WE BOUGHT A HOUSE!

We did it!  We officially closed on our Little House on a Hill!  The process was long and stressful, and full of frustrating days of unanswered questions, but the day has finally come that that is all over and we are officially homeowners!

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GETTING A MORTGAGE…

Mortgage.  What a word.  I (as I’m sure many people do) have such a visceral reaction to that word. Getting a mortgage has been by no means the most fun process of this whole first time home-buyer thing.  But I’m sure anyone could tell you that.  What I have found most frustrating is the amount […]

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LIVING WITH THE ‘RENTS

Well, moving weekend was a long, exhausting one…but we did it.  We’re officially moved out of our first apartment.  The move was bittersweet, it was our first home together, the home we lived in when we got married, and the first place we learned how to blend our styles.  We’ve established that Jon has “veto power” […]

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WE’RE BUYING A HOUSE!

After about a year and 100+ house viewings later…we finally found it.  A house that will be the perfect first project.  You see, with every house that Jon and I looked at there was always SOMETHING that we would want to change.  A door knob here, flooring there, an entire kitchen, no big deal – […]

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