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I Just Bought My First House!

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by IronBuckI, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    I closed on my first house tonight. After 6 mos. of looking, and a month and a half of negotiating, and getting shit together. I finally have my own place! It's ok to eat bologna sandwiches for breakfast lunch and dinner, over the next 3 months isn't it? Man I'm poor now.
  2. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    They will be the best bologna sandwiches you've ever tasted.

    Congrats!!! :)
  3. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    Thanks...I'm going to need it.:tongue2:
  4. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    good for you ironbuck.....a great step....

    now your "to do" list just got about 10x longer.....but it is worth it....
  5. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    There's nothing like owning your own place and not having to pay some other fucker rent. Now you just have to pay the fucking bank mortgage. :biggrin:
  6. The KSB

    The KSB 4-4-11/11-5-11

    When are you going to spend your first night in it?
  7. FKAGobucks877

    FKAGobucks877 The Most Power-Drunk

    I tell you truth, wise decision. My wife and I built our first house about two and a half years ago, and it's the best thing we've done. Seriously, with the way mortgage rates have been (and they're still really low), I honestly feel it's better to stretch yourself a little thin now, because in two or three or five years, you won't be able to afford the same house, simply because the rates will be higher. It was pretty tight for us for a while (hell, it probably still is, I'm just used to it by now), but oh, so worth it. I won't ever have to move. I will, but I won't have to...:biggrin:
  8. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand.

    Congrats... we are back to renting since we moved... I forgot how much I hated it. Of course we haven't sold our house yet so we are paying rent and a mortgage... that sucks!

    one of the best things about owning you house is that you can do repairs and upgrades yourself. I went crazy when we bought our first house... new floors, finished basement, new deck etc. Have fun!
  9. ArtilleryBuck

    ArtilleryBuck Junior

    Congratulations....On a related note, I just sold my first house.
  10. kinch

    kinch Wash me Staff Member


    Do you have a lawnmower yet? Snowblower? Weedwhacker?
  11. Buckeyeskickbuttocks

    Buckeyeskickbuttocks Z --> Z^2 + c Staff Member

    Congrats Iron. Oh the joys of home ownership...
  12. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    Hello ??? In a 'formal' family decision, it was determined that any repairs we had in mind done had to be FINISHED in the same decade.. so beyond changing plugs and other equally challenging tasks, I call Igor... Igor can do anything... and he actually FINISHES things... Gives me a real bad rap... I have GREAT tools... lots of 'em.. and man are they clean and shiney...

    Hey Iron.. welcome to real bills... now just fill up that house with youngins... and as George Carlin says "shit"... cuz you have to fill a house with "shit.. lots of shit"... "until you have to buy another house.. because you just have TOO much shit for this one"
  13. The wife talked me into a move 5 years ago and we had so much shit it took 5 24 foot moving vans! Dang near killed me and almost ended in divorce..
  14. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    Congrats!! It feels great to sit in your own house. I remember during the first week in my first house, I'd find myself just standing there looking at the walls or the yard and saying to myself "I own this. This is MINE."

    I don't know where you're moving from, but I was in an apartment with very noisy neighbors. It was absolutely fantastic to sit in my house and hear nothing bangin on the walls or ceiling.

    And just wait untill tax time- you'll love it then!
  15. stxbuck

    stxbuck Woody wore Sambas

    I bought a house last year and i love it. Fortunately, I was able to buy it from a guy who had already fixed the place up pretty sweet, so I don't have to worry about any remodeling or anything.....Be prepared for the heat bills to knock you in the ass compared to an apartment, tho..........

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