I got a few questions related to our condos yesterday. So as most of you know, Kevin and I live one floor apart in a high rise condo building uptown Charlotte. This is how we met! :) Ohhhhh would yall wanna see pictures of my condo? Okay, here it is! Please ignore the stuff everywhere - it's pretty well known that I have grown out of this place haha!
Back to the story - this is now a problem since we're engaged and we both own them! Kevin was smart 2.5 years ago when we first started dating and put us on the wait list for renting. You see, per our Homeowners Association Bylaws, only 25% of the building can be rented at one time. We were 63 and 64 on the list when we went on it that long ago. Guess how many spots we have moved up?
FIVE. FIVE! Can you believe that? Five spots! Leasing permits are hot commodities and rarely turn over! Oh it makes me so bitter. Some folks have been forced to short sell or foreclose on their units therefore driving the prices down on other units. I will say this - it is nice to not have a bunch of renters in our building. That would be chaos. So my unit is officially on the market and not in a huge rush to sell it. After all, Kevin and I won't live together until we're married.
This is my kitchen and the living area.
Mostly all of my house is the yellow-ish color but I do have this bold blue accent wall in my bedroom. I love it.
This is the other angle of my room. A small walk in closet and the chest of drawers is something very special that my Dad made. How cool is that?!!! It's my favorite piece in my home.
This is the main entry way area - a lil computer nook! Yes I realize that most condos in a downtown do not have queen anne tables and chairs and oriental rugs. I'm okay with this though!
This is one of the views off my balcony. The other way is of the Bank of America corporate tower that I'd love to show you but Blogger won't let me upload a vertical picture. It's very cool though!
So that's my lil unplanned condo tour for today! Have I told you all that it was on the 4th Ward Holiday Home Tour in December 2008? About 1500 people toured through it in one weekend. It was very fun! Mom came down and decked it out with fresh magnolia and all kinds of greenery, Carolers and more Christmas decorations. I have a sign in book from everyone that came through and I just love looking back at that!