Real Estate

The Year in Real Estate

Washington’s Most Expensive School Districts of 2021

A handful of King County areas, along with a couple of Mercer Island and Lopez Island, were as exclusive as it got last year in local real estate.

01/25/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

The Year in Real Estate

The Most Eye-Popping King County Real Estate Numbers of 2021

The prices of homes in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, and other suburbs last year were astonishingly high, even by regional standards.

01/24/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

$600K Showdown

Price Point: Downtown Condo vs. West Seattle Rambler

Both these Seattle homes for sale from Windermere are listed for around $600,000. Which one do you think is the better deal?

01/20/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Vintage Vibes

Property Watch: A 1920s Home with Retro-Meets-Modern Style

This charming two-bedroom house for sale from Windermere has beautifully aged updates in Bitter Lake.

01/12/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Cute Couple

Property Watch: A Pair of Quirky and Cozy Leavenworth Cabins

This one-acre property in the Cascades is the perfect rental or vacation getaway in Leavenworth.

01/05/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

All Aboard

Property Watch: Live Aboard This 1938 Ferry in Tacoma

This 1938 ferry has three levels, plenty of deck space, and 83 years sailing the Pacific Northwest.

12/22/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

House Hunters

Our Top 10 Property Watches of the Year

This year in Property Watch, we highlighted midcentury modern homes, houseboats, lofts, vintage stunners, and historic havens.

12/21/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd and Seattle Met Staff

Unabashedly Modern

Realtor Confessions: Heidi Ward of 360 Modern

This Seattle real estate agent talks modern homes, powerful feelings, thoughtful design, and cozy blankets.

12/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Pier Pressure

Property Watch: A Pier Condo Built Around a Fireplace

A pier condo has a brick pillar hearth and some 1960s detailing.

12/15/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

House Hunters

Washington Is Home to Some of America's Most Expensive Zip Codes

King County gains Washington state some representation on the list of the country’s priciest zip codes.

12/10/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Globe Light Goals

Property Watch: Late-60s Design and Lake Washington Views

This Mercer Island home offers three unique fireplaces and matching midcentury cabinets throughout.

12/08/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Lease Peeping

Despite a Second Monthly Decline, Seattle Rents Are Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Although median rental prices in Seattle declined for a second month, they're still way up from 2020.

12/02/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Arches for Days

Property Watch: Mediterranean Style and Original Details in Madison Park

Original details like archways and a Batchelder-style tile fireplace preserve the period vibe, while modern upgrades bring the convenience.

12/01/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: What Doomed Zillow’s Home-Flipping Biz?

The real estate tech giant's failed experiment, and a prenup startup's Shark Tank appearance highlight November tech news in Seattle.

11/30/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Decatur Destiny

Property Watch: A Turnkey Island Lifestyle on Decatur Island

This multi-use property on Decatur Island comes complete with a general store, cafe, vacation rental, single-family home, and more.

11/24/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

State of Real Estate

Hazy Return-to-Work Policies Mean the Suburbs Are Still Hot

Seattle real estate trends from October 2021 show a clear focus on areas like Lake Forest Park, Mountlake Terrace, Burien, North Bend, Skyway, and Renton.

11/19/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Vintage Glass and Old Brass

Property Watch: A 1904 Foursquare Home Stays True to Style

Coldwell Banker Bain real estate agents Lisa Sears and James Campbell list this preserved historic home from 1904, adapted for modern life.

11/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Art House

Realtor Confessions: Pearl Nelson of Pearl Nelson Real Estate and Skyline Properties

The musician of Champagne Champagne and White Tears fame explains his turn to home buying and selling in Seattle.

11/16/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Firehouse Flip

Property Watch: A Fire Station Turned Luxury Home in Kirkland

A case of adaptive reuse, this luxury home on the Eastside rings all the right Seattle real estate bells.

11/10/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Lease Peeping

Seattle's Rental Climate Has Changed, Even If Prices Haven’t

New laws backed by city council member Kshama Sawant, including improved eviction safeguards, have buoyed renters and irked landlords.

11/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy