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Seattle’s 10 Greatest Homes

Six design experts choose the most outstanding houses in the city’s history.

  • By Lawrence W. Cheek
  • Published 12/16/2011

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Midcentury Modern Revival

A Queen Anne home by famed Northwest architect Paul Hayden Kirk gets a modern update, but its original integrity remains intact.

  • By Giselle Smith
  • Published 11/17/2011

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Turn the Viaduct into a Park

A suggestion from park supporters: Salvage part of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and convert it into public green space, a la New York City’s High Line.

  • By Christopher Werner
  • Published 09/21/2011

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A Bainbridge Island Bachelor Pad

Bainbridge Island architect Matthew Coates, whose firm specializes in sustainable buildings, designed a house with a hard exterior and a soft warm feeling inside. Owner Earl Dorsey fit right in.

  • By Giselle Smith
  • Published 08/19/2011

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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

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 07/29/2011

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Beacon Hill Unplugged

Slow Internet connections in Beacon Hill anger residents.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 04/28/2011

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Math: Hush on the Tracks

Noisy rumbles from Sound Transit–we do some math.

  • Published 04/22/2011

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Leasing the Cool Life

How Seattle’s Gen Y renters are changing the apartment amenity landscape.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 04/22/2011

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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.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/15/2011

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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.

  • By Rachel Sturtz
  • Published 03/15/2011

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Letter to Mayor Mike McGinn About a First Hill Streetcar

Veteran Metro Transit bus route designer Jack Whisner raises concerns about the city’s plans for a First Hill streetcar.

  • Published 01/21/2011

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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.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/19/2011

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Dues and Don’ts

When financial hard times hit, is it better to skip the mortgage payment or the condo dues?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/19/2011

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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.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/15/2010

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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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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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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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