posted on Sep, 10 2017 @ 09:38 PM
The past year we've been looking for a home to buy. Nothing has been a perfect fit. Compromise here, compromise there, and nothing was just
So we decided to buy some land with an ocean view and build our own home.
Now the fun part.
We're looking at an open floor plan and doing do with a pole barn kit. We'll add a couple of cabins attached to either side for the in-laws and
children who will never leave (
I've talked to the credit union previously, so we're pre-approved already. Just looking at a different option and something we can customize
because we're old and have special needs.
This way my bride can have the custom home of her dreams and never compromise. Plus I've always wanted a room hidden by a bookcase , the kind where
there's a hidden lever and lots of booze and books and stuff.
I'll be talking to the bank in the coming weeks to look at properties, home plans, kits, contractors.
Just thought I'd chronicle my efforts and bring you all the joys of home building.
(I might even swing a hammer or a tool or something)
The pictures are just examples from different websites and brochures that we've been looking at.
With my father-in-law coming to live with us, our home-dynamics have changed. So instead of just buying larger, we thought to customize.
And the pole barn kits look cool.
Anyone have any experience with these? Any pitfalls or down-sides I need to be aware of?
Thanks for your time,