I Sold My House & Found a Condo

Friday I signed the contract to sell my house. Saturday I drove to Lakeland, Florida, to meet a real estate agent and visit 4 condos. Today I am reviewing online my offer for one of the condominiums. (For my UK friends, a condominum or condo is an apartment you own.) The reason I am moving to an apartment/condo? I am tired of maintaining a home. There for a monthly fee the buildings are maintained including landscaping, maintaining & painting the outside of the building, & paying water bill, trash, internet, and cable. In effect I only pay for my electric bill. I am closing on my home on January 10th in the morning. In the afternoon I am closing on my new condo (if offer is accepted). It is exciting to think I am starting a new leg of my life in a new home in a new small town. Life is full of changes.

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Victorian Beauty in The Historic District, Farmington, Michigan

These photos were taken during my visit with my sister at the end of August in Farmington, Michigan. Farmington was originally founded by Arthur Power from New York in 1824. There are many older homes in the little town in the middle of a large metropolitan area. One section is designated the Historic District with many Victorian Beauties.
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