Category Archives: Real Estate

Dodging bullets in the Wild West

I am a tired puppy! Is it possible to make a 10 hour drive without a little blog-worthy adventure? Naah… After about six hours of driving, I was filling up the truck at a gas station in the middle of nowhere … Continue reading

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Escape from KC

I have had this feeling before…several times in fact! I have put in 16 hours each of the last two days and had to wake up at 5:00 to finish loading the truck. As soon as I lifted up the back … Continue reading

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Will I ever get on the road?

Today is D-Day. The lease on the apartment, the large storage unit, the small storage unit and the garage expire at midnight… We finished loading everything from the garage at about 10:00. We finished loading everything from the large storage unit at … Continue reading

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Delays, delays

I was over at the garage at 5:45 this morning. The tow truck driver that saved my bacon the last time I moved was supposed to arrive at 7:30. I figured that should give me enough time the clean and sweep … Continue reading

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It wasn’t supposed to be this complicated

The best laid plans of mice and men, often go awry… I have mentioned frequently on this blog that I worked on our previous house for the entire 19 years that we owned it. I am not complaining about that … Continue reading

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I wish everything worked out this well

 Our master bedroom has a nice master bathroom attached to it. As you enter that master bath, you will see a corner jacuzzi tub that looks something like this. Above that jacuzzi tub is a 4′ square picture window. We’ve always dreamed … Continue reading

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The long and winding road

Today, my wife and I became the proud owners of a house in Grandview, MO! This is our second house. We bought our first house (or rather Bunch’s parents bought the house for us!!!) 21 years ago. We ended up … Continue reading

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No more delays!

We did the final walk through today… The place looks great! I think we are going to like this house!!!

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Negotiating the close

Our realtor gave us some bad news today… Someone broke into the house that we are buying and stole some of the contractors tools! He won’t be able to finish the ceiling in the master bedroom until Friday! My realtor wanted to … Continue reading

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Monday ain’t lookin’ good right now

We are supposed to close on the house next Monday. Today we took the “final” walk through. We were supposed to look for any minor flaws that needed touching up. Let me summarize the results quickly… I’ll be amazed if … Continue reading

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