I had a handyman service out this morning to repair the gutter that Comcast Cable broke off of the house while climbing to fix the cable connection. That side of the house now looks as good as new.
I'm still fighting with the mortgage companies over up front costs on the new house. I find it amazing that they'll do 125% *2nd* mortgages, but are terrified of people who want to avoid putting money down when buying. I just prefer to hold on to the money myself (3 years of mortgage payments in the bank is much better for my financial security than $300 off of my payments). I had one lender tell me that they "can't" do 80/20 mortgages in Minnesota. But they'll do 95% and charge me PMI.
I'll just be glad when this is over.