Taking a look at the first draft floorplan for our mountain home, considering the layout in light of our design goals, and suggesting some edits.
Beginning the process of securing a residential construction loan, including considering the different loan options and submitting financial paperwork.
We received the first draft of our home’s design, which ticked a lot of our design goals in the first pass, but still left plenty of design work to do.
Our master list of design goals for our custom mountain home, from the mission-critical to the not very important but still nice to have.
Planning out the initial design goals for our home, including incorporating ideas from the book A pattern language and the orientation of our site.
Closing on our real estate purchase in Summit County and getting an architectural contract together
Going under contract on our real estate purchase in Summit County
Receiving a counter-offer from the sellers and deciding what we’re going to do about it
Figuring out how to form an offer on an undeveloped piece of land.
Walking an undeveloped lot with our architect to determine if it’s the right one for us.