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Buy Now, Move In Later

Got some extra cash? It’s never too early to snag your postretirement home and rent it out in the meantime. 


  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/15/2010

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No Space to Waste

For airplane interior engineer Steve Sauer, 182 square feet is big enough by far.

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 12/13/2010

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Natural History

An unlikely partnership redefines Northwest Modern at downtown home furnishings store Black Ball Line. Plus: AllSaints Spitalfields settles in downtown, and holiday sparkling lip gloss by Seattle’s Suresh Beauty.

  • By Laura Cassidy
  • Published 11/15/2010

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Party at Your Place

Luxe Productions and Wedding Design and the Adventure School set the mood this season with a silver soiree and a come-one-come-all plaid-mad supper.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 11/06/2010

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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.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 10/13/2010

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Agents of Chaos

After the Department of Licensing suspended Michael and Tara Hellickson’s licenses in September, fellow real estate agents were asking, “What took so long?”

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 10/13/2010

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No Clear Cut Solution

Last year the city council delegated the task of drafting a permanent urban forest master plan to the Department of Planning and Development, and it established an Urban Forestry Commission to watchdog the process. It was probably inevitable that a commis

  • By Eric Scigliano
  • Published 10/12/2010

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Safe Arbor

Taking inspiration from The Treehouse Book, authored by TreeHouse Workshop's Peter Nelson, the Danilchik family build a Swiss chalet hovering between two centenarian Western Red cedars near Poulsbo.

  • By Alexandra Notman
  • Published 10/11/2010

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Slide Show: Safe Arbor

Taking inspiration from _The Treehouse Book_, authored by TreeHouse Workshop's Peter Nelson, the Danilchik family build a Swiss chalet hovering between two centenarian Western Red cedars near Port Orchard Bay.

  • Published 10/11/2010

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Bright Ideas

The motto of this holiday shopping guide: Don’t overthink it. Classic materials, traditional toys, and smart, spirited innovations will always be loved.

  • By Laura Cassidy
  • Published 10/11/2010

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The Shorter Short Sale

Want to save time on a short-sale purchase? Be the second bidder.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/16/2010

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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.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/15/2010

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Can You Repeat That?

Sticking to neutrals and solids will result in a blah, incomplete-feeling space. Here are some tips from interior designers Faith Sheridan and Wendy Allen on how to pull off patterns at home.

  • By Hannah Bostwick
  • Published 09/15/2010

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Everyone Loves a Complement

Advice from Emily Lauderback of colorinspace.com and Kathy Banak, owner of Authentic Home, for incorporating bold swaths of color into any room.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 08/19/2010

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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.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/18/2010

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Free Rage Neighbors

When the Seattle Department of Planning and Development recommended changes to urban agriculture laws in June, including a ban on roosters, it unwittingly pitted animal-loving locavores against peace-seeking residents.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/18/2010

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They’re Baaaack!

High-stakes bidding battles they ain’t, but multioffer standoffs are cropping up in North Seattle neighborhoods such as Greenlake, Wallingford, Bryant, Wedgwood. Plus, why Issaquah is this month’s hot neighborhood.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/20/2010

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Kitchen Confidential

Grace Schlitt and Kim Lavacot of Flapjack Kitchen Design, Joe Ratto of J. A. Ratto Builder, and Jackson Remodeling’s Erik Jackson on how to make your kitchen remodel efficient, economical, and eco-friendly.

  • By Jessica Campbell
  • Published 07/14/2010

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Farm Your Backyard

It’s a little known fact that almost everything you plant in April can also be planted as late as July. With a few quick preparations, you can be on your way to backyard bounty by early fall. Amy Pennington, owner of Go Go Green Garden, and Colin McCrate

  • By Judy Naegeli
  • Published 06/14/2010

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Home Work

Seattle Public Schools’ new attendance-area boundaries complicate an already jumbled real estate market. For some, it’s enough to up and leave that once desirable humble abode. Plus: Magnolia will soon lay claim to the Briarcliff community, making i

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/14/2010
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