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 the option to buy 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.

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.

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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