Sunday, September 13, 2009

Property Virgins

Today the hubs and I are venturing into the wide world of house hunting. I suppose we aren't technically property virgins, but I bought my first place years before we met and the hubs has never been an official home owner. The first time I bought it was pretty easy. I knew exactly where I wanted to live. How much I could afford. And I only had to please one person....me. I'm a little nervous for this time around. We are in a new city with a vague idea of where we want to live. A sorta kinda price range on what we want to spend. And we have a somewhat different list of house "must haves." I suppose we did manage to agree on the house that almost was back in Columbus, so I know it can be done. But that house was brand new, built to our specifications with every last little detail accounted for. Now we're looking at older homes, with some updates and a few more compromises. All I'm hoping for today is to narrow down our search a bit.....and that we make it out alive. Open houses....here we come!

16 comments:

Jax said...

Goooood luck!! Im still a property virgin! Have fun taking your hubs' vcard.. haha! :) And I agree on the Ellen thing. I think I'm going to tune in for the first time since the first season. I heart Ellen!

Jax said...

AND PS..I love the new LAYOUT!!!

Ashley said...

I'm loveing this new layout! Good luck house hunting, I think it's one of the most exciting and confusing things to do :)

Elizabeth Marie said...

Good luck love!! I haven't had to do that yet...

Love your new layout! Sassy!

Crazy Shenanigans said...

Hope you find something fabulous that you both love.

Mr. and Mrs. Top Gun said...

I just came across your blog, and love it! Good luck on house hunting!! Mr. Top Gun and I recently found our Japanese dream home and we love it :) I invite you to come on over and follow my lil old blog- I promise you shall get some good laughs out of my daily shenanigans.

Cheers!

ihatemichigan said...

Good luck! I know it's hard, but it's worth taking the time to find something you love!

KLaw said...

Fun!!! If you need any help, let me know. I feel as if I am an expert these days :)

Layout is awesome!

the future mrs Hinz said...

thats exciting!

ModernMom said...

How exciting!
Have fun...mu advice with older houses..make sure all the windows open and shut! (sounds dumb but ours were so pretty...read newly painted..we didn't check them...they were all painted shut!) That is an expensive fix!

PS Love your new layout!

Annie said...

i am loving your new layout!

have fun house hunting with your hubby!! :)

Kristen said...

isn't house hunting such a joy!? You sound as "sure" as we do about what kind of house you want. We hit the road tomorrow at noon, I'm getting nervous but very excited as well! Good luck to you!

bananas. said...

woohoo house hunting is so fun! that is until the drama starts but you're a pro now...you've already been through it all. good luck! hope you find the home of your dreams.

Gwen said...

Gorgeous home!!! What area in town are you looking in? There are some great finds around. My sister & BIL just moved into a new construction for a great price!!! XOXO

Mia Schelle said...

aw, yay! i'm obviously very behind on the blogs, but hope the search went well!

Jules said...

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