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) […]

Redfin Turning a Profit Even in Serious Down Market

Congratulations to Redfin, who announced today that they are officially profitable: The Naked Truth is Out: Redfin is Profitable Redfin was profitable last month, all while maintaining our 97% customer satisfaction. The business has been growing by leaps and bounds, in part because the real estate market has had a small rally this summer, but […]

New Improved Sidebar Inventory Tracker Courtesy Estately.com

I’m happy to announce that Seattle Bubble now sports a new and improved sidebar inventory tracker, thanks to Galen Ward of Estately.com. 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 […]

Cool New Features on Redfin

For those of you that have been waiting for Redfin to add the NWMLS Cumulative Days on Market to the information displayed on listings, your wait is over. Redfin unveiled a bunch of new features today. Here’s a list of what I’ve noticed so far: Cumulative Days on Market displayed property type now broken down […]