While we did plenty of research, preparation and soul searching before we began shopping for homes, we’ve still discovered a lot of unexpected things about ourselves and the real estate market and process as a whole. Here are the top 5 things that have surprised us so far:
It’s flu season. Or if you listen to the news it’s Flumageddon 2013. I guarantee right now you know someone or live with someone is under the weather thanks to the wonderful season that is winter. There is nothing good about being sick. None of us want to get sick, but if you happen to be under the weather there’s truly no place like home.
The following is written by Charisse Compton on her blog Prince of the Apple Towns and who also just happens to be my sister-in-law. When I saw what she wrote I thought it fit perfectly with everything Coldwell Banker is trying to communicate with our “Value of a Home” campaign and asked if she would be ok with my sharing it. So here is her trip down memory lane in the wake of her parents finally selling the home where she grew up.