Real Estate Search Hell

Does anyone remember what searching for a home was like in the dark ages before the dawn of amazing internet tools like Redfin, Estately, and Zillow? I was watching the classic real estate flick The Money Pit this weekend, and this scene in particular stood out to me. Note that The Money Pit was released […]

Local Real Estate Search Consolidates and Expands

Couple of interesting developments in local real estate search this week. First up, local discount brokerage Findwell (a Seattle Bubble advertiser) announced today that they are partnering with Estately to provide a more user-friendly search experience. Sounds like it should be a good match for both parties. A good search tool was the one (big) […]

New Improved Sidebar Inventory Tracker Courtesy

I’m happy to announce that Seattle Bubble now sports a new and improved sidebar inventory tracker, thanks to Galen Ward of A few months ago our most reliable source for the hourly inventory tracker went offline, leaving us with two far less dependable sources for the inventory data. Since then the sidebar inventory tracker […]

Estately Kicks RE Search Up a Notch

Locally-based real estate search site Estately kicked their technology up another notch yesterday, with the addition of past home sales information to every listing, as well as the expansion into Chicago and Long Island, New York. I’ve been consistently impressed with how much Estately founder Galen Ward has been able to do on a shoestring […]