On June 28, my husband and I bought our first home. Yes, we are a little late in the game, but we don’t want to grow up. Buying a first house was a stressful and time-consuming experience, just as everyone warned. I didn’t believe them. Then we were in the thick of it. Then we learned. Folks told us we would collect a number of stories about house-buying. They were right about that as well. For instance, the alarm company ripped us off while installing the alarm. Yes, it’s true. The installers were two “punk-ass kids,” one of whom was coming barefoot into the house,Read More →