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Cohen Enters Blogging Fray

FYI, Seattle P-I real estate reporter Aubrey Cohen has entered the blogging fray. Check out his new P-I-sponsored blog: Seattle Real Estate News. Such a creative name. (I kid, I kid.) Seriously though, I applaud Aubrey for engaging the readers in the more open, discussion-oriented format that blogging provides. Hopefully he will get some good […]

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Seattle Bubble Needs a Logo

While I am fairly satisfied with the present design of Seattle Bubble’s website, I readily admit that there are aspects that need work. For example, it would be nice if the format of the forums matched the format of the blog. Also, I think it would help the be more engaging if I could incorporate […]

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Miscellaneous Non Sequiturs

Inventory Reaches Big Round Number As some astute readers have noticed, as of noon today, the number of single-family homes on the market in King County passed the big round 10,000 mark (see the left sidebar—which I am continually working to improve based on your suggestions). Since surpassing the previous confirmed high (Sept. ’02 – […]

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New Feature: Sidebar Inventory Tracker

I’d like to introduce a new feature that I have added to Seattle Bubble: Sidebar Inventory Tracking. Over on the left sidebar, you will notice a new section titled “Inventory.” With the number of homes on the market continuing to climb daily into record territory, I thought it would be fun to see the inventory […]

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Rent Vs. Purchase Comparisons

I’m working on a post that I’d like to make this week where some real-world examples of renting versus purchasing would be really handy. There’s a thread on the forums on the subject, but I’d like to pose the question here as well. Basically what I’m looking for are some concrete examples (with links and […]

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Who Employs the Bubbleheads?

I’ll be traveling today, and I didn’t prepare anything yesterday, so I probably won’t have time for a substantive post. Instead, I’m curious where everybody works and what they do. Feel free to post anonymously and with a fake email, if you prefer. I’ll start. I work at Genie in Redmond as an electrical design […]