Buyer’s Market? Seller’s Market? Neither, Really.

I had another brief appearance on KING 5 News tonight. Here’s the video: It’s a great time to be a seller… if you can afford to sell at today’s prices. And it’s a great time to be a buyer… if you can be really patient and are willing to tolerate being out-bid numerous times if […]

Case-Shiller: Seattle’s Spring Bounce Picks Up Steam

Let’s have a look at the latest data from the Case-Shiller Home Price Index. According to April data, Up 1.6% March to April. Down 6.9% YOY. Down 29.7% from the July 2007 peak Last year prices rose 1.0% from March to April and year-over-year prices were down 2.8%. Interesting that here in Seattle this year […]

Q13: Now is a Once in a Lifetime Buying Experience

I filmed a brief interview for Q13 News a few weeks ago. Below is the resulting story they’re running today. If you’re a new reader that saw me on TV, welcome. Please take a few minutes to read our about page to learn more about this site. Not too surprisingly, they put a pretty positive […]

Seattle Bubble on Canadian Real Estate TV

Seattle Bubble and I were recently featured on the Canadian network Real Investments Television.  I am unable to embed the video, but you can view the segment here. Note that I do not personally consider myself to be a “real estate guru,” as the TV folks seem to have become fond of calling me (though […]

Evening Magazine on Tim Ellis & Seattle Bubble

Are you a first-time reader that saw me (Tim Ellis) on KING 5 Evening Magazine this evening? If so, welcome to Seattle Bubble. First let me say that while I am flattered that John Curley and Jim Dever referred to me as a “real estate guru,” that is not a title that I have ever […]

Seattle Bubble Speaks out Against Bailouts on NPR

Stop the Mortgage Bailout,, and Seattle Bubble were featured this morning in a segment called Opposition to Proposed Homeowner Bailout Growing on NPR about the various government bailout plans. You can listen to the full three-minute segment on NPR’s website. Here’s a little clip of my appearance: The house Mr. Kaste and I […]