Austin TX Real Estate - Hill Country Austin Lakeway Homes for Sale: Relocating- First Hand Experience Part 5

Relocating- First Hand Experience Part 5

We have a FRAME!  Yeah!  And that "yeah" is said with a shrug, as I'm still not excited about the move. I can't believe how quickly they got this done after dragging their feet for months to get started in the first place.  Windows should be in by now as these pictures were taken on Monday.

 

 

Look at that lovely 4 (FOUR) car garage!!  And that is actually said with excitement!

 

 

 

 

 

The kitchen and nook look huge. The main kitchen is going to be darker than I want, but not as dark as their original plans as I made them put larger horizontal windows.  They took out the main window for some stupid reason, and they refused to put it back in.  Whatever... at least I got larger windows than the other house they built like this.

 

 

 

And this is the roof Tech Shield, radiant barrier stuff.  Looks like just plain aluminum foil, but it's going to help keep the utility costs down.  We looked at getting it done to our current house, and even scheduled the appt after getting estimates, but then decided to move instead.

 

 

All in all, it looks like things are moving along. It's hard to build a house and not be there.  I usually go by the houses quite often for my out of town clients.  However, I don't have anyone to do that for me there.  My in-laws were nice enough to stop by, but it's not a hop, skip, and a jump away to ask them to do it very often. 

We're still looking at the end of February or early March.

Comment balloon 9 commentsDonna Harris • November 20 2008 02:26PM

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It is exciting to see a home going from the ground up. Best of luck with this one!

your friend in Charlottesville!

Posted by Charles McDonald, REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner (Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions) almost 10 years ago

Charles, I'm hoping so because this is the only thing that's starting to excite me about the move.

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com) almost 10 years ago

Congrats on getting a brand new home.  It's fun to be the first ones living in a home.  Hope it will be ready in time. 

Posted by Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info (Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers) almost 10 years ago

Georgie, Yeah, I help people build homes all the time, and I've never lived in a brand new one, so that's going to be pretty cool... though my husband has had 2 previous brand new homes, so that's not fair.

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com) almost 10 years ago

Hi Donna... Building a new home is exciting.  Thanks for sharing the pics with us!

Posted by Steve Shatsky almost 10 years ago

Steve, Yes, it can be. But it's still very hard when you're not there catching the mistakes that inevitably happen.

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com) almost 10 years ago

I'm loving that you're sharing the progression of your new home!

Looks like you're about 90 days out now!!!

Keep us updated and let us know when the house warming party is!!!

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) almost 10 years ago

cool!

Posted by Greg Nino, Houston, Texas (RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP) almost 10 years ago

Donna: The house is looking good. Life is an adventure so enjoy the ride.

Posted by Carl Winters almost 10 years ago

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