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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Mulling It Over

My realtor, as you might imagine, is not wild about my idea of moving into an apartment for a while. It's not due to greed (she's incredibly successful and my business is small potatoes for her), but the fact that she has my best interests at heart and thinks that would be a step backward for me. (Really, she does. She's a member of my parish and I'm a bit younger than her own daughter; she speaks to me like I'm a member of her family and she is brutally honest and would never sell me something that wasn't in her mind a sound investment).

In explaining my reasons for the idea, I mentioned again that I'm looking for a home to live in for the rest of my life, and not just something I'm likely to sell in 7 or 10 years. She nearly went off on me. She said it was crazy for me to be talking that way and that she isn't trying to help clients find homes for the rest of their lives unless they are retired or her age (sixties?).

I guess she has a point. I certainly allow for the chance that my circumstances may change, but aside from that I was looking for a house in which I'd like to grow old. Perhaps I shouldn't. I think I could more easily let go of the basement idea if I recognized that I'd likely be moving again in the future.

I just don't see the point of a future move, to be honest. T has 4 years of high school and 4 of college when she'll likely still call our house home base. But if she moves away after that, or even if she doesn't, I really don't anticipate wanting to move. Why would I? Moving is a pain. Why shouldn't I try to find a house now that I'll be happy with in 10 or 20 years?

Oy. I always thought finals were tough, but this stuff is sending my anxiety level through the roof (my parents' roof).


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