- Chronicling the renovation of a rather large, rather old, two-family home in Boston.
Category Archives: Pre-Closing
I love lists. I mean, who doesn’t? I fall into the list-crazy category of “Will add an already accomplished task to a current list just to cross it off.” You know you do it, too. You say you already ate … Continue reading
The Countdown Begins
OH MY GOD. ONE MORE MONTH. The excitement is waning. I forget I am buying a home. Except for at two a.m. when the assholes in my apartment building are screaming, shrieking, clomping up the tile stairs in hooker heels, … Continue reading
Are We There Yet?
Almost. Soon enough. Hey, look out the window! Cows! The crappy answers your parents gave you when they didn’t know how far away the destination was, or they did know – and it was still really far. Annoying as an … Continue reading
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A Few Things You Will Need
If you want to get a mortgage. Bank statement from account X Bank statement from account Y More recent bank statement from account X Earlier statement from account Y A good reason for going to that pricey cafe so many … Continue reading
As we wait and wait for the multiple estates to be “figured out” in probate (my non-real estate lingo for what happens in an estate sale), we make little visits to the house. We detour by it on our way … Continue reading
No, That’s Silly
I started this process simply wanting to rent a different apartment. A nice one bedroom. Maybe a tad bigger than the 560 square feet of the current one. But within a few tours of other apartments, it became all too … Continue reading