We have been looking for over a year now in a very specific area with no luck. Yesterday, first day on the market and we wrote an offer and they accepted at 11 PM yesterday. I know some of you are scratching your heads and going 11 houses! 1978 to present and two of them we were in for 14 years combined. Except for Vegas, all of them in WI. One of them was a Lake Michigan home we owned and the IL buyers wanted to be in by a certain summer date. We were in a rush and just settled on a home. Lived there 18 months and sold. One was the Vegas home. Two years and out and then we again settled for a house back here in WI. 14 months and out of that one. We (my wife) have gotten very good at packing & boxing. I hope this is the last move. We were looking to downsize and even considered a condo but that just isn't for me. We did downsize by a whopping 200 sq ft, but at least I don't have 73 pages of condo association rules and regs to read through. If the snow and grass get to be too much, I'll just hire somebody. That's a hell of a lot cheaper than monthly condo fees. After closing, the painting begins!