Hoisted From The Comments: Some Open House Visits

Commenter Babylonian remarks on some open houses. I’d like to add my comments on the open houses from last weekend. As for the George Street house, I’m not sure what the big deal is. The house is cute, that’s about it. There were a ton of people there so much that we were on our own (which I thoroughly enjoy much better than given a tour) but I scooted out of there quickly. Nice bedrooms upstairs but the master downstairs with no closet, the narrow bathroom, the plan to stud 10 different rooms in the basement and the maze of fences in the backyard sent me running, not the price. I really loved the Park Ave. house. The huge dining room, original farmhouse sink, living area with sliding doors to the patio is great. Definitely would need to do a kitchen makeover to add cabinets. However, I do think that there is some wasted space with the “picture alley.” Agent said that it was the wrap around porch, I would have loved it more! I’m wondering if I ran into your wife here. There was a woman upstairs (blonde hair) with baby in carrier making jokes about the little step ups into and out of the rooms. I’m assuming not very conducive to a happy house hunting experience. More so than Park, I surprised myself with how much I...

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