2006-07-14 15:36:38 GMT
Some of you probably want to know what happened to my apartment offer. As you know I planned to place my bid on Monday, but because the owner was having an open house on both Monday and yesterday, he did not open for offers until today.
I started the show with a good offer, but in the end I was beaten by someone with more money to spare and a hefty taste for the apartment. For some reason I’m not disappointed, which is a bit strange, but I think it’s because of the surreal setting: I’m really not used to almost spending that kind of money, and money that doesn’t even belong to me, but the bank.
Anyway, I’m planning to have a look at more apartments later this week so in the end it’ll work out all right. As you all know; everything is always OK in the end, if it’s not OK it’s not the end.
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