Posted by: Timothy Ellis (The Tim)

Tim Ellis is the founder of Seattle Bubble. His background in engineering and computer / internet technology, a fondness of data-based analysis of problems, and an addiction to spreadsheets all influence his perspective on the Seattle-area real estate market.

One response to “Vashon Island’s Affordability Future”

  1. JC Taylor

    Just a short note –

    The idea of the island being energy self-sufficient and ‘green’, as it were, is actually a fairly attractive one as far as home prices go. There’s a lot of press and attention being paid to a probable near-term energy crunch that’s going to make things rather uncomfortable for people who have a long commute (ie, lots of money going into the gas tank) or for communities struggling to keep their towns from brownouts.

    A community that was walkable, ‘green’ in housing (ie, the homes are built to a higher conservation standard and use less energy and water), and provided its own renewable energy? Heck. I’d want to live there. :) And to a point, it’d be economically viable for me to do so, compared to living in a McMansion in Puyallup.

    Rate this comment: Thumb up 0

Leave a Reply

Do you want a nifty avatar picture next to your name, instead of a photograph of Tim's dog? Just sign up with Gravatar, and make sure to use the same email address in the form below. It's that easy!

Please read the rules before posting a comment.

You have 4 comments remaining on this post.

Archives

Find us on Google+