Monthly Archives: October 2010

Wallpapering nooks (in my mind)

First things first: Today, two days before our original close date (Friday), we got our appraisal for the loan. Holy Mother of Bureaucracy, that took forever. Good news indeed comes to those who wait, though: The property appraised over the … Continue reading

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In need of WD-40

If only a little spray grease could help us grease this deal’s wheels. Sometime between when we bought our first house and put in the offer on our second, financing rules changed. (You may have heard about these changes–perhaps in … Continue reading

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Don Draper wants his loveseat back

Day 15 of escrow on a house you barely remember feels a little like your second week of a romance with a boy you met and made out with on a plane, then promised to keep in touch with. (Not … Continue reading

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