Let me tell you I did not think that would be us right now! Albrecht and I every once in a while dreamt about owning our own house – especially Albrecht. Since Albrecht just started his business though and me being in/out of school and not working right now and us paying quiet a lot of rent a month we did not think that would be a possibility for at least a few years. One of our goals for this year was actually to put more money aside to be able to buy in a few years. Well – here we are 😀
Albrecht kept checking for houses in our area and after we looked at a few and discovered areas where we did not wanted to live 😀 and found a few houses that we thought were very overpriced and also not the right fit for us we found our house. To say its “ours” is still beyond crazy! We did not set out to buy a house but at the same time we hated how much money we were spending on rent a year and Albrecht really wanted to own his own place and also knew we would love to stay in Bonn. It´s a commitment and in an ideal situation I would be done with school and we would be ready to truly settle down but life does not happen that way sometimes and I am not sure if its even suppose too.
We could have chosen to wait a few more years, spend 30.000 euros more on rent and be financially in a better position but we decided to take the risk and jump. We knew how the market worked, the house had a really good price point, we managed to solve the financing and we are willing to do pretty much all the work on the house ourselves (and there is a lot to do 😀 ), so it all got together nicely! Although we had a few nerv wrecking nights lol
Due to privacy reasons I will not show the front of our house 😀 but I will try to take you along on our journey for the rest of our house!