Trying to Buy a Small House

Sheila and I have started to figure out what we need to do to get out of the apartment that we are in and buy a small house. We are working on a check list after talking to various people about the process. Obviously the first thing is to come up with enough money for a down payment. That is not easy for us, but we are getting close to what we think we need if the house is small. Apparently we also need to get home insurance quotes, at least that is the case if you need to borrow money from a bank. They are looking after their own interests and they expect that you will need to have insurance to make sure that you can pay them back. It makes a whole lot of sense if you are a bank.

You can imagine what might happen if someone bought a house with no insurance on it and it was destroyed. Continue reading

Going Above and Beyond Customer Satisfaction

I’ve been hitting up Penang quite often lately due to a division of our company opening up in the area. It’s an exciting time for us and for me due to my promotion to Regional Project Lead – a long winded title which means I’m going to be busy for years to come. Sleep? Who needs it! This of course has meant that I have little time to drive myself which is why I’ve been contacting whenever I’m in town. For most services they merely act as a car rental service but they’ve put me in touch with a professional driver who has helped me out whenever I’m in town.

This is the kind of customer service that allows a company to get ahead in their market. Continue reading