Housing Market Heated Up in Q2, Affordability Fell

The latest issue of Sound Housing Quarterly has been published (Q2 2010). Sound Housing Quarterly is a subscription-based sister project to Seattle Bubble that I created to provide a single consolidated and consistent source of high-level local housing market stats and analysis. Here are a couple of highlights from the second quarter issue. The Real […]

Get Connected to Seattle Bubble Extras

Occasionally I like to spend a little time highlighting some of the lesser-known features that exist for readers to connect with various local real estate content. Now is one of those times. First up, there’s the RSS feed for blog posts. Also, although only a few people know about it (before now), you can subscribe […]

Some Noteworthy Personal News…

Well, it finally happened. You knew it was coming eventually. Yes, that’s right. The Tim is now officially on the payroll of the real estate industrial complex. No, I didn’t break down and become a real estate agent (but don’t think I haven’t thought about that in the past). Last Thursday, yours truly started a […]

Real Estate Heat Index Fell Across Puget Sound in Q1

The latest issue of Sound Housing Quarterly has been published (Q1 2010). Sound Housing Quarterly is a subscription-based sister project to Seattle Bubble. Here are a couple of highlights from the first quarter issue. The Real Estate Heat Index (a proprietary index I created that uses supply, demand, and home prices to calculate the general […]

Affordability Rose Despite Market Heat-Up in Q4

The latest issue of Sound Housing Quarterly has been published (Q4 2009). Sound Housing Quarterly is a subscription-based sister project to Seattle Bubble. With this latest release we have made a few notable changes. First and probably most interesting to the readers here is a new lower price. Now you can subscribe for a full […]

Seattle Bubble Flickr Group

FYI, I have created a Seattle Bubble group on Flickr. Everyone is invited to join. For those of you that are into Flickr, this could be a fun way to share interesting photos related to local real estate or the local economy.

Types of things you could add include funky homes for sale (but don’t steal MLS listing photos), empty or stalled developments, lockbox benches, for sale sign forests, etc. Use your imagination and have fun.

Affordability Declined in Q3 as Housing Market Heated Up

The latest issue of Sound Housing Quarterly has been published. Sound Housing Quarterly is a subscription-based sister project to Seattle Bubble. Here are a couple of highlights from the third quarter issue. The Real Estate Heat Index (a proprietary index I created that uses supply, demand, and home prices to calculate the general “heat” of […]