Home & Real Estate

Home Economics

Good Luck Finding a Place to Live, Home Hunters

What the latest U.S. Census data means for home and apartment hunters looking for a place to live, and how it affects the Seattle real estate market.

05/27/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

For the Birds

Property Watch: A Habitat for People and Wildlife in Ravenna

This park-like property from RE/MAX Northwest has a little bit of everything: woodland paths, two homes for people, and countless homes for birds.

05/25/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Best Places to Live

The Most Coveted Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs

In Seattle's fierce real estate market, competition is always pending. These top neighborhoods were the most competitive according to Redfin.

05/24/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Built to Fit

Property Watch: A Midcentury Architect’s Home on Three Tree Point

An architect's imagination, Kubota landscaping, original details, and private tidelands combine in a waterfront dream home in Burien.

05/18/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

$750K Showdown

Price Point: Eastlake Castle Condo vs. West Seattle Vintage Charmer

Both of these Seattle homes for sale are listed for around $750,000. Which one do you think is the better deal in this real estate market?

05/13/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

A Hot Tub with a View

Property Watch: An Offbeat Hood Canal Cabin

This water-view house is around an hour from any surrounding city, but incredibly close to the forest and mountains of Olympic National Park.

05/11/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Suburban State of Mind

April Home Prices Skyrocketed in These 9 Seattle Suburbs

The Eastside cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and Woodinville continued to show blazing year-over-year price growth, as did Auburn and Renton.

05/10/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

Where Seattle Home Prices Rose—and Fell—Last Month

Three Seattle neighborhoods experienced 20 percent year-over-year sales price increases, while two saw prices fall. Which ones won the housing market?

05/09/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Songmillions

Property Watch: Kenny G's Former Estate Listed for a Record-Breaking $85 Million

The Hunts Point mansion, offered by Windermere, is the most expensive home listed for sale with the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

05/04/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Rent Report

Rents in Seattle Were Up 16 Percent from This Time Last Year

From Seattle to Bellevue to Woodinville, rents were way up compared to May of 2021, as the price to buy a home increases as well.

05/03/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Economics

Can Millennials Afford to Buy a Home in Seattle?

The latest Seattle-area real estate news includes a report on millennial homeownership, easing of home-buying competition, and the local launch of Orchard.

04/29/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Bar None

Property Watch: A Mercer Island Midcentury Embraces Vintage

This three-bedroom house for sale by Windermere is full of original vintage delights—and a bonus salvaged bar. Find it in the Mercerwood community.

04/27/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Chichicabana

Property Watch: A Sweeping Island Estate Near Anacortes

This in-progress property has major second home or vacation home potential, with a pool, waterfront, and a two-story cabana.

04/21/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Career Moves

Tyler Lockett Takes On Real Estate

The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver spent this off-season facing trade rumors, passing his real estate licensing exam, and listing his first home.

04/19/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

$1.3 Million Showdown

Price Point: Bellevue Midcentury vs. Shoreline Craftsman

These $1.3 million homes are for sale from Redfin and Windermere. Would you rather have a historic Eastside midcentury or an updated Craftsman?

04/18/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Paging Robin Leach

Property Watch: Russell Wilson and Ciara's Home Has an Incredible Treehouse

The former Seahawks quarterback and singer just listed their mansion, and it has a treehouse and a walk-in closet with its own balcony.

04/13/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Feature

Let This Be the Last Time

When the So You Want to Talk About Race author designed her new home, she made sure to fill it with memories and meaning right from the start.

04/13/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Ellie Lillstrom

Suburban State of Mind

6 Seattle Suburbs with the Highest Price Growth in March

The year-over-year median sale prices were up yet again, and the Eastside dominance in Bellevue, Kirkland, and Mercer Island continues.

04/12/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

March Home Prices Were Way Up in These 6 Seattle Enclaves

The state of real estate continues to be bonkers in Seattle, where one enclave had a year-over-year price growth of nearly 30 percent.

04/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

The View From the Top

Property Watch: A Governor's Home with Views on Every Floor

Political and architectural prestige follow this opulent home for sale by Windermere with views on every floor.

04/06/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd