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Front Exterior of Isla Townhomes, Located on SW Avalon Way in West Seattle

What's Going on with SW Avalon Way?

A quick look at the Seattle Department of Transportation’s website shows that there are currently dozens of improvement projects happening throughout the city. It is getting to be summer, after all, which is the season for construction. One of these improvement projects is happening directly in front of one our new communities, Isla Townhomes.

View of Downtown Seattle from Dr. Jose Rizal Park in the Beacon Hill Neighborhood

5 Things You Should Know About Beacon Hill

Located southeast of downtown Seattle, Beacon Hill is a large neighborhood that's continually ranked as one of Seattle's hottest. Since Beacon Hill covers so much ground, it's often divided into sub-neighborhoods, which include North Beacon Hill, Mid Beacon Hill, Holly Park, and South Beacon Hill. It's primarily residential and current estimates place the population somewhere between 35,000 and 39,000 people. But beyond the humdrum numbers and facts, this neighborhood is yet another of Seattle's that has its own unique story.

Holiday Decorations

Best Holiday Events in Seattle 2018

'Tis the season for an amazing variety of holiday events and celebrations in Seattle! If you're ready to get into the holiday spirit, you'll have lots of options during the month of December. To help get you started, we've put together an overview of some of the holiday activities, festivals, concerts, and other events you can enjoy this season. So, without further ado, here are our picks for the best holiday events in Seattle. Happy Holidays and we hope you have a wonderful time celebrating!

 

Gas Works Park in the Wallingford Neighborhood of Seattle

5 Things You Should Know About Wallingford

Tucked in between Green Lake and Lake Union sits the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. Named after John Wallingford, a land developer, this charming community is yet another of Seattle's gems. It's green and easily walkable with a commercial district that stretches along 45th Street. It's home to about 20,000 people with the majority of residents between the ages of 25 and 44. But, if you're considering living in Wallingford, you're probably looking for a few more interesting facts than just the standard demographics.

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.

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