“You Say Tomato, I Say Ta-mah-toe” — Housing Market Edition

What Do California Brokers Call an “Office Administrator?” In the course of visiting (and occasionally working at) other Berkshire offices around the country, it’s interesting to note differences in culture, office layouts, and sometimes even vocabulary. Exhibit A:  in the Midwest, the (very) key person whose job it is to make sure Brokers’ day-to-day operations run smoothly — and...
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“It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a . . . A/C Unit Outside a 2nd Floor Window(?!?)”

I’ve seen plenty of A/C compressors in attics. What’s not so common is seeing one mounted outside a 2nd floor window. What’s going on? Without knowing specifics, you can surmise a couple things: –It’s an older home — in this case, a 1928 Tudor — that was built without central a/c. –The original heating system...
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