Neighborhoods

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Ferry commutes. Big-tech hubs. Mountain views. Our suburbs aren’t your average.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy and Seattle Met Staff

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Don’t Call Bellevue a Suburb

And other follies in labeling the communities around Seattle.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

This STEM School in Redmond Is One of the Country's Best

Why Microsoft won’t have to look far for new talent.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

A Guide to Shopping in and around Seattle's Suburban Malls

Suburbia may be known for retail hubs, but its small businesses are worth the drive, too.

03/08/2021 By Zoe Sayler

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

What $675,000 Buys You in Three Seattle Suburbs

In 2020, the typical Seattle-area home sold for roughly $675,000. But "typical” looked different in Bainbridge Island, Sammamish, and Kent.

03/08/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

White Center's Nightlife Is Quietly Growing

Gay bars, roller rink rock shows—the southerly suburb is suddenly a good place to go out.

03/08/2021 By Stefan Milne

Sublurbs

What to Know about Seattle’s Suburbs

Pithy summaries of communities in the Puget Sound region, including every city in King County.

03/08/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

North Bend Trades Happy Hour for Après

At the mountains’ edge, recreation beckons any day of the week.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

The Pleasures and Pains of Bremerton Ferry Commuting

It's not all sunsets and Sound ripples.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

How Shubert Ho Turned Edmonds into a Dining Destination

A town once starved for a scene now boasts Italian, sushi, and even a seafood market.

03/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Water Lust

Property Watch: A Modern Floating Home on Lake Union

On-the-lake luxury means three outdoor decks and wide-open Gas Works views.

03/03/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Stable Ground

Pier 62 Shows Seattle in Its Best Light

Glowing, sturdy, and inclusive, the first piece of the Waterfront’s future has given many a lift during the pandemic.

03/02/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

5 Seattle Suburbs with the Most Bang for Your Buck

A handful of the region's most affordable cities.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Today in Fireplaces

Property Watch: A Pristine Midcentury Home with a Big View

This well-kept house has plenty of Northwest nostalgia—and a really sweet loft.

02/24/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Between Two Lakes

Wallingford Neighborhood Guide

Classic restaurants and shops, craftsmans, and ingenuity are on full display here.

02/19/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy, Stefan Milne, Zoe Sayler, and Allecia Vermillion

Enclaves

Wallingford Has a Reinvention Streak

The neighborhood abounds with landmarks that used to be other things.

02/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

WALLINGFORD NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDE

Where to Eat in Wallingford

This part of town doesn’t get nearly enough credit for all its great food.

02/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

GO GREEN

15 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Decor that grows with you.

02/17/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Posh on the Pass

Property Watch: A Stevens Pass Ski Palace

An outdoor getaway for you and your 44 fanciest friends.

02/17/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd