Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 09:01 AM.

One of the things I enjoy most about my drive in to work every day is listening to the radio.  Generally, I will switch stations when a commercial comes on the airwaves.  I know that’s bad, but I feel like I’ve heard them all.

I don’t need to know how to speak Chinese yet and I don’t want a month’s supply of some sort of medication for something I don’t have yet.  However, there are those rare occasions when a commercial gets my attention.

This fellow who came on the radio on this particular morning was selling what he said was a service that no one else could give me or even tell me about.  First of all, he asked the question, “Did somebody die in your house?”

This is a morbid sounding question and I’m not one to make fun of dying.  However, eventually we all will.

This fellow went on to ask, “Did you realize that it is not required in 47 of 50 states to tell potential buyers if someone died in the house being sold?”

I said to myself, “I never really thought about that.”

This fellow’s point was that it brings down the value of the house or potentially could bring down the value of the house.



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