we bought a home. we're slowly unpacking. we're waiting for our couches and rugs to be delivered.
it's chaotic and I keep remembering pantry staples I need to purchase again.
we worked so hard for this house. I'll give you a really quick rundown of the last several months, because it was a headache, man.
we put an offer on a few different homes and obviously those didn't work out. We were always outbid. The housing market is kind of nuts in Denver right now. (also next time remind me I shouldn't look at the homes we could buy in our budget in Atlanta. so cheap there. ugh).
We were resigned to waiting until January because we nothing was coming up on the market before Christmas. But then! Christmas Eve morning we spotted a new one. Perfect location, perfect backyard, beautiful floors, etc. We went to see it immediately and put in an offer that afternoon (spoiler: it was accepted). Our Christmas house.
We found a few things in the inspections that needed to be remedied. They signed the contract agreeing to fix these very important things (read: mold). Longest story short, they decided to default, hoping we would just walk away, they could do a cheap cosmetic fix and sell it to someone else. we consulted lawyers, yada yada, wrote up an attorney letter, they shaped up, then dropped the ball again, and eventualllllly got it done. We were originally supposed to close in Jaunary, then mid-Feb, and finally we closed last Friday.
anyway, it's ours now. we're thrilled and we love our cul-de-sac (our next door neighbors attend our church). Luke's been in heaven riding bikes with all the neighborhood kids.
We're in the throes of painting and unpacking and organizing (oh, and baking a birthday cake for a certain little boy this weekend!), so, busy, yes. but so, so blessed.