We moved to Nashville on August 14, 2015. We moved so quickly for Lee to start his new job we didn’t have time to look and buy a house, plus we weren’t familiar with the area enough to make that kind of investment. So, we rented a townhouse with a 1 year lease.
Since ringing in 2016 we have really gotten serious about finding a house to put down roots in Nashville. We have looked in every suburb, at houses and townhouses, and in so many school districts. We weren’t having any luck finding anything that really felt like us and that fit in our price range.
We started working with a realtor who would send us weekly emails with all the houses that met our specifications, in the areas we liked, and in our price range. Nothing was panning out though. One Saturday while I was at WalMart having my groceries loaded I was looking on her website outside of our search area and found the cutest little neighborhood. I sent a picture over to Lee and he liked it too. We called our realtor, Sheila, and set up a meeting for the following weekend.
We went out a few days later and toured the neighborhood. It has a park and a community pool which we loved. We looked at house plans and toured a house that was being built. We drove around the little town and had lunch and checked it all out. Our church even has a campus near this neighborhood. We checked out the local schools and they were great. This neighborhood had everything going for it and we had a lot to think about.
We had never thought about building a house and really didn’t know if with a new little baby coming soon it was something we could take on. We thought about it and talked about it for a few days and decided that neighborhood felt like the place for us. So we went back and…
bought a lot!
Since then we have been super busy with picking out every little thing that would go inside the house. This weekend, while the girls were away, Lee and I went back out and finalized all the details. Everything is picked and we are so happy with all of our choices. Hopefully at our one year mark since moving to Nashville, we will be moving into our new house!