We signed loan documents today. It was a stack of papers about an inch high. The branch manager who went through them with us said that when she started in the business the stack of papers was significantly smaller, but that was many years ago.
Afterwards, Justin and I walked down the street to our bank and arranged to wire a large sum of money to the title company.
Next steps: the loan will fund, escrow will close, and the house will be ours! However, since the sellers aren't ready to move until the 8th of March, we will be renting it back to them for those 9 days, and so of course there will be some paperwork associated with that!
Then we will be getting the sewer lateral upgraded, replacing one window, repairing and replacing the soffits, and a few other miscellaneous upgrades. We will be moving in March! It is hardly conceivable after all this time.
Bittersweet - Eyal and I always knew that it would be difficult building a family from two different countries. It is just now, however, that we have to really put that ...
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