How Observant Are You?
I took over 700 public real estate broker property comments from our local RMLS system and created two word clouds.
One was for December of 2021 and the other for December of 2022.
Do you see any words in one but not ...View More
Interview with an AI: Episode 2 Internet of Things
Tom: Callame, I heard your have been busy.
Callame: As a language model, I don't have the ability to be busy or not. I am always here to help you with any questions or tasks you ...View More
I once saw a bird up high
and I began to wonder why
Could it because the view is the best?
Or was it just a high flying test?
Was it an Entrepreneur surveying the land
Creating a bird's-eye business plan?
So I ask ...View More
Tom: Is it OK, if for conversational purposes I give you a name?
Callame: Sure, you can give me a name if you’d like! Do you have a specific name in mind?
Tom: Callame AI
Callame: Sure, you can call me AI if you’d like! Please keep in mind that ...View More
Looking at the Portland Vancouver metro area with homes that show a “pending” or offer accepoted date in November we find the answer is “Yes”!
598 accepted an offer in the City of Portland, 113 in Beaverton, 49 in Tigard, 41 in Milwaukie, and 268
Sounds ...View More
We live in a world where some people will tell you “What you see, is what you get”.
I am sure this is nothing new to you but what you get, is also what you don’t see.
Patti has waited nineteen years for our kitchen to have ...View More
Do You Believe in Zombies?
Am I talking about already dead yet somehow alive corpses you see in the movies?
No, but what I am talking about are what the Federal Reserve calls “firms that are unable to generate enough profits to cover debt-servicing costs and ...View More
Lessons from Hawaii
This is not so much about what we learned while we were in Hawaii, but what we learned while our daughter and her husband were in Hawaii.
That means Patti and I watched our grandkids for ten days.
Now to be ...View More
Cash offers always get accepted, correct?
Sellers give a discount for cash offers, right?
Is it also true that getting a cash offer is as good as heading to closing and transferring the title?
There are a couple of aspects of paying cash for a home ...View More