Where to Live Now

The 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle in 2017

A peek into the statistics, stories, and local history of the city’s most desirable locales for homebuyers.

04/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Fond of Flora

Homestead Plant Shop Is Now Open in the Central District

Obsessed with houseplants? Yeah, join the club.

04/11/2017 By Rosin Saez

Habitat

How to Keep Indoor Plants

Springtime is the right time to fill your home with new life.

03/20/2017 By Darren Davis

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Step into Stefan and Jennifer Frei’s Modern South Lake Union Loft

The Sounders goaltender and hero of the MLS Cup tours his minimalist digs.

01/26/2017 By Darren Davis

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How to Create an Entryway

Find a place for all that winter clutter, be it a grab-and-go drop zone or charming yet functional mudroom.

12/20/2016 By Darren Davis

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How to Artfully Hang a TV

And keep your living room from turning into a sports bar.

11/25/2016 By Darren Davis

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A Passive Home with a Knockout View in Madrona

How the home of a pioneering Microsoft programmer–turned–climate advocate could lead the way in energy efficiency.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis

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How to Build a Home Bar

Celebrate the sauce with a deluxe cocktail corner or a well-stocked bar cart.

09/27/2016 By Darren Davis

Laissez F'Airbnb

Is AirBnb Making Matters Worse For Affordable Housing?

The city council wants to regulate Airbnb more aggressively. A real affordable housing solution—or just real political theater?

09/14/2016 By Josh Feit

Habitat

How to Design a Nursery

Because there are enough things to worry about with a baby on the way.

09/01/2016 By Darren Davis

Caffeinate Yourself

12 Great Neighborhood Coffee Shops

Because the best coffee shop is the one closest to you.

08/23/2016 By Darren Davis and Allecia Vermillion

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Those in Need of Affordable Housing in Seattle

I'm just worried about my exquisite view.

08/22/2016

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How to Create Your Dream Patio This Summer

Deck out your outdoor space for hosting, dining, or just soaking up the long days.

08/01/2016 By Darren Davis

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A Kirkland Home Transforms Into a Pacific Northwest Dream Space

These two Midwest transplants made their dream of an open, airy Northwest home a reality.

06/27/2016 By Darren Davis

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How to Buy Vintage

Add some story to your home without overdoing it.

05/31/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Your Guide to Renting an Apartment in Seattle

The rental market is nuts. Life as a renter doesn’t have to be.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

How to Get the Apartment You Want

Arm yourself with these 5 expert tips before you embark on on your quest for the ideal apartment.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Don't Sweat the Security Deposit

...and more pointers from a couple of candid Seattle landlords.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Face It. Seattle Is Expensive.

Affordability has dominated the narrative for years, with no end in near sight. So how do Seattle renters—from grad students to established professionals—deal with it right now?

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis