Deck the Halls

Why a Rented Holiday Is the Greenest Holiday

A local startup serves yuletide sustainability through short-term decorations.

9:07am By Karin Vandraiss

Central District Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) in the Central District

A variety that reflects the neighborhood’s history.

8:30am By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

Heart of the City

Central District Neighborhood Guide

8:30am Edited by Benjamin Cassidy

Office Report

What’s the State of Commercial Real Estate in Seattle?

Where you’re reading this from might offer a clue short-term. But it might obscure the long view.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Browser Wars

The Pandemic Has Raised the Stakes of the Virtual Home Shopping Game

A pro offers some tips on how to approach remote real estate from all angles.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Saga Continues

Will Repairing the West Seattle Bridge Pay Off?

Mayor Jenny Durkan has decided to delay replacing the cracked span.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

King County Home Sales Continue to Defy the Calendar

And two other takeaways from October's real estate stats.

11/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Habitat

How a Denny-Blaine Craftsman Became a Colorful Pet Project

A photographer’s home makeover brings an eclectic vision to her childhood stomping grounds.

11/05/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Apartment Hunting

Seattle Rent Prices Plummeted in October

Time to upgrade your quarantine quarters.

11/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

Seattle Area Neighborhoods, by Real Estate Numbers

How much are homes selling for in the Puget Sound region? Find current and historical data here.

10/22/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

Seattle’s Suburban Exodus: Myth or Reality?

What the latest real estate numbers and some less-conventional data tell us.

10/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Habitat

How to Decorate for Halloween with Style

Spooky and chic don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

10/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Free-For-All

Why Now's the Time to Rent an Apartment in Seattle

Traditional thinking doesn’t account for some of the deals available at the moment.

09/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Enclaves

How Beacon Hill's Center Is Shifting

El Centro de la Raza and its surrounds remain a cultural mosaic. But the civil rights organization’s expansion to Federal Way signals a familiar change.

09/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Inventory Overload

Covid-19 Has Created a Condo Conundrum in Downtown Seattle

Can buyers and developers bet on the return of a vibrant downtown?

09/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Report Card

Seattle Area Public High Schools by the Numbers

State learning standards. Graduation rates. Diversity. See how schools in King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties measure up.

09/03/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Habitat

Live the Tiny Home Dream in Your Own Backyard

A Madison Valley couple relocates without leaving their property.

09/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Side Hustles

A Chef's Pivot Inspired These Fancy Backyard Grills

In case you wanted to level up from that Big Green Egg.

08/11/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Hot Market

The Pandemic Bumped Spring Home-Buying Back a Season in Seattle

Many real estate numbers for July evoke those of Mays past.

08/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy