Big News!

10 May

A Very Big Thing happened last night. Luke and I closed on our very first house! This means that we are now homeowners, which is crazy!

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Since we’ve got at least 5 more years here in this city, and because the housing market here is MUCH more affordable than back home, we decided that buying would be better than renting for those five years. So we did! It’s not a huge house, but it’s on a good-sized lot for this city, and in a neighborhood that is close in distance to where our apartment now is, but miles away in terms of safety, quietness, etc. We’re moving to a good neighborhood!

Now, to finish out the semester, go on a research trip and move all in the next two weeks? Sure, no problem. On that note, I better get back to work.

And to leave you with: A video of Webster. I’m clearly trying to get some work done, and all he’s concerned with is killing the string on my hoodie. Typical.

4 Responses to “Big News!”

  1. Bette May 10, 2013 at 6:59 pm #

    Congratulations! It’s nice to have a place to call your own–paint the walls, pound nails, plant perennials.

    (And get after that string, Webster! Get it!)

  2. Cookie May 11, 2013 at 11:09 pm #

    Woo Hoo!

    I’m so happy for the four of you! Are you done packing yet? ;^)

  3. Jennifer May 12, 2013 at 7:09 pm #

    I love Webster’s video. He sure has a lot of energy for being the “older brother.”

  4. Holly May 16, 2013 at 3:48 am #

    Love the Webster video! Congrats on the house!

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