Privacy & Comment Policy is owned and maintained by Ben Kakimoto, a licensed real estate agent in the State of Washington. is a privately held, personal real estate website.

Comment Policy:
We encourage our viewers to share their opinions and view points. To that end, it is our practice to retain, unaltered, civil comments made by our viewers.

However, we reserves the right to remove comments that are not germane to the post topic, are self-promotional, spam, contain profanity, intended to antagonize, or contain unsubstantiated remarks directed at individuals or entities. In respects to profanity, we reserve the right to edit the comment by removing the profane language.

Comment Spam.
We utilize various automated filtering programs to eliminate comment spam and “drive-by” spam. At times, valid viewer comments may be caught and removed by these filtering programs, thus we make no representation that every valid comment will be published.

Privacy and Information Usage Policy:
We promise to protect the personal information given to us by visitors to our website. Any information that you provide will be held with the utmost care, and will not be used in any way to which you have not consented.

We temporarily collects IP addresses and e-mail addresses from visitors who (1) post comments or (2) contact us through our Contact pages.

The information you provide is strictly confidential. It will not be shared, distributed or sold to any third party, unless you specifically request information for related services (i.e. escrow, title, mortgage, home inspection, appraisal and so forth). Ben Kakimoto is affiliated with Keller Williams Realty Greater Seattle (KWGS). Information will not be shared, distributed or sold to KWGS or its affiliated companies.

By contacting us through the Contact pages via, you are consenting to receive real estate and/or community related information from Ben Kakimoto and/or Associates by mail, email and/or phone, that is, to allow us to respond to your inquiries. We maintain a business referral relationship with the licensed real estate agents (Associates) identified on our About page. Information collected through are solely for the exclusive use of Ben Kakimoto and/or Associates’ real estate customer service, marketing and promotional activities.

You may contact us directly by email to living(at) and/or an e-mail to our Associates. Visitors agree to hold harmless Ben Kakimoto for the activities of referral Associates.