Our family has big big news! We're moving! The story leading up to this point is a long one. I haven't commented on any aspect of it up to this point because we weren't sure it was going to happen.
All of this started last February. Mom and I decided that it was time to look for a bigger house. We were fitting into the one we had well enough but there were certain aspects of our current house that we wanted to change. So we put in a contract to build a house, however there was one problem we hadn't sold our house. So we quickly got our house on the market with the hopes of it selling quickly. We had showings, and showings, and showings, and showings but no contracts. Then in early September we finally got a contract and so began the process of moving out of our house. Last weekend we moved out.
While the new house is being built we need a place to live. For the next five months the family is living in a 2+ bedroom apartment on the 3rd floor without a fenced in yard. By 2+ the kids have bedrooms but Mom and I are living in the loft of the apartment. Being on the 3rd floor without a fenced in yard at the moment is annoying but taking the dog out at 7:00 a.m. mid January will be brutal.
Today we cleared the final contingency and gave our deposit to the builder. Ground will be broken sometime this week and our new home will be completed hopefully by the end of January.