Final Walk Through

Yesterday we did the final walk through of our soon to be new home. We only had an hour to check everything and make sure there were no serious issues with the property. They left an old broken hot tub in the backyard so we’re making them hall it away next week. The kitchen was…

Will This Be My Home?

Top: Exterior shotMiddle: Example of what the front door looks likeBottom: Interior shot The past 4 months have been exciting and frustrating. While looking for a home that fits our budget we’ve occasionally wasted time looking at houses that we knew we could never afford. But the current housing market is unpredictable and you never…

Adventures in House Hunting Part III.

The house hunting has not been going all that well. In the last month we’ve bid on two of the houses pictured below without success. After 3 months the house hunting adventure we’ve embarked on has worn me down, but I’m determined to not get too discouraged. There has to be a house out there…

Adventures in House Hunting Part II.

We’ve agreed that we need a home with at least 1000 sq. ft. of living space and we decided to focus on trying to find a mid-century ranch house. We personally prefer the style of mid-50s and ‘early ’60s ranch homes, plus they tend to have more room, the ceilings are higher and the layouts…

Adventures In House Hunting Part I.

When we first started looking at homes for sale we noticed a lot of really cute mid-40s and early ’50s homes that were available. These houses were often in nice locations (which often meant out of the local “flood zone”) and some still had original features. But they were also a bit pricey and very…