Moving

It's a case of the chicken or the egg. We put a contingent offer on a home only to lose to a non-contingent offer. We then decided to sell our home, before placing another offer, only to find ourselves with a sold home and no home to move into. We quickly decided to live the apartment [...]

The Downside Of Apartment Life is easy to find. From noise, to parking, and making your own stinking ice, the negatives can overwhelm you. Fortunately, we try our best to relish in The Upside Of Apartment Life but it's time to get real. If you have considered Apartment Life, THIS is the real deal. This post contains [...]

The Upside Of Apartment Life has become apparent in just the few months we have lived here, however, the looks on people's faces when we told them we were moving into an apartment was as if we had just been given a bad diagnosis. Even customers at our moving sale slumped their shoulders and exuded pity when [...]

When you're in the middle of moving, a Welcome Home Letter to new homeowners creates an extra step for you in the middle of one of the most stressful times of your life. However, the gesture will likely not go unnoticed and will certainly be appreciated by the new owner! We sold our home to people who [...]

Moving into an apartment, temporarily, while we look for our next house to call home has been an interesting experience. We have been determined not to spend money to make this place comfortable as we know we won't be living the apartment life for long. However, there are a few things that we had to fork [...]

After selling our home of 13 years and making offers on two homes that didn't go through, we had a choice to make. Our choice was to hurry up and get into a new home or slow our role, move into an apartment, and wait for the right home. We chose apartment life which sent us [...]

Our first home showing was a nerve wracking experience. Everything had to be to perfection and no stone left unturned. Flowers on the island, cookies on the table, and the home freshly cleaned minutes before. Even the laundry was gathered and stuffed into the back of our car. As days turn into weeks, we've developed a system [...]

The waft of cheap cologne permeated the air, the toilet seat was up, signifying someone had used the bathroom in the stand-up variety, and the dog went nuts sniffing for whom had been there. The sticky clump of food on the carpet by the front door was snatched up before TeddiBear had a chance or [...]

In our home search, we discovered that we want the best of the best! The house that has it all! You know, the one with the view, the pool, the space, and a bathroom for each of us! But what are we willing to give up? It was time to sit down and discuss what [...]

Decisions are agonizing! What house should you buy? How big of a mortgage payment can you endure? Does the home have the right bells and whistles? Is it in the area you desire? You need a House Hunting Checklist to make your options plain as day! We found the PERFECT house for us! It's a rambler with the space we [...]