Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Here we go again.....

     It's been a pretty busy (and stressful) couple of weeks. With nothing having been actually finalized, I couldn't share what was going on with all of you; but now it's official. 
     We are home owners!

     Oh boy.
     When we purchased the house we are in now, we did so thinking it would be temporary. We would move back 'home' at the earliest opportunity, so we bought a small, cozy house and waited. Little did we know, Danville would soon become home and we had no desire to leave anytime soon. We slowly began the search for a more permanent place of residence. Neither of us thought we would actually buy anything for another 6-12 months, but we kept our eyes out anyway. After looking at a house a few blocks from us, and deciding that it was most certainly not the house for us, our realtor told us that a house was coming up for sale in a neighborhood we really liked. When we asked for details, he laughed and said, "It's a project. More of a project than anything else you've looked at!" (that's really saying something for us). 
     We drove up the road to take a look and Tyler fell instantly in love with the garage. The whole setting seemed to be what we wanted. Now we just had to get inside.
     Oh was a mess. In short, it's a gut job. About 3/4 of the way, anyway. We are demoing all of the exterior walls in order to insulate, replacing all the windows, tearing out carpet, redoing the bathroom and kitchen, etc. In the end we kind of figured, "Hey, why not?" and went for it.
    We closed yesterday and are now officially the stressed owners of a project house! I'll be recording our progress and posting photos of demo, construction, and the finished project here on my blog. If you want to live vicariously through our mistakes, you've come to the right place!

1 comment:

  1. I can't wait to see the final product! Sounds like a fun job!