I did not realize all the work that went into buying and selling homes. Call me naive, I suppose. The last two times that P and I went through this process, we were buying new homes and selling almost-new homes. I was also getting started in a new job both times, so P handled most of the real estate and moving issues. Now the shoe is on the other foot. I'm not sure it fits so well.
Yesterday was spent getting papers to the bank to get the financing approved. Today I spent the morning with the inspector at the home we are buying (interrupted by a trip to the library to keep the kids somewhat entertained). Unfortunately, there are some basement issues, so I have to make some calls tomorrow to have the basement checked out more thoroughly. Sounds like fun.
It was nice to be in the house again and to see where I want furniture to be, etc. The kids started planning which rooms they want (they agree, thankfully!) and how they want to arrange things. I picked up boxes from a friend this afternoon. Tonight, another friend came over and we packed 12 boxes of books and another 4 of puzzles. June 16 is coming fast.