Monthly Archives: November 2011

Real Estate, Holidays and Word Counts

Two weeks ago, on November 13th, I started writing a novel for NaNoWriMo. Sure, I should have started on November 1st, since the whole point is that November is National Novel Writing Month. But the first 2 weekends were tied … Continue reading

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Things for which I’m thankful

Next week is Thanksgiving: Why wait to share all that fills us with gratitude? I’m following Michael Hyatt’s lead and posting about the attitude of gratitude. Today I carried a pocket cross, and I plan to renew my habit of … Continue reading

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Back on the market

We’ve lost another round with our flip house. The 2nd buyer has backed out based on the inspection. Mr. H is back on site making some additional repairs. I did not expect there to be this much drama in the … Continue reading

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It’s time to get clackin’

On November 1st my vision was still pretty foggy regarding my NaNoWriMo novel. Now, on November 13th, things are only marginally clearer, but I know that it’s time to get busy. In the last 2 weeks I’ve made 3 round … Continue reading

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Under contract, again

Our Flip House is back under contract, full asking price with a “must fix the foundation” clause. We’ve got the foundation repair lined up for the day after the 10-day “we can renege” period ends. Our tenants vacated our rental … Continue reading

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The white knight is talking backwards

The buyers backed out of the contract for reasons which may or may not prove valid. We may lease that house and sell one of our two rental properties – it seems we can appreciate significant savings on our capital … Continue reading

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