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Friday, May 27, 2011

One Down!

Well, we just arrived home a little while ago from Clifton Park. We now officially own only one property!! What a great feeling. I was told that the closing is boring for the seller, since the buyer is the one doing all the signing and looking at all the paperwork. But I didn’t find it boring at all. I just sat there and enjoyed the feeling of freedom that came as I watched the buyer sign all the documents, and then at the end, I passed over the keys with a big smile and a “congratulations!” So that was an awesome experience!

Other than that, the past couple of days have just been really busy. Yesterday, we worked of course, and then Harry’s son Andrew came over for dinner. We barbequed and then chatted away the evening.

We have had weird weather over the past couple of days – last night we were actually under a tornado watch, which is very unusual for our area. We did have a huge storm overnight, and Harry got up and turned on the tv just in case. But thankfully, it was only a lightning storm.

This morning I was dragging. Since I was leaving work early for the closing, I actually opened instead of my usual nice leisurely relaxing Friday morning. And it was busy! Wow – before I knew it, it was time to head out. So today was a whirlwind, but really great day!

Now I am just sitting here enjoying the feeling of having $118k less debt to my name. I said to Harry on the way home, if we feel this way now, can you imagine how we will feel after the next closing??  Open-mouthed smile


  1. Congratulations, one less noose around your neck!

  2. Congratulations. You're making progress. Enjoy that feeling of freedom.

  3. Good for you! Lighten the load.

    In Californian, the buyer and seller have separate closings and often never meet or see each other.

    It's all done at the title company office.

  4. So happy for you both. All your steps are getting crossed off. Celebrate!!

  5. congrats on getting rid of one noose around your necks!..whoo hoo!!..

  6. Congratulations! We're so happy for you!

  7. Congrats, must be a great feeling!

  8. Congratulations, that "free" feeling is one to savor.