Talk to Us Tuesday-Inspection Day

[After he and Mitchell pop a lock on a window of Mitchell & Cameron’s house, of which they are locked out] If you show enough houses you learn all the tricks. Every Realtor is just a ninja in a blazer. The average burglar breaks in and leaves clues everywhere, but not me…I’m completely clueless. -Phil, Modern Family

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Saturday we had our home inspection. I was so so nervous about it, but it went great! We just have minor things to fix, but no deal breakers. I took the opportunity to take our first picture at the house together. I’m such a cheese ball.

My in-laws came out with us and it was nice to have their opinion and extra sets of ears while we went over everything with the inspector.

Now we wait…and that has to be the hardest part. I’ve been filling up my free time trying to make extra money online, because even though the fixes we’ll need to do are minor, they are adding up in a hurry. I also want to put our own stamp on the place, including painting, refacing the kitchen cabinets, and redoing the floorboards. I’m sure once we move I’ll find even more little projects to be done.

In other news, JennyKate gave me something awesome for my fridge, a postcard from Forks, WA! I would love to make a trip up there someday.

Instead at the end of the month we’ll be heading to the Oregon coast, which is a lot like Forks. It’s rainy, very green, and very beautiful. It will be the perfect distraction while we count down the days til November 14th and the close of escrow! Too bad there won’t be any sparkly vampires. 😉

17 Comments

    Impulsive Addict

    I’m so super excited about this house business! I can’t wait for you to move in and start putting your decorations up and getting everything set up the way you want it. It’s such a fun time!

    Isn’t JK so sweet? Love her dearly.

    You WILL have a spare room for me, right?

    SaraJo

    It’s a beautiful fall, here in Oregon! Still warmish and rainy! I love it!!

    Congrats on the house! You’ll be in there soon enough. Can’t wait to see what you do to make it your own!

    Seriously Shawn

    I’m thrilled that you’re getting your new home. It’s always so much fun getting a new place and just in time for Christmas!

    YAY!

    Becca@R Ww There Yet Mom?

    Congrats on your new home!! I am very excited for you – hope things move along quickly so you can get in!!

    ~Becca

    Heather

    How exciting getting your own house. I hope in the next year we can finally go looking to buy a house.

    Connie Weiss

    YAY for a good home inspection!

    I got one of those post cards too. Mine is just of clouds. I guess it is cloudy there. WHERE IS EDWARD?

    VandyJ

    One step closer. Too bad the whole process takes so very long. Hope the time flies by to Nov. 14!

    Amanda

    Oooh…a new house. How exciting!

    Nadine

    Well Congrats! Getting a new home is big news! I’m very happy for you.

    Boobies

    Congrats! Buying a home is always really exciting…well minus the heavy lifting. 😉

    I’m so jealous JK sent you a postcard!

    Diane

    Hello! Congrats on your new home. I wish you more years of happy memories. And btw that post card is something I appreciate even in the digital age. I love pieces that remain handwritten.

    Carrie

    Congrats on the house!

    Chell

    Congrats on the new house! How exciting!

    Steph

    Buying a house is a total pain in the rear but it’s worth it in the long run. Hope everything goes well for you!

    Gigi Baby

    Congrats mamacita!! how exciting cant wait to heasr more of your journey!!! Aww that is so awesome!!

    Sarah Kate

    WOW! Congrats on the clean bill of health for your house! :o) That is really great that there wasn’t anything major to be done! (I’m a little jealous!!) Now I guess you get to pack and plan and do all the fun stuff! Hit the clearance sections at Target and Kohl’s. They normally have great home decor stuff for very little $$!

    Stacie

    Buying a house is so exciting! Congrats!

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