Real Actual Listing Photos: Fun-House 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 […]

They’re not making any more land… OR ARE THEY?

Okay, so maybe living in a converted bus isn’t for you. Maybe you want to own some actual land. One theory we’ve all heard over and over for why real estate is always a good long-term investment is that “they’re not making any more land.” As it turns out, “they” may not be making any […]

Real Actual Home Staging: Take 1

I spent some time yesterday afternoon browsing some open houses just for kicks—a first for me. While some of the homes I looked at were set up quite nicely (this one in particular—sweet retro styling), others left me wondering: What were they thinking? By “they” I mean both the home seller and the seller’s agent, […]

Real Actual Listing Photos: Seattle Condo 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. This month’s theme: Seattle condos! […]

Real Estate Search Hell

Does anyone remember what searching for a home was like in the dark ages before the dawn of amazing internet tools like Redfin, Estately, and Zillow? I was watching the classic real estate flick The Money Pit this weekend, and this scene in particular stood out to me. Note that The Money Pit was released […]

Real Actual Listing Photos: Bank-Owned Edition

Speaking of poorly-marketed bank-owned listings… 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. […]