Steven L. Smith, Bellingham, WA Home Inspector (King of the House)

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Happy New Year from King of the House

I was online reading a news story about how many people found 2011 to be one of the worst years of their lives -- unemployment, no money, the usual things reported these days. One person interviewed referred to last year as shared misery.

It made me grateful to have my niche here in Whatcom County. I found last year to be a year of modest growth, although I did pretty much the same as the year before. I have gotten to a point where I can only do so many inspections so I have been sending overflow to some other friends who do a good job. That technique keeps me sane and helps out my friends, however, it does keep my overall numbers fairly flat unless I raise rates.

Anyway, happy new year to all of you. One member of my staff finds this a great opportunity to wear flashy seasonal outfits.

Steven L. Smith

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Comment balloon 11 commentsSteven L. Smith • January 01 2012 11:31AM
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