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Historical barn on Camano Island asks $400,000
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Historical barn on Camano Island asks $400,000

Updated features offer both historical and contemporary aesthetics. | Courtesy of Windermere Real Estate This majestic mix of both modern and...

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What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now

A Pioneer Square loft or a two-bedroom in West Seattle? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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Measure to reduce barriers to building ADUs in Seattle gets mayoral boost
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Measure to reduce barriers to building ADUs in Seattle gets mayoral boost

After half a decade of planning, changes to laws governing backyard cottages are on the way—with more experimentation ahead on making them feasible...

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10 Seattle renters’ rights your landlord doesn’t want you to know
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10 Seattle renters’ rights your landlord doesn’t want you to know

Here’s what to be aware of before you sign your lease Slightly less than half of Seattle’s residents rent their homes, whether they live in luxury...

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The best places to live outside Seattle
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The best places to live outside Seattle

The Seattle area is full of great communities—maybe one is perfect for you There’s so much more to the Puget Sound area than Seattle. Sure, the...

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How to pick a neighborhood in Seattle
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How to pick a neighborhood in Seattle

Eleven things to consider before choosing your new home As a born and raised Seattleite who has moved around the city quite a few times, I’ve...

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How three Seattle neighborhoods will be impacted by transportation improvements
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How three Seattle neighborhoods will be impacted by transportation improvements

What several public projects will mean for the future of the neighborhoods they’re in Once a sleepy town on the water with more grunge rockers than...

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What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now

A brand-new studio, a single-family house, and a collection of vintage apartments Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent...

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Judge tosses Showbox-preserving temporary zoning
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Judge tosses Showbox-preserving temporary zoning

Removing the City Council-implemented liferaft puts the venue’s future in question—but it’s still being considered for landmark status Emotions...

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What $2,200 rents in Seattle right now
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What $2,200 rents in Seattle right now

At this price point, homes come in all shapes and sizes Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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Africatown starts community design process for Midtown Center project
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Africatown starts community design process for Midtown Center project

The affordable, mixed-use development is looping in its neighbors from the jump Africatown Community Land Trust is getting ready to design...

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How the Fremont Troll became a symbol of creative resilience in a tech boomtown
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How the Fremont Troll became a symbol of creative resilience in a tech boomtown

30 years later, the under-bridge installation keeps watch over its neighborhood’s identity Below Seattle’s bustling Aurora Bridge lies a towering...

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What $1,000 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,000 rents in Seattle right now

Lots of itty-bitty abodes Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five...

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What $1,400 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,400 rents in Seattle right now

All of these apartments have at least one bedroom—but which would you choose? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for...

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What $1,800 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,800 rents in Seattle right now

This price point comes in all different shapes and sizes Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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Seattle Office of Housing works toward a community preference policy
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Seattle Office of Housing works toward a community preference policy

The years-long effort to fight displacement is being put on paper On Thursday, the Seattle Office of Housing (SOH) presented some draft changes to...

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Renter rights are changing in Washington State
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Renter rights are changing in Washington State

The Washington State Legislature passed a few big changes to landlord-tenant law It’s not just Seattle with rising rents; it’s a statewide issue....

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What $2,000 rents in Seattle right now
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What $2,000 rents in Seattle right now

A northend townhome or a West Seattle house with a catch? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar...

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What to expect when you move to the mountains in the Pacific Northwest
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What to expect when you move to the mountains in the Pacific Northwest

If you’re dreaming of mountain living, consider this Let’s say that you’ve been thinking about moving to a little town called Leavenworth. The pros...

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What $1,300 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,300 rents in Seattle right now

A U District microstudio or a Lake City cabin? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in...

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What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,500 rents in Seattle right now

Big, vintage studios abound Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five...

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Sweeping eviction reform passes the Washington State Legislature
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Sweeping eviction reform passes the Washington State Legislature

If signed, the law will require additional notice and clearer information Under current Washington State landlord-tenant law, renters can have as...

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Effort renewed to make landlords pay when tenants are priced out
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Effort renewed to make landlords pay when tenants are priced out

The bill is similar to a Portland ordinance Back in 2017, Kshama Sawant announced that she was working on legislation that would make landlords pay...

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What $1,200 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,200 rents in Seattle right now

Not a lot of bedrooms Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain dollar amount in Seattle. We found five...

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Elizabeth Ayer was a pioneer in 20th-century architecture
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Elizabeth Ayer was a pioneer in 20th-century architecture

Washington State’s first registered female architect left her legacy all over the Puget Sound Elizabeth Ayer began her architecture career in 1918,...

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What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now
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What $1,600 rents in Seattle right now

A studio by Pike Place Market or a big one-bedroom in Greenlake? Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent for a certain...

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Amazon’s Troy Block complex sold in record-breaking $740M deal
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Amazon’s Troy Block complex sold in record-breaking $740M deal

A Spanish company just bought the property in Seattle’s biggest real estate transaction ever A massive part of Amazon’s South Lake Union campus...

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In the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building celebrates black heritage—and a resilient future
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In the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building celebrates black heritage—and a resilient future

The community-led development hopes to fight displacement in the Central District The community-led development at the former site of Liberty Bank...

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The Broad Street Substation is now a city landmark
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The Broad Street Substation is now a city landmark

The concrete campus by the Seattle Center is still an active Seattle City Light facility In early March, the Seattle City Council approved city...

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Seattle mayor signs denser zoning with housing affordability requirements into law
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Seattle mayor signs denser zoning with housing affordability requirements into law

The long-planned MHA measure exchanges building capacity for affordable housing requirements In a culmination of a years-long process, Seattle...

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