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December 7th, 2016 at 11:28 pm

Okay at 8:30 am this morning we saw a house. We loved it. It hit everything on the checklist we wanted. So we're going to make an offer. But it's not perfect. There are a lot of problems.

Mostly that it's an unfinished home. But we're working with our mortgage broker and we can do a hard money construction loan, but we'll see what else can be done. I just love the location and the house being new and mostly done DH loves the location and house. I think the yard is small and it backs up to a busy road.

But life is about compromises. Nothing in life is perfect. Everything always has a catch. And I definitely felt good walking into this house. Now we just need them to accept the offer with contigencies mostly the financing and home inspection. My worry is that it's not "livable" and while it's under budget we have to get approved for a different type of loan versus the conventional mortgage we got approved for.

I'm worrying and thinking about it. This is the first house and it might not be the last house I'll regret if we don't make an offer. Everything else we've walked away from and I haven't cared personally. I will care but I will understand if we aren't meant to get it.

7 Responses to “cross your fingers”

  1. Laura S. Says:

    Good Luck!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    I hope it works out for you!!

  3. Carol Says:

    Fingers crossed.

  4. CB in the City Says:

    Hoping this is the one for you!

  5. ceejay74 Says:

    Fingers crossed! That's very exciting.

  6. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Hope it happens!

  7. rob62521 Says:

    You are exactly right...life is full of compromises and no home is truly perfect. It may seem that way, but once you get in, there is always something you wish you had and want to change if possible. Good luck...hope it works out for you.

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