Tag Archives: house

Deja vu (101)

The past week I had an eerie feeling of deja vu. My daughter Sarah was soon to return home for the summer, just as she had last year about this time, and she was returning to a unknown house and a … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary (99)

As I write this chapter, it is exactly one year since I got the call from my neighbor, while I was getting off the airplane, telling me there was a fire at my house and my son was on the … Continue reading

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Let’s Move! (95)

“Let’s Move!” is the slogan for Michelle Obama’s cause to get kids living healthier. Adults, too, but mostly she focuses on the nation’s youth. Now, I realize that the first lady was talking about exercise and fitness, not moving households, … Continue reading

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Paper Attack (93)

I am under attack from all directions. In the north is all the paperwork for selling my house, in the east is the paperwork for buying my new house, and from the southwest is the never-ending paperwork coming and going … Continue reading

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A House of a Certain Age (91)

Inspection Day is often a bit nerve-wracking for both buyer and seller. I’m not too concerned about my current house’s condition; after all, it’s practically new. My future house, though, is much older. I’ve stopped calling it an “old house” … Continue reading

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Under contract (90)

I am under contract in under a week! Or rather, my house is. The first week brought in 4-5 viewings and by Thursday night, an offer was sent to my realtors, Bob and Sharon. They always thought it would sell … Continue reading

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Juggling Houses (89)

I’ve been house hunting for a few months now, not including the BF (before fire) hunt. It’s become more serious as marketing day for my house approaches. I’ve gone back for a couple of second views of the top houses … Continue reading

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