Buying A House
Linds and I are finally ready to buy a house. Well, we’ve been ready to buy a house for a while now, but we’re finally at the point where we’re planning to buy a house.
We spent Wednesday evening looking at houses in what could be considered “mid-town” Indianapolis and we found one we really liked. Actually, this one is literally a block from Luna Music Midtown, so if we end up there, I’ll be spending a bit of time (and probably money) buying vinyl there.
There’s something exciting and mind-numbingly terrifying about buying a house and we’re right in the middle of it all. Linds and I have lived in eight different places since we graduated (four since we got married) and every one has been a rental. We’re just ready to put our roots down and have a place we can actually work on. That’s been one of the hardest things about renting. We have all these things we want to do with our place now. We want to paint, have a larger yard for Rosie, get rid of the hideous light fixtures on the ceilings; but since we’re renting, it’s not ours to change.
There’s also the whole “paying rent” thing too. It makes so much more sense for us to pay a mortgage (essentially paying ourselves back) rather than pay someone else rent. There’s just a lot to think about when starting to look for a house.