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Hey Seattle Downtown Homeowners: Forbes Says Ya Shoulda Rented

November 25th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Crazy Urbanites

Hey downtown hipsters! As if the inability to park, and getting mugged when you go out to walk the dog weren’t enough, now you have to deal with the fact that Forbes says you’ve bought into the number three most overpriced zip code in the country:

That’s okay, the real estate values will surge when those euro-style Sound Transit trains you voted yes for finally get into your neighborhood sometime in 2029. Just pay those regressive sales taxes, and hold off on having those kids until you can sell for a profit…

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  • 1 Jason Preston // Nov 26, 2008 at 11:34 am

    Renting FTW!

  • 2 Peter // Dec 16, 2008 at 9:28 pm

    Funny, this is the same Forbes Magazine that today released an article about how “Seattle is one of the best long term real estate bets”. It’s like Forbes is having an identity crisis.

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