Editor's Note

Growing Pains and Pleasures

When traffic jams and density get to be all too much, stop and smell the roses.

05/01/2014 By Katherine Koberg

Seattle Real Estate 2014

This Must Be the Place

When my marriage ended in spring 2013, I was dragged into one of the most turbulent real estate markets in recent memory. Through the tears and heartache, I learned a lot about buying and selling houses but even more about finding home.

04/19/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Seattle Real Estate 2014

5 Expert Tips for Home Buyers

Patience and planning give buyers the inside track.

04/19/2014 By KC Brants, Real Estate Agent, Redfin

Seattle Real Estate 2014

10 Hottest Neighborhoods in Seattle

Who’s buying where in a revved-up real estate market.

04/19/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Real Estate 2014

Neighborhoods By the Numbers

Market values past, present, and future, walk, bike, and transit scores, demographics, and more on 202 neighborhoods in and around Seattle

04/19/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: This Germane Fact

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring John Fox, South Lake Union, Mary Martin, Kate Martin, I-522, the King County Democrats, and real estate.

09/25/2013 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

The City's Misleading Mortgage Crisis Report

The shaky numbers behind a report touted by Seattle housing activists and the city council as evidence of a Seattle mortgage crisis.

09/13/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Behind the Scenes

Laura Miller, the Reason Your Favorite Restaurant Is Located Where it Is

If you want to get all Harry Potter about it, Miller is the sorting hat of Seattle’s restaurateurs.

08/29/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Article

Real Estate 2013

Our most detailed annual real estate review ever covers 138 neighborhoods in and around Seattle.

04/17/2013 Research by Karen Taylor Quinn

Article

10 Seattle Neighborhoods Annotated

Local real estate is showing robust signs of postrecession life—and so are neighborhoods.

04/17/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

The C Is for Crank

Seattle Times Overlooks a Key Factor in Ballard Rental Market—Renters

The Seattle Times opposes "overbuilding" in Ballard because, it argues, prices for tenants might drop, hurting landlords.

11/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Geekwire: Amazon Looking at Downtown Property

Amazon looking to add space downtown.

02/15/2012 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Economix: Rent, Don't Buy, In Seattle

A New York Times analysis of housing prices shows that, in Seattle, renting is a much better bet than buying.

12/23/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

Housing Belongs Next to the Sculpture Park

An appeal won by Belltown residents has resulted in a the scrapping of a proposed high-density housing project adjacent to the Olympic Sculpture Park, and the developer has now come back with plans for an office building.

07/26/2010 By Dan Bertolet

Opinion

The Tallest Building in Pike/Pine

By preserving an existing historic facade to gain a 10 foot height allowance increase, a proposed seven story building at 11th and Pine would be the tallest building in the Pike/Pine neighborhood.

07/13/2010 By Dan Bertolet

Opinion

McNeighborhood

06/15/2010 By Dan Bertolet