Well Ladies & Gents,
Thanks for all your words of wisdom and wishes of luck. Unfortunately luck stopped at the neighbour's house for a break and never quite made it to THIS house. SO the Search Continues...We went for a walk through of the house today. Let's just say, whoever owned the house before, who started the renovating, didn't have the slightest clue what the heck they were doing. The main floor had been worked on, but done by the bank and done very shoddy...new ceramic floor already broken into pieces...Holes in the walls where there shouldn't be holes, water damaged in one room, a door to the outside was blocked and covered up. Just an all in all mess!!! SOOOO Disappointing....So the search goes on I'm afraid.
So I am SLIGHTLY excited!
I am finally going to have a tour of a house that I have been interested in for a while. I am going to see it with my parents tomorrow afternoon. If everything falls into plan and there are no issues, I'll be moving out of my parents house into my very first place. It's an older farm house in the middle of town, it's 80 years old, but has recently been renovated and has three bedrooms and a pool! Note to forget a HUGE lot, so I will also FINALLY be able to go get a puppy from the Humane Society! I love it when pieces of life start to fall into place. For a while there, I wasn't sure if they ever would! WOO-HOO!!!
Wish Me Luck,
Good Luck Jeremy I hope all goes well ( sounds like a great place but a word of advice pay for a home inspection they are worth every penny, especially with an older home ) wooohooo with a pool as well how great would that be. Keep us updated on how things go, hmmmmm pics would be nice too :photo: :photo: :photo:
Good luck Jeremy, I hope the house is just what you expect it to be, you get it for a really good price and you adopt the most adorable puppy. Best of luck all round.
P.S. Don't forget if you do get the house and puppy. :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: :photo: PLEASE!
Nooooooooo . . . what a shock. How disappointing!
Still, the renovator in me wonders. Floor surfaces can be replaced, holes in the walls can be filled, and not all water damage means a leaky roof. Some of us, especially when we're pregnant, have been known to leave taps running and flood the second floor . . .
If you love the location and the bones of the house, and the heating/water/electrical systems are ok, I'd have another look, maybe take along a contractor/renovator for a basic estimate of repair costs, which you could then bargain to deduct from the selling price.
On the other hand, if the damage is more than superficial, I hope you find your dream house next time!