Category: homeownership

so it’s been one month since i got the keys to my new place… it still feels weird that i own this place

i’ve learned a lot in this first month of homeownership… here’s the low down

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next time i move, i’m hiring a moving company.

i’m so sore (or as greg would say, “soar”)… two flights of stairs, heavy boxes, big furniture, and probably the hottest weekend san diego’s had this summer. i can’t thank geoff, mexi-ray, josh, and even amanda for coming out to help — they definitely made the move much quicker and more efficient

i’m done though… for the most part. i’m sure i forgot some things back at my old place. speaking of the old place, one of the tough parts of moving out of there was going through every cabinet, every drawer, every closet and making sure i wasn’t taking their stuff… i think i took two of their ramekins, which i WILL give back… sheesh!

having boxes everywhere definitely makes me super anxious — i just want to tear into them and place everything in the right spot. but i also have to prioritize: bed, closet, kitchen, laundry, bathroom, etc…

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it was a long process but i was ready. everyone told me that it was a test of my patience.

on august 19th, 2013, roughly six months since i started this crazy game of home-buying, i received the keys to my first condo in scripps ranch.

Homeownership is the quintessential element of the American dream” –┬áPresident Barack Obama

well said, b-town. well said
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