Explainer

What Is a Houseboat, Really?

What you need to know about Seattle's quirkiest type of home.

06/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Tiny Tudor

Property Watch: A Cozy Vintage Condo in Capitol Hill

This small space is warm in every sense of the word.

06/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Drowning in Process

Why Seattle Won't Allow New Houseboats Anymore

City permitting may sink the city's famed on-the-water living.

06/10/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Glassthetic

Property Watch: A Modern Stunner in Medina

This swanky home has architectural prestige, a posh address, and so many windows.

06/09/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Fern Frenzy

Property Watch: A Tacoma Midcentury House with a Moat of Ferns

A tranquil interior blends with lush landscaping.

06/02/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Thiry's modern life

Property Watch: An Early Paul Thiry in Magnolia

Thiry is known for modern architecture, but for this provincial revival home, he got busy.

05/26/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Fancy Floats

Property Watch: Seattle’s Biggest Houseboat Is a Floating Mansion

At almost 5,000 square feet, it may be the only Lake Union house with a home theater.

05/19/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

conservatory chic

Property Watch: Everett's Rucker Mansion

Who's up for a life-size game of Clue?

05/12/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Hottest Neighborhoods

Where homes are flying off the market.

05/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Significant Salvage

Property Watch: Treehouse Style in West Seattle

This West Seattle home has pieces of Seattle history—including the Kingdome—and killer views built right in.

05/05/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Island Time

Property Watch: A Lofty Orcas Island Home

This quintessentially Northwest home is decked out in cedar.

04/28/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

not so subtle

Property Watch: Port Townsend's Fancy Pink Palace

This 11-bedroom mansion is pretty extra, even by Victorian standards.

04/21/2021 Photography by Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Shopping

What a Difference a Year Makes in Seattle Area Real Estate

March 2021 was nothing like March 2020.

04/15/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Flip to End All Flips

Property Watch: Move in to Howard Schultz's Former Penthouse

After more than a decade as a skeleton, this top floor condo is now one of Seattle's fanciest listings.

04/07/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Most Affordable Neighborhoods

It's all relative.

04/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Recc It Ralph

Property Watch: A Tidy Ralph Anderson Home in Queen Anne

This home by the iconic architect has two-story windows, a lush backyard, and some fresh updates.

03/31/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

All Float On

Property Watch: A Curvy Little Lake Union Houseboat

Shingles, decks, and even a cargo hold combine for quintessential boat life.

03/24/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Tiny Castles

Property Watch: A Fairy-Tale Apartment in Capitol Hill

Come for the whimsical revival architecture, stay for the giant back deck.

03/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd Photography by PNW Home Photography

History Lesson

Property Watch: A Colorful Craftsman with an Attic Hideaway

This house has spent 115 years evolving.

03/10/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Moving In

Tacoma's Renters Are Trending Gen Z

The city’s share of zoomer rental applications spiked in 2020, per a RentCafe analysis.

03/05/2021 By Karen Reyes