26 June 2012

House hunting--Day 2

Today was Day 2 of the house hunting adventure in Batesville!  We were originally scheduled to see FSBO homes at nine and one, then four homes with a realtor beginning at three, and finally another FSBO home at seven.  Our realtor ended up having to go to a closing in Little Rock this afternoon, so the showings of those four got postponed. 

This was the first home we saw this morning:
After seeing the home and walking through, it was AUTOMATICALLY eliminated!!  No one's been living in the home for quite a while, apparently.  The gentleman showing the home said his ex-wife lived there for three or four months after they divorced, then she took the kids and moved out, leaving behind a couple of dogs and a trashed house that he's left to clean up.  He's got a LOT of work to do!

This was the second home of the day:
This is our new favorite home!!!  It has the kitchen we're looking for,

a big backyard for the kids and Sweet Pea (including a three-hole putting green for Adrian!),

and a craft room for me!

We looked at one other FSBO home this afternoon,
but the house just didn't "feel" right when we walked in.  It had lots of square footage, but we thought it was a little pricey, and the backyard was all trees, leaves, and rocks.  YUCK!

Our top choice now is the second home we viewed today, and we're hoping to make an offer on it tomorrow or Thursday.  If you are a praying person, please pray that everything goes well for us with our offer and financing.  If things don't work out with the offer, then we'll be visiting the other realtor-listed homes at the end of the week.  Wish us luck!

1 comment:

Barbara Greenberg said...

looks like a beautiful home. At least for me, I seem to know if its right when you walk in. I'll be thinking about you all during the offering process.