Groundbreaker

A Seattle Skyscraper’s Rise Helps Shatter a Glass Ceiling

A new 40-story condo building owes much of its design to Julia Nagele, one of few women in the world to shape such a tall tower.

12/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Spark Notes

Seattle's Move to Electric Heat Won't Kill the Gas Stove (Yet)

The city's poised to join a climate-conscious club.

12/14/2020 By Christy Carley

Stocking Down

When Will Seattle Home Buyers Receive the Gift of Lower Prices?

The short answer: Not anytime soon.

12/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Real Estate

10 Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs for Home Buyers Seeking Space

You need more room to quarantine. Here's where to start your home shopping search.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Deck the Halls

Why a Rented Holiday Is the Greenest Holiday

A local startup serves yuletide sustainability through short-term decorations.

12/02/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Heart of the City

Central District Neighborhood Guide

The fight for Seattle’s soul continues here.

12/02/2020 Edited by Benjamin Cassidy

Office Report

What’s the State of Commercial Real Estate in Seattle?

Where you’re reading this from might offer a clue short-term. But it might obscure the long view.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Browser Wars

The Pandemic Has Raised the Stakes of the Virtual Home Shopping Game

A pro offers some tips on how to approach remote real estate from all angles.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Saga Continues

Will Repairing the West Seattle Bridge Pay Off?

Mayor Jenny Durkan has decided to delay replacing the cracked span.

11/20/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Home Shopping

King County Home Sales Continue to Defy the Calendar

And two other takeaways from October's real estate stats.

11/10/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Habitat

How a Denny-Blaine Craftsman Became a Colorful Pet Project

A photographer’s home makeover brings an eclectic vision to her childhood stomping grounds.

11/05/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Apartment Hunting

Seattle Rent Prices Plummeted in October

Time to upgrade your quarantine quarters.

11/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Real Estate

How Much Do Homes Cost in Seattle Area Neighborhoods?

Find current and historical data here.

10/22/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

Seattle’s Suburban Exodus: Myth or Reality?

What the latest real estate numbers and some less-conventional data tell us.

10/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Habitat

How to Decorate for Halloween with Style

Spooky and chic don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

10/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Free-For-All

Why Now's the Time to Rent an Apartment in Seattle

Traditional thinking doesn’t account for some of the deals available at the moment.

09/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Enclaves

How Beacon Hill's Center Is Shifting

El Centro de la Raza and its surrounds remain a cultural mosaic. But the civil rights organization’s expansion to Federal Way signals a familiar change.

09/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Inventory Overload

Covid-19 Has Created a Condo Conundrum in Downtown Seattle

Can buyers and developers bet on the return of a vibrant downtown?

09/14/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Habitat

Live the Tiny Home Dream in Your Own Backyard

A Madison Valley couple relocates without leaving their property.

09/01/2020 By Karin Vandraiss