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Natalie Dolce

Natalie Dolce, national executive editor of GlobeSt.com, is responsible for working with editorial staff, freelancers and senior management to help plan the overarching vision that encompasses GlobeSt.com, including short-term and long-term goals for the website, how content integrates through the company’s other product lines and the overall quality of content. Previously she served as editor of the West Coast region for GlobeSt.com and Real Estate Forum, and was responsible for coverage of news and information pertaining to that vital real estate region. Prior to moving out to the Southern California office, Natalie was Northeast bureau chief, covering New York City for GlobeSt. Dolce's background includes a stint at InStyle Magazine, and as managing editor with New York Press, an alternative weekly New York City paper. In her career, she has also covered a variety of beats for M magazine, Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel, FashionLedge.com, Co-Ed magazine and the Daily Orange newspaper. Dolce has also freelanced for a number of publications, including MSNBC.com and Museums New York magazine.

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I have heard of buyers remorse - but this sounds like "sellers remorse"
Posted by Nate Kirby | Friday, November 02 2012 at 10:37AM ET
Thanks for your comment Nate. Yes, having a bit of seller's remorse (especially seeing the amount of rent money that i will be throwing down the drain in the coming year.) However, it is nice not worrying about a leak when it rains or about whether my grass is dying. not my problem.
Posted by ndolce | Friday, November 02 2012 at 10:53AM ET
Depends: Did you need to leave the area quickly? Leaving a home vacant, gobbles up that "extra," money quickly. Ditto for not being able to start the new job, because of the sale of house,(loss of income.) Seems as if you did what was best for you and your family at the time.
Posted by patricia t | Friday, November 02 2012 at 12:53PM ET
Even though you might have made a few more dollars, you might have had to deal with stress of dealing with counter offers or no offers at all. Selling a home can be one of the most stressful events in your life and you didn't need that stress at that time when you had a beautiful new baby to care for. Money can't buy sanity.
Posted by ebelingd | Friday, November 02 2012 at 12:54PM ET
Patricia-Yes, we left the area relatively quickly, so that is partially reason for the sale. As for ebeling...you are right, didn't want to deal with the counter offers and was fearful of the appraisal. Thanks for the baby shout out by the way.
Posted by ndolce | Friday, November 02 2012 at 1:04PM ET