Aghhh. If I could only sell this place and move!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Rhett&SarahsMom, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    That place is gorgeous - I iwsh they had more pics on the inside. I would love to live in a place like that. SIGH.
  3. 1acrefarm

    1acrefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2007
    At that price it should have moved quick. The economy is bad.
  4. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    Quote:There is a house at the end of my street that the two previous owners did a TON of work to. There is a copper back splash. Ornate wood work. All period. Cute cute cute.
    Well. The last owners bought it at a ridiculous price. Over 300k for a 3 bedroom 1 bath colonial. In a city/area that has NO large business and was in poor shape. Its not an easy commute to Boston or even Worcester from here. The market went NUTS here in 2001.
    We got "in" the end of 2000 and I swear we got the last of the best buys and real deals in the area. 3 bedroom 1 bath for just under 90k. Our mortgage is less than most peoples rent.

    Anyway. They put it on the market in April 2007 for 325k it sat. They lowered it to 300k. it sat. They changed realtors. Lowered the price to 290k. It sat. They finally gave up and rented it to people that they obviously never met. Because the renters have already trashed the outside of the house. I can only imagine what the inside now looks like. [​IMG] They are going to have to sink even more money into it when/if the market turns and they try and sell it again. I am just going to turn my porch into a veggie and herb garden this fall. And with any luck the economy will turn enough that I can get my job back soon.. so I can fence my backyard and not worry so much about my chickens.
  5. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    [​IMG] I am really wanting to move now! That house is gorgeous!
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    I am house hunting right now. I found a place I liked and inquired about it on Monday.

    Unfortunately, it's zoned R-2, which here is medium density residential which means no chickens.

    Get this... Across the road, it's R-1 and agricultural. Their neighbors across the street have chickens legally.

    Oh well, I've got a year to look before the $8,000 tax credit for new homebuyers disappears. [​IMG]

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