The Offer

Symptoms: Headache, anxiety, stress, nausea, nervousness, checking email every 2 minutes, checking voicemail every 5 minutes, hot flashes, mood swings, more anxiety, and constantly checking the time…

Diagnosis: Home Offer Panic

Cause: Placing an offer on a home!

This weekend was an emotional rollercoaster. We are still early enough in our house hunting process, as we have only been at this for about a month. In this time span we have visited a dozen properties, spent HOURS online visiting Realtor.com, and had several conversations with our wonderful realtor.

I’ll admit it. I have a PARTICULAR vision for my first home. There is a certain part of South Florida that I would like to live in for multiple reasons. The area just works. It is right. That area is also VERY hot right now from a real estate standpoint. I was basically told that they home I wanted, in the area that I wanted, at the price that I wanted, didn’t exist. My reaction was strong. I cried. I was angry. I KNEW that what I wanted was attainable.

Then came Sunday.

Our realtor took us to see 3 properties. ALL of them viable options. The first one, however, was special. From the moment we walked in… it just felt right. I saw how it could be my home.

Yesterday morning we officially submitted an offer on the home. As of yesterday, I am a BALL OF NERVES. My stomach is in a knot. I feel queasy. I can’t walk around without my cell phone. Honestly, I am just NERVOUS. I am trying to keep myself busy, but my mind still wanders back to our offer.

I am hoping for the best. I am trying not to keep my expectations too high.

This could be a heartbreaking day. This could be the day I have dreamt of for years…

Advertisements

One thought on “The Offer

We welcome comments and look forward to interacting with our followers!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s