Sustainable Ballard Festival Save this Saturday September 19th for the Sustainable Ballard Festival. Learn about this wonderful neighborhood full of fun and surprises when you participate in one of the more community minded festivals in the City of Seattle. In the heart of downtown Ballard, right across the street from the famous Ballard Library with […]

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Nearby Ballard Condominiums For Sale   “The Ballard” at  1525 57th Ave NW, Seattle 98117 is an ideal location for those who want to live in in a very walkable area of the city (Walkscore 94, Transitscore 52, Seattle Bikescore 64).  Just like Phinney Ridge, it’s a great place to grab a meal on the run, meet […]

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Phinney Ridge Home Featured on Green Home Tour this Weekend The NW EcoBuilding Guild is all set to show you our Green! That’s right we are proud tree huggers (learn about advanced framing), water conservationists (why it’s called gray water), dumpster divers (what is the difference between recycling and reuse) and sun worshippers (learn about […]

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Empty Bowls This Weekend If you haven’t been to this great event on the past years, this is your chance on Sunday March 18th 2012 in nearby Ballard. The Sunset Hill Neighborhood has similar views of  W Phinney, but with a little more of the Puget Sound thrown in for good measure. If you travel […]

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West Phinney Green Home on Tour BALLARD NET-ZERO ENERGY HOUSE Location 612 NW 60th StreetSeattle, WA 98107 Map: Google Map Eric Thomas and Alexandra Salmon eric@ericethomas.com http://www.zerohouse.wordpress.com We just completed our 1915-square-foot, 3-bedroom, single-family home on an empty lot in Ballard. A true net-zero house and the first of its kind in Seattle, this Energy Star […]

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Ballard Open House   Update December 2011 This house is currently pending as a short sale. Stay tuned to see if it closes for the offered price. Stop by and take a look at this unusually large newer construction house on the very desirable Dibble Ave NW. Located at the edge of the Whittier neighborhood […]

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Ballard House Open Saturday and Sunday Check out this unusual home this weekend October 15th and 16th  from 1-4 PM.  It’s a stones throw from Phinney Ridge just west of the hill.  This large home sited on a corner lot is most likely the largest one on the block. Recent construction with lots of light […]

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September Home Sales For Phinney Ridge The trend continues for our area. Low inventory and high demand by people who want to live and invest in a lifestyle on the Ridge. The choices aren’t huge, and houses tend to sell quickly if they’re priced right. It’s no secret for people that live here that this […]

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Take 5 Urban Market This former warm-beer store has been reborn as a true neighborhood fixture.  The new owners who come from fine dining backgrounds have added something of real value to the neighborhood. Twixt between Ballard and Phinney Ridge, this inventive deli/store might be a secret unless you live in the neighborhood.  It’s easy […]

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Great Home in Ballard Open This Weekend This Saturday and Sunday April 16-17th  a classic brick clad mid-century home will be open. This house is listed at $429,950.  7015 Jones Ave NW  is in the heart of Ballard,  in a neighborhood close to all amenities. This block has a “very walkable” Walkscore of 72 and is close to public […]

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