Home & Real Estate

Suburban State of Mind

February Home Prices Jumped in These 8 Seattle Suburbs

The year-over-year median sale prices increased by over 30 percent in Kent, Auburn, Benson Hill, Bellevue, Redmond, and Mercer Island.

03/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

It Has a Dog Bath

Property Watch: A Creatively Updated Mount Baker Tudor

This Tudor Revival home in South Seattle, just a few blocks from Mount Baker Beach, has built-ins and even a dog bath to complete its old-house charm.

03/09/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

State of Real Estate

5 Seattle Areas with the Biggest Home Price Changes in February

West Seattle, SoDo, Beacon Hill, Ballard, Greenlake, and the area that includes Ravenna and Maple Leaf saw significant year-over-year growth.

03/08/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Lake Season Approacheth

Property Watch: A Floating Home Designed with Love

This custom home in South Lake Union has open spaces, a whimsical, wood-forward design, and views of the Space Needle.

03/02/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Habitat

The Statement Shower: A New Approach to Cement Tile

If you're contemplating a bathroom remodel, tile is likely top of mind. A Magnolia resident shares her secrets, like favoring cement over ceramic.

02/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Miranda Estes

Explainer

What’s Up with the Giant Hole across from Seattle City Hall?

In this developer-happy city, a prime patch of downtown Seattle real estate where the Public Safety Building used to sit has been vacant for a long time.

02/24/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy Illustrations by Jacopo Rosati

Saratoga Stunner

Property Watch: An Upgraded A-Frame Cabin on Whidbey Island

This stunning cabin home near Coupeville feels like a treehouse with its bridges and decks, plus a soaking tub with water views.

02/23/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Boatbuilt

Property Watch: A Custom Midcentury Home with Nautical Roots

A restoration of a naval architect's 1950s home has nautical influences and regional charm.

02/16/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

$1 Million Showdown

Price Point: Quirky City Craftsman vs. Tidy Suburban Midcentury

Both these Seattle houses are listed for around $1 million. Which one do you think is a better deal, in Seattle's incredibly hot real estate market?

02/14/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Suburban State of Mind

8 Seattle Suburbs With the Biggest Home Price Increases in January

The median sale price for a home in suburbs like Bellevue, Kirkland, Woodinville, and Renton has skyrocketed, driven by low inventory and high demand.

02/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Cozy Revival

Property Watch: A Whimsical Tudor with a Luxurious Loft

This carefully restored three-bedroom home in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood has all the right period details and plenty of modern whimsy.

02/09/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

House Hunters

What Does January's Historically Low Inventory Mean for King County Real Estate?

The lack of active listings in the Seattle area can affect median sale prices, bidding wars, and future real estate bubble predictions.

02/08/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Wave Watching

Property Watch: A Midcentury Home with a Gigantic Fireplace

Designed by iconic architect Ralph Anderson, this midcentury modern home for sale in Shoreline features a stunner of a fireplace.

02/02/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

GO GREEN

21 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Here's where to find plants in Fremont, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill and beyond, from succulents to classic houseplants to greenery for your garden.

02/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

These Seattle Suburbs Are Ones to Watch

Renton and Maple Valley, plus Eastside towns Bellevue, Mercer Island, and Factoria were suburbs that saw the steepest rise in median sale price.

01/28/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

The Year in Real Estate

6 Seattle Micro Neighborhoods with Rapidly Rising Home Prices

Which Seattle neighborhoods are up-and-coming? Dunlap, Highland Park, and Rainier View are among the areas of the city that saw the biggest price hikes.

01/27/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Woodland Whimsy

Property Watch: An Expansive Vashon Island Retreat

This island property has six acres and several guest houses for Airbnb potential. Yes, it also has a tennis court to go with that log cabin aesthetic.

01/26/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

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

Take Me to Church

What’s Up with That House Next to I-5?

Owner George Freeman uses his "Science is God" house in Capitol Hill to incite curiosity about the Universal Life Church Monastery and its mission.

01/21/2022 By Angela Cabotaje Photography by Chona Kasinger