Frame It Up

It has only been a week and a half since demo started but it seems like so much has happened! Framing for the new walls started last week and this week they started on the plumbing and electrical. And… over the weekend I picked out cabinets, some fixtures and faucets, toilets, and appliances! There have […]

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Demo Day

Lesson Number 1: Don’t buy a house in the fall. Before doing anything inside the house, we had to tackle cleaning up the yard. The house was vacant while it was listed so the yard had not been maintained and leaves were at least a foot high. Thankfully, my parents, brother and brother-in-law all helped […]

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Welcome to My House

For the last six months I have been looking to buy a house in Atlanta. I pretty much looked at every house inside the perimeter within my budget (no joke, ask my realtor) and finally found the perfect place. I had something particular in mind – a fixer upper in a decent location. For me, […]

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