Things Left Behind


When a seller leaves their house for a buyer at closing, they are supposed to leave it empty and in broom clean condition. Fixtures that were agreed upon during the contract signing remain. Items like kitchen appliances, attached lighting, sometimes draperies. The buyer has a chance to do a final walk through before their closing to make sure the house is empty other than what should remain and that no damage has occurred since the

What To Do With That Koi Pond

You bought a house. As part of the landscaping, it has a Koi pond in the back yard. It’s nice and all, but you’re really not that interested in taking care of the Koi and you’ve got small kids that are going to use it alternatively as a swimming pool. Not good. So, what are you going to do with these fish? And then what are you going to do with the resulting hole that’s