It’s Official: We Own a House

What’s a house closing without a picture by the sold sign??  We signed papers tonight and the house is ours.

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So let the work begin!!!  Boy I wish it could happen fast.  Hubby and I have spent the day asking who do we call first…the electrician, carpenter, plumber, cement contractors??  We also started making a list of what we need to buy at Menards.  All of the Lowe’s, Menards and Home Depots are an hour away from our house so we are making a list to take with to Buck and Jen’s wedding.  Hopefully we’ll be able to stop and pick up some of the things we need on Sunday before we come home.

By the way, the house next door is available.  Anyone want to come be my neighbor??  Actually there are several houses for sale in Waucoma.  You can see them listed with our realtor here.   Here’s another house available in Waucoma.  You can see by the quality of homes for sale that Waucoma isn’t a town for the rich or wealthy.

Let’s just hope that a year from now, we’ll be ready to move in.  Our current goal to be moved in by is Christmas 2014…but a girl can wish for an earlier date..RIGHT??

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22 thoughts on “It’s Official: We Own a House

  1. mary

    how exciting, wishing you both all the best with your new house/project. May your nails be sharp and your hammer arms strong.

  2. Jill Klop

    Congratulations! Now the fun begins! Good luck with all the renovations! Can’t wait to see pictures of your progress!

  3. Jackie

    Congratulations on your new home. Hope you enjoy it for many years to come (once all the work is done)

  4. Melanie Winters

    Congratulations, it’s a cute house and will be lovely once you get all your renovations done! Be nice to have a project to occupy yourself with in case of any empty nest sadness now too!

  5. Pat C in Washingon

    Congratulations! Wishing you all the best (and LOTS of patience) as you move forward with the renovations!

  6. Cotton Pickin Scraps

    I love your house. Where’s your quilting room. That would be my first room to redo.

  7. Daisy C

    Congratulations! So happy for you both. Enjoy the journey that is to come because the prize will be the finished house. I love old houses. They have so much character.

  8. Nancy

    Congrats and how exciting! Love the outside of the house and the inside is going to be wonderful when you get it finished ….. can’t wait to see pics of your progess!

  9. Sharron

    Congratulations! The time will speed by and before you know it, a year will have passed.
    Good luck with all your renovations.

  10. Karin

    Congrats! You’ll reach your spending “limit” waaaay before your move-in date, I assure you! We went from our 400 square foot camper to a house, and I honestly hated every minute of it! I’ve never, EVER spent that much money all at once before (other than on a car or another home), and it was literally sickening. We’d love to come up there and be your neighbor, but gosh, girlfriend, you have some of that white stuff piled up on the ground…that’s just not something we can deal with anymore…sorry.

    You’ll have fun designing tho, and I can’t wait to see your WIP shots!

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