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13 years 7 months ago - 13 years 7 months ago #29633 by Garm
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We are still looking, we were an hour away from closing the deal on the house beside the river and the lake but is was not to be so. Prior bidders who had a conditional offer that was expiring decided that knowing we were going to take the property...they would risk carrying two mortgages rather than let me have it. Oh well back to the search, I have upped my search to 250k range, it opens up so many more properties, its on the upper end of my comfort zone but there is really not much out there under 200k.

My wife and I will be looking at a century-old victorian home, 469 feet of river frontage on five acres, brick three stories four bedrooms, and in the rear two one-bedroom appartments currently rented (five or six onths left on the larger lease). Asking 249,900

http://www.realtor.ca/propertyDetails.aspx?propertyId=9334917



On Thursday we will be visiting a 34 acre home three bedrooms lots of land but it may be too close to the highway...I will have to listen very carefully when we're there. Asking 259,900

http://www.realtor.ca/propertyDetails.aspx?propertyId=9118943



Wish us luck!!:P
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tell you what - i'll squat outside in a tin shack - make tonnes of mess n noise

then you can haggle for a large discount - pay me in food n coffee for the 'work' and the jobs a goodun ;)

or plan B - keep looking :D

Im sure the right place is out there somewhere for you all - as you said - it just wasnt to be ;)

Probably had termites or squirrels anyway :D

MTFBWY - A

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13 years 7 months ago - 13 years 7 months ago #30385 by Garm
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After the sooo many weeks of excitement and dissipointment, I am very pleased to say that we have found and closed the deal for our new home.

We decided and purchased a home on 32 pine wooded acres complete with a stream boasting an eight foot water fall. *very Zen* B)

I apologize for being away for so long, but with the realty, financial, insurance and laywer meetings behind, I am looking forward be getting back to Temple business this weekend.
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13 years 7 months ago #30387 by Grom Fett
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Thats great news.
Glad to have you back.

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13 years 7 months ago #30391 by RyuJin
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nice....lots of property to have wheeled fun on and a waterfall...can't beat that

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13 years 4 months ago - 13 years 4 months ago #32027 by Garm
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So, we are now in the house, and are still living out of the boxes. It took almost a week to get the cable (sat) up and running, but when the tech was done he said he wasn't the guy for the internet...go figure, same company, different tech...now I have to set up another visit for the internet. Betcha they ding me with another service call bill :angry: :P

I will visiting when I can from work until my home can be brought on-line and into the 1990's ;) it's like the friggin' dark ages right now :laugh:

Been very busy since the move, some reno's that couldn't be left - I didn't see the need when I was buying but now living in the house 24/7 they just couldn't be postponed; smelly stinky carpet now being replaced with laminate flooring, not as nice as hardwood but looks close and I can install it fairly easily over my evenings.

I purchased a snowplow for my blazer (the driveway is about 300 hundred feet long) and that needs to be connected to the vehicle (tinker tinker - weld weld)...and as if I need another item to add to my to do list, the previous owners took all the firewood, so I'm out cutting and splitting as much dead fall I can find at the moment, I may still have to buy 10 chords of wood to get us through the first winter just the same. Seems a shame, 32 acres of woods and I have to buy firewood :laugh:

We have another addition to our household - we adopted a 2 month old King Sheppard Puppy. The kids named her Poncho and all is well with the whole family, puppy, dogs, cats and humans alike. :)

Anyhoo...I'm still here and I will post some pictures and I hope to be back soon. I feel the need for an apprentice
brewing...someone I can assignment torture through the winter months while I warm my feet by the fire wink wink nudge nudge. :P

MTFBWUA
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