Real Estate 2016

Don't Sweat the Security Deposit

...and more pointers from a couple of candid Seattle landlords.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Face It. Seattle Is Expensive.

Affordability has dominated the narrative for years, with no end in near sight. So how do Seattle renters—from grad students to established professionals—deal with it right now?

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

Seattle Neighborhoods by the Numbers: Where to Rent in 2016

A look at some key figures across seven of Seattle's most popular areas for renters.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

10 Things to Know Before Signing Your Lease

Washington’s Landlord-Tenant Act outlines the legal relationship between property owners and renters. Here are some of the important rights to remember before signing your John Hancock on that lease.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Light Your Home

Learn to use lighting as decoration instead of a utility.

04/05/2016 By Darren Davis

10 Years That Changed A City

2015: Real Estate Loses Its Mind

This was the year that the housing affordability gap yawned wide like an angry fault line between socioeconomic strata.

03/10/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Habitat

A Modern, Eco-Friendly Prefab Home in Greenwood

Bernie Yee and Stefanie Smith couldn’t find the right modern space in Greenwood. So they had one made to order.

03/08/2016 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Add Color to Your Home

Take a chance on something bold and breathe new life into a room.

02/15/2016 By Darren Davis

Back Fence

To BnB or Not to BnB

So you want to open a hotel in your house? Think. Hard.

02/02/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Back Fence

Zen and the Art of Tidying

The real reason so many people love Marie Kondo.

01/08/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Habitat

How to Design a Studio Apartment

Some experts offer tips on how to make the most out of a small space.

12/15/2015 By Darren Davis

Habitat

A Central District Townhome's Eclectic Makeover

Interior designer Sara Knowles gives a contemporary town house a harmonious finish—on a deadline.

08/31/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

I'm New Here

Where to Live Now in Seattle

A look at seven of the city's most distinct neighborhoods.

08/24/2015 By Darren Davis

Antique Chic

Meet the Shopkeeper: Rook

The new SoDo antique shop showcases eclectic wares with a focus on the dramatic.

08/11/2015 By Christina Tiberio

Habitat

How to Petproof Your Home

And still have nice things.

08/05/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

A Madison Park Deck Receives a Colorful Makeover

This roof is on fire.

07/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

Real Estate

The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Seattle

The current state of the city’s (sometimes crazy) housing market.

04/24/2015 By Darren Davis

Feature

The Rent Really Is Too Damn High

And it’s a bigger problem than tenant vs. landlord.

04/22/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Habitat

A Magnolia Midcentury Home Gets a Second-Story Addition

Axiom Design and Build adds a contemporary new floor to a midcentury home, providing the perfect blend of style and space for an extended family.

04/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje