Can “No problem” Create a Problem?

I was recently inquiring about a rental property of what appeared to be a vacant house.  The owner replied to my text saying the property would not be available for two months and not to disturb the current tenant.  I responded that I was surprised because the photos were all of empty rooms and that, of course, I would not reach out to the tenant. Then I thanked him for responding. (I’ve learned many people don’t respond.)  He simply replied, “NP.”  As I considered his “no problem’’ response, it … [Read more...]