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 […]

Seattle Bubble Comment Policy

In the past, we have had an extremely hands-off approach to comments here at Seattle Bubble.  The only type of comment that was moderated or deleted was blatant spam.  It was up to the participants of the discussions to keep things interesting and civil, and for the most part, that is what happened. Unfortunately, in […]