We’re in escrow! It took us about two weeks to find a place, and we had a scary moment when the appraisal came in WAYYY under what we offered, and we thought they’d back out, but things appear to be sailing ahead again. It’s a little small, but it has a big beautiful backyard and it’s in a great neighborhood. I’m so grateful we’ve found a couple of good agents, too! If things go according to plan, we’ll finalize the paperwork July 11. Hurray!
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farris_katie has written 2 entries about this goal
We live in San Diego, and the house prices have dropped 24% in the last year. It seems like a good time to buy, but we’ve decided to wait one more year, both to accumulate a bigger down payment (we’d really like 25%), and to see if the market is continuing downward (which I suspect it is). I’m sort of relieved, as it’s all been a bit intimidating to contemplate…