Property Virgins: 3 steps you must take before even walking into your first open house

Last week I shared the very personal (and emotional) story about putting our first offer on a house (and the inevitable heartbreak that came with it). So many wonderful people reached out and shared their house-hunting-war stories with me and I can’t thank those kind souls enough, but then a few friends were like, “what the hell, […]

PROPERTY VIRGINS: Our first offer on a house (AKA Getting my heart broken by a house)

Not to be over dramatic, but last week I had my heartbroken. By a house. The heartbreak felt as intense as TEEN heartbreak. I cried so hard I couldn’t breathe. All I wanted to eat was pints of ice cream. And I actually felt that I didn’t want to look at other houses in fear […]

Property Virgins: Is a condo a necessary step to buy a house? (or the stability vs. freedom debate)

A few months ago when I wrote about being a property virgin and looking at our first potential home to buy, I said the two main reasons for wanting to buy a house are the desire for more space (for the million babies we plan on having) and/or for an investment. However, I consciously omitted […]