Our last night in the apartment featured a flood and plenty of denial about how much work we had ahead of us.
A gift from our real estate agents was a nice surprise on moving day.
While we're moving over the course of two weeks, thanks to scheduling issues, our furniture has already made the trip.
I love making lists and this moving checklist has helped keep me sane through multiple moves.
We've lived in our current apartment for a little less than a year but since it's the first place we lived together I wanted to take stock of what we really love about it, the things we'll miss when we move, and the things we'll be glad to be rid of.
My enduring image from our closing day will be of Joe standing naked in our living room, phone to his ear, grimacing while he tries to sort out a misunderstanding over our down payment, as I go through breathing exercises to calm myself down from a mini panic attack. Which all makes our closing day … Continue reading Closing After-Action Report
Our first photo in our new home
We get one more look at our new house before closing - and it's better than we remember it!
As you approach closing, beware of this convincing email hack / scam.
What we've learned about buying a home by actually going through the process, is that while the steps are ostensibly the same across the board - find a home, secure a loan, get an inspection - everyone's experience is vastly different based on the state of the home they're buying, location, financial situation and people … Continue reading Our Guide to Buying a Home in NJ