This morning we got a knock on the door. You never know who it's going to when you're showing your house because realtors seem to enjoy showing up unannounced claiming that they left a message with your realtor. "Oh, you didn't know we were coming, we left a message 10 minutes ago. Can we just come in take a look since we're already here?" I normally don't mind if they don't mind stepping over toys and looking past the laundry and dish piles. I used to keep the house in "showing" condition all the time for moments like this, but I'm SO OVER IT!!!!
This morning's knock took me off guard. I answered the door with Boston in my arms and the realtor looked at me and said
"Hi, we want to buy a house in this area and would like to see your backyard. Are your parents at home? "
My response: Um . . . what?
Realtor: Are your parent's at home?
Man, I had no idea what to say. I couldn't figure out why she would want to talk to my parents (who are in NM, by the way. Then I remembered another realtor who came by a month ago who said she thought I was the teenage babysitter until she saw the wedding pictures of me around the house). So I told the realtor that I was the owner of the home and she side cocked her head and looked at me and asked if they could come in.
Maybe I should cut my hair. They say shorter hair makes you look older. Or wear more make up.