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It closed! It closed? Officially a land owner!!!!

I cannot belive that this deal has finally closed. I have had dreams about owning this property and I am not one to dream often. I am incredibly excited and cannot wait to get everything setup at the property! I spent about 3 days out there so far testing out the tractor (so much fun) […]

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Closing is Imminent

In four days I am set to close on this property… finally. This deal has been in the works since mid December and here we are, mid February. All good things come to those who wait right? I am excited, exhausted, anxious and still just a bit doubtful that this will finally happen, even though […]

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It’s back!

I have not been totally transparent on the number of things that have seemingly killed this deal only to have it spring back to life. Like a cat it must have nine lives and it has all but chewed through 8 of them at this point. After thinking it was dead and gone for certain […]

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Its dead

Welp. Its is officially dead. After calling 6 local banks and two national manufactured home lenders it is as dead as a doornail. There was one local bank that was possibly on board, but I would need to toss another grand at it to have the honor of having a high mortgage rate. I also […]

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Property inspections

Went out to the property today and met with a bunch of people. Often when I have an inspection it is at most me, the inspector and my realtor. This inspection included myself, my realtor, the sellers realtor, the inspectors and the sellers husband and kid. Quite a group of people. After exchanging our greetings […]

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Stress tested

Trying to buy this property has been one of the most stressful house buys I have ever experienced. I have purchased several homes, all of them were mostly non-events but this house…. not so easy. The first hiccup came just after the sellers accecpted the contract. While the mortgage broker was looking it became clear […]