Military Significant Others and Spouse Support -
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 20 of 20

Thread: When you bought your first house

  1. Dancing Backwards in High Heels
    HisJuliet's Avatar
    HisJuliet is offline
    Dancing Backwards in High Heels
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Umm...yes. Freaked out when I bought it, freaked out in the process of getting a mortgage, freaked out every month when I get the mortgage bill, freaked out when I had the heater replaced, freaking out waiting for the new roof bill....

    I love homeownership....
  2. Moderator
    TheSisterWife's Avatar
    TheSisterWife is offline
    Join Date
    Jan 2010

    Thank youuuuu all for your input. DH is more freaked out than I am. I actually think he's going to get cold feet and we're going to end up renting for a while. Which will probably mean renting forever. I don't even know now. There are pros and cons both ways, I've just really talked myself into the pros of buying so if we switch gears I'm going to have to do all that talking to myself all over again and I feel like a lunatic!
  3. Senior Member
    Guynavywife's Avatar
    Guynavywife is offline
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Blog Entries
    No, because I had not yet figured out that much of the common knowledge about buying houses were lies.
    If you want my opinion on your relationship or life issues, just ask Villanelle!
    Quote Originally Posted by LittleMsSunshine View Post
    I think it's really funny when people come on here, and automatically assume that everyone here is a gung-ho, hoo-rah, i-bleed-red-white-and-blue, kiss-my-military-ass, people-in-uniform-can-do-no-wrong, and i'm-entitled-to-everything bitch.
    "RIP Blackie, and Whitey, New Whitey. Goodbye Poopers and Momma Beige and Lady Grey. New Blackie and the Whitey Sisters rule the roost now!"
  4. MilitarySOS Jewel
    jellybeanerr's Avatar
    jellybeanerr is offline
    MilitarySOS Jewel
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Blog Entries

    I was excited until we closed and got the keys then it was kind of an O SHIT moment
  5. aka Mrs Gibberish
    =Mrs.AiNokeA='s Avatar
    =Mrs.AiNokeA= is offline
    aka Mrs Gibberish
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Nope, I was excited.
  6. Senior Member
    *Stephanie*'s Avatar
    *Stephanie* is offline
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    JBER; Anchorage, AK
    We're still in the super long process of building but some days, yes. I'm mostly excited and ready to move in though.
  7. Banned
    gunsgirl's Avatar
    gunsgirl is offline
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    no it was very stress free for us, we found the house and closed 31 days later, then we bought our second home and that too was relatively pain free. the only issue I had was taking HHL and only having 3 days to find a home that would be my forever home. but when I met our agent in person I knew everything would be all right.
    we looked at 18 houses before we saw this one, and then another 6 after, and we chose this house the second day and had a contract that night.
  8. Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear.
    airmanssweetie's Avatar
    airmanssweetie is offline
    Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear.
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    McChord AFB, WA

    I don't think we were too nervous about it..other than being responsible for things , like if something broke, we'd have to fix it vs maintenance ya know? We were REALLY nervous and freaking out when we found our house and put in an offer right away etc, we were nervous and excited and just on a really big adrenaline rush. DH walked in to our house and just KNEW it was the one for us. He was like a kid in a candy store, it was really cute! We spent an hour and a half inside with the realtor just going over everything and seeing if we could afford it or not bc it was at the top of our price line. In the end, we got it and we love it! It's really neat to have our own house now!
  9. Senior Member
    GreenSoap's Avatar
    GreenSoap is offline
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Fort Bragg
    I was 19 when my ex and I became first time homeowners and a part of me was super naive and didn't realize what a HUGE responsibility owning a home is! We ended up selling 5 years later..... DH and I are looking at buying next year and I am SUPER nervous as I know he is too.
    A part of me is uber excited but the nervous part of me outweighs the excited part.
  10. Senior Member
    CPANavyWife's Avatar
    CPANavyWife is offline
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Nah, I love real estate.... Once we found the right house it was always like 'Ok, let's wrap this up... What do we need to do to get the keys'
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts