Ready or not!

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Finally! We closed on the house last Wednesday! We couldn’t wait for this day to be over and get this headache behind us. Oh wait, you actually think it went off without a hitch? Surely you haven’t read the whole blog yet. ;)  After we closed on Wednesday we had to leave town for one of my glass bead shows for 4 days. While at the show Barry got an email on Friday or Saturday letting us know the closing was null. It’s probably a good thing I was in public around tons of customers otherwise I probably would have went off on a cursing tangent. The seller had to throw one more wrench into the plans just for fun I think. They never signed any of the HUD paperwork so we still didn’t have a house. Good god! You’d think after selling off lots of foreclosures a bank would know by now how it works. Even their attorney should have known how to handle this, but of course a thumb tack has more smarts than this crew it appears.

We have to be out of our current house July 1st. When the original closing was scheduled we had over a month to get the new place somewhat livable. I envisioned this latest speed bump taking at least another week to be fixed giving us only two weeks to de-funkify the place. Luckily it was just a matter of some papers being signed and it actually got done today. Can I stop holding my breath now? I hope so! As soon as I post this we are leaving to go over to the house to start the clean-up. I hope we can get a lot done in the next 2-3 weeks. Any volunteers? :)

Now that we can start working on the house, hopefully the blog posts will get a little more exciting and have more substance. I’m sure you’ve grown tired of reading about incompetent people by now.

4 comments for “Ready or not!

  1. Kris
    11 June, 2012 at 5:25 pm

    Will wonders never cease?? Congrats!

    • Joe
      14 June, 2012 at 1:22 pm

      Thanks Kris!

  2. Ellen
    12 June, 2012 at 5:38 am

    Whew! I’ve been checking every day to see how things were going. Hopefully the “bad” stress is over and the “good” stress begins. Weird to think of stress being good but I believe it falls in the “excitement” category.
    I’m very excited for you guys and look forward to the big transformation..

    • Joe
      14 June, 2012 at 1:23 pm

      I do believe the “good stress” has begun lol. Moving in, in about 2 weeks and I have no idea how that’s going to happen.

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