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Ben is a Seattle condominium specialist located in downtown Seattle and is the founder and author of the most read Seattle condo blog: SeattleCondosAndLofts.com Ben also maintains the Seattle real estate blog - Seattle Housing Buzz. Ben specializes in urban Seattle real estate.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The Seattle Condo Tour is making another run this year. The tour, sponsored by Fisher Communications (aka KOMO TV and Radio), is also expanding to the Eastside.The Seattle tour is slated for April 5th & 6th and begins at 10:00 AM at Fisher Plaza at 5th Avenue & Denny Way under the Space Needle. P...
03/24/2008
Did you know the City of Seattle has a program to help "green" your neighborhood?  As part of the city's matching fund program, the Tree Fund will provide neighborhoods with up to 40 trees to enhance the city's urban forest.  In exchange, neighbors share the effort of planting and caring for the ...
03/24/2008
February performance results exhibited the buoyancy of Seattle’s condo market. As we’d expect moving towards Spring the market is beginning to pickup with increases in the number of sales, closings and median price. Compared to January there was a 20.7% increase in the number of properties going ...
03/19/2008
The uncertainty of the condominium market has prompted two major projects to offer new buyers a pricing guarantee.In Seattle, The Olive 8 / Hyatt Hotel project is ensuring that buyers in Seattle’s tallest residential tower receive the lowest price possible as the market continues to fluctuate by ...
03/19/2008
As downtown Seattle's condo boom becomes tempered from its peak due to rising inventory and economy woes, new apartment construction is on rise.  More than 10 projects, many of which are luxury high-rises, are planned or are  currently under construction in the city core. The Olivian Location: 8t...
03/19/2008
Seneca Towers The DJC reported that Laconia Development (formerly Levin Menzies) plans to start work on Seneca Towers this summer and anticipates completion in the summer of 2010. Seneca Towers, located at 8th & Seneca, will consist of 294 units in two towers. Icon Tower The other project Laconia...
03/17/2008
The National Sales and Marketing Council announced its 2008 “The Nationals” Gold Award winners in 59 categories with Seattle projects among the winners.  The awards honor new home sales and marketing homebuilders, developers, associates, and consultants. From among the 1,400 entries, Seattle winn...
03/17/2008
When originally conceived, the project at 6th & Denny where Greg’s Japanese Auto used to be was going to be the newest addition to the hotel & condo hybrids popping up in the city. Instead, work is now progressing on a hotel & apartment project. The developer has opted to switch to apartments giv...
03/17/2008
A couple of new condo developments are coming to Green Lake. With significant revitalization projects underway on the Northeast end of the lake, it’s good to see new developments on the West side. Information is sparse, and subject to change, but this is what I’ve been able to gather so far. Tyee...
03/17/2008
The Downtown Seattle Association recently held its annual State of Downtown event providing an overview of downtown commerce, development and livability issues. Here's a run down of downtown Seattle's housing highlights: Approximately 13% of Seattle’s housing units, or 37,320 units, are located i...
03/17/2008
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