Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Offer Accepted!

We got the call around noon today. The sellers accepted our counter to their counter.


We have 20 days to do our "due diligence". That means we will ensure that the building permits are current and the septic approval is confirmed. We are going to have an expert check out the spring and maybe even check on the possibility of digging a well.

If we can get all our questions answered then we will get our financing in order and begin construction.

Last week I sold my cows in California. How ironic. I didn't know how much longer it would take before we would be able to get a place here and I got the impression that the lady who was taking care of my cows was getting tired of it. She and her brother sold their business and even though I was reimbursing her for the costs associated with keeping the cows it felt like she didn't want to do it anymore.

That's okay, I can't blame her. She was kind of pushed into it by her brother anyway and I really thought we would have the cows here by now too. The cost of hay is rising sharply there and I figured it would be easy for me to get new cows and I would save a bit in the meantime. I didn't get a real good price on them, but whatever.

That seems to be my motto: Buy high, sell low. LOL!

I still have the horse and pony and the bull. I'm looking forward to the day when I'll have them all together again. I'm sure my sister (who is taking care of the bull for me) is too!

At least now I'll have more blog fodder as things progress!


Anonymous said...

I think we have lots of people that would wear your
motto t-shirt nowadays!
Keep us all posted, hope the sewer and water go quickly and happily!

~M~ said...

I am so happy for you and your husband! I hope that you continue with positive progress towards your dreams!


Anonymous said...


We rejoice in your happiness!

May all go well!

Love, M

Cheryl said...

Love following your story. Congrats to you guys finding your home and land as quickly as you have. You inspire me. We'd love to be living up there some day. B & C Wahl