We don’t own the Hadley house anymore. We’re going to miss the Oakwood neighborhood. It’s a great place to live and it’s a great house. We did go back to the house one last time right before heading to closing. That was a little retrospective … a lot of stuff happened in our lives in … More First House, Finale.
This post is just mostly for me. We’ve put a lot into our first house. And, our new house is not the same style at all. Which is good. I’m ready for a change. And the new house will allow us to incorporate some pieces and spaces we couldn’t at our first house. But, I … More #favoritethings from our #firsthouse.
So, I’m not going to go into a lot of details … but I wanted to document the struggles … so here was our projected timeline for selling & closing on the first house, and then what actually happened. What was supposed to happen: Thursday, April 27, 2017 – Moving Day Friday, April 28, 2017 … More Hadley Closing.
(Side note, again … I’m behind in posting … so some of this is written in the wrong tense, because it should have been posted like 3ish weeks ago.) So we’re under contract for our first house. It sold in 3 days, and the process has been only a little bit tumultuous. Our realtor is … More Final Fixes on our First House.
(A string of posts is coming your way … I’ve been writing, but not posting. Finding the time to sort through the pictures and edit the posts has not been easy. So, ignore the off tenses in these posts … they should have been added weeks ago.) It’s been a while. A long while. We’ve been … More Packing & Moving
3 days. It only took 3 days. The listing went up on Monday afternoon. By Thursday evening, we had an offer. By Friday morning, negotiations were over and we had a signed contract. We cancelled 2 showings and an open house for that weekend. The Saturday showing still wanted to see the house. (We … More Officially under contract.
Our house is actually, finally, really for sale. We signed the sale and disclosure papers on Saturday, March 11, 2017. A photographer came to shoot video & pictures on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Our house is listed today, Monday, March 13, 2017. It’s the beginning of the end. We’ve been working with a realtor for … More Well, it’s listed.
There will only be one more kitchen post ever. And it’ll be really short because all we need now is a new stove … because … (drumroll) …it’s finished!!! We finally got new countertops, sink, and faucet! We’ve been looking for a while, but not really looking. So, after Christmas, we went out one Saturday … More OMG … The Kitchen, Part 5 (billion)
So … we’ve been getting projects done around here again. And, since it has been a long weekend and I’m tired, I’ll just show you. Stuff you get to see: Outdoor porch/lattice painted. New shutters hung. Back doors painted. Kitchen lights updated. The porch is painted. 3 weekends. 1st weekend: stripped, sanded, primed (x2) the porch; did … More Outside work is way better in October!
Long time, no see. We haven’t been up to much house-wise, so I haven’t been on here much. But, we did have a great spring for plants; and we did get a little ahead of the outdoor work already this year, so we thought we’d share some pictures. The winter was so mild, that I … More Hi there.