Survey: Your First Owned Home

posted 2 years ago in Home
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24003 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

1. $185k in 2007

2. Single family home

3. Colorado

4. About 1700

5. It was built in the 70s.

6. Move-in ready

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2580 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

1. How much did your first owned (and not rented) home cost? 247K

2. What type of home was it? (Condo, duplex, single family home, etc.) 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo

3. Where was it? (London, Washington, D.C., Midwest USA, etc.) suburb of Washington, DC

4. How many square feet? 1200

5. How old was the home? built in 1986

6. Move-in Ready or Fixer Upper? move in ready

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9411 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

~550k, single family, Boston Metro, 3000 sf, ~25 years old, move in ready.

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5409 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

1. 380k

2. 3/1.5 Single Family

3. Northern NJ

4. 1975-ish, attic is finished/walk-up but im not sure of the square footage up there

5. 1941, 71 yrs

6. Pretty much turn key, we’d like to remodel the kitchen but its not in bad shape

7. 11/30/2012 ;-)

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11391 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

1. How much did your first owned (and not rented) home cost? $197,500

2. What type of home was it? (Condo, duplex, single family home, etc.) single family home

3. Where was it? (London, Washington, D.C., Midwest USA, etc.) Columbus, Ohio (a good neighborhood but not the BEST possible neighborhood)

4. How many square feet? 2,550

5. How old was the home? Brand new (we were first owners)

6. Move-in Ready or Fixer Upper? move in ready

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8448 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

1. $325k

2. Semi-detached

3. Milton, ON (about 45 minutes outside Toronto)

4. I wish I knew, no idea I’m bad with that. It’s 3 bed, 2 bath.

5. Built in 1978

6. Move-in Ready

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11379 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@inky_1:  maybe you should include the year it was purchased

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28145 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Oh man oh man, this is where people go ZOMG that’s why I don’t live in CA. It’s too damn expensive. :P

1. $679k in 2011

2. Townhouse

3. California

4. About 1800

5. Brand new – built in 2011

6. Move-in ready

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5518 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

1. How much did your first owned (and not rented) home cost? $205k

2. What type of home was it? (Condo, duplex, single family home, etc.)  Row home

3. Where was it? (London, Washington, D.C., Midwest USA, etc.)  NW Philadelphia

4. How many square feet? 1150

5. How old was the home? Built 1955

6. Move-in Ready or Fixer Upper? Move in ready but needed a few things.

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595 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

1. How much did your first owned (and not rented) home cost? $320 000 Just bought in July 2012 :D

2. What type of home was it? (Condo, duplex, single family home, etc.) Single Family Home

3. Where was it? (London, Washington, D.C., Midwest USA, etc.) Kingston Ontario Canada

4. How many square feet? 2800

5. How old was the home? Built in the 80′s

6. Move-in Ready or Fixer Upper? move in ready!!

 

I love it :D

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1445 posts
Bumble bee

EMBARASSING. When the man and I leave Manhattan in a few years we’re gonna feel like millionaires.

1. How much? 450,000 in 2011. That’s under what it is worth, yay.

2. What type? Apartment (it’s actually a co-op for those who know what those are)

3. Where? Manhattan

4. Square feet? 650 (NOT A JOKE, there are two bedrooms in there as well)

5. How old is the home? Built in 1911

6. Move in ready or fixer upper? It was move in ready, but I’ve since done work on it. It had a new kitchen and bath anyway which is very key.

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