Headlines 11.20.2012

It’s one thing to live in Seattle, but it’s another to have lived in the many Seattles. Can you really know the city if you’ve only lived in one neighborhood?

Seattle’s neighborhood variety is often envied. In a debate a few years ago about which city is better, Seattle or Vancouver, Vancouver urbanist Gordon Price touted one of Seattle’s advantages as being the unique character of our various ‘hoods.

How neighborhoods make Seattle ~ Crosscut

If A Starbucks Opens In A New Neighborhood, It’s Time To Buy A Home There ~ Business Insider

Hostess workers here lose jobs, but bakery worth big bucks ~ Seattle Times

McGinn-Vulcan plan would put 24-story buildings on Lake Union ~ Seattle Times

Is Woz right? Apple co-founder worries that Microsoft is getting more innovative ~ GeekWire

More than a third of Seattle homeowners still underwater ~ PSBJ

MLS most used Internet resource for homebuyers ~ Inman

Existing-Home Sales Rise in October with Ongoing Price and Equity Gains ~ NAR

Home resales climb, housing recovery gains traction ~ Reuters

 

Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  Safe travels!  ~Jason