Super Mom

I have a dream

We bought our home 14 years ago.  We got it at a really really good price but I never intended to stay here for a long time.  I never really liked the house.  As life is though, here we are, still in the same house, 14 years later.

We’ve gone through countless times where we would look at houses.  Never really seriously but open to buying something else if we find something we like.

Then this week, we relooked at things and we are in full-swing house hunting mode.  We already have the bond sorted (since we aren’t selling our current home, we are taking a bond on the new home)

We were driving around yesterday again and then on our way home, we drove down a street where we haven’t looked before.  There I found it, my dream home, unoccupied.  We got out and walked around the home.  Perfect.  4 Bedrooms.  Wooden floors.  Beautiful pool.  Stunning bathrooms.  Extra room and bathroom attached to the home.  The pool has it’s own outside room, with shower and toilet. 

It’s just perfect.  It’s a little bit more than we actually want to pay though.  We’ll make an offer tomorrow and hopefully after some negotiation, the current owner will accept our offer.  I really really really hope so.  I’m totally in love with this home.

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15 responses

  1. Will hold thumbs! We also saw the perfect house last weekend but its juuuuust outside our price range this year!

    January 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm

  2. Mom

    I am so praying you get this house Melany I’ve not seen you so excited in a very long time 🙂 Holding all my fingers crossed

    xxxxx

    January 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm

  3. Jen

    all the best
    keep us posted

    January 23, 2011 at 9:28 pm

  4. Sounds like your “paradise”! Fingers crossed!

    January 23, 2011 at 10:15 pm

  5. It sounds absolutely perfect!!!!! good luck and kup Mel!!

    January 23, 2011 at 11:35 pm

  6. Oh awesome!! Hope you get it!

    January 24, 2011 at 12:09 am

  7. Oh I hope you get your dream home, Mel! I’m excited for you and hope you post pictures!

    BTW, sorry I’ve not visited in a while. Love your blog theme!!

    January 24, 2011 at 9:52 am

  8. Heather

    Mel I am hoping and praying that they accept your offer… a new home is just what you deserve xx

    January 24, 2011 at 11:11 am

  9. Exciting! We’re not in our dream home, but it’s pretty darn close, so I know what it means to be happy with where you live. Good luck!

    January 24, 2011 at 11:36 am

    • Thank you! We just went there again now, for a final look before we put in our offer. We are putting in an offer this afternoon 🙂 Ssooo exciting. I really hope it all works out for us

      January 24, 2011 at 12:35 pm

  10. Oh this sounds wonderful! We also want to do the same – keep our house and buy a new one.

    January 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm

  11. I’m gonna keep my fingers crossed for you that it gets accepted, it sounds even stunning just reading your description.
    We are still saving just to put a darn deposit down, here they want something like $45 000.

    January 24, 2011 at 4:12 pm

  12. Ag ek hou duime en tone vas.

    January 26, 2011 at 5:57 pm

  13. Cheryl

    So do u know yet if yr offer has been accepted?

    January 27, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    • It’s not looking very positive 😦

      January 27, 2011 at 7:20 pm

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