Re: Washer/Dryer in Common House/Units
From: Jasmine Gold (
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 12:02:01 -0700 (MST)
> I'm kind of surprised that you have a choice about whether to have hook-ups.
> THe morgtage companies we got our first mortgages from required them. Have
> you guys found out about that?

We're working with Chuck, Katie, and Jim Leach. They didn't have a
problem in Pleasant Hill so I don't think we'll have a problem.

> The thing about procrastination is, you know how long it will take, and wait
> to the last minute. So, you still do that, it just takes a little longer.

Or, you end up buying more clothes so that you don't have to do luandry
as often. I occasionally do that.

> But the hookups also affect the resale value of your house, and I would put
> them in even if you don't use them. 

Good thing for me to think about, though I expect to be in my house
longterm. They can be added later, but it will cost more.

> It means that much more storage space in your house. I have a
> closet with hookups that I can use for other things. 

I'll get the storage closet even if I don't do the hook-ups. Without the
hook-ups, I don't have to store around them.

> Now if I can just get
> rid of the hot water heater...

We've done that (sort of): we're having one hot water heater for each

--Jasmine, Sonoma County Cohousing, Cotati, California
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