The Czech Sky (Disturbingly) Strikes Again

If you happen to be a reader of Redfin’s blog, or Geekwire, or Curbed Seattle, you may have seen a mention of Redfin’s “Men of I.T.” 2012 calendar this week. Okay, setting aside the somewhat disturbing nature of seeing our Data Center & Network Systems Manager Ken Brush in a giant bunny suit, something else […]

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2011-10-01

Ouch: "Home-buying season the worst in at least 50 years" http://t.co/PlHWRceE via @SeattleTimes # RT @Seattle_Condos: Foreclosure Auction Update, Seattle Condo Sells For 58% Less Than Last Market Sale http://t.co/eVc8iYF0 # Today's Case-Shiller release marks the 5-year anniversary of the peak month for the 20-city composite index. # Ooh, the Czech Sky (http://t.co/EjrHYmkk) now comes […]

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2011-06-11

RT @jontalton: The costly failure to reset from the housing boom. My column @SeattleTimes http://goo.gl/Jm7Yr # RT @KirstenGrind: Banks aren't failing as fast, except in Washington state, via @PSBJ: http://bit.ly/kQzmyU # RT @xander76: Anyone interested in beta testing Redfin's upcoming Android app? http://www.redfin.com/android/beta # "Mastro's creditors may get a penny on the dollar this year" […]

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2011-04-02

Wow, talk about desperation: via @SeattleTimes – "Borrowers facing foreclosure try dubious 'sweat equity' claims" http://is.gd/v7kFLx # Wow this guy really hates home ownership. "Why I Am Never Going to Own a Home Again" http://is.gd/y4Ji5k # Yet another article on the latest local rental report from Dupre+Scott http://is.gd/cZAysV I still think it's overblown. # RT […]

Price Games Hall of Shame

Back in the dark ages of real estate, home shoppers had to rely on real estate agents to give them pretty much any information about homes that were on the market. A listing agent could change the price of a home by some insignificant amount, pop it to the “hot sheets” the buyers’ agents relied […]

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2010-11-13

Kevin's tales are not uncommon. "Realtors Need to Learn How to Find a Job" http://t.co/0CDT7eT via @findwell # Great story on @BusinessInsider from a Seattle Bubble reader that recently successfully sold their home: http://read.bi/9XjFwS # All-cash buyer comes forward for the Mastro Mansion: http://bit.ly/bifGgn via @SeattleTimes # RT @mortgageporter: I was on NPR this morning […]

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 […]