Page 213 of 306 FirstFirst ... 113163203211212213214215223263 ... LastLast
Results 2,121 to 2,130 of 3060

Thread: Paleobird's Next Big Adventure page 213

  1. #2121
    zoebird's Avatar
    zoebird is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Posts
    8,089
    Primal Fuel
    That sounds like an awesome place! I'm psyched for you!

  2. #2122
    Paleobird's Avatar
    Paleobird Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by winencandy View Post
    Congrats Robin on everything!
    5 years cancer free
    Selling your place
    Finding an amazing new place
    All Excellent!!!
    Quote Originally Posted by zoebird View Post
    That sounds like an awesome place! I'm psyched for you!
    Thanks WnC and Zoe!
    So today I went with the tape measure and decided what furniture is going to have to go. As I suspected, the dining room table is out. There is space fro a table, just not one that big. I'm looking for something with a glass top so it can go near the floor to ceiling windows without blocking the view too much. On second look, the kitchen counter really doesn't lend itself to barstool dining because the counter doesn't stick out so one would have to sit sideways to eat.

    My big desk is also being left in the dust. The new buyers of the place would like to keep the wardrobe cabinets in the bedroom however which is fine by me. They would have to be completely disassembled to get them down the stairs. They came up in Ikea boxes.

    I brought my BFF along with me today and she now knows why I am smitten.

  3. #2123
    zoebird's Avatar
    zoebird is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Posts
    8,089
    i can't wait to see some pictures.

    i've been doing some budgeting to rearrange our place so that we can use the closet-room as DS's room (it has a window, it's the original bedroom for the house). It's 7.5 ft by 10 ft. I look forward to making it work.

  4. #2124
    Pebbles67's Avatar
    Pebbles67 is online now Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Mid-Hudson Valley New York
    Posts
    9,335
    Yes! Pictures when you get all set up.

  5. #2125
    Sigi's Avatar
    Sigi is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Posts
    837
    Quote Originally Posted by Pebbles67 View Post
    Yes! Pictures when you get all set up.
    Indeed. I think a combination of Paleobird-posing-in-bikini + terrace + lovely view behind her should do the trick!
    I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

    Oscar Wilde

  6. #2126
    Twibble's Avatar
    Twibble is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Midland, Texas
    Posts
    2,275
    Quote Originally Posted by Sigi View Post
    Indeed. I think a combination of Paleobird-posing-in-bikini + terrace + lovely view behind her should do the trick!
    You forgot Wolf Cub.
    Most people don't realize how much energy it takes for me to pretend to be normal.

    If I wanted to listen to an asshole, I'd fart.

    Twibble's Twibbly Wibbly

  7. #2127
    Paleobird's Avatar
    Paleobird Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by zoebird View Post
    i can't wait to see some pictures.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pebbles67 View Post
    Yes! Pictures when you get all set up.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sigi View Post
    Indeed. I think a combination of Paleobird-posing-in-bikini + terrace + lovely view behind her should do the trick!
    Quote Originally Posted by Twibble View Post
    You forgot Wolf Cub.
    Hehehe. I'll see what I can do.

  8. #2128
    Paleobird's Avatar
    Paleobird Guest
    Well the past couple of days have been fun. Not.

    There has been a building inspector, a soils engineer, and a pest inspector, and tomorrow there is going to be a formal appraisal done by the buyer's bank.

    It's kind of creepy to have all these people crawling all over my house and picking apart every little thing that is not perfect about it.

    Then there is going to come all the dickering back and forth about who pays for what in terms of bringing things up to perfect. My feeling is that when you buy a 60 year old structure, you should not expect perfection and, if you want something upgraded, you should pay for it. My broker says that a good place to draw the line is between health and safety issues and cosmetic issues. Like I could agree to get some loose electrical plates repaired but if they want paint and plaster dings repaired they can pay for it. That would be OK.

    I have to keep reminding myself that this is not a done deal yet. This is escrow and it is possible for things to fall apart. The buyers have until March 5th to put down their "earnest money" which is $27,000. So after that, I will be more confident that they will not get cold feet and back out.

    The two potential stumbling blocks between now and March 5th are all these inspections and the buyers getting their financing together.

  9. #2129
    Mud Flinger's Avatar
    Mud Flinger is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Denver Suburbs, CO
    Posts
    1,798
    I've never heard of a delay on earnest money. I've always had it with the offer. I also would expect the financing to be figured out before hand, otherwise the deal could go south quickly. Good luck. Stressful times.

  10. #2130
    Kymma's Avatar
    Kymma is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Memphis, TN
    Posts
    639
    Primal Blueprint Expert Certification
    Are you an Aries Amazon?

    Fingers crossed that everything goes smoothly!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •