Home & Real Estate

Real Estate Report

Real Estate Activity and Prices Up In April

Across King County where did home prices jump the most, and what areas are the most “affordable”?

7:00am By Lindsey Schober

Rent Report

Rents Increased across the Region Last Month

But pace of growth slowed. What does it mean for the summer season, and where are rents increasing the fastest?

05/17/2024 By Lindsey Schober

In the thick of it

Property Watch: This Olson Kundig Condo Is a Blank Canvas for Art Lovers

The South Lake Union building tells the story of a changing neighborhood.

05/15/2024 By Zoe Sayler

Right Angles

Property Watch: A Rare Slice of Capitol Hill History Hits the Market

You could call this famous Lakeview house a wedge issue.

04/30/2024 By Zoe Sayler

Rent Report

Rent Growth in Seattle Outpacing Last Year

New data shows where it’s more expensive to rent this year. Spoiler alert, it’s most of the metro area.

04/23/2024 By Lindsey Schober

Real Estate Report

Seattle Home Prices Up in March

Which neighborhoods had the biggest gains and drops? And where are people selling?

04/18/2024 By Lindsey Schober

Polished Pedigree

Property Watch: A Midcentury Marvel from the Designer of the Space Needle

Living in Victor Steinbrueck's unusual Capitol Hill home is what architecture nerds’ dreams are made of.

04/16/2024 By Zoe Sayler

Small Wonders

Property Watch: A Woodsy Cottage Blocks from the Beach

In Magnolia, super desirable location meets super tiny home.

04/02/2024 By Zoe Sayler

Rent Report

Record Numbers of New Apartments Are Coming

Seattle could become a renter's market. But until then...rents went up slightly throughout the region.

03/20/2024 By Lindsey Schober

The Real Gold Rush

Property Watch: This Mansion Had the City's Best Views—Before They Existed

Seattle’s skyline looks different than it did in 1906. This home atop Queen Anne looks pretty much the same.

03/19/2024 By Zoe Sayler


Real Estate Report: Are Better Days on the Way for Homebuyers?

February was a rough one. But the Busy Season is almost here.

03/18/2024 By Lindsey Schober

Property Watch

From Telephone Exchange to Masonic Temple to Luxury Townhomes

Two freshly rehabbed residences in Queen Anne still hint at more than 120 years of unusual history.

03/05/2024 By Lindsey Schober

Beach Royalty

Property Watch: Buy a Piece of Seabrook History

Chase beach town utopia with the first house Seabrook’s founders called home.

02/20/2024 By Zoe Sayler

Rent Report

Do Seattle Rents Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

New data says prices are flat...but only for now.

02/08/2024 By Lindsey Schober


A Kitchen Remodel Goes Dutch—but Not Too Much

Studio Laloc designer Lauren Caron embraces the legacy of a Dutch Colonial Revival on north Capitol Hill without turning it into a blast from the past.

02/06/2024 By Zoe Sayler


Peek Some PNW Homes That Feel Like Palm Springs

One designer proves it’s possible to transplant the desert city’s sunny vibes to homes around Seattle...without making your house look out of place.

01/23/2024 By Zoe Sayler

Property Watch

Seattle's Most Lavish Luxury Apartment Amenities

Your community room is cool too, though.

01/09/2024 By Zoe Sayler


Are Houses on Candy Cane Lane Required to Put Up Lights?

Seattle's favorite neighborhood Christmas destination got its start after a newspaper contest in the 1950s.

11/27/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Property Watch

This Opulent Mansion Has a Scandalous Origin Story and Medieval Vibes

Between the backstory, the historically significant fountain, local architectural prestige, and dramatic living spaces, it's hard to pick one headline for this home.

11/14/2023 By Sarah Anne Lloyd

Midcentury Maritime

Property Watch: A Midcentury Time Capsule on Lake Washington

Sweet 1950s features endure in this secluded Seattle home with 60 feet of waterfront.

11/07/2023 By Sarah Anne Lloyd