I have tried to write about this many times, but I always get so upset that I don’t report the story accurately. This is a great example (be sure to read part 2) of why Realtors cringe when a client comes to them ‘pre-approved’ through any lender whose business name ends in ‘.com’. The local […]
From the Who-Knew-They-Even-Tracked-This-Stuff Department…the 7-11 store on Clearwater Ave. is #1 in Slurpee sales in the West. Very cool (pun intended).
I would imagine that if you had a good childhood (as I did), you would want to have your children’s childhoods be as similar to yours as possible. My husband grew up in Levittown, PA, which is about thirty minutes outside of Philadelphia. I grew up in Hacienda Heights, CA which is about thirty minutes outside of Los Angeles. […]
Those words come from the preamble to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors. The rest of the document reads rather dry. But that first sentence always gets me. The very first time I read it it seemed to wash over me like a benediction. Under all is the […]
I’m not very analytical, except when it comes to the English language. Typos drive me crazy. Mispronunciations send me out of my gourd. Double negatives have me seeing red. Of course we all make mistakes. We make them all the way through life. I’ll never forget my high school history teacher telling the class about […]
in ’06, but it didn’t even grow as much as it had in ’02,’03,’04 and ’05! Fantastic! Last year, Pasco’s population grew 5.5%. Total Tri-Cities population now stands at 168,650. West Richland adds another 10,000+ people to the mix. My favorite quote from the Tri-City Herald’s story is from Dean Schau, our local doom-and-gloom economist (yes, I know […]