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First days post close

It has been a solid week since I finally closed on the property. It honestly still feels like a dream that the closing happened at all. I stayed at the property on the first night (had bought my camping gear for the occasion). Its so quiet, and in that quietness is a million little noises […]

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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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Tractor Secured

One of the things on the long list of things that I need to buy as soon as this deal closes was a tractor. I knew going in with this much land your typical riding lawn mower was not going to cut it (lol). I had used one of those on a house I had […]

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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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This dream is dying. I am crushed.

The financing for this dream has fallen though. The broker that I am working with does not have any investors that will finance a single wide (though this is certainly not a single wide). Finding easy financing for this deal has ended, but it is not over. I am still going to be calling local […]