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Buying Land

Let me tell you a little bit about our land journey.  We’ve always planned to build our dream home when we’ve sold our current house.  We wanted to move back to the country on about 3-5, mostly wooded, acres.  This has been our plan for years. We’ve been casually looking…

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2nd..err..3rd House Showing

So we had our 2nd house showing a couple days ago.  In actuality it was the 3rd showing that was booked, but the 2nd one was a no-show.  Our realtor says that doesn’t happen often, but it does happen.  Our security system is extra helpful right now in letting us…

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1st Showing!

So yesterday we had our first house showing!  Yay!  So exciting, but so nerve wracking at the same time.  We were supposed to get 2 hours’ notice on any potential showings and they are set up through a service.  Well it didn’t exactly go that way…at all.  Our realtor called…

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The First 24 Hours

So it’s been about 24 hours since our house went on the market and I am anxious and nervous.  We’ve had no request for showings yet, but we’ve had over 180 views of the listing on Zillow and 3 saves.  Is this good?  I don’t know.  It went on the…

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Selling Our House

So where should I start on our home journey?  Let me first tell you about us and our history in our current house.  We have lived here for 16 1/2 years.  When we bought the house we never planned to be here this long.  This was our starter home and…

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Don’t Dumb Down Language

Many times over the last year or two I get comments from shocked people that are seemingly baffled that Creative Kid knows a certain word and uses it correctly. I don’t strive to teach him words above what he can comprehend, but I also don’t ‘dumb down’ the language I…

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Welcome!

Welcome!  If you’ve found this page, you’re reading my first live post!  I’m sorry for the mess around here as I tweak this site.  I started working on this site 2 years ago and then this little thing called life got in the way.  So many things have happened in…

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