It was considerate of him to acknowledge her recent hardships. That did not make them go away, but she was glad he was aware of them and not completely oblivious. "It's a lovely house, and has always served us well in the past. It will make a suitable residence for us," she said, answering without truly answering.
He hit a nerve bringing up Draco, though she felt certain he was trying to bring her comfort in knowing he would be close. "Do you believe Miss Greengrass will be a suitable wife to him? I know there's nothing to be done of it now that they've announced their intentions, but I'm curious to learn your thoughts."