Headlines 11.27.2012

Brent Gunning has something in common with Henry David Thoreau: Both have lived in dwellings so small they could open their front doors while sitting at their desks. Thoreau built his own 150-square-foot cabin, while Gunning, a 24-year-old Microsoft software engineer with close-cropped hair and a chill demeanor, has been living for several months in a Redmond micro-apartment, a 140-square-foot space the size of some walk-in closets…

Are Apodments Ruining Seattle Neighborhoods? ~ Seattle Magazine

Mortgage settlement gives relief to 7,000 in state ~ Seattle Times

Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Rise Unexpectedly ~ Bloomberg

Home building at 4-year high ~ CNN Money

The Genius Who Invented Economics Blogging Reveals How He Got Everything Right ~ Business Insider