Category Archives: House Hunting

My Beverage Station

I wish this were a post about how we are about to embark upon such expensive and photogenic endeavors, but no. Continue reading

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My Dad’s Columbus Day Storm Story

Upon fact-checking that actual Columbus Day was actually October the 12th, I stumbled upon a crucial part of the story that, for whatever reason, hadn’t previously registered with me. My dad’s family didn’t move into the house during a storm, they moved into the house during the storm. The Columbus Day storm of 1962. It’s famous. Continue reading

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There’s no business like bloody show business

After a few weeks of silence, I am finally able to add another chapter to my househunting saga.  Shaun and I made an offer on the house I liked in Puyallup and it was accepted almost unconditionally.  The only change … Continue reading

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Decision Impossible?

Maybe not.  After a disappointing Saturday afternoon, in which we came very close to bidding on a house before realizing it was on the Indian Reservation, I decided I was going to have to give our realtor the ol’ heave … Continue reading

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The first rule of real estate

Another weekend of househunting has come and gone.  Some people, including the people at the seminar we attended last weekend, tried to convince me that this is a fun process and I should enjoy it.  I am not buying it.  … Continue reading

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Never going back to my old school

Shaun and I attended the zero down home buying seminar last Saturday in an attempt to blow the lid off all of this real estate and mortgage mumbo jumbo.   I hoped the seminar would provide us with the details to … Continue reading

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Buying a house is not for the faint of heart

Who knew buying a house would be this hard?  I did.  Which is why in a way I didn’t want to do it, but my longing for my own place and a view of a yard, rather than a parking lot, … Continue reading

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