So, in this sideways two-step, backwards cha-cha, there might actually be progress on the house project. The two recours against the project were rolled into one, and then adjudicated. The Tribunal de Premier Instance rejected all the concerns of the plaintiffs. That was November. In January, in a 14 degree (celsius) living room, I started… Continue reading Progress?
A suspensive sale is not uncommon, but nor is it the most straightforward. The family did find the one niece that the notaire couldn't. But, there was supposed to be a ninety day window in which the five nieces and nephews could contest the sale, but because math is hard, there was only a sixty… Continue reading Non-traditional house purchases
And I still own the house. I still have no clue what I'm doing, and it is abundantly clear that I have made some very poor life choices (I'm turning 44 in a couple of weeks, if I hadn't made some poor life choices at this point, I would be disappointed). I'm not sure the… Continue reading It’s been a year…
I'm not really sure, to be honest. Be forewarned, I do swear a lot. Probably not as much in writing as in conversation, but blue is not just a color I look nice in. I bought a house. In Geneva. I am happy to answer any questions anyone might have about that process, but please… Continue reading What the hell am I doing?