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Smelly Basement? Just Add Water.

Mar 14, 2018
If you notice a foul sewer smell in your basement, the mostly likely culprit is an empty water trap. How do you fix [more]
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What Happened to Aurora Ave?

Mar 07, 2018
Today’s Aurora Ave. goes hand-in-hand with jokes about drugs and roadside prostitutes. It’s a grimy stretch of road [more]
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Clients for Life

Mar 05, 2018
Houssam and Carole live in Ballard, in a house I helped them buy years ago. They’re wonderful people: kind and warm [more]
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How to Create a Life-Giving Home Office

Mar 01, 2018
I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent in my own home office, scouring the Internet for new listing [more]
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Your Price Guide to Cabin-Buying in Western ...

Feb 27, 2018
Cabins in Western Washington make for perfect retreats any time of year—if only for those who can afford to have on [more]
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Property Taxes Increase 17 Percent

Feb 19, 2018
Seattle homeowners are hit with a property tax jump this year, largely caused by a state-wide tax hike on behalf of [more]
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How to Buy a House With Your Dog

Feb 14, 2018
Pets matter. Your dog isn’t just an animal, your cats have preferences and personalities, and really, pets are fami [more]
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New Bike Lanes Where We Need Them

Feb 13, 2018
Bicycles are great—in theory. You can skip traffic, savor fresh air, get some free exercise, and save the planet on [more]
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Redlining in Seattle

Feb 07, 2018
Much of the city we live in today was shaped by racist housing policies in early 20th century. In a practice called [more]
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State of Seattle

Feb 06, 2018
A report from the front lines of Seattle’s ever-changing real estate world: 1) The number of renters in Seattle has [more]
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Foreclosure is a Word You Should Never Have ...

Jan 23, 2018
A worst-case scenario after buying a new house: the economy turns, or you lose your job, or a medical emergency wip [more]
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As Vacancy Rates Rise, Seattle Rent Drops

Jan 16, 2018
This headline has been dominating the news lately. But it's not the whole story.
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