Monthly Archives: May 2011

How our first offer unraveled

A lot has happened since we last spoke. Beau and I made the offer on our dream house. The realtor countered on behalf of the seller. We then counter offered after a day of rumination on whether or not more … Continue reading

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Homes for sale in Brooklyn

Took a drive around a bit earlier. Beau suggests we don’t get too attached to one home, in case our offer falls through. Sigh. Take a look at these beauties though! These are all in Sunset Park (Greenwood Heights).  Houses … Continue reading

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Rowhouse Style Guide

I always wondered while walking, biking or driving around Brooklyn, what era the houses I am looking at are from and what the proper name for their style/type is. This website is a nice go-to for exactly that! http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/downloads/pdf/pubs/rowhouse.pdf The … Continue reading

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Made the offer! Now, we wait.

It is an exhilarating feeling to place an offer on what could be your prospective home. As logical and mature as we are both trying to be about it, it’s difficult not to make this an emotional process. I can’t help … Continue reading

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The Pre-Approval Process – Solid.

I was prepared, pen in hand, to start filling out lengthy legal papers. Glasses in tow, I was ready to dissect any piece of paper handed to me and pour over the details of how exactly this thing works. How … Continue reading

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