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Best and worst timing ever

"Right now's a great time to buy a home, especially for first time home buyers."

Yeah? Really? Well, you're right. And you're wrong.

I'm excited to announce my husband and I are in the process of buying a home. We're thrilled and extremely nervous at the same time. We hope to close by the end of the month, so everyone keep your fingers crossed!

And yes, it is great timing when you think about the first-time home buyer tax credit, the beautiful spring weather, and the buyer's market in real estate.

However, for me, it's also the worst time. Remember how busy I said I would be in the next few months? Well, it's still true. I am scrambling to get ahead on my work so I have time to pack/paint/move/clean/do a million other things.

Knowing we could close in as little as two weeks, I started packing things up last night. Nine boxes in, I was whipped. How am I going to get this all done? In college, I moved twice a year for four years.

Now? I'll be lucky if I remember where I packed my tooth brush.

Any advice on moving with little to no time? Anyone have some free time to haul boxes?


  1. do a little each night. Remember the saying: How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.

    Congrats on the house.

  2. make sure you label EVERYTHING!! it'll help you get things more organized, and may help get stuff put away faster! if you guys need help..let me know..send me a text! :)


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