House hunting

Our stay in Utah, was supposed to be only temporary. Living in Pleasant Grove with my parents was a bit tight & a bit stressful. I enjoyed having them around, especially when Jase was out of town, but at times we felt that it was too much for Grandpa Calabio who was waiting for Kidney Surgery.

We started looking for a place to rent since April. We looked up in SLC down to Springville. We walked through many rentals & discussed our amount that we could pay....which was not much. Each place that we would look at just didn't feel right.

One day Jase went up the Provo River to do some fishing with a buddy. As he drove through Heber City, he called me to tell me that Heber was the place we needed to move to. I responded as any Hawaiian would: "it's much too cold for me!" He persisted & I began the rental hunt online. There wasn't much available, the area I guess is just much too desirable.

After much hunting, working with our finances, we decided to look for houses to purchase. If we're gonna be on this continent for a few years, then buying a house might be smarter on our finances. Of course a mortgage is less than renting, so that convinced us enough. We went with Cousin Cali on the House hunt, we felt that Heber was the place...so the hunt began.

We saw many odd looking houses, things are much different than Hawaii. We saw and liked many...but we didn't love them. We found one posted on KSL as FSBO, we drove up & knew it was the one. Right when we walked in, we knew that was it. A nice family owned it and we started the purchase process!

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