Reader Comment: “Now all I seem to be able to afford are the meth houses!”

A reader going by the handle “JustSomeDude” left a comment this morning that is worth highlighting:

Came upon this website a couple months ago and find everyone’s perspectives interesting. I see a lot of wondering on what potential regular, non-speculating, non-investor sellers and buyers are thinking and doing. People who just want to live in a nice house.

I can’t speak for others, but I can share my thoughts / experiences recently as well as some anecdotal stories…

Top 10 Most-Commented Posts of 2012

This week is getting off to a slow start thanks to the holiday, so like last year I’ll be posting a few “filler” items like this one. First up, the top ten most-commented posts of 2012, excluding open threads. 128 comments, 01/03: December Stats Preview: Inventory Erasure Edition 131 comments, 02/24: Buy vs. Rent: A […]

Top 10 Most-Commented Posts of 2011

Fair warning: it’s a slow week this week, so I’ll be posting a few “filler” items like this one. First up, the top ten most-commented posts of 2011, excluding open threads. 147 comments, 04/21: Has the Tide Turned Against Home Ownership? 156 comments, 10/27: Obama "Can’t Wait" to Screw with the Market Even More 172 […]

Where (Else) Do You Go For Local Real Estate Discussion?

With a full-time job, creating content for this site, and the numerous side projects I’ve got going on at any given time, I don’t seem to have much time anymore to spend trolling the internet for other real estate discussion. That said, I am curious where some of you have found the most interesting conversations […]

Seattle Bubble Commenters: Thank You!

Seattle Bubble hit a geeky milestone yesterday, with the posting of its 0x10000th comment! That’s hexadecimal—base 16—65,536 for you non-geeks out there. The 0x10000th comment was posted by Flying Ape. In commemoration of this geeky occasion, here are a few statistics relating to the comments on Seattle Bubble. As of the 0x10000th comment, 65,536 comments […]

Comment of the Week: Impulsive Behavior Disorder

This comment of the week is brought to you by Jonness: All’s I know is my household income is 6 figures, I have no kids, I have 20% down, and I still don’t feel like I can afford a house priced $400K. How people are pulling the FHA trigger with 3.5% down and $70K in […]