Unit selection
From: Ruth Hirsch (heidinysearthlink.net)
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 05:04:37 -0800 (PST)
Hi, Abe ++
Congratulations on building!

We, each household,  chose our first three choices.    Having three choices 
each guaranteed we’d each get one of our first three preferences though,  and 
it worked out beautifully.
 I think in the end everyone got their first choice— this was way back when 
over TWENTY[!!] years ago.  Numbers had recently been invented.  So I don’t 
remember precisely. 

I think that Sharon is right— prices are soft until the very end—  finishes 
chosen by the actual buy can make a real difference.  
Keep us posted!
Ruth J Hirsch
Cantines Island, Saugerties

Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 21:35:07 +0000 (UTC)
From: Abe Ross  <cohoyote [at] gmail.com <mailto:cohoyote [at] gmail.com>>
To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org <mailto:cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org>
Subject: [C-L]_ Unit selection before pricing

At Treehouse Ecohousing Village, in Nova Scotia, we are contemplating unit 
selection before final unit prices are arrived at.? I have reviewed most of the 
unit selection postings on Cohousing_L? and see that while there is anxiety 
beforehand about selection, it seems to be a non-issue when actual selection is 
made.? I also find several different ways of actually making the unit 
selections. However, I can find no mention of whether or not prices were 
available at the time of unit selection.? I would appreciate knowing if prices 
were available when your cohousing community members made their unit 
selections. If they were not available, did that influence the unit selection 
process and what longer term implications (if any) were there when prices 
became available, e.g., what was done if a household found that it could not 
afford the unit selected?

Abe Ross
cohoyote [at] gmail.com <mailto:cohoyote [at] gmail.com>
Treehouse Village Ecohousing
Bridgewater, NS

PS:  I have an intermittent e-mail glitch.  If you write and do not hear back 
from me shortly, please call me or please re-send.  Thank you.  Ruth

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