Our New House (ONH) in Rancho Mission Viejo

We find the perfect downsizing home with a master bedroom, laundry and guest bedroom on the first level!

Making Progress

September 16, 2018

Went out to visit the house yesterday (Saturday, Sept. 15th) and it didn’t seem like there was a huge amount of progress. From the outside it appeared there was more siding and roofing done, but when I went inside I saw that the entire sheetrocked walls — in the house and in the garage —…

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Rancho Mission Viejo’s Upcoming Villages

September 15, 2018

14,000 homes! Yep…that’s how many will eventually be built here in Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV). Below is a map overlay of current RMV villages (e.g., Sendero; Escencia) and future ones, depicted in gray. The surrounding black dashed lines are the boundaries of the 23,000 acre Rancho Mission Viejo, a master planned community that will eventually…

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Under Construction: Sept. 8th

September 8, 2018

Here are a few photos taken on of our new home being built in Rancho Mission Viejo‘s Escencia neighborhood on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Click on any photo to view a larger version:

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Our New Home: The Model

August 31, 2018

This is the model for the home we purchased, William Lyon Homes’ Residence 4. Click on any photo to see a larger view:

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Our New Home: The Video

August 30, 2018

This is a brief video I shot of my lovely bride, Michelle Lamb, and me in the model of the home we’ve purchased:

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Rancho Mission Viejo: The Development

August 18, 2018

Family & friends back in Minnesota have been asking questions like, “Wait…where the hell is Rancho Mission Viejo!?!” Our new house is in an Orange County, CA development called Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV). Besides being all brand new, it receives almost a constant light breeze from the ocean that is absolutely delightful!

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