For those who hate driving, and more importantly, those without a car who still want to access the region’s amazing natural areas, it’s possible to go hiking by transit both within the city and nearby.
Whichever tone you want to strike—highfalutin with downtown views, laid back with mountains in the distance, just you two and a judge, or something else entirely—here are some A+ options to consider for your big day.
Commutes are getting longer, and it’s no surprise. The area is growing, and not just in Seattle proper. More jobs in Seattle mean more people all over the area—and southeast King County, far less dense than Seattle and with limited transportation options, is feeling the ramifications of more cars on the road.
As seen on TV! That sounds like a late night infomercial pitch, but tiny houses are popular enough to have their own shows. The star of one is up for sale in Issaquah. Buy a bit of celebrity to live in for $70,000.
The median price of a 1-BR is $1,750/month, up three percent from the previous month and 9.4 percent year-over-year. The median 2-BR will run you $2,350/month, up 14.6 percent since last year, the fourth fasting growing number in the nation.
Some houses talk about bringing nature into the home. This house puts you into nature with an extended deck that has the dimensions of a pirate's gangplank or a diving board. If you really want to get out there, get out there - and have a seat.
Does it seem a little more crowded around here, lately? That's because it is. Last month we passed along a report about the US cities and states that are contributing new residents to Seattle. The folks over at Sparefoot added an update.
Thursday we got a look at the fully-operational Sound Transit 3 (ST3) plan for Seattle and the surrounding region that would bring 108 miles of light rail track to 17 Puget Sound cities by 2041. What neighborhoods and cities will benefit most?
Sound Transit unveiled their full ST3 plan before the transit board on Thursday. The $50 billion proposal would be 108 miles of track with 75 light rail stations across 17 cities aiming to serve roughly 500,000 passengers daily.