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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I know I'm a few days late. I have been meaning to post here for awhile but the end of 2013 was froth with many distractions. So here is a little update.
I heard from my previous real estate agent, Adele last week. She's doing better and is receiving physical therapy since her involvement in a car accident over the summer. We talked for about 10 minutes and she stated that she would like to continue help me in my home search.  I said ok. I told Adele that I had been working with another agent, who she already knew and had a professional relationship, Ms. Williams. Adele didn't appeared too bother by this. However it got me thinking about weather or not this was even ethical. Ms. Williams is ok, I guess. But over the past several weeks I have noticed a few deficits. She almost never remembers anything I tell her and she repeatedly sends me listings that I previously told her that I wasn't interested in. She is a nice lady, but just too darn forgetful.
In my last post I wrote about the lack of inventory in my ideal neighborhood, and in a few days there have been a few new listings, however they have been way out of my price range. I am beginning to think that 2014 will not be the year I buy my first home. The way the market is going now, I wouldn't be able to afford even a small studio apartment.

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Welcome to My Blog!

Hello, my name is Marissa. I’m new to blogging. I don’t have a degree in design and I’m not a professional decorator. I just love decorating.
I love home improvement and design shows. I love HGTV and 
My favorite shows are House Hunters, The High Low Project, The Property Brothers, Love It or List It and Property Virgins.
I’m also in the process of buying my first home, a cooperative apartment in Brooklyn, NY. Buying a home is a giant step but it’s also an expensive one too.
I have big plans for my first home. However I'm now realizing that most of the work I planned for the home, I can't afford.
I have been looking for a home for several years, but seriously looking for about a year. Most of my friends live in Brooklyn. I live and work in Brooklyn so it only made sense for me to stay here. But Brooklyn real estate is not cheap.
My Coop wish lists were: a two bedroom apartment, with lots of closet space, natural light and windows in the kitchen and bathroom. I…