‘Jobless in Seattle’ on NBC News

Wave after wave of Seattle layoffs have been in the news over the past few weeks. While many people in Ballard have been impacted, sometimes we may not realize the magnitude of the recession until we make national news:

Another way to get a sense of the scope of our local economic troubles is by looking at this listing and map of homes in foreclosure in the Ballard area. Sure, buying in Ballard isn’t going to solve all our problems, but it’s one important way we can help our neighborhood in tough times.

Plus: Join the Buy in Ballard Facebook group to spread the word

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