We got our Remodel Financing!

Yea, we got our remodel financing earlier this month. We have already “closed” and we officially have a construction loan now. I officially LOVE the City of Englewood! We moved into our house on Halloween. On November 1st, I got a newsletter from the City of Englewood. On the back page was a very short…

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Preservation Tax Credits

I finally read the very comprehensive guides that all Arapahoe Acres residents receive…who knew that we were eligible to apply for Colorado state preservation tax credits. We may possibly get 20% of the total renovation costs for eligible expenses. Yea! We’re trying to do all of the restoration on the existing house (see all of…

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Temporary Housing During the Remodel

We moved out of our house the first week of June. Tim and I have done many messy renovation projects while living in the dust. But, we figured that we shouldn’t do that to our toddler, Ty. I looked at a lot of houses nearby, but most wouldn’t give me a short term lease. We…

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Demolition – Busting Up the Concrete

I’m a few weeks behind, because we’ve been doing so much work, but I’m trying to catch up now. Tim and I thought we’d save a little money and demo our own concrete. If we had known how LITTLE money we’d save, we would have NOT done this little effort and just been drinking and…

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