Home & Real Estate

Discovery Park Avenue

Property Watch: A Historic Officer's Quarters in the Middle of Discovery Park

This brick townhome, originally part of Fort Lawton, mixes history with a 500-acre backyard.

06/01/2023 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Moored Minimalism

Property Watch: Macklemore's Fictional Houseboat Has a Real Walk-In Closet

This itty-bitty boat co-starred in the rapper's "Next Year" music video. But its real claim to fame is its small-space storage solutions.

05/24/2023 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Labor of Love

Property Watch: A Historic Maternity Ward Becomes a Cottage Once Again

A former maternity home birthed a generation of Whidbey Island residents. Now it's a cozy craftsman cottage once again.

05/17/2023 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Double Threat

Property Watch: A Modern Home Updated by Two Iconic Architects

Midcentury legend Roland Terry and George Suyama partner Jay Deguchi both ushered in new eras for this vibrant 1936 home with thoughtful, iterative modern design.

05/10/2023 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Period Correct

Property Watch: On Capitol Hill, a Historic Mansion Worthy of an Olive Oil Baron

Architect Victor Voorhees designed this Georgian-style home.

04/26/2023 By Haley Shapley

Be Water

Property Watch: The Good Life on a Bainbridge Island Spit

A funky beachfront bungalow with an open floor plan, a standalone guest cottage, and gorgeous views.

04/19/2023 By Haley Shapley

Seafair Party Central

Property Watch: A Midcentury Masterpiece in Mount Baker

Details from another era permeate this home, from the pool to the views to the basketball court.

04/12/2023 By Haley Shapley

Left a Good Job in the City

Property Watch: Ye Old-Timey Paddlewheel Houseboat on Lake Union

Seattle's only dual-stern paddlewheel houseboat.

04/05/2023 By Haley Shapley

Animal House

Property Watch: A Timeless Tudor in Tacoma

Lion statues, Commencement Bay views, and stained glass define this North Slope home designed by Frederick Henry Heath and Luther Twichell.

03/29/2023 By Haley Shapley

Big Balcony Energy

Property Watch: A Beachfront Beauty in West Seattle

This party-ready home occupies the last lot developed on Alki Beach. The architect put the common spaces on upper floors to maximize views (and privacy).

03/22/2023 By Haley Shapley

Minimalist Bliss

Property Watch: Industrial Chic on Capitol Hill

Warehouse aesthetics meet a stacked parking system and walnut built-ins in this condo from Northwest Premium Homes.

03/15/2023 By Haley Shapley

Suburban State of Mind

4 Seattle Suburbs Where Home Prices Fell the Most Last Month

The winners and losers of Seattle's suburban real estate market last month include Mercer Island, Enumclaw, Bellevue, and Redmond.

03/13/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Real Estate Report

Seattle Home Prices Fall Slightly in February

Some neighborhoods saw only modest declines while one was down as much as 24 percent year over year.

03/10/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Maritime Madness

Property Watch: Lighthouse-Inspired Splendor in Shelton

All the most adorable aspects of the nautical life (including a lantern room) with none of the nausea appear in this home from RE/MAX.

03/08/2023 By Haley Shapley

Rent Report

After 5 Months of Decline, Seattle Rents Tick Up in February

What does the month-over-month rent growth indicate about the rental market?

03/06/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Red-Door Diaries

Property Watch: An Unexpected Victorian in Denny-Blaine

Box-beam ceilings, bowed windows, and a scalloped roofline make this home stand out in a neighborhood of Tudors and Craftsman architecture.

03/01/2023 By Haley Shapley

Life at the Top

Property Watch: Penthouse Panoramas in South Lake Union

Paul Allen’s former clubhouse atop the Pan Pacific hotel is now a pretty posh place to live.

02/22/2023 By Haley Shapley

Mansion Mania

Property Watch: Arts-and-Crafts Artistry on Capitol Hill

Jim Whittaker once owned this large home offered by Windermere, where the details (like a tree house) help it shine.

02/15/2023 By Haley Shapley

Money Money Money

What You Don’t Know about That “House Poor” Seattle Woman

Why did Seattle so gleefully dunk on Stephanie DiSantis and her impromptu pasta vacations?

02/15/2023 By Zoe Sayler

Suburban State of Mind

Is the Eastside Experiencing a Housing Market Crash?

The Seattle suburbs were pandemic darlings when it came to rising home prices. Now those same areas are in free fall.

02/14/2023 By Seattle Met Staff