Our Eyewitness News special "30 Years: The Habitat Story" looks at another aspect of owning your own home for the first time: What you do once you get the keys to the house.
After all of that sweat, after all of the hammering, the fretting, the paperwork, you have your new home. Now what?
Her name is Carol Haven.
In late 2012, she took the Habitat experience another step forward by spearheading a new program called 'Welcome Home' in the back of her SUV.
These are a few of the staple every homeowner needs.
It may seem a small step many of us take for granted, but for someone like Stephanie Baker who will soon move into her new Habitat home, it means so much especially for her children when they see that red book case.