The Setback

Day 10 . The Setback | Te Amo Too

You guys, the whole buying process is kind of stressful! I don’t think we ever had to sign so many documents in our lives (and by we I mean my husband!). You fill out so many forms and go after so many documents, and then it’s all the back and forth of I need this and that. These things make me cringe! I always think they’re gonna ask for something that we don’t have. Like it happens every single time I am trying to renew my driver’s license (it expires the same day we have to renew our visas). Our closing day […]

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The Day We Found a House

Day 9 . The Day We Found a House | Te Amo Too

I told you a couple of posts ago that I started doing my research and saving favorite house listings pretty early on. After we did a drive by and eliminated a few houses, we talked to our realtor about the ones we were interested in and she scheduled the walk ins. Going house shopping is so much fun and surreal at the same time. It’s one of those things that I wanted so much but it always felt so far away in the future. And when it’s time, it just feels like you’re living in a dream. Just like your […]

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My 5 Best Tips for Buying a House

My 5 Best Tips for Buying a House | Te Amo Too

At this point in life I have a lot of experience packing and moving but I am absolutely not an expert on buying a house, since we just bought our first one, and we’re still not done with the process. So I am just going to share what happened to us and I hope it helps! I would love to hear about your experiences on the comment section below. The process of buying a house starts way earlier than you would think. For us, it actually started a few years ago. We knew that we would like to buy a […]

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How to Find a House in a New Town

How to Find a House in a New Town | Te Amo Too

Google, Google and Google. As soon as my husband accepted the job offer in Virginia I started doing my research online. At first I was excited about the city which led me to google things like “what to do in Richmond”, but soon after that I wanted to be prepared for the biggest purchase of our lives: our first house. This led me to more Googling – “what I should know about Richmond”, “moving to Richmond”, “good school districts in Richmond”, basically any Richmond combination I could think of! Download the Realtor.com app for your phone. I tried a couple […]

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