So it has been a while since I've updated on how the whole home buying process was going.... and it is going great. We have a contract on the house we wanted. In the contact the seller gave us $2,000 for a carpet allowance and let us use the remainder to replace the back french doors. The old doors were leaking and ruined the laminate floor in the living room. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind. We've had it inspected and selected out home owner's insurance. We picked out carpet and doors and had them installed. We signed our loan papers and are on track to close on February 26th. We've even started packing... which is quickly becoming my least favorite part of this whole experience.
The first thing Lucas did when he saw the new carpet was take his shoes off and drive a toy car around.