downpayment · lawyers


Last night, we went to the bank and asked for a certified cheque for an obscene amount of money.  Clutching it tightly, nervously, in my hand the whole way, we drove to our lawyer’s office and handed it over to a petite, friendly Asian man who congratulated us half a dozen times and seemed just as excited as we are.

I left exhausted. Who would have thought a few signatures can drain you so much?

Tomorrow, we pick up the keys. We’ll drive right to the house, let Mocha free in the backyard and pop a cork on a bottle of champagne. In just over 24 hours, we will officially be homeowners.

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