How To Find Cheap Rentals Around Seattle

A few weeks ago I spoke with Ross Reynolds on KUOW about finding cheap rentals in the Seattle area. You can listen to the 17-minute segment on their site. Here are a few of the tips I shared for finding a cheap rental in the Seattle area, and some relevant links to previous posts on […]

KUOW on Low Inventory and Over-the-Top Anecdotes

I spent some time over the last week working with KUOW’s Deborah Wang on a story about what’s going on right now in Seattle’s real estate market that aired yesterday morning: Seattle Home Buyers Beware: It’s a Seller’s Market Again If you’re looking for evidence of a real estate comeback, just check out any […]

Dori Monson Tackles Walking Away from Your Mortgage

Hat tip to Ray Pepper for pointing out Dori Monson’s radio segments yesterday and today on walking away from one’s mortgage. Here are the audio segments (the first is about seven minutes long, the second about 10 minutes): It’s interesting to note that in the second segment, Dori’s guest was Howard Bono, the […]

Tim Talks Housing With John Curley [Audio]

John Curley and his listeners must have enjoyed my appearance on his 97.3 KIRO radio show last month, because he was gracious enough to have me on again tonight. Here’s the audio, in case anyone is interested (~10 minutes): Thanks for having me on again, John!

February Reporting Roundup: Super Distressed Edition

It’s time once again for the monthly reporting roundup, where you can read my wry commentary about the news instead of subjecting yourself to boring rehashes of the NWMLS press release (or in addition to, if that’s what floats your boat). First up, let’s have a look at the source material from the NWMLS itself. […]

Audio From Tim’s Appearance on The John Curley Show

Monday night I had a brief appearance on John Curley’s new radio program on 97.3 KIRO FM. Here’s the audio, in case anyone is interested (~11 minutes): John seems to have a bit more confidence in my local housing expertise than he did in 2008. To be fair though, I didn’t actually get to […]

On the Radio: Walk Aways and Puyallup Condos

Before we get to the main topic of today’s post, here’s a brief service announcement. I’ll be on KUOW 94.9 FM again today to discuss the topic of “walking away.” Here’s their promo copy: Is It Ethical To Walk Away From A Mortgage? More than a third of homeowners in the Seattle area now owe […]