$900K Showdown

Price Point: Central Townhome vs. Quirky Lakefront Cabin

These homes from Redfin and Windermere don't have much in common other than a cool fireplace and a $900k price tag. Which would you choose?

07/01/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

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

Forest Life

Property Watch: Midcentury Design Meets Nature in Olympia

This Robert M. Jones house offered by Windermere has almost seven acres of natural resources along the Eld Inlet.

06/22/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Suburban State of Mind

7 Seattle Suburbs Where Home Prices Grew the Most in May

The real estate market may be showing signs of cooling, but Bellevue, Kirkland, and Woodinville still showed impressive year-over-year price growth.

06/14/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

Seattle Home Prices Went Up Again—but Is Relief in Sight?

Real estate in Seattle is still more expensive than it was last year, but is a market cooldown finally in sight?

06/08/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

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

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

Suburban State of Mind

April Home Prices Skyrocketed in These 9 Seattle Suburbs

The Eastside cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and Woodinville continued to show blazing year-over-year price growth, as did Auburn and Renton.

05/10/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

Where Seattle Home Prices Rose—and Fell—Last Month

Three Seattle neighborhoods experienced 20 percent year-over-year sales price increases, while two saw prices fall. Which ones won the housing market?

05/09/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Songmillions

Property Watch: Kenny G's Former Estate Listed for a Record-Breaking $85 Million

The Hunts Point mansion, offered by Windermere, is the most expensive home listed for sale with the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.

05/04/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

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

Home Economics

Can Millennials Afford to Buy a Home in Seattle?

The latest Seattle-area real estate news includes a report on millennial homeownership, easing of home-buying competition, and the local launch of Orchard.

04/29/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Chichicabana

Property Watch: A Sweeping Island Estate Near Anacortes

This in-progress property has major second home or vacation home potential, with a pool, waterfront, and a two-story cabana.

04/21/2022 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Career Moves

Tyler Lockett Takes On Real Estate

The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver spent this off-season facing trade rumors, passing his real estate licensing exam, and listing his first home.

04/19/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Suburban State of Mind

6 Seattle Suburbs with the Highest Price Growth in March

The year-over-year median sale prices were up yet again, and the Eastside dominance in Bellevue, Kirkland, and Mercer Island continues.

04/12/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

State of Real Estate

March Home Prices Were Way Up in These 6 Seattle Enclaves

The state of real estate continues to be bonkers in Seattle, where one enclave had a year-over-year price growth of nearly 30 percent.

04/11/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

How We Buy

Are Offer Letters a Savvy Real Estate Move or Discrimination?

Buyers are writing personalized letters to boost their home bids to the top of the pile. But we should worry about the illegal implications.

04/08/2020 By Allison Williams

Farewell 2010s

Seattle, You've Changed...Here's Why

Between legal weed and "the Cloud," the last 10 years in this city were a purple haze. Here's what happened.

12/30/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Where to Live Next

The Top 12 Neighborhoods in Seattle

The ever popular, the rising stars, and the largely unexplored moving in a new direction in a city that just won’t stay still.

03/26/2019 By Mac Hubbard