Progress in the Center of the Universe?

Ever wonder what people think of your fair city? The other night I learned what Philadelphia-native Amos Lee thinks of Seattleites as he crooned about our passion for books, crossword puzzles and recycling. I’m guilty as charged. The recycling bit reminded me of a story about Steven Flynn, a musician trying to rescue a Fremont… Read More

NW Seattle Open Houses: October 28, 2007 is saying we’ll have decent weather next Sunday – warmer than average but still below the 1986 high. There’s lots of inventory on the market; I’ve highlighted a diverse selection of the many that will be open Sunday. 2000 NW Blue Ridge Dr.$1,499,950; 4/2.5; 3090 sq. ft. 7438 Winona Ave. N$674,950; 3/1.5; 2140 sq…. Read More

NW Seattle Inventory: Bloated

Remember last month, when the owners of single-family homes (along with Congress and psychoanalysts) went on vacation in August? Well, they’re back in town and eager to sell. The number of new properties put on the market in Area 705 shot up in September. New Listings September 07 1 month ago change 3 months ago… Read More

Fremont Price Cuts: Greenwood Goes Down

I found an oddball coincidence among last week’s MLS updates. Three homes within five blocks on a single street have cut their prices. 4139 Greenwood Ave. NOld price: $669,500. New price: $649,500. 4/3; 2330 sq. ft. 4615 Greenwood Ave. NOld price: $599,950. New price: $585,000.3/1.75; 2000 sq. ft. 4421 Greenwood Ave. N #302Old price: $269,900…. Read More