Post # 1
So DH and I are in the VERY begining of our house hunting….. so this is more just for fun.
But I fell in love with this house (again this is more hypothetical, to get any idea of what we are lookng for in Sep)
I grew up in apartements so I have always known I want a large two story house. Non negotiable. We are in our 30’s so the idea of a “starter home” is a little behind us.
FI thinks this house is a little pretentious and too big. It could be just the way it is staged.
Thoughts? (plus it is okay to post a link on here right…. or is that bad?)
Post # 3
If you can afford it, and its in a good neighborhood with good schools why not?
Post # 4
to me, it depends on if you’re planning on having kids. I LOVE the house so I voted that it’s beautiful! But I wouldn’t get it personally because we don’t want kids so it’d be too much for me. We have a 2 br apt now & we don’t even use the 2nd room that often lol
Post # 5
Well the house is gigantic, but it just depends on your needs. Is it just the two of you or is their children involved? Will there be children? The house has 5 bedrooms, so if there’s no kids it seems a bit excessive. Although you could use one or two as home offices and guest bedrooms.
Also, the house has 5 bathrooms, which sounds wonderful, but someone has to clean all those bathrooms every week. Not my idea of a good time, but if you want 5 bathrooms then there you go!
so you entertain a lot? Because the kitchen and dinning room are massive, which is wonderful but you don’t really need all that space unless you entertain a lot, kwim? I forgot to check out the lot size.. I’ll go back and look at that.
Post # 6
that house is gorgeous and it looks like a wonderful forever home if you can afford it!
Post # 7
@nonapkns: i love the house! Dont like the furniture or curtains inside, but love the house. Gorgeous
Post # 8
We DO want kids…. maybe 3 of 4 if we are so lucky. But hopefully at least 2.
The whole reason we chose Vegas over Sn Fran is so we could afford a big beautiful house… and this is what I think of when I think of big and beautiful.
Plus his family is overseas and my family will be a few hours away so we def want spare bedrooms… we were looking for something with a guest house but they dont seem overly popular in Vegas.
Post # 9
@Katie Koekblik: yeah, the curtains are what makes it look very formal to me…. and a little “old” like a retired couple lives there.
You are from South Africa! That is where are in-laws will be visiting us. I love my in laws to death… but I will need space to get away because when they visit, obviously they stay for a really long time!
Post # 10
@nonapkns: Wow! That is a gorgeous house! I think you’re right about the staging being pretentious and not the actual house. That furniture and those curtains seem very formal (and not really my style), but I don’t think the house itself it pretentious. I don’t think it’s too big if you plan to have kids and want spare bedrooms. I think if you are able to afford it you should go for it!
Post # 11
That house is stunning, I’d buy it. Although where I live in Canada that would be a million dollar+ home haha
Post # 14
The style is a bit middle aged but you can change that. I think it’s quite big but if you are ok with cleaning (or can get a cleaning lady) then I say go for it.
Post # 15
I love it but it would be REALLY expensive to furnish.
Post # 16
I love it. I don’t think its too much at all, if you’re planning on having kids. Especially since you’re not necessarily looking for a starter home either. This home just screams “FOREVER HOME” to me.