West Seattle Open Houses

It’s supposed to rain tomorrow, but that’s okay because the sweet open houses in West Seattle are all on Sunday! Here are the good ones: 3815 41 Ave SW (4 bed, 2.5 bath, square feet unknown, $849,950)  Sunday, 1-4 Nice looking house in a good location. It’s almost exactly between the two junctions (California &… Read More

Get Ready for a Night Out

Paint the town tonight for the 25th Anniversary of National Night Out, a drug and crime–prevention initiative that gets folks out of their homes and onto the streets for food, fun, and general neighborliness. Looking for a party in your area? Here’s the rundown so far: Ballard From MyBallard (see the comments): 14th Ave. &… Read More

Sweet Open Houses in West Seattle

Maybe you’re going to Seafair–good for you. But after you’re done with hydroplanes, Blue Angels, and traffic, swing by West Seattle. There are some sweet open houses (and if Seafair’s not your thing, you can still see plenty of the Blue Angels from Hamilton Viewpoint Park at the northern tip of West Seattle). Here’s the… Read More

This Weekend in West Seattle

There’s a lot going on all over Seattle this weekend, and West Seattle is no exception. There’s an art fair on Alki Beach, a movie on the wall at Hotwire Coffee at the junction (the Goonies–yes, that movie from 1985 with Corey Feldman), some live comedy at they Admiral Theater, and lots of other things…. Read More

West Seattle Open Houses

If you’re in West Seattle this Sunday, check out these open houses. All have been for sale for at least two months, and each of them has come down in price anywhere from 5-16%: 3615 57th Pl SW (4 bed, 2.75 bath, 3,420 sf) Sun 1-4 This came on the market in February at $1,195,000… Read More

Open Houses in West Seattle

There are several open houses in West Seattle this weekend: 4520 SW Walker St (4 bed, 2.75 bath, 2,430 sf, $674,950) Sun 1-4 2202 42nd Ave SW (3 bed, 2 bath, 1,910 sf, $579,900) Sat 1-5 2746 36th Ave SW (4 bed, 2 bath, 2,590 sf, $975K)  Sun 1-4 3225 44 Ave SW (4 bed,… Read More

West Seattle Price Reductions

More price reductions in West Seattle: 2634 48th Ave SW (3 bed, 2 bath, 1,320 sf, $490K, down from $498K) This one is about five blocks from all the action at California and Admiral, and only about two blocks from a small mailing center and coffee shop. It’s right next to Admiral, which is a… Read More

Cutting Bait

I saw a discussion Monday over on seattlebubble.com about West Seattle houses on the market being sold for less than their purchase price. Since that’s my area, naturally it piqued my interest. There are evidently lots of houses for sale in West Seattle where people lost money. In some cases, lots of money. The general… Read More

Tools of the Trade

When my family and I moved here from Arizona two years ago we knew almost nothing about Seattle. We weren’t familiar with the geography, didn’t know much about the climate (okay, we had heard that it rains), and worse, didn’t know where to begin with all of Seattle’s neighborhoods. After emailing friends, and friends of… Read More