How Hard is it to get a Damn House?

Apparently, very.

We have been wanting to move for four years.   From a townhouse to a house.  In another state.

When we’re finally ready to make the big move, the market here takes a big, old, smelly, stinky dump.

If a seller were to be found, I’d have to take $60k less than I could have a year ago.  A day late and 60,000 dollars  short.

Two years ago I wouldn’t have had to make any improvements at all. I could have put a sign on the window and it would have sold in a week.  Since the market started tanking we’ve made a ton of improvements, and we’re sitting here afraid to put it on the market.

Because nothing is selling.

Nothing.

Thank goodness we didn’t go buy a house, hoping this one would sell.

Thank goodness this home is affordable for us.

Thank goodness.

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10 Responses to “How Hard is it to get a Damn House?”

  1. meonlybetter Says:

    Maybe the market will re-bound?!! Ya never know. Thank goodness that you still have a house though.

  2. cheechcat Says:

    Hang in there. The market will turn around.

  3. Alison Says:

    Hang in there.
    And remember, even though your townhouse has lost value, chances are so is the house you will buy. So it sort of evens out.

  4. scienceesl Says:

    Yep I know what you mean, and I am so hoping the market will rebound, quick like and in a hurry.

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