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Step in to Style on the Lake in this Floating Home!

Brand New Construction Seattle Floating Home On Lake Union! Tucked away in the exclusive enclave of  Seattle floating homes in Portage Bay, is this beautiful gem which is brand new and gleaming from sky to lake. Be the first to own a new construction floating home on a great condo owned dock. This beautiful custom […]

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A Little “Dirt” On Seattle Houseboats History You May Not Know

Seattle Houseboats History Has A “Colorful” Background & Entrepreneurial Spirit Transcends Time… To look at all the colorful and cheery Lake Union floating homes today is to never know how truly Seattle houseboats history is. Seattle floating homes are a living and evolving part of Seattle’s history.  From their humble beginnings over a hundred years […]

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Seattle Houseboats: Annie “O” Is In The House

Seattle Houseboats: Enduring Over 100 Years And Still Floating.  This particular one hasn’t been around quite that long, but long enough for it to be a site!  Yes.  It floats. Seattle houseboats have been afloat for over one hundred years now.  It all started when a few resourceful and down on their luck people decided […]

NWMLS Changes How Some Houseboats Are Treated So We Won’t Have Any More Boats

In recent years all houseboats have been listed in the NWMLS whether they were floating homes, vessels, or barges.  This opened the door for a broader definition of houseboat and in some cases we saw vessels in the MLS that were practically ski boats being listed by real estate agents.  I am exaggerating of course,  but […]

Are Houseboats Drifting Away?

Are Seattle Houseboats Drifting Away? I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about Seattle houseboats in the news lately.  And if you receive your news from just one source, it might sound like Seattle houseboats are drifting away. So what’s really going on? What is the dispute over?  One could argue it’s really about should private […]

Seattle Floating Homes: Why You Need The Security Of OWNED Moorage Vs. A Rented Slip

Why You Need The Security Of OWNED Moorage Vs. A Rented Slip Don’t buy a floating home in a rented slip when there are Seattle floating homes for sale with the security of an owned slip!!!  Why on Earth would you want your investment to not be secure?  The city of Seattle has been dwindling […]

This Just In!!! Seattle Houseboat Lending Opens Up Again!

Just came across my desk this afternoon!  Seattle Houseboat lending is wide open again! From Denise Carlson at Seattle Metropolitan: We have great news to share……    We are back online with our houseboat lending program.  Below is the update we have made to our program guidelines.   Aug. 2011 update:  City of Seattle’s Shoreline Management […]

From The Seattle Floating Homes Association:

The Seattle Floating Homes Association is in place to support this historic and unique neighborhood which happens to be an anchor of Seattle culture in my own opinion.  Here is the latest from their Floating Newsletter – Important issues which are getting some good support, but we would love your support, too.  Amalia has been doing a phenomenal job […]