Well, maybe! The lease on our current apartment is up the end of this month and after debating what to do (get a house now or wait), we have decided to extend our lease another 7 months. Which means, that come March 2008, we will (hopefully) be moving into a HOUSE! This was a hard decision because we are basically throwing money away living in an apartment, but we are trying to get out of debt first (thanks to Dave Ramsey and his Christ-like teachings about finance), so we will stick it out in our 872 square foot apartment for a while longer! It's still a little early to be looking at houses (since everything that we find now most likely won't be available when we're ready to move), so we are "in the market for neighborhoods", as Collin says. We are planning on staying in the greater Houston area to be near Collin's job and we have a few areas in mind. We have several neighborhoods that we really like but we are trying to stay away from certain freeways (mainly 290 and I-10), so that cuts down our options. The most realsitic possibilities now seem to be Pearland, Katy (Cinco Ranch), and Sugar Land. It will be an interesting few months to see how everything plays out and how God reveals to us the neighborhood and house that He desires for us. We are really excited about this, but the thought of being homeowners is a little scary at the same time!!! If anyone knows of any great deals on buying or building or has any advice for us, we would greatly appreciate it since we are both total newbies at this! We covet your prayers over the upcoming months and we'll keep you updated once the real fun begins!
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