There are SEVEN homes in Queen Anne that are currently pending sales and all listed for sale in excess of $2,450.000 so the market is certainly hot. Cash buyers are contacting us nearly every day and showing are keeping us busy throughout the holiday season. The fact that there are many sold properties, and two […]

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Winterfest Ice Skating at Seattle Center My daughter decided that for her borthday, she wanted to go ice skating and I told her that there was no where to skate around here.  She of course had already done her homework and pointed out that we could ice skate practically under the Space Needle if we […]

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I wrote a blog earlier about Backyard Cottages in Seattle or Detatched Dwelling Units.  Since then, I’ve had numerous questions about them.  Whether you are considering a Backyard Cottage on your at least 4,000 square foot lot as a rental property, for an elderly family member, or a grown child you need to know the […]

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Queen Anne Boulevard:  Buying a Home Along Queen Anne’s Boulevard. I have been writing about the various highlights along Queen Anne Boulevard on Queen Anne’s crown, but it is amazing how many people I show Queen Anne homes to that have not heard of this 80 plus year old loop around the top of Seattle’s […]

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Seattle City of Seven Hills: In the late 1800’s real estate developers decided to make Seattle be the city of seven hills similar to Rome and there have been varying theories through out the years ever since as to what are those seven hills?  The fact of the matter is Seattle is full of hills and […]

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Yesterday we visited two sets of great grandparents on Bainbridge Island and I got the chance to talk to my husband’s Grandfather about growing up on Queen Anne.  It is funny because the two houses he grew up in are on the historic registry and his gandfather’s house is also on the historic registry.  Unfortunately,  […]

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Betty Bowen Viewpoint or Marshall Park on Queen Anne’s Southwest slopeis a thing of beauty.  Betty Bowen was a patron of the arts in Seattle and supported artists like Morris Graves whom she met as a teenager.  There are some wonderful art installations right here (including an unsigned Morris Graves)for all to enjoy if the […]

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Queen Anne Living: West Slope: Soundview Terrace Park on the West Slope of Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood is quite amazing and a wonderful hidden gem.  It has a beautiful play area and huge views of Puget Sound – hence the name.   Queen Anne view homes line the streets above it and this park is perched perfectly […]

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