2017 in Review

Wow, what a year! Let me recap; January…..Sold my house in PA, only took 3 months to sell. House hunting. February…..Packing and house hunting. March……Packing, Made offer on new house and offer accepted! House hunting. April…..Wisdom teeth taken out, major downsizing and found new home for 2 out of 3 of my pets, very sad. […]

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Busy, Busy, Busy

It’s been 9 days since my last post and I have been so busy! The handy man came back and hung the TV in my bedroom, hung a cabinet over my toilet, and fixed a down spout outside. I had an electrician come and put a light in my very dark entry way, fix an outdoor outlet, replace […]

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Settling in…

I have now been in my new house for 2 weeks and I have gotten a lot accomplished but I still a lot to do too. I got a new bed, dresser, sofa, refrigerator, washer and dryer. I got new car insurance, pet insurance, set up an oil delivery and maintenance contract. I have unpacked […]

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I DID IT!!!

I am finally in my new home!! Both settlements went smoothly, in fact, I made money at my settlement of my new house. That was a nice surprise! May 2, closing at my old house May 2-7, I stayed a with one sister, while my dog stayed at another sister, long story but it was just more […]

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New England bound!

I closed on my house on Tuesday! I can’t believe it finally happened! The plan to move was born in the summer of 2016 and it now it’s hear!! I can’t believe that I did this… and all by myself!! I sold or gave away over 1/2 of my possessions! Downsizing feels liberating! I made […]

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Moving updates

I’m getting excited about my move but I had lots of hurdles to jump through so far… Issues at the current house; Inspections have been done and I had to pay for a couple things to be fixed…ugh!! Some electrical issues, and a chimney issue to the tune of @$1700. total. I also had to […]

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The search is over!!!

Yes, it’s true, I finally found and bought a house! It only took; *3-4 months and  3 or 4 visits to the state where I am moving to and tons of miles driven back and forth(4.5 hours away from my current home) * tons of hours looking at homes online and emails back and forth with my […]

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It’s just stuff…

I am selling my furniture for two reasons …The furniture is just a reminder of my life with my ex  And It’s a lot less stuff to move. So far I sold an entertainment unit with bookshelves and a coffee table, a patio set, 2 nightstands, a bench/mirror and my kitchen set. I still am […]

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SOLD!!

I sold my house!!! In a little less then 3 months! And I got a very good price as well!! So now for the inspection, which should go well. The buyers of my house cant close until 5/2, due to a lease that they are currently in so because of that, I countered  with a couple […]

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Buying and Selling

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I am selling my house and moving out of state. Selling…. I have had my house on the market since the beginning of November. I sold or gave away 1/2 of my belongings, which was very freeing. The house is staged well, the price was perfect based on the comps. […]

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