Early on, I was worried I may have come across as a bit of a smart ass. Being 100% totally serious, I had asked the
The apartment complex, showing here: http://www.ryapt.com/jadstev/ , is nothing special, in fact, it is kind of tired, and not very shiny, but that is what my wife and I were talking about wanting. It is $100 a month cheaper than anything else available(and non rent controlled) on the Richland side of things, and VERY conveniently located. Our hope is to only be in the apartment 6 months...it might drag a little longer depending on how long it takes to sell the house in Belfair, and then find and close on a place here...but it was never intended that we end up in an apartment long term. As such, our standard kept going back to the first apartment we rented as a married couple in Poulsbo, Washington...clean, maintained, and a dry roof over our head, with no eminent signs of disrepair or peeling paint.
Now all we have to do is get a showing for our place in Belfair, and my moral will be picking up nicely.