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.

30 responses to “The Problem with Real Estate Reporting”

  1. Still Anonymous

    …and yet it still was 1000 times better than “mainstream media” reporting.

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  2. Scotsman

    RE: The Tim @ 1

    Nice! Congrats!

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  3. 3rd Generation

    Truth is Treason
    in the
    Empire of LIES.

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  4. Lurker

    RE: The Tim @ 1

    I don’t remember any babies being in the swag bag at PAX this year? Yikes, I better double check mine.

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  5. patient

    RE: The Tim @ 1 – Awesome, big congrats!

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  6. Simon

    Congratulations Tim!!

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  7. ARDELL

    Congratulations Tim! What’s her name?

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  8. Ray Pepper

    RE: The Tim @ 8

    WOW TIM!! Supercongrats!

    For a name may I suggest:

    Raymona
    Raylene
    Rayanne
    Raylynn

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  9. HappyRenter

    And a pink pony for her first birthday!

    Joking aside, congratulations, Tim (and your wife)!

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  10. Kary L. Krismer

    I think I posted a link a week or so ago to the San Fran Chronicle’s reporting of their local mean and median numbers. It was far superior to any reporting I’ve seen locally, giving a ton of detail.

    Oh, and congrats Tim!

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  11. Peter Witting

    Wonderful news! Congratulations, Tim!

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  12. Kary L. Krismer

    On the topic of reporting, I love how they’re saying the increase in the market today was because Irene wasn’t such a bad hurricane. Yep, I’m sure that helped the entire market, for many different types of stocks having nothing to do with insurers, and had nothing at all to do with the consumer sales figures which were released today.

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  13. NewHomeOwnerInFremont

    Congrats Tim—a memorable year for you so far, I’m sure.

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  14. Ira Sacharoff

    Awesome news, Tim! Welcome to the world of parenting.

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  15. ARDELL

    RE: The Tim @ 12

    Love that name, Tim! May she bring you both all the joy that my little girls and grand girls have brought to me. Maezie is such a fun name. She’s going to love it when she gets old enough to spell it. :)

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  16. David Losh

    It does change everything. It’s the most fun you will ever have.

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  17. David Losh

    Inman News is a crock. It’s a sales site for really bad agents, and clueless advertisers.

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  18. Jill Schlicke

    I LOVE THE NAME MAISY….Maezie and wanted to name my 14 y.o. that but it was vetoed. COOLEST NAME EVER!! Congratulations to you and Jen. Your lives will never be the same again, LOL!

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  19. Jill Schlicke

    Pictures! Post some pics, Tim.

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  20. No Name Guy

    Congrats Tim.

    And yet another example of how obtuse most journalists are.

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  21. YetAnotherTim

    Congrats, Tim!

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  22. Real World Express

    Rule of statistics.

    Don’t use time as an axis.

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  23. Cheap South

    Congrats Tim. And I will borrow a couple of quotes from above. ” Welcome to the world of Parenting” and “Your lives will never be the same”. No books can prepare you for what’s coming. And by now you probably have noticed; they do not include an owner’s manual!!!

    Congrats again!!!

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  24. New Parent

    Congrats. Time to start seattle education bubble?

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  25. tomtom

    I guess all that time web surfing with one hand has finally paid off.

    Congrats!

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  26. One Eyed Man

    Congratulations Tim, to you, your spouse and to Maezie! And thank you. You are part of an unfortunately too small group of people who help to restore my faith in humanity.

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  27. Cher

    Big congratulations to you and your wife, Tim!! I’m surprised you got a chance to go out to PAX! ;)

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