Seattle Houseboats Market Update: What’s Out There?
In the MLS, there are three Seattle houseboats for sale currently in the Seattle floating homes category. They all three have a 1 in front of them. As in ONE MILLION. Specifically, there is one available in Portage Bay for $1.1M and two Seattle houseboats available in Eastlake (including one of the Roanoke Reef floating homes) ranging in price from $1,599,900 to $1,795,000. There is also a Seattle houseboat for rent in Eastlake at the end of the dock. In escrow, there is one Seattle floating home on Fairview in Eastlake that is pending – priced just over a million dollars.
Seattle Houseboats Sold
3012 Fuhrman Ave E #D Listed on 11/22/2014 by Seattle Houseboats Realtor Molly Cartwright and me of Cooper Jacobs Real Estate for $229,000 and under contract officially on 11/25/2014. It closed with a final sales price of $235,000 on 12/18/2014. This little Portage Bay floating home was an absolute writer’s paradise – a perfect Lake Union get away!
2207 Fairview Ave E #1 Listed by another company on 6/25/2014 and went pending in October on 10/07/2014 and then closed another two months later on 12/5/2014. So six month on the market – listed at $800,000 and sold for 91.25% of that asking at a final sales price of $730,000. It’s a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Eastlake floating home with 986 square feet and built in 1920.
The story with Seattle houseboats is still inventory. Anything under $500,000 is moving faster than other price ranges. That being said with the proper exposure, the right buyers will find your floating home. If you are a buyer, then there are options in the MLS as long as you are willing to shell out the money that this unique Seattle waterfront homes lifestyle affords. Molly is a good contact because she knows of AT LEAST THREE Seattle houseboats that are available or will be soon if you are looking for something specific. Utilizing a Seattle houseboats broker is key if you are going to be successful in being alerted immediately if something may be or is available. You can reach her at 206-841-6800 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please feel free to drop me a line as well. We love our jobs and it shows. We are excited to work with you!
Molly Cartwright, Seattle Realtor 206-841-6800 or email@example.com