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Our New Home

by Joey Uva Enoch March 29, 2012

By: Joey Uva Enoch

We did it!  We bought our first house!  Trevor and I have been talking about buying a home together since our second anniversary.  We’ve had various obstacles in our way (or, maybe we have allowed them to get in our way) of us buying a home together.  It’s been a few years of delays, but we finally did it.

Last Thursday, we officially closed escrow and received the keys to our new home.  We are over the moon crazy happy!  We invited a few close friends over to share in a champagne cheers with us as we opened the door to our new house for the very first time.

We have been slowly packing over the last couple of weeks.  This past Sunday we spent the rainy day inside our new home painting Grace’s bedroom based on her color choices.  The wood floors are just a couple days away from being completed.  We still have a lot left to pack and things to do before our big move this week.

Our first goal for 2012 was to purchase a home to call our very own.  Three months into 2012 we have accomplished that goal.

Off to pack, clean, move and decorate… more to follow…

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