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Isola Homes Wins a 2018 Built Green Hammer Award

Isola Homes is a proud recipient of a 2018 Built Green Hammer Award! This is our third Green Hammer award for having over 50 homes Built Green certified and our fourth award overall. All of us at Isola Homes are thrilled to be recognized once again. It's an honor to be a part of the Built Green program.

Sign Advertising Preselling at Talta Townhomes in Seattle, WA

What's the Deal with Presale Properties?

Of all the questions and considerations that homebuyers in the greater Seattle area must face, perhaps one of the first they'll come across is whether to buy a resale or a presale property. While resale properties (homes that have previously been owned by someone else) are a familiar concept, first time buyers and those who are new to the frenetic pace of the Seattle market might be unfamiliar with the notion of buying presale homes.

Eco-Friendly Tree Print Artwork by Upper Earth

10 Places Where You Can Buy Cool Eco-Friendly Furniture & Decor

Despite what any famous frogs might have you believe, it is actually pretty easy to be green these days. Eco-friendly products of all types are readily available and home decor and furnishings are no exception. While it used to be fairly difficult to find environmentally friendly furniture or accent pieces, the desire for these types of products has continued to increase as people realize the importance of sustainability. But if you're just beginning down the path of using green home decor and furnishings, it can be difficult to know where to look for these products.

5 Things You Should Know About Capitol Hill

While Seattle is full of quirky and offbeat neighborhoods, one of the city's most unique neighborhoods is Capitol Hill. Located close to downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill is home to several beautiful parks, Seattle Central College, and Lake View Cemetery, the resting place for a number of the city's founders and other influential figures. Whether you're thinking about moving to Capitol Hill or you just plan on visiting, it never hurts to learn a little more about this one-of-a-kind neighborhood.

Aerial View of Seattle and Mount Rainier

What You Need to Know About Buying a Home in Seattle

Just as Seattle has its own unique personality, so does its housing market. Seattle, like lots of other markets in the U.S., is experiencing higher home prices as well as an increased demand for housing and a decreased supply. But buying a home in Seattle is still very different from purchasing a property in many other areas. In this unusual market, it can be a challenge to know exactly what you should look out for and expect as a home buyer.

Northwest Children’s Foundation 2018 Gala & Auction

At Isola Homes we are more than a Seattle home builder, we are participants in the future of our children. We believe child abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. While physical abuse might be the most visible, other types of abuse, such as emotional abuse and neglect, also leave deep, lasting scars on kids. The earlier abused children get help, the greater chance they have to heal and break the cycle.

Aerial view of the Ballard area of Seattle

Make Ballard Your New Home

UPDATED - 8/13/18

Ballard, a neighborhood boasting Nordic origins and rooted in the seafaring trade, is also home to some of Seattle’s best restaurants and shopping. Aside from the classic Seattle tourism hotspots that are closer to Downtown, such as the Space Needle and Pike Place Market, the Ballard neighborhood has a lot to offer everyone. If you're considering about moving to this vibrant neighborhood, here's a quick look at all that you can look forward to enjoying when you live in Ballard.

Spend Easters In An Isola Home!

Spring time is upon us! Whether it’s the warmer weather, the pending summer break from school, or simply a seasonal mental shift, spring is great for real estate. The normal spring home buying season for most of America is typically April, May and June. The main reason for this season is because many Americans take vacations during July and August.

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