Dear Marketers: I Don’t Care About Your Press Release

Fair warning, this post doesn’t have anything to do with Seattle real estate, it’s just a random rant tangentially related to the work I do on this site. Dear marketers, Congratulations. You’ve located a popular, well-read site with frequently updated content and an engaged user base. Unfortunately, while you have demonstrated a basic proficiency in […]

You Can’t Keep a Good Huckster Down

Someone forwarded me an interesting email yesterday. The spammy message apparently being sent to various mortgage brokers claims that “We’ll pay you for the clients you can’t do loans for.” Here’s some of the email copy (emphasis theirs): We coach people who are underwater in their homes. We don’t do loans, we don’t sell real […]

Foreclosure Flipping Scam Spam

The foreclosure scammers are out in force, and they’re coming at the “opportunity” from all angles. Not only are there unscrupulous people out there trying to dupe struggling home debtors out of their money, but now even the financially stable (homeowners or not) are apparently becoming targets. Check out this spam I recently received: From: […]

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Insecure Realtor Spams Seattle Bubble

As you may be aware, Blogger has a feature that allows an email to be sent to the owner of a blog whenever a comment is made on any post. It’s a handy feature that allows me to easily stay on top of the lively discussions that take place on this blog. It also allows […]