I haven't posted an update lately about the house next door. After they finished the outside you couldn't really hear or see what was going on anymore, so most of the excitement had worn off. Well, it's totally done. They even had an open house a few weeks ago and of course I went to check it out. They have it totally decorated and furnished.
They finished the landscaping the day before the open house. Now my lawn, which actually has a higher grass to weed ratio than usual, is feeling self conscious.
Here's what it looked like after they cleared the lot. See that little house on the right. Now it's gone!