J&L Make a House a Home

In case you haven’t heard, WE ARE BUYING A HOUSE NEXT WEEK! Closing Wednesday or Thursday :) We are super excited to get the heck out of this apartment and into our own place! Now don’t get us wrong, we understand that we will have a lot more responsibility in a house than our apartment, […]

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A Lowe’s Shopping Spree

by Lindsey on November 27, 2011

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Yesterday Justin and I opened a joint credit card at Lowe’s, and bought ourselves a washer and dryer for the new house! (Hopefully we didn’t jinx ourselves buying it early!) Tonight, since Justin is in Erie, fishing with his brother and bro-in-law, I’ve decided to go on a virtual shopping spree! Here is a few […]

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A new addiction

by Lindsey on November 21, 2011

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As if Pinterest wasn’t enough to keep me from working everyday, I found a new website that is just as bad for my productivity. Have you ever heard of Houzz? If so, WHY HAVEN’T YOU TOLD ME ABOUT IT?? (Thank you Whitney for blogging about it recently!) Since we’re one step away from being first-time […]

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More house photos!

by Lindsey on November 20, 2011

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We spent lots of time at the house this weekend, first on Saturday to show my parents and Jut’s sister’s family, then again today during the inspection! I went crazy with my camera and got some pictures of stuff that the realtor site was missing! Another view of the backyard. Our land goes all the […]

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Four Hours

by Lindsey on November 16, 2011

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In four hours, Justin and I will be signing a contract and putting in an offer on our dream home. In four hours we ask each and every person in our lives, to please cross your fingers, say your prayers, and wish us luck! We’ll let you know as soon as we hear back!

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As you probably just read, today we found the house of our dreams! Here is a more in-depth look! Keep your fingers crossed that we can make it ours!!  Big front yard, lots of potential for landscaping and a cute side porch area We would like to turn the right window (living room) into a […]

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Today we found the house of our dreams. (Yes, I will admit it. I’m glad he made me look at a couple more!) House #7 4 bedrooms, 3 bath. Foreclosure, below our price point. Pros: Clean Slate – We could turn it into what we want Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings Two car garage […]

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We looked at two more last night, and we have another appointment this Sunday! House #5 4 bedroom, 2 & 1/2 bath, It is listed right in our price range, and would be less than we pay for rent. Pros: I LOVE THIS HOUSE! Move-in Ready No updates needed Nice landscaping Huge front and back […]

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Last night we added two more houses to the list of ones we’ve seen, and we’re hoping to see another one tonight! House #3 3 bedroom, 2 bath. It is listed right in our price point, and would be less than we pay for rent. Pros: Move-in Ready Big rooms and huge windows! So much […]

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Last night we looked at a house for the first time! (Two actually!) House #1 3 bedroom, 1 & 1/2 bath. It is listed way under our price point, and we assumed it would be a piece of crap for the price, but it exceeded our expectations. Pros: Way under budget Move-in Ready Decent curb appeal […]

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