Backstory Part V – Entering Contract and Renovation Plans

It was a mostly sleepless night after we saw the half classic six that week before our wedding, but by the time we got up on Monday morning, we knew we wanted to go back. We called the selling agent and scheduled a second visit for that next evening and upon arrival, spent a good 30 minutes looking the place over.

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Backstory Part IV – Finding our Gem

It was the Sunday before our wedding, only 23 days after we decided (thanks to my real estate attorney) to get married, and we needed a day off. A day off from all of the chaos surrounding the planning of a wedding, the travel arrangements for visiting family and friends, the back and forth with my attorney and real estate agent on the sale of my apartment, and the general exhaustion that both of us felt from lack of calm in our lives for the last month.

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Contract Signed…

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Contract Signed…. It is official! And we are super excited! We have signed the dotted line on a fixer upper one bedroom apartment in a 1910 building on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

Welcome to this Half Classic Six, my blog about the adventures of finding, buying, renovating, fixing up, restoring, DIY’ing, and decorating a part of New York housing legacy. As well as general musings about life in Manhattan.

In about 8-12 weeks (God willing), we will close on our new home and the adventure will begin! In the posts to follow I hope to tell our tale of finding real estate bliss in Manhattan and turning it into our dream home.

I hope you will join us on our journey of making a dream come true.