Cramped Quarantine

What Is It Like to Live in an aPodment During Covid-19?

Micro-studio life is even more constricted than usual during a pandemic.

05/22/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

How Covid-19 Is Affecting Seattle Real Estate

Don’t declare the spring home-buying season a total dud just yet.

05/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Overzealous Zestimates

Zillow and Redfin's Guesswork Has Changed How We See Prices

We can see the price of everything, but estimates can be deceiving.

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Seeking Purchase

Flyhomes Fronts Homebuyers the Cash

The Seattle startup aims to let nearly anyone submit liquid bids.

04/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Avocado Toast And All

I, a Millennial, Bought a House

It is possible. And I don’t even work in tech.

04/08/2020 By Darren Davis

How We Buy

Are Offer Letters a Savvy Real Estate Move or Discrimination?

Buyers are writing personalized letters to boost their home bids to the top of the pile. But we should worry about the illegal implications.

04/08/2020 By Allison Williams

Living in the Future

5 Real Estate Experts Dish on What To Expect in Seattle's Next Decade

Zoning, prices, growing neighborhoods (and cities), and advice moving forward.

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

7 Realtor Euphemisms You Only Hear in Seattle

What your agent says about a property versus reality.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Apartments So Extra

Seattle's Top 25 Perk-Packed Apartment Buildings

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks ...

09/21/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Apartments so extra

A Glimpse into Seattle's Perk-Packed Rental Market

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks with panoramic views.

05/22/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Daniel Fishel

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Out of Sight

What Are Seattle Views Really Worth—And What Happens When We Lose Them?

Views of natural wonders like Puget Sound and the mountain ranges are increasingly scarcer, and pricier.

03/27/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Nonstarter Home

Seattle Is Still a Seller’s Market. But Who Can Afford to Buy?

We've so been here before.

02/27/2018 By Ciara O'Rourke

Where to Live Now

The Top 25 Neighborhoods in Seattle: 2018 Edition

From Greenwood to Beacon Hill, here are the places Seattleites want to live most.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Darren Davis

Top Neighborhoods 2018

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers

Here’s what a hot real estate market looks like, including our top 25 neighborhoods and beyond.

02/27/2018 By Darren Davis

Neighborhoods

Property Developers Are Starting to Eye the International District

Will an onslaught of development overrun one of Seattle’s most historic and diverse neighborhoods?

06/12/2017 By Darren Davis

That Cabin Life

What Does It Take to Score a Dream Cabin in Washington?

We did our own little House Hunters trek to find out.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

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

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