The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr and fiance Lauren Burnham celebrate as they buy their first home together
The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr and fiance Lauren Burnham have bought their first home together.
The two, who found love on the TV show, shared pictures of their new propoerty in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Instagram.
Wrote Arie: 'Officially new home owners! Annnnnd I have blue pants to match our door.
'Officially new home owners!' The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr and fiance Lauren Burnham celebrate as they buy their first home together
His bride-to-be Lauren shared a similar snap, writing: 'Officially new home owners!'
While he was billed as a racing car driver during his time on TV, Arie has a day job as a realtor, for RE/MAX Excalibur in Scottsdale. Lauren is now studying to join him in working in the property industry.
Arie was living in a condo when he appeared on the show, which he and Lauren traded for their $870,000 2,607 square-feet home.
Big step: Arie was living in a condo when he appeared on the show, which he and Lauren traded for their $870,000 2,607 square-feet home
The couple previously told Us Weekly that they viewed more than 70 properties before settling on their purchase.
Initially they had made an offer on a fixer-upper, before Lauren got cold feet.
'Lauren was completely overwhelmed,' Arie told Us Weekly of his bride, who moved to Arizona from her Virginia Beach home after their engagement.
TV fame: Arie and Lauren are pictured on Jimmy Kimmel; they found love on The Bachelor
Their final purchase was a new build, and ready to move in.
'From the minute I walked into this house, I had a good feeling,' said Arie.
Arie and Lauren's relationship started under a cloud, after he dumped her for now Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, before changing his mind.
Lauren was quick to forgive Arie, and the couple have set a wedding date of January 12, 2019 for their nuptials in Hawaii.
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