The title of this blog is kind of silly because I was a property virgin up until April of this year, but I think being a homeowner for the amount of time I have is sufficient for me to judge people. Don’t worry I’m judging people on reality TV, not you fair reader. Also not … Continue reading Property Virgins, You Kill Me.
We did it, you guy! The potshack is no more. New readers to my blog may be scratching their heads, wondering what a potshack is. Well it’s pretty self explanatory. It’s a greenhouse that the original owners built in the 1970’s but has since fallen into disrepair, so much so that the last owners re-purposed … Continue reading R.I.P Pot Shack.
Full disclosure: This post is not- I repeat not – about the seminal 80’s/90’s boy band NKOTB nor is it about the juggernaut that is NKOTBSB. That being said I hope you’re still interested in this post. It’s been just over one month since we moved into our new home in Ann Arbor and we’ve … Continue reading New Kids On The Block
Wow, what a whirlwind this weekend was (W’s for the WIN!). We finally moved into our new house that we bought on April 15th. What took us so long? Well, we had to get the hardwood floors refinished on the first floor before moving in (dust is not our friend) and we needed to pick … Continue reading We’re Finally Home.
Well folks, we did it! Last Friday my husband and I signed the papers on our very first house. We looked throughout the Ann Arbor area since early November with our awesome Realtor Sara Maddock, putting offers in on THREE homes before finding this one. Search my Property Virgin category for all the info on … Continue reading Signed, Sealed…Mortgaged!
My husband and I have been on the search for our perfect starter home in Ann Arbor since the beginning of November. We’ve seen what feels like hundreds of houses but in reality the number is probably anywhere from 20-30. The road to homeownership has been trying so far…. Our first offer fell through because … Continue reading Property Virgins: This Time It’s Personal.
The last time I blogged about our house hunting – see Cherries Popped – I told you that my husband and I had finally LOST our property virginity. We had found a great house in Ann Arbor, close to Michigan Stadium, accepted the seller’s offer and were preparing for inspections. The home/pest inspection went well – … Continue reading Property Virgins: Our One Night Stand.