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Land Prep Work

So today was a big day for us on the home build front, we were finally going to start clearing the land and cutting down trees to make way for the driveway.  This is the first big step towards getting the foundation staked out and moving forward with  the prerequisites…

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Zoning

We had the meeting with the zoning inspector today and although we do have our zoning permit, I would not necessarily say that the meeting went well.  He wants us to bring back several items that go beyond what he told my husband that he needed on the phone.  Had…

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Loan Closing

Today we had our loan closing!  It was a long time coming and a relief, but at the same time a little scary.  I never expected us to be in a position to be able to build a house of this size and the future payments are a bit daunting…

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Recreations Outlet

We thought we would take Creative Kid to Recreations Outlet in Powell, Ohio.  It’s an outdoor play equipment place that has the play equipment indoors for kids to play on for a small fee.  We thought it would be a great place for CK to get some of his energy…

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Finally!

Well finally after about three weeks of waiting, we were getting ready to call the county offices to see what we could do to speed up this approval process and our land planner said he would go to the offices to see what he could do.  We were really starting…

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Impatiently Waiting

We are impatiently waiting to be able to close on our construction loan so we can move forward with the new house build. The compromise we worked out with the neighbor who had built the edge of his barn on our property is taking a while to get through the…

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