Report Card

These King County High Schools Ranked Highest in 2022

Bellevue, Redmond and Lakewood boast some of the Seattle area's highest-ranked public schools, by measure of college readiness and graduation rates.

05/09/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

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

$1.3 Million Showdown

Price Point: Bellevue Midcentury vs. Shoreline Craftsman

These $1.3 million homes are for sale from Redfin and Windermere. Would you rather have a historic Eastside midcentury or an updated Craftsman?

04/18/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Paging Robin Leach

Property Watch: Russell Wilson and Ciara's Home Has an Incredible Treehouse

The former Seahawks quarterback and singer just listed their mansion, and it has a treehouse and a walk-in closet with its own balcony.

04/13/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

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

Salty in Seattle

The Broncos Got Russell Wilson, But We Get to Keep the House

The couple originally purchased the 10,740 square foot waterfront house for $6.7 million in 2015 and are selling it for $36 million in 2022.

03/21/2022 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

Suburban State of Mind

8 Seattle Suburbs With the Biggest Home Price Increases in January

The median sale price for a home in suburbs like Bellevue, Kirkland, Woodinville, and Renton has skyrocketed, driven by low inventory and high demand.

02/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

These Seattle Suburbs Are Ones to Watch

Renton and Maple Valley, plus Eastside towns Bellevue, Mercer Island, and Factoria were suburbs that saw the steepest rise in median sale price.

01/28/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Sponsored Content

Bites, Beverages, and Bocce on the Side

Downtown Bellevue’s latest eatery, DWN UNDR Neighborhood Kitchen + Bar in Hotel 116, offers guests an artfully crafted menu and games of all kinds.

11/11/2021 By Ben McBee

ICYMI

How Veterans Day 2021 Turned into a Long Weekend for Seattle Parents

The staffing shortage struck again as Seattle Public Schools canceled Friday classes. Is this part of the "new normal"?

11/11/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

PROJECT RUNWAY

Our Favorite Looks from Bellevue Fashion Week

From trendy leather skirts at Nordstrom to Kate Spade's cutest tartan plaid coat, here's what we loved at the Bellevue Collection's runway shows this year.

10/13/2021 By Zoe Sayler

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

Don’t Call Bellevue a Suburb

And other follies in labeling the communities around Seattle.

03/08/2021 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

Sponsored Content

A Valentine’s Getaway That’s Not So Far Away

Treat yourself to a long weekend in downtown Bellevue, just minutes from Seattle.

01/02/2020

Get Crackin'

Why Yes, If You Like, You Can Spend $1,000 on a Crab Dinner in Bellevue

Ascend Prime Steak and Sushi is flying in red king crabs meant for groups of five or six people.

12/18/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Stowell Makes Big Plans and Smith Changes Hands

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

07/19/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Side Dish

Bellevue’s Xiao Chi Jie Expands Our Soup Dumpling Lexicon

These broth-filled parcels are perhaps the most affordable form of culinary indulgence.

04/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Michelin-Starred Chef for Bellevue, a Beach House for Harry's

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/08/2019 By Jaime Archer