MEIN MANN, MEIN HAUS UND ANDERE KATASTROPHEN/
MY HUSBAND, MY HOUSE AND OTHER DISASTERS
Adventurous search for one’s dream house, relationship crisis optional
Buoyant, witty, full of everyday humour
Paradisiacal condo in Art Nouveau villa for sale!*
* Including grandmother with permanent right of residence.
One day, when the notice of another big rent increase arrived, Stefanie Diegelmann and her husband Martin finally had enough and decided to buy their own home. Easier said than done. How do you pick real estate when the dream homes are on different planets, as it were? Stefanie pictures herself in a little ivy-covered house in an overgrown fairy tale-like garden. Martin views the situation more practically: garage, underfloor heating, broadband network in an affordable new building are his essential wishes. But upon entering the fabulous world of real estate they soon discover that negotiations between themselves are only the smallest of their problems.
An adventurous year of house hunting, scurrilous encounters, relationship crises and crazy dream house offerings begins...
was born in 1971. After school she studied in the United States and worked for an advertising agency in New York. Stefanie Diegelmann has lived in Munich since 2000, where she founded her own agency. Together with her husband she published the book “Baby Bingo” (2012) under the pseudonym Carla and Martin Moretto. They divide their time between Munich and their dream house in Austria, which they are presently in the process of renovating.
Stefanie Diegelmann wurde 1971 in Frankfurt geboren. Nach dem Abitur studierte sie in den USA und arbeitete bei einer New Yorker Werbeagentur. 2000 gründete sie eine eigene Agentur. Zusammen mit ihrem Mann wohnt Stefanie Diegelmann abwechselnd in München und in ihrem Traumhaus in Österreich, das sie gerade renoviert.