I have to confess I've been sitting on some exciting news. It's been killing me keeping it in but we had to make certain before I blurted it out to the internet. This news does not involve vomiting, pooing, crying or anything else baby related. Though it is baby blue in colour... Blog readers here's our first home, first home meet my blog, I think you two are going to hear a lot about each other in time to come:
It's cute huh?!!
Baby blue, weatherboard, 1920's, wooden floorboards, high ceilings, fireplaces, 1000m2 garden, rustic sheds and in the country. Le blissful blissful sigh.
It's been a rocky road getting it. It has the misfortune of being on a tiny bit of a flood plain. You may have noticed floods have had a bit of bad press right now... That and buying a house is a complicated business. Seriously, they need to teach you this stuff in high school. Or give you some papers on it or something. Yes, some clear, not in jargon papers handed over in high school with a "keep this somewhere safe until you want to buy a house then read this and it will explain what all the crazy things you have to do and what all the big words that people start saying mean."
Aye me! Right. That feels so much better to have gotten off my chest. How did you find house buying (If you have indeed ever bought a house)?
I should add that as stressful as the whole business has been - we've been helped by some amazing people along the way. I believe we have met the most decent real estate agent in the world and both are families have been wonderfully supportive.
Anyway, enough about getting the
ps. I should clarify that we are not moving to the country this instant, we will be renting it out for a little while first. But I'm already dreaming up names for a dog when we move there!