Home Economics

Is the Suburban Boom Bad for the Environment?

More Seattle renters sought space out in the suburbs during the pandemic, but a recent Apartment List report shows that's led to more carbon emissions.

06/28/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Rent Report

Seattle-Area Rents Increase for Fourth Straight Month

The latest data from Apartment List shows rents rose for the fourth straight month in the Seattle area, and as much as 22 percent in Bellevue.

06/06/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Third and Luxury

The Modern Apartment Building Is Ridiculous

The former WeWork development has 216 units, with a two-bedroom apartment starting at $6,900 per month.

05/31/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Home Economics

Good Luck Finding a Place to Live, Home Hunters

What the latest U.S. Census data means for home and apartment hunters looking for a place to live, and how it affects the Seattle real estate market.

05/27/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Best Places to Live

The Most Coveted Seattle Neighborhoods and Suburbs

In Seattle's fierce real estate market, competition is always pending. These top neighborhoods were the most competitive according to Redfin.

05/24/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Rent Report

Rents in Seattle Were Up 16 Percent from This Time Last Year

From Seattle to Bellevue to Woodinville, rents were way up compared to May of 2021, as the price to buy a home increases as well.

05/03/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

Seattle-Area Rents Were Up 15 Percent or More in March

The cost to rent an apartment continues to go up year over year, especially in Eastside cities like Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, and Kirkland.

04/05/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Rent Report

These 6 Seattle-Area Cities Had the Highest Rents in February

The median cost of apartments for rent in Seattle got more expensive in February 2022 compared to the same month last year.

03/15/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Lease Peeping

Despite a Second Monthly Decline, Seattle Rents Are Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Although median rental prices in Seattle declined for a second month, they're still way up from 2020.

12/02/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Apartment Hunting

Seattle Rent Prices Plummeted in October

Time to upgrade your quarantine quarters.

11/03/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Sponsored Content

Central, Affordable, and Luxury Living Await Only at Gridiron

Find your home in Seattle’s first neighborhood.

04/13/2020

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Apartments So Extra

Seattle's Top 25 Perk-Packed Apartment Buildings

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks ...

09/21/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Editor's Note

Tenant, Interrupted

The side of the city you might only see if you rent.

05/22/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Shade Index

Dubious Seattle Apartment Amenities

These perks are a little too extra.

05/22/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Apartments so extra

A Glimpse into Seattle's Perk-Packed Rental Market

It would be easy to confuse Seattle’s newer crop of apartment complexes with posh hotels, between the expansive fitness centers and the manicured roof decks with panoramic views.

05/22/2018 By Cassie Sawyer Illustrations by Daniel Fishel

Booze News

Stampede Cocktail Club Replaces the Helm's Shuttered Bar in Fremont

One cocktail bar's closure is another cocktail bar's new space.

03/15/2018 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Watering Holes: Elevated Sailor Fare at the Helm

The new addition to 36th Street in Fremont never strays too far from the sea. But don't call it another nautical bar.

01/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Real Estate 2016

How to Get the Apartment You Want

Arm yourself with these 5 expert tips before you embark on your quest for the ideal apartment.

04/22/2016 By Darren Davis