Becoming a Homeowner
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I recently became a homeowner. Here are a couple of reflections that I’ve had about this new phase of life:
The permanence of owning my own house is nice. The first time this really hit me was when I was putting up some decorations. I realized that it was my walls that I was nailing things in to. I don’t have to answer to anyone about the holes in my wall if I move out.
The responsibilities are a bit overwhelming. There are lots of maintenance things that I need to remember to do, and I just hope that I can keep up with them.
I feel kinda old now. I literally had an hour long discussion about mortgage rates the other day with a friend.
I still don’t feel settled, but I think that will come with time. I hope that I can get to know my neighbours.
It’s an exciting new journey, and I’m looking forward to what it brings!