Good Morning friends! I hope you are all doing well this morning. My heart, prayers and thoughts are with those who suffered losses in the severe weather yesterday, especially those in Joplin, MO. How devastating! Thankfully we left later than originally planned so we were in a safe location during the storms.
We had a great time this weekend house hunting! In all we looked at eleven houses but only two were real contenders. And wouldn’t you know, my camera battery died after one photo! So unfortunately I don’t have many photos to show you. Boo.
The first house we looked at was our favorite house, it was beyond beautiful!!! We loved it when we saw it online and we loved it even more in person. The kids were with us and they loved it as well. Inside there is a lot of beautiful white crown molding and picture molding, hardwood floors, six panel doors, a beautiful kitchen, fireplaces,a main floor office and laundry room. The basement has a family room, bathroom, workshop area and one bedroom. Upstairs there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The backyard has a gazebo, deck and patio with beautiful landscaping. The neighborhood has wonderful mature trees and well kept homes. Here is the outside:
Our second favorite house is quite different than the first one. It was in a newer subdivision, has the traditional honey oak trim and lacked the character of the first house. But it had some things we liked as well like a big fenced in backyard, two bedrooms in the basement with a bathroom, walk out family room and office area for my hubby. The main floor has a nice open kitchen and family room area with a fireplace and a walk out deck. Upstairs are three bedrooms with two bathrooms. The house is on a street that ends in a cul de sac and has a lot of nice looking homes as well. Here is the outside:
So to make a long story short, we loved loved loved house number one. Like wipe the drool off our faces type of love. The drawbacks were the price and somewhat the location. We went to the real estate office, typed up offers on both houses and then submitted an offer on house number one. While we were writing the offer I felt sick to my stomach, anxious and just knew in my heart that something wasn’t right about the whole thing. After we left, I told hubby that I was hoping they rejected our offer. He said he felt the same way and we decided to pull our offer on house number one. We still are not quite sure why but we just didn’t feel right about it. We then submitted our offer on house number two and within three hours we had it accepted! WOO HOO!
Sunday morning hubby was awake earlier than usual and had a little bit of a freak out about the house. He couldn’t remember a lot of the details because it was number six on the tour of eleven houses. He was thinking we maybe had made a big mistake. We called our realtor and scheduled another showing on our house. After walking through again we both felt a lot better about our house. Here are a few pictures of the outside from yesterday with green grass. The backyard photos were taken from the master bedroom inside so there is a slight glare.
Here are a few inside photos.
As soon as we move at the end of June, I will post more pictures. Sorry I didn’t have more pictures to share from this weekend but it was a crazy time but so fun! If I could chose a career I would seriously think about becoming a real estate agent! Hope you had a great weekend, I’ll be posting later this week my old school bathroom that I really do love!