housing

I called our agent the other morning to express interest in a house that  was newly listed (click here to see the listing). After a few back and forth emails, we decided we would look at it that evening (the same day it came on the market). A couple of hours later, my agent called to […]

If you didn’t already know, Girl Ninja and I live in an ADU (additional dwelling unit), also known as a mother-in-law apartment. Two summers ago, our Landlord built a huge, I mean HUGE, house. He decided, during the last part of the building phase, to throw on an ADU on the upper back portion of […]

John Doe writes in… Ninja! I read your blog everyday, it’s awesome! I recommend it to everyone I talk to… My fiancé and I have been together for 6 years and recently became engaged. We have lived together the last 3 years. We are really interested in buying a house. We are getting married in […]

F*** You!!!

January 30, 2013 · 20 comments

As I drove through the city I grew up in yesterday, I couldn’t help but laugh when I drove by this neighborhood… You see that white house kinda near the center? There’s an interesting story about that house. According to Zillow it was built in 1961. You see the roads surrounding that house? You notice […]

Another bubble

January 22, 2013 · 31 comments

You know how I keep saying Seattle real estate is crazy right now? Well, an 1,110sqft home (with 800sqft unfinished basement) went on the market yesterday for $275,000. I called my agent to schedule a viewing for this morning. Turns out, I wont be able to see the house. It received 10 offers in about […]

I was chatting with a close friend a few days ago about the housing market. Big surprise right? We know what the median household income is in Seattle ($66,000), and we also know the median sales price of a home in Seattle right now is $380,000. What we don’t know is how the crap people can […]

Video tour of the house

January 14, 2013 · 27 comments

As promised here is the video walk-through of our potential Ninja abode. Like an idiot, I shot the video vertically which makes it a little squished. Next time I’ll be sure to film in landscape mode. Go ahead and watch the video below, then scroll down for my comments… So will we be putting in […]