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Advice on getting a Benefit Exception from our healthcare insurer?

Husband needs open heart surgery. Our preferred surgeon is not on our healthcare plan. We're going to request a benefit exception. We are in Washington state. We are on an individual plan, not with an employer. I called the insurer and requested a case worker. Any suggestions on my approach? Feeling overwhelmed already. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 20, 2014 - 1 answer

Applying for rental house - need advice

Husband and I are seeking a rental home. We found a nice house and the landlord has invited us to apply. Last time we applied for rental the property manager had us do a credit/background check via an online service. This new landlord gave us a paper form asking for SSN, DOB, our checking and savings account numbers, employment history, and other info. The landlord is an older person with a couple investment properties. I'm sure this is not a scam, but I am reluctant to hand all my ID and bank numbers to a stranger. Advice? Anyone know a simple, reputable online background checking service that I can suggest to this landlord? We would pay the fee. My goal is to make the landlord comfortable so we can lease the house. The Seattle rental market is very tight. This landlord has his pick of many worthy applicants. We have excellent credit, references, etc.
posted by valannc on May 26, 2013 - 9 answers

Where will my WA license be sent?

When renewing my WA State license online, I can specify both a residence and mailing address. Which one will it be sent to? [more inside]
posted by helios on Jan 16, 2013 - 4 answers

Thrills and spills in the Pacific Northwest

Exciting things to do within driving distance of the BC-WA border? [more inside]
posted by eldindeer on Sep 12, 2012 - 12 answers

What are the best websites to find a place to rent in Perth, Western Australia?

What are the best websites to find a place to rent in Perth, Western Australia? [more inside]
posted by Year of meteors on Jul 19, 2011 - 4 answers

Who will take my wine bottle and make me a candle?

I need help finding a company that takes your existing wine bottle and turns it into a pillar candle by cutting off the top and pouring a candle into it. I believe it was in OR or WA. [more inside]
posted by bq on Jan 6, 2011 - 6 answers

What are the less-obvious ramifications to applying for a gun license?

GunFilter: What, if any, are the less-obvious ramifications of getting both a concealed-carry permit (WA state), and an alien firearms license (which is required in this case to get the permit)? For example, I assume these licenses show up on police computers - might that change the way police interact with you under certain circumstances? Are there other aspects of life where these licenses, or the database entries created by them, might influence situations? [more inside]
posted by anonymisc on Apr 22, 2010 - 16 answers

Appealing a Property Tax Assessment - need advice in King County WA

Property Tax filter: In August I bought a house in King County WA. The county's assessment of the property is very high. I would like to appeal for a review of the assessment. The desired result is a lower tax bill. I would be grateful for any strategy or advice. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 1, 2009 - 7 answers

Buying a car in WA

I'm thinking of buying a used car from a private party. I'm in WA state and have no idea about how sales tax will apply. [more inside]
posted by ramix on Aug 21, 2009 - 6 answers

New residents of Seattle. Please help us choose a neighborhood to buy a house.

Seattle region filter: We are new residents of Seattle, from New Jersey, enjoying our exploration of this wonderful city. We are house-hunting and have narrowed down our choice of neighborhoods. Any opinions or advice? [more inside]
posted by valannc on Jun 30, 2009 - 20 answers

Buying property with a water view... How can I confirm that the nice view will remain unobstructed over the years?

We are house-hunting in the Seattle area. Looking at property with water views. Willing to pay the higher price that comes with a view. But I'm reading some horror stories about how a neighbor will build a tower in front of your view, or neighbors who refuse to trim their tall shrubs. And then your view is obscured and your property value drops. How do I research this? How can I know if the viewshed is protected or not? What sort of monitoring would I need to do over the years? I will ask my realtor to research it, but I'd like to hear from people with experience with this issue.
posted by valannc on Jun 3, 2009 - 7 answers

How to not get kicked off the beach for camping?

Where can I find public access beach camping in Washington State? [more inside]
posted by pontouf on May 19, 2009 - 6 answers

Mythical and mysterious places of the Northwest?

Have car, seek roadtrip and adventure! What are some secret/mythical/mysterious/epic places in WA state (or nearby states), that would be a destination fit for pilgrimage? Centralia / Silent Hill is in PA. The Abyss is in SC, Area51 is in NV, Mesa Verde is in CO, Barringer Crater is in AZ, etc etc. What mysterious secret places can be pried from the Northwest? [more inside]
posted by anonymisc on May 14, 2009 - 11 answers

Seattle, West Edge neighborhood. Need suggestions on where to buy stuff, services, parks, etc.

[Seattle filter] We just moved to the West Edge neighborhood in Seattle, near Pike Street Market. Need suggestions on where to buy stuff, services, parks, etc. We've been in Seattle for two days and we love it. [more inside]
posted by valannc on Apr 26, 2009 - 23 answers

WA v. CA Divorce Law?

Need help understanding key differences in CA v. WA divorce law. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 28, 2009 - 3 answers

Where to go camping in Washington state with our dog?

Where can we camp with our dog, in Western Washington? [more inside]
posted by TochterAusElysium on Aug 10, 2008 - 2 answers

[WA,US] Overdue initial car registration?

Washington State: Embarrassingly overdue car registration, what do I need to know? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 5, 2008 - 8 answers

Going west for fun trip

Mrs. Hexxed and I are going out to Seattle, Vancouver, and various parts of Oregon in fall this year and we are looking for some suggestions on where to go and what to do. [more inside]
posted by hexxed on Apr 14, 2008 - 9 answers

Anacortes to Shaw Island - help!

Taking the ferry from Anacortes, WA to Shaw Island in October - help! [more inside]
posted by ryanshepard on Aug 21, 2007 - 3 answers

"Papers please!"

Identi-Filter: How bad is it that I'm walking around with an expired driver's license? [more inside]
posted by Smarson on Jun 13, 2006 - 25 answers

Insurance for a first-time car buyer

When do I need to get insurance for my new car? [more inside]
posted by mbrubeck on Feb 11, 2006 - 18 answers

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