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I met the owner of Diana's Books today.. Think of how one recycles a book. Mostly, into the trash; if not, partial paper recycling. Diana' Books takes it to a whole order of magnitiude up. Donations cheerfully accepted, Thursday 6-9 pm in Fairfax. They are doing some great work, go see them. If y...
With the focus on gas consumption, consider this tool. This route planner can suggest the most efficient way to travel to multiple locations. The salesmen in my 5th grade math class would have loved this.
You must interview your Buyer's Agent Buying a home is stressful enough w/o also having to stress about your Buyer's Agent. 1. Recommendations, not of agents who work w/ sellers, but of agents who work with buyers. Same industry, different perspective. 2. Spend some time online, gather intelligen...
Situation: a buyer (aka "the client") asks her Buyer's Agent to write an offer for less than asking price. The buyer is a friend on the West Coast who put this question to me. Response: Buyer's Agent delivers 3 comparison sales: 24, 12 & 4 months prior. Agent also argues that asking price has dro...
As we get close to July 4th, this is appropriate. Somedays, I do think of things besides real estate. I'm not so thrilled with some of the comic interpretations (eg, let's not bash Pres. Bush on this one), but this is a funny way to get people to consider the implications. What is more frustratin...