Moscow comes in at #29 while Pullman gets ranked #10 in the country, as the smartest city’s. Luminosity recently conducted an extensive survey that ranked 478 U.S. cities by “average brain performance score” and found that Ithaca, New York is the brainiest city in the country. Having two prominent universities near by certainly helps. Find the FULL ARTICLE/LIST HERE
Archives for August 2013
“In April 2012, I approached Debbie Spurgeon for assistance in selling my home, and finding a new place to live. Not only was she incredibly effective in getting both of these goals fulfilled very quickly – she was an absolute pleasure to work with.
When Debbie toured my home, I shared my renovation plans. She gave me very helpful information – the things I needed to do in addition to those plans, as well as what I did not need to do. Debbie demonstrated excellent judgment as well great depth of her experience. I was pleasantly surprised to get regular check-ins on the progress of the renovation. With her expert guidance, in just 30 days after listing, there was a firm offer on my house. Clearly Debbie gave extremely good advice, and saved me from making some unnecessary renovations!
During the renovation process, Debbie took me and my family around to tour prospective houses. During those weekly tours, we got to know Debbie a little better and looked forward to spending time with her, as she is so easy to talk to and has a lovely sense of humor. She pointed out – always very objectively – the advantages and disadvantages of each listing, and always kept in mind our lifestyle and my specific needs. In every case I never once felt pressure from her to go with any particular listing. It was very clear to me that Debbie is impeccably honest and put our needs ahead of any other concerns.
When it came to making an offer on a home, Debbie was an excellent guide. She gave us all the pertinent information, suggested many choices (all excellent ones) for lenders, home inspectors and the like. She was sensitive to the nervousness we felt about making such a significant step, but was always able to help us see what was working, and how to deal with any obstacles.
I’ve worked with several realtors over my lifetime, and can say without any reservation that Debbie provided the best experience of all, and I heartily recommend her to anyone in search of a highly competent, experienced, professional, honest and trustworthy real estate agent – with a great personality to boot.”
Submitted by Gillian Coldsnow
This place is great! I have to commend these guys for making my move to Moscow so easy. As a graduate student from a different area, I had limited time to find a place before my job and school began. Luckily, the people here were extremely helpful in finding us a place to live. Our house was exactly as promised, and we had a pleasant transition as we moved up here. The staff was very flexible with us since we were not living in Moscow during the house hunt, and went out of their way numerous times to get us paperwork or information on a property. Each month that I paid my rent, I was greeted by name, and the employees really seemed to care about us, asking me how everything was going, and always striving to make it a good experience. At the end of our lease, we opted to move somewhere with a yard for our dog, and Merida and the other staff members spent many hours showing us places and communicating back and forth with us until we found the perfect place. They also found another family to cover our last month of the lease, and got us moved that much earlier. I have had bad experiences in the past regarding property management places in getting our security deposit back, but there was nothing to it with these guys. The day we had our last walk through was the same day that we got our entire deposit back. I am very glad to still be renting from these guys, and I would encourage anyone moving in this area to get in contact with Team Idaho first! The people are wonderful, the service is great, and they really care about you as their customers. They get my full recommendation!
Submitted By Tenant: Joshua Sukeena