wonderfully made: The Americanadian dream fulfilled!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Americanadian dream fulfilled!

We did it!!!

We are officially HOMEOWNERS!!!

Here's proof: 

The closing process was not as bad as everyone makes it out to be although we did sign our names and initial no less than 50 times! The title company walked us through everything and it was easy to understand. The whole process only took about an hour! 

Also, the title company presented us with an American flag and pole to hang outside our house after we closed. I am so excited!!!!

I celebrated our closing in true fashion:

Now what? Now we wait. We signed a "lease back" contract with the sellers which means they have the house for five more days while we pay the tax and interest on the home. It works out to about $150 total out of closing costs for those five days, which isn't bad considering we got their washer and dryer as part of the contract.

So we officially get our keys and possession of the house on Tuesday and we will be doing the happiest dance ever!  

Our plan is to get as much painting and little fixes done in August as we can before we have to move in. When we started looking for a house, we were able to tack on an extra month to our apartment lease. Before, it would have ended on July 31 and now instead we don't have to vacate until August 31. Plenty of time to paint, decorate, and get settled, I think! 

My next few posts will be more conceptual ideas and after we get the house I will take some empty house pictures and start sharing all of our projects with you! Can't wait! 


  1. So exciting! Congratulations! I can't wait to visit in August and see it! :)

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  3. woohoo!!!

    Oh, and don't count on us to help you move if it's August 31st... TCU will be beating LSU in our opening game that night. (Unless we move early in the a.m.)


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