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Building the House..Episode 3

There is nothing particularly news worthy occurring on the home building front. The builder is currently waiting on the plat map so that we can get a good idea of exactly where the house will sit on the lot. We are getting close. It is my understanding that hopefully within three weeks we will see the actual building start. With it being a new development there is so much paperwork and permits to be obtained so that is the hold up. So for now this is what we have to look at

Lot ends at the white pole on the right.

We are also contending with an issue of how the front of the house is going to look. Since the home is a three story there is currently not a model in the Atlanta area like it for us to gauge how tall the roof line will look with the third story.

We were provided a few options and one of them we both took a liking too because it offered a porch, a two car garage that only had one garage door and double front doors. It has a very craftsman feel which I like but I’m just afraid how they currently have the roof specs done that the house will be a bobble head.  This week we are trying to work with the builder to see if they will consider making a few changes to accommodate the roof size.

Other than that we are still waiting on word from the bank regarding approval of the short sale. In the meantime since it is time to put summer things away and prepare for fall I am planning to use that time to carefully pack things away and properly label them so I don’t have to worry with that as it comes closer to time to move.

On a personal note I have been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride. There are times when I question if all of the pieces will work together and then I remind myself that it only requires a mustard seed size amount of faith and I get it together. There is so much that needs to be done but I am confident that it will all work in our favor. Faith without works is dead!

Hopefully the next update will be more exciting. Please keep our family in your thoughts and prayers that everything works in our favor. I would do the same for you!

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    Kirstin Marie
    September 25, 2012 at 7:22 am

    Looks like a nice amount of land. I hope everything goes well with it.
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      Mimi
      September 30, 2012 at 7:42 pm

      Thank you! I appreciate it.

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    Aracely
    September 25, 2012 at 9:32 am

    You’re in my prayers. I’m sure things will work out and you’ll be moving in to your wonderful new home in no time! I’m excited for you!
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    Lynn
    September 25, 2012 at 9:40 am

    I REALLY wish I could have given you tickets to the Home Show… it was sort of last minute but I know you would have enjoyed. I was up in there buying stuff with my eyes and heart knowing good & well my pockets couldn’t cash it!!!!! They made me want to REMODEL my entire house!!!! At any rate, I will keep you guys in my thoughts and prayers just remember to save me a plate when you cook dinner at your NEW HOME!!!!! God Bless you guys!!!!!

    Xoxo
    Lynn
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    LaShawn
    September 25, 2012 at 10:19 am

    That looks like a great lot! I will keep you in my prayers! Soon, the work will be started, the house will be built, your current house will be sold, and you will wonder, what was I worrying about! God’s got you! Remember that!
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    Tia
    September 25, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Your family has a great position on the street and a nice size lot! I love it when a houses have trees lining the backyard. Craftsman style homes are so pretty too! Everything will work out fine for He knows the desires of your heart…
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    Amber
    September 25, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    You already know, Mims, you already know!
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    YUMMommy
    September 25, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    Sending up a prayer now! Looks like you all have a nice sized lot. Hope the builders will be willing to make the changes you all want and that the bank will approve the short sale. Home buying is such an emotional process.
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    BossyGirl
    September 26, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    Buying/Selling a home is sooo stressful! Praying for you chica! It’ll all work out!
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    Mrs. Pancakes
    September 27, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    Praying things go well! Such an exciting time!

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    Eliss
    September 27, 2012 at 8:33 pm

    Will do!!

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    Carla
    October 7, 2012 at 7:53 am

    Already done. Keep that faith!
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    Pascha
    April 10, 2013 at 8:26 am

    What an exciting time! Happy to send knee mail! I look forward to the updates.

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