Rachel and I got the keys to our 2100 sq ft 4 bed and 2 bath on February 25th 2011.
Here are the photos from the first time we saw it and when we walked through again: link
We first saw the house on November 13th 2010, the house had been on the market for 3 months. We had looked at probably 15 houses prior to this one and a couple others after it that same day. But it was pretty obvious this was the house for us. We went back to our realtor's office and made the offer that day.
From November 13th to February 25th is a pretty long time to wait. It was a short sale, and each affiliated party had to agree/negotiate a little extra money out of the deal.
It was frustrating at times and seemed like it would never end. But it did and in a good way.
The house was built in 1951, hence the name of this blog. We have a lot of