Hilarious Tweets About House Hunting
Long days of driving from house to house, countless hours of searching online, ridiculously expensive real estate markets and losing to all-cash buyers: house hunting is tough. But stressful times can make for some great comedy.
We scoured Twitter for some of the funniest tweets about the house-hunting process. If you’re looking for a new home, you’ll find these tweets relatable. If you’ve already purchased a house, you can look back and laugh...before you have to do it all over again.
Reluctantly Crawling to Adulthood
How did we get here? A 30-year mortgage means we'll be 35 when it's paid off, right?
Wastin' Away In Suburbia
Some people find margaritas comforting, but only as a drink. Not as wallpaper.
When You Finally Find a House With That Magical Something
Does having more bathrooms result in better communication between couples? This husband thinks so.
When I Was Your Age, I Had Nothing. Still Do, Too.
Don't feel bad if some 20-somethings easily purchased a house while you scrimped and saved for years. The average age of a first-time home buyer is 46 as of 2018, according to the National Association of Realtors. Now you can feel both bad and mortified.
The First Steps of House Hunting
Will under-the-bridge land be the next hot market for young professionals?
When You Hate a Food So Much You Avoid Entire Streets
Some people avoid houses next to cemeteries. Some would rather be homeless than live near that cursed crunchy veggie called celery.
When You're Really Engaged in the Whole Process
Perhaps a glorious Klingon fight to the death between buyers is a better way to resolve bidding wars?
When Taste Takes a Backseat to Fandom
Actually, there is not a clause in the superfan handbooks that says you must paint your house the color of the local college football team. Nonetheless, this myth persists.
Discovering New and Fascinating Ways to Diminish a Home's Value
House hunting opens us up to the magical world of learning how other people live. How do we shut that door?
Does the Carpet Match the Toilet?
This person was having a tough time during their house hunt in Memphis. Not only is there carpet in the bathroom, but there's a recliner facing the tub. That's either really weird or a new relationship goal.
When the Agent Takes Your Comment About Being Sick of House Hunting Literally
While this might be a sign to change real estate agents for some people, the psych ward does have some spectacular views.
You Can't Live and Work Here if You Don't Live and Work Here Already
Are you moving for a new job and trying to buy a house? Welcome to limbo, where your proof of existence won't get here for at least two weeks.
When HGTV Standards Are Impossible to Live Up To
Perhaps all of those reality show couples are so wealthy and disconnected from reality they can't imagine a profession that could pay for those homes' listing prices.
When Life Imitates Art, Only Terribly
Chip and Joanna Gaines have their own style. It isn't inimitable, but it's definitely not this.
When the Delirium Sets In
Just think of how beautiful this room could be with a couch. Don't let reality get in the way of those dreams.
The Slow Spiral of Compromise
The point in the home-hunting journey when everything seems dead-set against you and the curb appeal of two cardboard boxes seems pretty dang tempting. The pigeon poop adds curb appeal.
It Just Needs Some TLC
If rats can live in walls, so can you.
You're Not Only Choosing the House
What if that person was trying to inform possible home buyers of his neighborhood's walkability score? Don't be so quick to judge.
Sometimes It's Awkward
Maybe they were interested in a co-op deal?
It's Not That Hard When You Think About It
Affordable housing might be an endangered species, but there's no law against bagging and tagging them yet.