May 02, 2005 - 9:35 am
lately, all i can think about is buying a house. not a house (cuz we couldn't afford it in this city) but a condo would do us just fine. originally, we were only looking at lofts in the $250,000 - 300,000 range, but we've realized the monthly payments would be too much to handle. we decided to look for something that we could easily afford because we still want to buy land in a few years and build our own house. plus, we don't want our quality of living to go down because we have to make large bi-weekly payments. so now we're looking for something $100,000 less which leaves us with a lot less options. we did find one we loved but on it's first day of showing it received 9 offers and sold immediately. it doesn't make sense to buy anything until after we get married because i'm sure the added stress would kill us both.
i'm totally suckered into watching those house-hunting shows on tv. there's the canadian drama & action packed buy me with the creepy narrator that i can't turn my eyes away from. plus all those british shows like selling houses and hot property. and of course, every commercial is about getting a good mortgage. gah!