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Its Got Potential

This week my agent and I went to look at two new coop apartments. The first apartment was a one bedroom in need of a updated kitchen and bathroom and it also lacked storage space. The second apartment was a two bedroom in the same complex with less amount of work and with great potential. I could image myself living there. It had the right amount of space and while it needed some minor work such as staining the kitchen cabinets and the floors (both of which I can probably do myself), there was a recently renovated bathroom and the kitchen offered a nice amount of counter space. And as an added bonus, there is a balcony. Here are some of the pictures I took with my cellphone.
Floor
Master bedroom
Kitchen

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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 apartmenttherapy.com. 
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…