Turning Listing Deception Up To Eleven

A sharp-eyed reader sent in the listing at 13909 129th Place NE in Kirkland. Here’s the Google street view: Note the house to the left, and the relatively small front yard. Now take a look at the primary listing photo for this house, being sold by Jon Cacabelos of Real Home Network: What. The. Hell. […]

Schizo Price Drops on Seminary Campus in Tacoma

Some readers may recall this sprawling, 13,000-square-foot mansion for sale on a 9-acre estate down in Tacoma from an earlier post: Northwest Baptist Seminary: For sale in Tacoma As I pointed out to Curbed Seattle last week, the seminary campus recently had a massive $1,000,000 price drop—12.5% off the previous list price of $8,000,000. This […]

Price Games Hall of Shame

Back in the dark ages of real estate, home shoppers had to rely on real estate agents to give them pretty much any information about homes that were on the market. A listing agent could change the price of a home by some insignificant amount, pop it to the “hot sheets” the buyers’ agents relied […]