Well, it only took us one weekend of house hunting to get our first big disappointment.
Here's what happened:
We decided to go looking on a Saturday, and see as many places as possible in the teensy little town that we have decided is our number one place we'd like to end up in.
We had actually seen one of the units the weekend before and saw it again with our real estate agent that day, along with several other units.
We saw some that were okay, some that were not going to happen, and we were leaning towards the one that we had actually already seen at an open house as the end of the day neared.
On our way to the last condo we were seeing of the day, I turned to the Hubs and said "This could be the one" and he said, "Yup, maybe it'll be a game changer."
And wouldn't you know it? It was.We pulled up in by far the cutest neighborhood of the town that we so badly want to end up in. A little neighborhood full of condos with white picket fences, big charming patios, and jasmine planted along the walkways. It was perfect.
Not the actual neighborhood we saw.
After seeing the inside of the condo, we were sold. This was the place for us. Everyone told us not to get our hopes up, that is such a hard time to buy right now in the short sale market, that is could be months before we heard back. So we tried not to get our hopes up, but they were floating all on their own.
Well, apparently we weren't the only ones who fell in love with that little condo.
Because the owners of that home got three offers that weekend.
And the one they took?
Next time I'll tell you guys how this story takes a funny little turn, and how this home-buying business is a real