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House Calls: My Last Column

Consumer / Edith Lank /

It was December of 1975. My husband, Norman Lank, was a Realtor, with two dozen salespersons under his supervision.

He had received word that day that both local newspapers would be raising their classified ad rates for the coming year. But to sweeten the deal, the Sunday paper was about to start a real estate section. No more lumping real ...Read more

House Calls: Lake House Inherited

Consumer / Edith Lank /

Dear Edith: Six siblings inherited a lake house in 1986. It has been enjoyed by all families for years. However, now there is a need for extensive improvements. No one wants to put the money into it, but no one wants to see it go for taxes.

Four of the six want to sell the house and get their inheritance. One wants to buy it and give everyone ...Read more

 

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