These ladies came to my house today more than two hours late today to stage my house for my open house this weekend. This is what I was quoted: Front Porch ? Pot of flowers and doormat. Entry/Hall ? Art Living Room ? Pillows for sofa, rug, accessories, art (if needed), plant(s). Dining Room ? Table settings, decorative accessories, art (if needed). Kitchen ? Decorative kitchen accessories, art. Bedroom ? Accent pillows, other colorful bedding (if needed), art (if needed), decorative … [Read more...]

Damn it.

We still didn't get one. … [Read more...]

It’s Thursday and my brain is still missing

It's been a crazy, crazy week. Crazy. My house is now officially on the market. I'm a bit freaked about it. Wait, I'm a lot freaked about it. Before I went to DisneyLand, I went and looked at this house. I thought it could be perfect and suggested that we bid on the property. Monday night we were given the bad news. We bid $620,000 with $5,000 cash to move in before the close of escrow. We thought that was a very good bid. NOT. This house had 18 bids. 18. 3 of which were over … [Read more...]

Do I really want a new house, HELLO?!?

My friend Anne is moving. She is getting a lovely home in Willow Glen. When I heard this, my little hampster started running around it's wheel. I said, hey, maybe I should buy Anne's house. So I brought the topic up to my mom, and to my delight, she said, "I think that is a GREAT idea!" Well, after reading up on California Real Estate tax law, I found out that I can't buy Anne's house. That was such a bummer. But, to my surprise, my mom is still interested in moving and buying something … [Read more...]