Banana Chocolate Walnut Cake

Banana Chocolate Walnut Cake  |  Amandeleine

One of the tough things about transitions is that sometimes they can be slow and drawn out. In terms of my home transition, this means for the past month or so (and continuing for the next couple months) I’ve been living in a “staging” house, free of clutter.

A lot of our house “clutter” was an over abundance of kitchen tools, courtesy of me and my interests. So when it came time to put our house up for sale, lots of them went into storage.

Maybe a little more got put into storage than I wanted.

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Snickerdoodle Bars

Snickerdoodle Bars  |  Amandeleine

Apparently my home buyers aren’t quite as bad as I thought they were?

I mean, my home is still set to sell for less than I think it is worth, but something magical happened recently. Our condo inspection was last week and it went as smooth as it could have been.

I don’t even know how, every person I’ve talked to tells me that when an inspection is done, one of two things happen as a response from their buyers:

  1. “Here are 30 things we feel are broken to some degree. Fix it. Now.”
  2. “Give us $10,000 to fix all the repairs we feel this property needs.”

What we got was a signed, passed inspection with no requests for repairs.


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