I think it’s really more of the ubiquitous flyer issue. Ubiquitous among sellers anyway. “Are you going to put flyers in front of the house?” they ask. I don’t. I never do. No one buys a house only because it looks good on paper. They buy because they feel emotionally connected to the house. They […]
Maybe insure it? Sure there may be nothing on it, but someone could hurt themselves or, who knows what else, while walking around your property, and then sue you for damages. Here’s an idea which, as our society becomes increasingly litigious, might be a great option.
I’ve posted about this before…be sure to contact your lender if times get tough. Also, I’ve asked to PLEASE use a local lender because loanguyontheinternet-dot-com doesn’t care about you and they don’t care about their local reputation. The erudite Rhonda Porter penned this great reminder about how bad lenders do business and how good lenders don’t. If you […]
I’ve mentioned before that it fascinates me that different communities have unwritten rules. It amazes me when an entire subset of the population has rules or codes they employ. And, when you become a member of that group, you find out the dirt. You find out information that is important for you to know. There […]
I, personally, dislike the WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning) as a tool to measure our children’s academic process. That’s my disclaimer right from the get-go. My son tells me that his classmates claim that WASL stands for “Wasting All Students Lives”. Basically, I agree. Recently, the Tri-City Herald posted the scoring breakdown for our area schools, in an article […]
I was contacted a while back by a woman who is interested in keeping a portion of West Richland and Richland undeveloped. A portion of the land is currently zoned RR-5, which means there can be one house every five acres. She said she felt that many like-minded conservationists viewed Realtors as the ‘them’ in […]