Thursday Thirteen #11: Our New Home

Thirteen things I love about our NEW [rented] HOME

  1. It's a 3 bedroom condo-townhouse
  2. with a big unfinished basement
  3. and a one-car garage
  4. All windows have blinds
  5. It is close to the airport [where hubby works]
  6. And close to the town center [mall - where I plan to work, hopefully, soon...]
  7. It comes with 5 appliances [Fridge, stove, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer] -- and all brand new!!!
  8. It has a built-in fireplace [not the traditional fireplace, so no mess]
  9. My kitchen has lots of built-in cabinets
  10. And I have a big kitchen counter too [yey]
  11. There's also a walk-out patio where we can have our BBQ in the summer
  12. Neighborhood is peaceful and very quiet
  13. Best of all, we don't have to shovel [the condo management will handle this]

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Gina said...

Looks like a lovely home! You enjoy it!!!!

Margaret said...

Sounds Wonderful. New Appliances and a fireplace. How Nice.

Twyla said...

The house looks beautiful. The first house I ever owned was a 3 bedroom Townhouse and I loved it. I miss having all the counter space now that I've moved.

Tug said...

YEA for YOU!! Looks awesome...I like the way you did the video show thing...

Happy TT!

JO said...

Hi Gina, Margaret, Tywla and Tug,

Thanks and Happy TT!!! Enjoy the rest of the week!

analyse said...

wow, nice new home! looks really nice and neat..

JMom said...

Congratulations on your new home! Moving into a new place is always exciting and even better when it's something or somewhere you really love.

Miss S said...

very awesome! hope you love your house as much as we love ours :)

{{housewarming hugs}}

JO said...

Hi Analyse,
Thanks! It was neat before we moved in. LOL. Now, pieces of my kids can be found in every room of the house.

Hi JMom,
Yes, we love our new home!

Hi Miss S,
Thanks and welcome to my blog!

Leah said...

nice place you have there, i like your slide show...

it looks like you are settling just fine.

Vanessa said...

How i wish I didn't have to shovel! Lucky you, Jo! Your new abode looks very nice and cozy :)

fayenget said...

naalala ko si madir sa canada.. super love nya yung condo nila kase hi-tech ang mga gamit at ganda tlga. sana ganyan din dito.. how i wish!

Toni said...

The home is looking good, Jo!!! Thanks for sharing those pictures. :) Natuwa ako sa brand new appliances. :D

Joy said...

Hey girl, you've got a lovely house! You are indeed so blessed. Am so happy for you.

Happy unpacking!

Kevin Lam said...

One word - Marvelous!!!

kaberns said...

Hi Jo,
You've got a really nice home. I'm sure you'll enjoy decorating it for the holidays. The best part is not having to shovel snow :-)
Take care!

Soulful_SensitiveStreak said...

It looks like a very nice home. It's good that you have a patio where you can have BBQ or just a place where you can lounge and enjoy the afternoon.

I'm sure you're excited to decorate your new home. Have fun!


JO said...

Hi Leah,
Thanks! Still got a few more boxes to unpack.

Hi Vanessa,
I made sure that the condo mgmt is doing the shoveling before we sign the lease.

Hi Faye,
I've lived in 2 apartments before this, and all appliances are old tapos usually fridge and stove lang ang kasama. Kaya super happy talaga ako sa 5 appliances ko.

JO said...

Hi Toni,
Sarap talaga pag bago lahat... this condo-townhouse is only 3 years old.

Hi Joy,

Hi Lam,

Hi Kaberns,
We've got our Christmas tree set up last night.

Hi Rach,
The only thing missing is a balcony. But the patio will do.

Raquel said...

Hi Jo, yay, late na ako dito...

Super ganda ng new home. Ang linis linis pa, wow! Meron pang 5 appliances, all are brand new din. Di ko nalang i-mention lahat, kase I am echoeng na eh. Basta super ganda talaga and the best of all, everythings are convinient.

I am happy for you Jo...good luck nalang kay hubby at sa inyong lahat.

cess said...

hi jo. ganda ng house nyo! i specially love the front door and the stairs. reminds me of many hollywood movies :)

JO said...

Hi Raquel,
Thanks a lot!

Hi Cess,
Thanks! I wish we own this place, hehehe... this is the type of house we hope to buy in the near future.

niceheart said...

Looks like a very nice home, and neighbourhood. And I like that part where you don't have to shovel the snow. :)

KaDyo said...

wow , nice house, nice amenities, nice neighborhood dagdag pa yung malapit sa workplace nyong dalawa. Congrats and goodluck sa family mo. Imbitado ba kami sa BBQ hehe

Iskoo said...

ang ganda ng kitchen at lawn area! gusto ko ganyan kaganda ng magiging bahay ko :)

evi said...

jo, the house looks perfect. i'm sure you'll be busy decorating it in the next few weeks.

gracita said...

nainggit ako, i love your new house!! :) enjoy decorating the place! goodluck with hubby's new work and to you on finding the job in the nearby mall :) take care!

LhadY_miTcH said...

haha bloghop lang me hehe muzta na? happy weekend to u. d akoh nakapag message sa chatter box moh.

janiin3 said...

nice house u have there!!

JO said...

Hi Irene,
Oh yes, I made sure I don't have to shovel!

Hi KaDyo,
Location is very convenient talaga.

Hi Iskoo,
I'm sure mas maganda pa dito ang magiging bahay mo!

JO said...

Hi Evi,
If only I got the budget to decorate the whole house I would, but for now, one room at a time.

Hi Gracita, Mitch and Janiin,
Thanks a lot!

Ann said...

Sulit naman pala yung pagod sa paglilipat. Sana kami rin makapaglipat na pero sana hindi na rito, sa ibang bansa naman...hehehe.

Mahal siguro ang rent dyan kasi semi-furnished na sya.

cruise said...

my brother and his family will be moving to canada, sana makakuha dins ila ng ganyang kagandang bahay :)

Bugsy said...

Happy new home, JO! May your new home be always filled with love and joy.

P.S> I like the patio best because I always enjoy barbecue parties, be it with family or with friends.

JO said...

Hi Ann,
Apartments here comes with 2 appliances - fridge and stove... If you rent Condos/townhouses/houses, it usually comes with 5 appliances.

Hi Cruise,
If they got a bigger budget for rent, then they can easily find something like this. Goodluck to them! Tell them to try Calgary.

Hi Bugsy,
Hubby is also looking forward to BBQ time...

fennymun said...

What a lovely and spacious home! Enjoy your time decorating it with warmth and love!

JO said...

Hi Fenny,
If only I have unlimited funds to decorate, I would! But for now, just the basic essentials will do.

Junnie said...

Dream house indeed! Sarap mag decorate diyan!

JO said...

Hi Junnie,
Masarap mag decorate kung "unlimited" ang funds ko for shopping... kaso hindi eh. Besides I need the expertise of your wife to make it look like your homey home!

Enjoy your trip!