seattle houseboats: Portage Bay Floating Homes With Sailboat Moorage - 02/03/20 10:13 PM
Looking for Portage Bay floating homes with sailboat moorage in Seattle? 
Finding a protected area of Seattle's Lake Union for your sailboat can sometimes be tricky, but there is a cool eastern arm of the lake called Portage Bay and the floating homes there tend to have a larger percentage of great sailboat moorage opportunities.  
In addition to the larger marina with rental slips towards the end of Shelby Street, there are Portage Bay floating homes with sailboat moorage on various docks along the south end of Portage Bay on the Capitol Hill side. Seattle floating homes can be found in other parts of Lake Union as well, but Portage Bay tends to be … (2 comments)

seattle houseboats: Lake Union Is Hopping In Anticipation Of July Fourth! - 07/01/19 07:18 AM
Fourth of July On Lake Union is always a special Seattle treat!
Today is the last day of June and I find that the good weather has brought out the boats!  My floating home is ROCKING!  My son and I swam in the lake today, too!  Summers in Seattle are about as good as you can get and if you happen to live on one of our bodies of water then the season is even better. Lucky for you, it isn't that difficult to find a home on the water in Seattle.  Seattle waterfront homes come in many shapes and sizes … (0 comments)

seattle houseboats: Eastlake Floating Home With Moorage For Your Boat - 01/07/19 02:40 PM
Eastlake Floating Home For Sale
On any day of the week, Eastlake is brimming with activity and living the Seattle houseboats life puts you in the front row to this world! Marvel in the surrounding beauty of lapping Lake Union and watch the seaplanes buzz overhead!  Being here is an absolute pleasure and it's close to nearby attractions plus South Lake Union and Downtown Seattle.  Why live in a condo when you can live on the water for under $800,000! Kayak or SUP from your private deck in your corner of the lake. Cast off your lines from your own house.  Live in city and … (0 comments)

seattle houseboats: Westlake Floating Home For Sale Just In Time! - 12/03/18 07:26 PM
Seattle Floating Homes For Sale: 2420 Westlake Ave N #8, Seattle 98109
2 Bedrooms 1 Bath Coop Owned Moorage Boat Moorage along side your home Income opportunities on this dock with rare private marina! Walk half way down this unassuming Seattle floating homes dock and you will find a treasure in slip #8. This cozy two bedroom/one bathroom floating home is equipped with refinished wood floors, newly insulated attic and ductless mini-split for energy efficiency.
Enjoy the south facing dock position in your adorable sun room plus a walk-around deck with added storage. Roomy one bathroom with washer/dryer. Pet friendly and … (4 comments)

seattle houseboats: Come Tour Seattle's Iconic Floating Homes! - 07/25/18 07:29 AM
Tickets just went on sale for this year's tour!
The 2018 Seattle Floating Homes Tour only happens every two years!  
This year's tour: Sunday, September 9th, 2018  Noon to 5 p.m. 
At the Seattle Afloat Group at Keller Williams North Seattle, Molly and I are so proud to be supporters of the Seattle Floating Homes Tour this year!  Each tour, we give our time and  money in support of the community we love (and live in). This year's  Seattle floating homes tour is worth the price of admission and tickets are like gold! Want a good look at this amazing lifestyle?  Do you dream about living on … (1 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Floating Homes Market Finally Opening Back Up - 05/05/17 07:16 PM
Looking For A Seattle Houseboat For Sale?
Just in time for opening boat day tomorrow, the Seattle Floating Homes real estate market is finally opening back up  - What does that mean?   There are choices once again.  Not many Seattle floating homes for sale and they are going faster than the speed that boats can travel in Lake Union, but there are some really cool spots to claim your very own piece of the lake! 
Right now there are three "ACTIVE" status Seattle floating homes for sale in the MLS. This means they are available for purchase. This is a different story already … (0 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Houseboats Market Update On Floating Homes - 08/03/16 04:27 AM
Seattle Floating Homes In Lake Union & Portage Bay Market Update August 2016 PLUS the tour info....
Seattle floating homes for sale are limited to three two that are currently for sale  ($925,000 in Portage Bay on The Shelby Group dock and $3,200,000 at Wards Cove in Eastlake) on the market in the NWMLS and a handful of off market options that Molly and I have heard about.  These are the Seattle houseboats that are the floating homes type..as opposed to FOWRs (floating on water residences) like vessels, barges, etc. 
There are five pending  in the MLS ranging in list price from $475,000 to … (5 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Floating Homes On Lake Union: Just Went Pending - 02/28/16 01:52 AM
Welcome to The Lake Union Dock in Seattle's Eastlake neighborhood.  
Molly and I put this listing on and within a few days got multiple offers.  It is pending now and I look forward to sharing with you the exciting news when it closes in escrow. List Price $945,000  If you are interested in Seattle Houseboats, please let us know - Molly and I love this community and look forward to helping you whether you are buying or selling on Lake Union. 
Want more info:  2031 Fairview Ave E
Marketing Remarks You can't get better than this 2007 Eastlake floating home nestled on … (3 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Houseboats Market Is Tight - 01/12/16 12:29 AM
The Seattle Houseboats Market Is Very Competitive
 
But we have you covered.  Here what is available on Lake Union at the moment:
1 Seattle floating home for sale in Eastlake priced at $735,000 which should fly off the market at any time.  Just have been waiting for a couple dry days to get houseboat buyers in the door... 4 floating on water residences/barges types of Seattle houseboats in the MLS right now - Priced from $299,000 to $355,000. Three are active and one is pending. 3 Seattle houseboats for rent.  One is Pending and two are active in the MLS.  Two are … (2 comments)

seattle houseboats: Slim Pickings For Seattle Floating Homes On Lake Union - 10/18/15 04:00 AM
Seattle Floating Homes Inventory Low On Lake Union
We just closed on one of the amazing Seattle floating homes that was on the market. It came with quite a history and was fun to market!  Looking through the MLS shows absolute slim pickings as far as Seattle houseboats inventory in the floating homes segment.
Seattle Houseboats For Sale:  Right now if you are interesting in Seattle houseboat living and want to buy a floating home, then you have two choices in the MLS. Yep.  Two. They are both in Eastlake.  Price range of active Seattle floating homes in the MLS is $750,000 to $3,295,000.  Please … (9 comments)

seattle houseboats: Lake Union Floating Home For Sale In Westlake - 06/24/15 05:52 AM
Westlake Floating Home For Sale: This Is Your Life
Afloat In Seattle℠
 
This gorgeous Westlake floating home is just perfection afloat. Molly and I have sold a lot of Seattle houseboats lately, and this is one of our favorites. It has all the infrastructure that Westlake offers plus a unique income opportunity that you usually don't find in Lake Union houseboat living situations.
Live Your Perfect Life Afloat On Lake Union Seattle houseboats come in all shapes and sizes and whether you have been looking for a house barge, floating home, or vessel type of houseboat, you will appreciate what this one has to offer! $948,0002420 Westlake … (0 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Houseboats For Sale Market Update - 04/14/15 03:04 AM
What's going on in the Seattle Houseboats Market?  Here's Your Update For April 2015 Action on Lake Union:
Active Seattle houseboats for sale: There are five Seattle houseboats for sale in the “Seattle floating homes” category currently. List prices of these active Seattle houseboats range from $510,000 to $1,750,000.
What part of town  are these Seattle houseboats in?
There are Eastlake floating homes, Portage Bay floating homes, and a gorgeous Westlake floating home on the 2420 Westlake dock that we put on last week.
Seattle Houseboats To Watch:  Westlake  Here's some more on that one since we obviously feel it is the best of … (4 comments)

seattle houseboats: Step Into Another World: Life Afloat On Lake Union 2466 Westlake Ave N - 08/23/14 05:33 AM
Have you ever wondered what life must be like on a Seattle floating home?
Lake Union Afloat SM
 Seattle houseboats are a very different lifestyle and each one of them is extremely unique. This is one of our Westlake Listings and we would like to share it with you! 
 
Welcome to
2466 Westlake Ave. N.
$1,299,000
Featured on the Seattle Floating Homes Tour, this home has been obviously adored by the current owners!
1 Bedroom 1 Bath 1630 Square Feet Built in 1974 moorage for a 40 foot boat stainless and granite kitchen owned moorage slip for home taxes are only $1791 2 fireplaces low dues … (6 comments)

seattle houseboats: Catching Up With The Floating Homes Market In Seattle.... - 08/22/14 05:29 AM
Catching Up With Seattle Houseboats in the Seattle Floating Homes Market on Lake Union and Portage Bay  Ok - let's look at what has sold in the last 60 days on Lake Union and Portage bay - SIX  Seattle floating homes have closed in escrow in the last 60 days according to the NWMLS listing and sale statistics.  Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Seattle Floating Homes Brokers Molly  Cartwright and myself, Courtney Cooper were partially responsible for FOUR of these SIX Seattle houseboat sales in the last two months!

Seattle Houseboats Sales - Seattle floating homes that have sold in the last 60 days according to the NWMLS:
2025 Fairview Ave E … (14 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Houseboats Summer 2014 Upon Us - 08/06/14 05:56 AM
Seattle Houseboats Light Up The Market This Year This summer, the Seattle houseboats inventory has changed so drastically that is is worth metioning.
Our favorite of all the Seattle houseboats for sale right now is2017 Fairview Ave E #O. This Eastlake floating home is moored on one of the most well run coops on Lake Union and this dock happens to be the furthest South in Eastlake making it  extremely desirable.  It is a 2 bedroom with a wide channel and room for your water toys. This beautiful home has been updated with great taste and is a turn key easy investment. Freshly painted and ready … (6 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Floating Homes Summer 2014 Real Estate Market Report - 07/24/14 08:31 AM
Are you watching the Seattle Houseboats market? There is a lot going on with floating homes in Seattle so let's catch up!
In the last 30 days, 7 Seattle floating homes have closed in escrow through the NWMLS.  Molly and I were extremely busy during Memorial Day weekend adding to this number and were responsible for one side of 4 of these 7 Seattle houseboat sales! Inventory got very tight and then all of the sudden we have had some extremely interesting and unique Seattle houseboats listings come on the market.
Seattle floating homes that have sold in last 30 days:
2818 1/2 Boyer Ave E #4 (Portage Bay) 2025 … (4 comments)

seattle houseboats: Westlake Houseboat New On The Seattle Floating Homes Market! - 07/18/14 04:19 AM
New Seattle Houseboat Listing! Molly and I just listed this really unique and spectacular Seattle floating home in Westlake.  If you have been looking at Seattle houseboats, then you might want to jump on this one right away.  

Here are the MLS listing remarks for this Westlake houseboat:
Featured on the Seattle Floating Homes Tour, this home has been obviously adored by the current owners! Thoughtful care in every detail as it has evolved over their 30+ years of prideful ownership: Stainless & granite in kitchen, outdoor spaces, an abundance of storage everywhere, one of a kind stained glass, portholes, work … (2 comments)

seattle houseboats: 2017 Fairview Ave E, Houseboat #O, Seattle WA 98102 - 06/12/14 03:49 AM
Just listed!  2017 Fairview Ave E, Houseboat #O, Seattle WA 98102 $695,000

Marketing Remarks Welcome to life afloat on the extremely desirable and most southern dock in Eastlake! This adorable two bedroom floating home has a wrap around deck and wide channel views. Open floor plan with beautiful and bright lighted spaces allows for comfortable living and easy entertaining in this great community. Kitchen is updated and has heated floors, new carpet, paint, and lots of great details. Own your own slip and boat moorage possible with community approval. Pet friendly dock.

Additional Information Property DescriptionCable TV, Deck, High … (4 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Houseboats: Second From The End Of The Dock And Just Listed - 04/23/14 07:26 AM
Welcome to life afloat on Lake Union!
If you have been watching the Seattle houseboats market at all, then you know that there have not been a lot to choose from as of late.  Seattle floating homes have trickled onto the market very slowly and many have sold off market as demand increases. It is our pleasure to introduce this gem into the mix as it is a great spot to call home in Seattle!
2025 Fairview Ave E #H
Rare second from the end South facing Lake Union floating home in Eastlake with incredible features. Great interior spaces, French Doors … (3 comments)

seattle houseboats: Seattle Houseboats Spring 2014 Market Update For Floating Homes - 04/03/14 07:39 AM
Happy Spring, Seattle! Seattle Houseboats! I always love Spring because we start to see more Seattle floating homes coming on the real estate market. This has not been the case as of yet, but Molly and I are hopeful that the inventory will increase as the days grow warmer and the sky starts being blue more than grey.
Currently there are three Seattle floating homes for sale in the MLS.  They are all on one of the three Log Foundation docks.  There are two Seattle houseboats for sale on the 2025 Fairview Ave E Log Foundation Dock.  They are priced at … (2 comments)

 
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