Nessie the Flip House: Week 10

I hope you enjoy these weekly updates as I navigate through the business of flipping houses one house at a time!!  Check in each Friday to see weekly update of how this house progresses!  To catch up on the progress on Nessie, check out her previous posts here.  If you’re new here (Hello!!!),  or just enjoy walking down memory lane, you can see my 6 previous flip houses here.  Thanks for coming along for the ride!!  

First of all, did you happen to catch my rare Wednesday post?  I'm hoping to get back into posting twice a week, so you should be seeing those a lot more often!

So.... Nessie!  Yeah... I'm calling this house a tortoise because I'm really hoping that slow and steady will win the race.  The plus side is that we aren't rushing to list by a certain date to hit the hot spring market or anything like that, but as with any flip, the longer we hold onto it, the more we spend in holding costs.  Nessie chug chuggeded steadily along this week.  I think she can, I think she can, I think she can.

My electrician kept at his task of rewiring.  My plumber was supposed to be working on rough plumbing, but ended up hurting his back and was out of commission for the week.  At least the hardscaping (new patio and walkway repair) FINALLY started:




My contractor's guys were also on the job this week.  The dark cave of a bathroom now has a bit of natural light, subsequently making it feel more spacious and welcoming (even with no walls...).



The kitchen got 2 new bright and open windows:



And she got an AC unit that I'm jealous of.  Not that it's anything fancy, just it's existence since we don't have central air yet at our house.



Next week, the patio, walkway, and retaining wall repairs should be all set and I'm crossing my fingers that the landscaping could potentially get started.  The plumber should be back on his feet and working on getting some plumbing back in this house.  I hear that houses with running water and toilets sell much faster.  I'll be picking up flooring for the bowling alley and hopefully making decisions on floor tile for both bathrooms.  I've been making a list of projects for myself, but I can't dig in on any until we have walls.  Ah walls.  Won't that be glamorous?


Until next week!  Have a stellar weekend!!