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My house... Posted on 10/16/2002.

Shall be a very very fine house. I just opened escrow on this...

2 bedroom, 1 bath, "Craftsman style" in south Berkeley, near Ashby BART. It's very cute. Not very big, but a good "starter home," as they say. And I only had to offer 3% over asking price to get it.

Obviously, there's still a way to go (marching down the 30 Days of Escrow), but I'm on my way to being landed gentry.

Which means, yes, I got over that little "no credit" thing.

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Congratulations! Looks adorable. Welcome in advance to the homeowners' club.

- Adina
Posted by Adina Levin @ 10/17/2002 12:19 AM PST [link to this comment]

Looks lovely! Iet me know when you want to houseswap in london...
Posted by Matt @ 10/17/2002 03:38 AM PST [link to this comment]

Very good!
Posted by BJMe @ 10/17/2002 10:15 AM PST [link to this comment]

Congratulations! Can't wait to hear about the housewarming party...such a cute house:)
Posted by ML @ 10/17/2002 01:15 PM PST [link to this comment]

Is the next thing to subscribe to American Bungalow magazine?
Posted by Anita Rowland @ 10/17/2002 01:18 PM PST [link to this comment]

Which room is mine? Congrats! I'll make more of an attempt now to come up for thanksgiving.
Posted by Joey Merholz @ 10/17/2002 02:48 PM PST [link to this comment]

I am an absolute sucker for craftsmen cottages.
Remember, you were born living in one! When is the physical inspection?
Posted by Julie Merholz @ 10/17/2002 03:22 PM PST [link to this comment]

Beautiful, Peter. Best of luck! And count me in on the remodeling work parties. :)
Posted by Dinah @ 10/17/2002 07:17 PM PST [link to this comment]

Ah, the Berkeley bungalow. Congratulations on a fine house in a fine city.
Posted by Chad Thornton @ 10/17/2002 07:24 PM PST [link to this comment]

Congratulations and welcome to being a new home owner (or soon to be home owner). I would have loved for my first house to be in Berkeley, but I work no where near there.
Posted by vanderwal @ 10/17/2002 07:48 PM PST [link to this comment]

It is a cute house, and congrats!!!
looks like it has a basement..
I watch House Hunters on HGTV, soooo, how about a tour with your dig. cam.? All your rooms, back yard, etc...
I don't know your area of course, but will a car be the next for you?
Posted by Auntie M. @ 10/18/2002 05:15 AM PST [link to this comment]

Nice! And suitable for some front porch livin', I suspect?

May I offer you some help with turning the interior into a shining example of minimalist modernism? We could do a whole "machine for living" thing...

DWR is having a 10% off sale this weekend, you know?
Posted by Brad Lauster @ 10/19/2002 12:12 AM PST [link to this comment]

Welcome to the neighborhood! Expect me to drop by just like Lucy Ricardo. "Can you spare a cup of sugar?"
Posted by Spidra Webster @ 10/22/2002 11:02 PM PST [link to this comment]

that's great, peter! congratulations. it looks adorable.
Posted by jane @ 10/31/2002 02:00 AM PST [link to this comment]

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