With inventory tight and prices rising, buyers in competitive markets like Silicon Valley and Seattle are returning to a boom-era tactic: writing heartfelt letters to sellers explaining why they should win the house. Signing with a paw print.
The piece is accurate in pointing out that an emotionally charged letter from a buyer can sway a seller who is considering more than one offer.
Referring to the missives as “pitch letters” or “love letters,” Lublin correctly reported that Continue reading →
Maybe they like their crackers soggy, but I can’t think of any other reason that the “Ritz Cracker FUNomenal Places” Study classified Seattle as the “most fun place in America!” (The exclamation point is theirs.)
Have they forgotten the late John Lindsay’s characterization of the Big Apple as “fun city” when he was mayor and I covered City Hall for the Associated Press? Don’t they go bananas for Broadway, ape over art galleries or feed themselves with a variety and quality of food unknown anywhere else in the United States? Continue reading →