Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Nickel and dime and forty-fived

It cost me $45 to get a taxi from my office to the office of the title and escrow company and back. They always say that the little expenses always add up. In the case of this purchase, all of the outrageous expenses add up too. $19 here. $100 there. $475 to have a guy poke around inside the house for an hour and a half looking for stuff that's broken. When all is said and done, I'll have paid $8,000-9,000 in random fees. That's pretty disgusting. Then again, it's expected that the value of the place I'm buying will increase by that much in a few months. Still...

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