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Home Builder - Retired
The thoughts of Glenn Roberts about active retired life in Seattle



After an early river walk and a circumambulation around Tubb's Hill and the return to our motel (about 9 miles) we loaded out for Missoula. About 8 years ago we stopped here and had an excellent dinner. At the same location we found a new restuarant: The Silk Road and enjoyed a dinner even better...
On route to no where in particular we stopped in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho today for lunch, a hike, dinner and a place to stay. One piece of downtown statuary seemed to be screaming in anguish,"No more newspapers. News on the Net. Read all about it. Last chance to get a paper."
 Glenn Roberts   |  Ravenna Park  |  My Seattle   | Lake & Co Real Estate Bad News? Or Not So Bad? In This Post It's not all bad, folks. I read in the newspaper everyday about bad news in the housing industry. The numbers from last year (a bad year, by the way) were better than this year. And la...
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Writing a Purchase Offer in Washington. Got it. In This Post Do buyers today really listen and read.   I recently had the good fortune to write an offer for some young clients. The standard offer form we use in our MLS is five pag...
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Your Home Not a Nest Egg Anymore? In This Post I strongly disagree.   The Seattle Times shared this article by Dave Streitfeld of the New Your Times with us this morning entitled Your home a path to wealth? Experts say no. Stan Hu...
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Another Look at Charlie Buell In This Post We've seen his pictures, now see him.   I had the distinct pleasure of doing my first transaction related event with another Active Rainer this morning. The pleasure was all mine. Charles...
Taking a day off and getting your mind completely out of your business for a day is a wonderful thing. You may think you are indespensible, but you are not. Once a week, usually midweek I head for the hills, the beautiful Cascade Mountains. Our hike today was cloudy, misty, tending to rain. It wa...
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Real Estate Business Models In This Post When the unknown becomes known   Fear of the unknown can be a pretty incredible force. In the real estate business we often feel threatened when new laws (outside forces) change and therefo...
Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate The Opposite of Flipping In This Post Is the opposite of flipping legal?   Karen Fiddler's recent post Don't House Flippers Deserve A Profit? stirred me enough to write about a local issue, which I'm sure is a problem in other cit...
 Glenn Roberts   |  Ravenna Park  |  My Seattle   | Lake & Co Real Estate Green Lake is Hot In This Post Green Lake is hot. The Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle is hot today, and when it is hot, the wading pool gets filled and children from all around gather to cool off in the waters of Seattl...

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