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The House Hunting Chronicles: New Year, New Listings

The start of 2017 marks 6 months that V and I have been searching for our forever home. The first week of the new year brought a promising number of new listings – we saw eight houses the first weekend of the new year – but that quickly died down. 93 more words

Our Acreage Adventure!

We moved out to a farm!!!  I’m still in shock! We have been dreaming and scheming of moving to the country for YEARS and it is finally happening! 1,681 more words

Hobby Farm Life

House hunt: Unconditional

13 December 2016

Wowie. I’m sitting beside mama in our wee office, it’s 4:23pm, and she is transferring the deposit of $10,000 for OUR NEW HOUSE. 95 more words


House hunt: The hunt is over?

12 December 2016


That’s what today was, at least in our corner of Aotearoa.

And no, it wasn’t the fact that it was my first day back in Northland, or that mama and I (plus brother and sister) chose an impossibly fragrant green Christmas tree and strung it with six sets of lights (yus), or that we had 20 of us here tonight playing volleyball and eating pizza. 209 more words


House hunt: An important text

9 December 2016

It’s late afternoon.

I just got a text from mama about the orphan house in Manukau. I quote:

“Hi darling. We put in an offer for 12000 he came back with 14000.

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House hunt: Disappointment

17 November 2016

Today we lost the Mt Albert orphan house.

I called mama and papa to see how the signing of the paper was going, and when papa answered, his voice was limp. 252 more words


House Hunting

The current housing market on Long Island is brutal. Imagine the opening of the Hunger Games when they all have to run to the cornucopia and grab whatever supplies they can to survive day one, only instead of an assortment of supplies and weapons, it’s a bunch of Cape Cod style homes, splits, and the rare ranch here and there. 670 more words