It's been what feels like a very long process, but I guess it truly hasn't been too bad. Closed on my new place July 9th. Had to have the hardwoods re-finished before I could step foot in the place as the prior owner had cats--lots of them!!!
Most of the rooms required some wallpaper removal and all needed paint.
The kitchen was the big project. The way it stood before I moved in was not functional. So my dad and my uncle torn the whole thing out.
Here are the to date before and after of the kitchen: