During the six+ weeks the girls were gone, Jesse bought his house. He was excited to show it to them, and of course, they were excited to see it! I’m going to share a mixture of pictures of the girls’ tour and Christopher and Anna Marie’s tour.
The living room is awesome, with vaulted ceilings, incredible light coming in from tall windows, and pretty flooring.
In the little area before ascending stairs.
Standing in the hall looking into the bathroom.
Explaining what he’s done.
Looking at one of the bedrooms.
A grateful family for the Lord’s working in Jesse’s life!
“Prepare thy work without,
and make it fit for thyself in the field;
and afterwards build thine house.”
I thought y’all might enjoy seeing progress on Jesse’s house. In between renters, he’s renovating the main bath and master bath!
Talking through things.
Some brotherly advice going on here.
I do not have a wide angle, and this is a small space, so it’s hard to show it all! This is the main bath above.
Nathan is there in the master bath.
I love this picture. Drew stopped in with his mommy and was looking around at things.
Abby did a great clean up job!
“I will meditate also of all thy work, and talk of thy doings.”
We’re very excited to share with you that Jesse purchased his house debt-free this month!
Jesse (23) worked hard to save over the past years and be wise with his expenditures. Also, living at home and no rent charged enabled him to save even faster. Dad and Mom are so gracious to provide for us in that way!
So, how did this come about? Jesse’s been watching the housing market for a while. Last year, he considered a house, but after some time, he saw it wasn’t a good fit. Then, in May, we had some friends over, and as part of the conversation, they casually mentioned the house next door to them, and that it was a rental house.
Jesse had the idea to contact the owner to see if he was at all interested in selling, and would you believe, the man was just about to list his house?! Every part of the process went smoothly. We praise the Lord for this exciting answer to prayer–and a fulfillment of a vision my dad had for his sons!
Jesse plans to use the house as a rental until he needs it, and he’s not in a relationship.
Dropping off his check at the title company!
At the house closing!
I strongly recommend two resources (Preparing Sons and Buying a House Debt-Free). My parents share practically how they prepared my brothers not only to provide for their future family but also how they encouraged them to buy a house debt-free.
“… and the borrower is servant to the lender.”