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We Got Texture

I went by the house today to check the progress. I promised myself that I would not go there every day (or other day for that matter). The walls now have texture and the driveway cement has been poured.



We got an email from Courtney yesterday that contained the “Final Purchase Agreement” (good faith estimate) and the “Final Change Order” (breakdown of all the options we selected…yes, all $33,000 of upgrades).

We are a little concerned about our Closing Costs. Even though we are going VA, the lender originally told me, “make sure that you have enough money in the bank to cover the closing costs”… Uh, VA? No closing costs right? Hmmm, still waiting on a confirmation on that question.

Other than that, we are just waiting for the closing date. We are hoping for a late July or late August. Just thinking that it is going to be the latter since we are already in the “late” portion of June and we don’t have the customary 30 day notice. This will work as it will give us time to save up some extra cash for the move.

Oh, yesterday a house exploded here in Thornton. It felt like something hit the house here. It kinda freaked me out. I checked the house for body parts (thinking that there was a plane crash) since helicopters were flying overhead. I turned on the news and it showed where a house used to be on Monroe Street (about 1/4 mile away). The house was obliterated. There is a person missing. Not sure if they found him or what was left of him but they had a cadaver dog on site.

Going to walk by tomorrow and snap a picture or two and post them on this blog. Until then, here is a map showing where we live in relationship to the exploded house:



As promised, here is the picture of the obliterated house (or what is left of it):





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