Boeing Mural on Colby Street in Everett

Top 10 Future Uses for the 98-Acre Boeing Everett Factory

With the future of Boeing airplane manufacturing inevitably moving to less expensive states (sped along the way by last night’s Machinists Union vote), we may as well start work now on determining a new use for the 98-acre Boeing Everett Factory, currently the world’s largest building by volume. Here are my top 10 proposed future […]

Even More Delightful NAR Propaganda

An instant classic: This video brings up a number of questions: Who is this nebulous evil entity that is “threatening the dream of home ownership”? How does a moving van across the street mean that my grandkid won’t be able to buy a home? Wouldn’t it put many NAR members out of business if everyone […]

True-to-Life Housing Bubble Monopoly Remake

My brother-in-law pointed me toward this segment of The Colbert Report that aired back on August 3rd. I hadn’t seen it yet, and since I got a laugh out of it I thought was worth sharing here: *Video: colbert report – new monopoly You can watch the entire segment on the Colbert Nation site, but […]

Real Actual Listing Photos: User-Submitted Potpourri

It’s time for another installment of Real Actual Listing Photos. Once a month (or so) I round up some of the most bizarre listing photos from around the Seattle area and post them here, with brief excerpts from the real actual listing description, and probably a bit of snarky commentary. The idea for this series […]

New Exchange Turns Market Foresight Into Pure Profit

Five and a half years ago, I launched Seattle Bubble with a simple goal in mind: Analyze the Seattle-area residential real estate market and provide a forum for people to discuss ideas and share insights. While the housing market has had it’s ups and downs (and way downs) over the years, growth at Seattle Bubble […]

Real Actual Listing Photos: Genius Edition

It’s time for another installment of Real Actual Listing Photos. Once a month (or so) I round up some of the most bizarre listing photos from around the Seattle area and post them here, with brief excerpts from the real actual listing description, and probably a bit of snarky commentary. The idea for this series […]

Real Actual Listing Photos: Kitchens! Skies! Glowing Orbs!

Whoops, sorry about the radio silence yesterday. Busy day snuck right up on me. To make it up to you, here’s an extra-long collection of real actual listing photos. Enough excuses though, let’s get on with it. It’s time for another installment of Real Actual Listing Photos. Once a month (or so) I round up […]