DIY Seattle Home Ownership on the Cheap

A couple months ago I pointed out Mike Davidson’s excellent home-building journal A House by the Park, in which he is chronicling his step-by-step process to build a custom home in Magnolia. When I posted that link, some readers complained that Mike’s project was too high-end to be of much use to your more average […]

News Roundup: Jobs, Everett Condos, Illusions…

Here are a few relevant news stories that have popped into my inbox in the last few days: Associated Press: Wash. revenue down, but recession may be softening Seattle P-I: Housing recovery depends on jobs, banker says Associated Press: Wash. unemployment rate stayed same in April Tacoma News-Tribune: Turning little boxes into living space Everett […]

DIY Solution for Affordable Housing

I expect August stats from the NWMLS to be posted either today or tomorrow, but here’s something from the lighter side to kill some time until then. Mark Zimmerman (zim) had a problem that many have been faced with thanks to the housing bubble: A few years back, I got tired of living the American […]