Another busy day...the paperwork for all of this is horrific.
But, we have a mortgage again now....mixed blessing that one, but definitely better than NOT having one.
Went out for lunch with the girls!
Went to the hair dresser for the first time in about a decade. The man has been cutting my hair for ages...disappointingly most people haven't noticed I got my hair cut, so I'm not sure it was worth the effort. Whatever. It was pretty cheap.
Eldest is now the proud possessor of coloured hair. She has green, blue and purple stripes...no, streaks in her hair. Looks pretty cool. She wants more and Youngest wants any. We'll see.
I was a wee bit cheeky at the bank today. The Spanish are, shall we say, commission happy. There is a commission on our mortgage, just for getting it, of over a thousand Euros. I was, um, *cough* clear in my comment that I thought this was outrageous. Pointed out, in this many words, that considering the amount of money they are going to make off of us with this mortgage, they had some cheek asking us to pay this sort of commission to get it. Everything also has to go through an official notary - there's a license to print money- he got paid a couple of hundred Euros (or more) for reading a document, watching us sign it and then signing it himself.
They mentioned that part of the commission was notary fees. I pointed out that we don't have that either in Canada.
Maybe it isn't such a good idea to alienate the manager and notary before you sign...but what the heck, no?
Nothing like getting mugged in the cold light of day. Legally too.