It’s almost over, folks! B and I close on our first home together in slightly over a week, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re staying at my parents’ place until we move and, while they’re great, you just get tired of living out of a suitcase and not being able to order Subscribe and Save from Amazon (or maybe that’s just me?)
We learned a lot during our 4 month house hunting extravaganza, mostly that we never ever want to move again because it’s so stressful. Luckily, the finances themselves weren’t stressful because we tried to prepare as much as possible beforehand. Here are the steps we took toward buying our first house together, and how you can buy your first house by following this outline.