I hinted last week about a wonderful development in the life of my family.
I’d written a while back about our journey towards building a house on the farm. For years it’s been a dream of ours (me and Sean), and we’ve had one huge hang-up: the Rural Municipality council was not allowing us to build.
Well, over the last few months because of some changes in the bylaws and with the council, the hard work of my father-in-law, and the grace of God some things changed. And last week the phone call came from the RM planner. We have the go-ahead to proceed with subdividing the land and will be able to build. Praise God!!
I can’t even express all of the feelings I have now. It’s like a quiet bubbling of rejoicing in my heart.
This is just the first step of many… but the ability to take this step is exhilarating (as first steps always are!) Just a few of the things to do now are:
- Subdivide the land
- Gather house prices and assess our mortgage capability
- Map out where the house will go on the land
- Get utilities brought in, and possibly digging a basement
- Sell our condo
- Order our house
- And probably a million details in between…
So the process has only just begun… BUT IT’S BEGUN!!
(Enjoy some of my favourite interior pictures today - many I’ve posted before, sorry - from my house inspiration files. You might also want to check out my “20 Things” series. Just click on the tag at the bottom of the linked post to see more.)