We are moving to a city with an crazy housing market where homes are sold unbelievably fast (half of the time before they are even on the market), normally for over asking price. The supply of available homes was SHOCKINGLY low, and we would tour places that would sell for literally half as much in our current town as they were selling for in our new town. We looked quite a bit in the suburbs surrounding our new city but it was the same story.
Buying a house is not fun. But to rent a 3 bedroom (
So, without further ado:
Relocating: the numbers
89: The number of days that we had between Match Day and my husband's first day of orientation for residency.
22: Houses toured.
6: The number of times we've driven the five hour round trip in the past seven weeks.
2: Offers put in on houses.
1: Offer accepted!
1: Number of times we saw our home before putting in our offer.
1: Nerve wracking inspection
1: New home for our family!
|The landscaping is a disaster but it's been empty for two years. Maybe by the time we move out it will have an ounce of curb appeal!|
Our little (I mean little like finished area is smaller than our current apartment, ha!) 3 bedroom 1 bathroom ranch on a city street that we closed on yesterday.
We move in eight days. I suppose I should pack something?