You could do a lot worse, if you've got the down payment, than this studio atop Capitol Hill, at 17th and John. Courtyard-level entry, hardwood floors, stainless appliances, gas range, slab granite counters and maple cabinetry, plus a clawfoot tub in the classic bathroom.
It's not big (261 square feet) but it's being offered at $99,900. And, yes, it's a short sale.
· 215 17th Ave E #9 Seattle, WA 98112 [Redfin]