Learn about developments in your neighborhood with Seattle DPD’s new interactive map application

Learn about developments in your neighborhood with Seattle DPD’s new interactive map application

Have you ever driven down the street in your neighborhood, see construction going on, and wanted to learn more about it? The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) just made it really easy to access this type of information with their new online map application, “Shaping Seattle: Buildings.” This new mobile-friendly map was designed with the intent of …  Read More 

Where to rent tools in Seattle for your next DIY project.

Where to rent tools in Seattle for your next DIY project.

Seattleites! Next time you have a home improvement project, repair, or landscaping job, save yourself some money and head to your local tool library! Scattered throughout the city, these tool-lending libraries are a great resource offering DIY advice, classes, and of course, access to thousands of tools – all for a nominal membership fee. You can …  Read More 


Northwest MLS Seattle Real Estate Statistics for May 2015

Northwest MLS Seattle Real Estate Statistics for May 2015

The Northwest MLS has released their Western Washington real estate statistics for May 2015. This firestorm real estate market continues due to increased demand and severe inventory shortages. King County reported 3397 closed sales this month versus 2983 in April. Closed sales are up 14.49% from this time last year and up 27.2% from two months ago. …  Read More 


Nelson Treehouse and Supply

From DIY to Custom-Built Luxury Treehouses by Nelson Treehouse & Supply

Recently we stumbled across a company as passionate about real estate as us – though of a slightly different variety. Nelson Treehouse and Supply specializes in building custom luxury backyard treehouses. Now, we’ve all heard of the latest trends of backyard bar sheds and she-sheds but we are predicting adult treehouses as the new fad. Pete …  Read More 


Do you own a rental home or apartment in Seattle? You need to register it with the City.

Do you own a rental home or apartment in Seattle? You need to register it with the City.

Attention Seattle landlords: If you own a rental property in the city of Seattle, you are now required to register it with the city under the Rental Registration and Ordinance Program. You are subject to periodic inspections. For small rental properties, the deadlines are beginning shortly and the penalties for non-compliance are expensive, so you …  Read More 

How do I check a home for asbestos?

How do I check a home for asbestos?

How do I check a home for asbestos? findwell agent Matt Martel answers in this installment of Ask an Agent. Q: How do I check for asbestos? So if you think your home has asbestos in it, the home that you’re planning to purchase, to test for it, say for example it has popcorn ceilings, you would need …  Read More