Home & Real Estate

Suburban State of Mind

How Are the Suburbs Faring in the Housing Market Cooldown?

Some former darlings of the local real estate market are still showing signs of robust price growth. Others are dipping as interest rates rise.

09/16/2022 By Seattle Met Staff


Property Watch: A Gene Zema Contemporary, Remodeled by Fans

This iconic Seattle architect's personal home, now offered by Windermere, was remodeled by fans to preserve his aesthetic and add modern updates.

09/14/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Real Estate Report

Where Did Home Prices Fall the Most in Seattle Last Month?

The Seattle real estate market isn't quite in a crash, more a return to pre-pandemic normal, according to local housing experts.

09/13/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

Yep, Seattle-Area Rents Went Up Again Last Month

The most expensive places to rent an apartment in the Seattle area were on the Eastside in Issaquah, Redmond, Kirkland, and Bellevue.

09/09/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Hello, Bird!

Property Watch: An Artsy Houseboat with Vaulted Ceilings

This intricately designed Seattle houseboat from Windermere features creative siding, end-of-dock views, and a delightful heron visitor.

09/07/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

So Handy

Niche Home Services You Never Knew You Needed

From poop scoopers to home organizers to vegetable garden landscapers, here are the task rabbits willing to help with something ridiculously specific.

09/02/2022 By Ann Karneus

Place of Prestige

Property Watch: Ralph Anderson's Personal Penthouse in a Historic Landmark

Located in a historic building in the heart of downtown Seattle, this penthouse listed by Windermere is on the market for the first time ever.

08/31/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Economics

The Most Popular Time to Browse Home Listings in Seattle

Potential home-buyers are scrolling through real estate listings at a telling time of day. What does that say about our city?

08/30/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Search, Book, Play

Meet Sniffspot, the Private Dog Park Purveyor

The local company illuminates demand for private off-leash areas for dog owners to use in the Seattle area and beyond.

08/29/2022 By Ann Karneus


Begone, Bad '90s Remodel

Built without a foyer, this classic Seattle home is now flush with storage cabinets that hide shoes, coats, and other trappings of modern life.

08/26/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

$500K Showdown

Price Point: Warehouse Loft or Cabin Loft?

It's a loft battle for $500,000 with these two Seattle-area homes from Windermere. Which would you choose?

08/25/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Off-Grid Getaway

Property Watch: An Itty-Bitty, Off-Grid Cabin on Shaw Island

This real estate listing from Offshore Properties on this small San Juan County island has 9.9 acres and one tiny cabin.

08/24/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Suburban State of Mind

8 Seattle Suburbs Where Home Prices Rose and Fell in July

The year-over-year price growth actually went down in some Seattle-area cities, while it's rising in others. What that means for potential home-buyers.

08/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff


Property Watch: A Unique Victorian in Queen Anne

This pretty home offered by Compass is just one of a handful of Seattle houses built before 1900, and features ornate millwork and a wondrous backyard.

08/17/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

State of Real Estate

The Seattle Real Estate Market Is Stabilizing at Last

Here are the top three neighborhoods where home prices went up and three where they went down, from West Seattle to Ballard.

08/16/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Tiny Tudor

Property Watch: A Vintage Courtyard Condo Lives Like a Little House

This 527-square-foot one-bedroom home is part of Rosina Court, a collection of brick, Tudor-style homes with 1920s charm.

08/10/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Rent Report

Seattle Rents Still Climbing for the Sixth Straight Month

How much it costs to rent an apartment in Renton, Bothell, Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, and other Seattle-area cities.

08/05/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Won't You Be My Neighhhhbor

Property Watch: A Midcentury Ranch for Modern Horses

This property in the Seattle suburbs has more than 35 acres of pastures and forest, plus a log cabin and plenty of space for horses.

08/03/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Ooh, Fancy!

Property Watch: An Incredibly Ornate Tacoma Abode

The architect behind the Governor's Mansion designed this elaborate house full of custom millwork, formal spaces, and bold finishes. Offered by Windermere.

07/27/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Home Economics

38 Percent of Local Homebuyers Will Go $100,000 Over Budget

A survey from title, mortgage, and real estate firm Orchard shares some shocking stats on Seattle-area homebuyers. Plus, a milestone for median rents.

07/25/2022 By Angela Cabotaje