white-bread wasteland she left behind.

01/03/2009 By Juliette Guilbert