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The tiny houses

Tiny houses, easily built on a trailer, sound like a great idea.  Having lived in a travel trailer, I’ve got some experience with the whole house-on-wheels thing.  I can also safely say that the travel trailer has ranked as one … Continue reading

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Shopping for new digs

We are still shopping for real estate solutions.  We’re flexible, we have to be, our budget is about the size of a parakeet.  We aren’t exactly the buyer that everyone dreams of. We have faith–we will eventually find what we’re … Continue reading

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And the search continues…

We’re still looking for a new location/real estate.  I have to keep clinging to my optimistic attitude that we will find it, even as we broaden our search from the area near where we currently live to practically the entire … Continue reading

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Clarity of communications

Communications can be tricky, even in a small space.  We recently had a case of the missed communications. GM went to the county planning office for specific information about what could or could not be done with the lots we … Continue reading

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In a funk

I’m definitely in a funk. I’m seriously wanting to find appropriate real estate, but we’re seriously cash impaired.  We don’t want and aren’t sure we can afford large payments and we can’t do a big down payment right now either. … Continue reading

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Being a landowner again?

We had found some very cheap, distressed property.  It just so happened, it was also flood prone property. That’s sort of how it goes…if it’s cheap, there’s a reason.  I suppose the idea of a flood now and again isn’t … Continue reading

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Down in da bayou…

We have been looking at some property located in some rather soggy land, and some of that property is more than a little soggy itself.  That presents a lot of rather unique problems, especially in hurricane country, but it can … Continue reading

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