Final package - keys, & note for the new owners

That’s it, that’s all!

Well it’s closing day and it’s with mixed emotions that we say goodbye to our first home. All the hard work and stress of moving aside, and as much as we  are looking forward to starting our next chapter with the new house, I couldn’t help feeling a little sad as I took my last […]

Photo: Our new house. Pre-renovation

It’s a good day to buy a house!

Sometimes to get what you want, you have to be willing to walk away – which is exactly what we did when offer negotiations with the seller of the house we wanted reached a stalemate. After flat out rejecting our initial offer (which was admittedly WELL below his rather inflated asking price), it was pretty […]

Photo: SOLD by by Michael Mandarello, RE/MAX Agent

SOLD!

Up and down in less than 48 hours….and here we were all geared up to endure at least a couple weeks of stress around keeping the house in immaculate ‘show ready’ condition. When we listed the house, we thought we were a little bit on the ambitious side in terms of our asking price.  After reviewing the […]

Photo: Contemporary Exterior Concept. McClellan Architects

Welcome to The Dreamhouse Project

So what is The Dreamhouse Project?? Simply put, it’s going to be our all comsuming labour of love over the next year. We started this blog to document the journey – our ups and downs, musings and random thoughts on selling our house, moving in with parents, renovations, design ideas and everything along the way […]