Have you been looking at the Seattle Houseboats market? Wow! A lot going on here so let me catch you up…
In the last 30 days, SEVEN Seattle floating homes have closed in escrow through the MLS. Molly and I were extremely busy during Memorial Day weekend (my birthday weekend) contributing to this number and were responsible for one side of FOUR of these SEVEN 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.
Here are the Seattle floating homes that have sold in the last 30 days:
- 2818 1/2 Boyer Ave E #4 (Portage Bay)
- 2025 Fairview Ave E #M (Eastlake on Log Foundation Dock)
- 2025 Fairview Ave E #R (Eastlake on Log Foundation Dock) (We represented the seller)
- 2025 Fairview Ave E #H (Eastlake on Log Foundation Dock) (We represented the seller)
- 2770 Westlake Ave N #6 (Westlake)(We represented the buyer in this one)
- 2019 Fairview Ave E #G (Eastlake) (We represented the buyer in this one)
- 3146 Portage Bay Place (Portage Bay)
There are TEN Seattle floating homes for sale in the MLS right now. We also know of at least three off market opportunities if you are a Seattle houseboats buyer… Actives range in price from $525,000 to $2,950,000.
Our favorite Seattle houseboats for sale right now:
2017 Fairview Ave E #O: Most Southern dock in Eastlake and super clean floating home in one of the best run cooperative owned moorage dock! This one is not to be missed and room for your play toys on the lake! $655,000 for a TWO Bedroom home – nice!
2466 Westlake Ave N #7: You will never again find this home or anything like it. It is not to be missed. Featured and loved on the 2010 Floating Homes Association Tour, this has as many special places in it as you could possibly imagine and more plus room for your VERY LARGE boat attached alongside!!! $1,299,000
If you would like to see these incredible Seattle floating homes in what is Seattle’s ultimate waterfront lifestyle, please let us know – we are happy to show you these or any Seattle houseboats for sale.
Please call Courtney or Molly for more info :
Courtney Cooper 206.850.8841
Molly Cartwright 206.841.6800
These Seattle floating home has been listed by Realtors at Cooper Jacobs Real Estate LLC
Seattle Floating Homes For Sale: Westlake
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. It is filled with exciting and interesting spaces at every corner and promises to make you fall in love.
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 shop, green house, & an actual hot tub in the bathroom make you feel like you have stepped into another world! One of the largest floats on lake + moorage for a 40 ft boat!
There is no sign and there will be no open houses so this is an exclusive peek – please let us know if you would like to get in and see this floating home – it has one of the largest floats of all Seattle floating homes on the lake and has some extremely interesting and exciting spaces. $1,299,000
You can find more info on this one here: 2466 Westlake Ave N or get in touch with me or Molly:
Molly Cartwright 206-841-6800 (call/text) Molly@CooperJacobs.com
Courtney Cooper 206-850-8841 (call/text) Courtney@CooperJacobs.com
Seattle Floating Homes For Sale Real Estate Market Summer 2014 Update:
In the last 30 days, the Seattle houseboats inventory has changed so drastically that is is worth doing a market update for the summer of 2014 Lake Union waterfront season.
Active Seattle Houseboats for sale NOW: Currently, there are 9 Seattle floating homes for sale in the MLS. The range in listing price ($549,950 for a floating home in Fremont to $2,950,000 for one of the luxury Fairview Landing floating homes) is quite great and there is a Seattle houseboat for sale now for every type of buyer need. The average days on market is 26 days with a range of 10 for one of the Mallard Cove floating homes to 65 days for one of the Roanoke Reef floating homes. Square footage on these range from 600 square feet to 2150 with an average of 1275. The average dollar per square foot for these Seattle hosueboats is $918.52, but dock position and amenities such as a roof top deck or boat moorage will affect the price of all floating homes.
Our favorite of all the Seattle houseboats for sale right now is 2017 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 for another owner to love it as much as the current one does. It is listed at $675,000 and we would be happy to show it to you or any of the other Seattle houseboats on the market currently. Molly and I know the inventory and love this community. As your Brokers, we work together and would be happy to help guide you through the process of purchasing a Seattle floating home or just answer any questions you may have.
Pending Seattle houseboats: Seattle floating homes in escrow waiting to close…. There are two Seattle floating homes for sale that are currently pending in the MLS. Theses Seattle houseboats are both on the same dock in the Log Foundation Coop located at 2025 Fairview Ave E. The list prices range from $449,000 to $725,000. We actually listed the higher priced of the two and it sold in a little over a month and will close in a couple weeks.
SOLD Seattle Houseboats: In the last 30 days, there have been 6 Seattle floating homes sold according to what has been reported in the MLS. These range in final sales price from $251,000 to $875,000. Molly and I sold or listed half of these Seattle houseboats – three of the six! We have a list of buyers that we are always trying to place into floating homes either before or after they come on the market. The average days on market for these sold Seattle floating homes is 33 days. The median price is $727,000 and these floating homes were in Eastlake, Westlake, and Portage Bay.
If you are interested in Buying or selling Seattle Houseboats, then we would invite you to call or email or text us. As your Brokers, we are happy to answer all your questions and show you some of our favorites on the market. We also have an inside scoop on upcoming Seattle houseboat listings! We are Seattle floating homes brokers and here to help guide you.
Molly: 206.841.6800 Molly@CooperJacobs.com Courtney 206.850.8841 Courtney@CooperJacobs.com
Cooper Jacobs Real Estate has Seattle brokers who specialize in all Seattle neighborhoods, Seattle niches, and Seattle Suburbs. We are full service and can help you buy or sell your home.
Seattle houseboats and July 4th!
It is your personal fireworks show when you live on a Lake Union floating home. $695,000 More info here: 2017 Fairview Ave E
Floating Home Open House Sunday June 22, 2014
1:00 – 4:00pm
2017 Fairview Ave E “O”
Truly one of the greatest floating homes on Lake Union. Colorful and bright, this two bedroom one bath floating home is situated on friendly, pet friendly dock with outstanding neighbors.
Two Bedroom Floating Home For Rent in the vivacious Eastlake neighborhood!
BEST DOCK ON THE LAKE LOCATED IN THE HEART OF EASTLAKE !!
BEAUTIFUL , SERENE , “”YOUR OWN FLOATING PRIVATE OASIS “”, RARE 2 BEDROOM , SPACIOUS OPEN FLOOR PLAN , CONTEMPORARY , NEW COMPLETELY REMODELED ,
FULL BOAT TURNAROUND WATERWAY OFF YOUR DECK , HUGE OPEN CHANNEL BETWEEN DOCKS AS THIS IS THE BOSTON STREET END CHANNEL !
LIGHT , BRIGHT AND SPOTLESS , VIEWS FROM EVERY WINDOW ,YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE THE DREAM , THIS HOME IS FABULOUS , COME JOIN OUR DOCK !
*** AVAILABLE JULY FIRST ***
*** SHOWING THIS WEEKEND ***
***CALL FOR APPOINTMENT, NO EXCEPTIONS, PRIVATE DOCK ***
HOME FEATURES ,
-2 BEDROOMS / 700 square feet
-WATER , SEWER , GARBAGE… “INCLUDED “
-FULL RARE LARGE WRAP AROUND DECK TO INCLUDE 2 MORE FLOATING DECKS WOW ! PLUS OUTDOOR STORAGE CLOSET
-FULL SIZE SPACIOUS KITCHEN , ALL NEW FULL SIZE APPLIANCES TO INCLUDE DISH WASHER , GARDEN WINDOW , SMALL EATING BAR , LOTS OF CABINET SPACE , NEW NEUTRAL FLOORING
-MOORAGE FOR YOUR PLEASURE CRAFT , KAYAKS , PADDLE BOARD
-BATHROOM , NEUTRAL FLOORING , SHOWER , FULL SIZE STACKER WASHER/DRYER , VANITY AND MEDICINE CABINET BOTH WITH AMPLE STORAGE.
-WALL TO WALL NEUTRAL CONTEMPORARY TIGHT WEAVE CARPET
-LARGE SLIDING GLASS DOORS TO DECK FROM LIVING ROOM , NEW WINDOWS
-STREET PARKING REQUIRES CITY OF SEATTLE ZONE 8 STICKER , YOU CAN ALSO OBTAIN A GUEST PASS
-FRONT DOOR IS A DUTCH DOOR
-STAIRCASE ENTRY TO DOCK HAS 3 TIERED GORGEOUS GARDENS , FEATURED IN SUNSET MAGAZINE ….TWICE !
-WONDERFUL NEIGHBORS , NEIGHBORHOOD , COMMUNITY
- 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS BARGE IS RIGHT IN FRONT OF THIS DOCK !! ,
ENJOY THE SHOW FROM YOUR DECK
-SWIM , BOAT FROM YOUR DECK , RELAX AFTER A LONG DAY BY “FLOATING” IN THE CITY , WALKABLE EASTLAKE , RESTAURANTS, PETES SUPER MARKET , AMAZON CAMPUS AND SOUTH LAKE UNION AWAITS YOU
***SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY *** THANK YOU
RENTAL APPLICATION 25.00
SECURITY DEPOSIT 1,500.00 ( 900.00 NON REFUNDABLE ,600.00 REFUNDABLE )
FIRST MONTHS RENT 2,900.00
LAST MONTHS RENT 2,900.00
RENTERS LIABILITY INSURANCE
SEPARATE RENTERS LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR YOUR BOAT, PLEASURE CRAFT
ONE YEAR LEASE , NO SHORTER TERMS
NO SMOKING , ENTIRE DOCK NO SMOKING
*** SHOWING THIS WEEKEND ****
” PLEASE CALL FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT “, I CAN ANSWER ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE
!!!! PRIVATE HOME AND DOCK NO EXCEPTIONS!!!!
** THANK YOU IN ADVANCE **
Seattle houseboats moving fast – life afloat on Lake Union floating homes
Molly and I have four Seattle floating homes in escrow right now and there are a few others beyond that which are pending in the MLS. The inventory has depleted itself again so bringing this gorgeous Seattle houseboat on is really exciting for us!
OPEN HOUSES: Molly has this houseboat open today from 11-1PM to 1PM and then again on Saturday from 1-4PM. In the mean time let us know if you would like a private showing. Molly@Cooperacobs.com
Introducing 2017 Fairview Ave E #O
- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 bathroom
- 700 square feet
- $345/mo dues
From the listing of this Seattle floating home:
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.
Molly Cartwright 206.841.6800 Molly@CooperJacobs.com or
Courtney Cooper 206.850.8841 Courtney@CooperJacobs.com
Busy on The Lake…
We called it! The Seattle Houseboats market has heated up and Memorial Day weekend was proof of that. Molly and I sold three Seattle floating homes over the weekend and we know of at least one other on the lake that went under contract. There are only FOUR Seattle floating homes available for sale at the moment.
Enjoy living on Lake Union
Price Range Matters At The Moment-
All four Seattle houseboats
that went under contract during the weekend were in the $700,000 and $800,000 range, leaving three lower priced floating homes on the market one million dollar plus floating home in Roanoke Reef.
Additionally, the last slip in Lake Union’s new construction floating home community of Wards Cove is also pending feasibility, so inventory got tighter very quickly.
Molly and I do know of at least one other Seattle floating home coming on soon so stay tuned.
Please let us know if you are thinking of selling – it is a good window of opportunity! houseboats@CooperJacobs.com 206.850.8841 or 206.841.6800
Molly and I are calling it.
Enjoy life afloat in your “backyard”
It’s open season on Seattle floating homes. Lots of buyers and finally lots of choices! Don’t let that discourage you if you are interested in selling. You have a unique product.
Houseboats in Seattle’s Eastlake Neighborhood:
Eastlake floating homes are extremely desirable because of their lovely exposure to the sun and also just general orientation to the lake as a whole.
So, let’s see.. In Eastlake, there are five Seattle Houseboats for sale in the MLS as of today that are floating homes. These range in price from $449,000 to $1,890,000 with many in between including 2025 Fairview Ave E #R listed for $499,950 and also 2025 Fairview Ave E #H which is second from the end of the dock and listed for $725,000. These two floating homes both have a lot to offer someone looking to live on Lake Union in what is pretty much the ultimate in Seattle waterfront living. Houseboat #H has the most amazing grandfathered in accessory float attached to it so you have your own “back yard”.
In addition to the Seattle floating homes for sale in Eastlake, there is one in Fremont and also one in Portage Bay. These range in price from $635,000 to $875,000.
Seattle floating homes SOLD:
The most recent Seattle floating home that has sold is a Portage Bay cutie in Houseboat Harbor located at 3110 Portage Bay Place, Houseboat #F was listed for $750,000 and had a final sales price of $679,000 (90.53% of list price) after 49 days on the market. This Seattle houseboat was built in 1960 and is about 1500 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 1.75 baths on a float that is approximately 38 feet by 40 feet. It had owned moorage and also a parking spot so a pretty good buy overall.
For Your own private showing or for more information, please get in touch with Courtney Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Molly Cartwright (email@example.com or 206-841-6800) of Cooper Jacobs Real Estate.
A pristine floating home for rent in the totally hip and walkable Eastlake neighborhood. Please email me directly: firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Serious inquiries only please.
$3,300 per month
One Bedroom, One Bath, Approximately 670 sq ft.
Full size washer/dryer
Open Floor plan with updated kitchen + breakfast bar.
Covered Wrap around deck and 20′ of moorage. Full turnaround waterway.
Water, Sewer, Garbage, and moorage all included.
First and last month’s required plus $1,500 deposit, and a $25 application fee. References please. No pets. Nonsmoking.
Available 6/1/14 – but there is an opportunity to move in by 5/15/14.
This opportunity doesn’t come around often. A one year lease is required. Please include proof of renters insurance and liability. Thank you! An OPEN HOUSE will be scheduled by appointment only.