It doesn’t feel like it at times, but we’ve been homeowners here in central NJ for nine years. Nine years since we started toting our infant son Joshua around in his car seat to hang out with real estate agents and check out homes that were too out of our price range as a young couple. That were strangely laid out. Or had zebra print wallpaper on the walls. Nine years of building up a growing family of two adults, two children, and two cats. And a whole lotta stuff.
Nine years later, and we’re out of room. The kids need their own separate bedrooms. We’d like a full size patio with backyard and front yard to call our own. Our own garage. An office / den for me to work in. A full basement where I can comfortably blast my existing 7.1 surround sound home theater system.
Behold, the new Casa de Ipe.
We’re currently in contract to purchase it, and we’re going through all the usual hoops to get it. We hope to own it in mid-July. Big plans. Hopes and dreams fulfilled. And much to do to sell our current home as well.