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Thread: Just made an offer on a house

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    Junior Member Arizona Sunrises's Avatar
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    I'm single, never been married, no kids. I've worked my butt off for everything I've ever gotten. I never thought I'd be in a position to buy a house.....but I just put in an offer!!!

    [img]http://img2.imageshack.us/img2/3899/...1408355000.jpg[/img]


    I'll find out on Monday if the bank will accept it or not. If they do accept it, I'll be paying less for this than I do a 1 BR apt. with a garage.

    Wish me luck!!

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    It's beautiful!
    How big is it?
    Come on, details!!
    Just think....a sewing room! :)

    I will keep everything crossed for you that you get the house!

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    LOVELY house. Best of luck!!!!

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    When I post the details below, please realize that the AZ housing market is absolutely in the toilet and there are good areas where you can buy NICE homes for less than half of 2006 prices.

    2700 SF. 5 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 CA GA. Upgraded counter tops, upgraded tile in the kitchen & Bath, granite bathroom counters, double counters in the master and full bath, separate shower & tub in the master. :oops: The walk-in closet is the size of my current bathroom. Lots of storage space throughout. The kitchen measures 12x16 (or 12x18?).

    If the bank accepts the offer, I don't have any idea what I'll do with this much house. I really prefer something smaller, but for the price and potential future resale value of a house like this, I'd be a fool to look at a smaller size.

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    Congratulations, I hope you get the house. Lets see, you can host quilt retreats. You can put a long-arm in there somewhere. Have you ever thought of short-term foreign exchange students? They have some as short as 3 days or a week or two or three.
    You can fill all the rooms with fabric..... Invite other quilters in for a party from other areas of the country.
    I'm sure that you can come up with more ideas!!!

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    House is beautiful! Fingers crossed for you! :D

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    It sounds awesome! Just my kind of house!
    I want big and that's what you are getting!

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    What a great house! Don't worry about what you'll do with all that room--you'll find a way to fill it up. Best of luck. Sounds like a great deal!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harmony
    What a great house! Don't worry about what you'll do with all that room--you'll find a way to fill it up. Best of luck. Sounds like a great deal!
    I'll help you fill up all that room! :) :)

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    You'll need all that room for when we come to stay! LOL

    It looks awesome, good luck! :-)

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    WOW! That is a house and a half! Fingers crossed it works out for you.

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    Beautiful house. Keeping my fingers crossed for you.

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    Good luck! What a beautiful home. You'll fill it up in no time.

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    How exciting - good for you!!! Good luck with the offer!

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    I have a vision of 4 sewing rooms and 1 bedroom. Very nice looking house. Be sure to take pictures if you get it. Want us to come out and decorate it for you?

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    You Go Girl!!!! :thumbup: :thumbup: Looks wonderful!! Will have fingers crossed for you, but odds are the bank will snatch your offer up!
    :D

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    Hmmmmm...I'm thinking that the banks in Arizona are taking all offers. That house is beautiful...fingers crossed for you! Sounds like you've worked hard and earned this!

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    I have no doubt in my mind you are going to be throwing a house warming party soon!!! Fingers crossed the bank cooperates, too! Congrats on owning your first home.

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    thats a beautiful house. good luck. i hope you get it

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    What a beautiful house! Thanks for the picture. Good luck!

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    Fingers. toes, eyes , arms , legs , all crossed for you ! Hurry up bank , this is painful :? As for what to do with all that room lets see... :roll: One for a bedroom, one for the long arm, one for the regular sewing/quilting machines,hhhmmm thats three already used... lets see that leaves two for fabric :!: Or one for fabric and one for a guest room. LOL Have fun and enjoy
    Sharon

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    What a beautiful house!!!! You go girl!! (Keeping everything crossed for you -- except my eyes) :wink:

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    I can picture this: One bedroom for sleeping and storing necessary items like clothing, toothbrush, etc. One bedroom with tons of shelves to store fabrics separated first by colors, and then by designer. I see a side designated for easy access of books and patterns. One bedroom for two long arms in front of each other, one on a frame and a sit down one. One for you and one for your dear friends from the forum coming to visit. One room with a sewing table that takes up 50% of the room and is completely covered by a permanently mounted cutting board, situated in the center of the room so you and your friend can cut around all four sides. On two walls of that room I see peg boards with mounted hooks to set up your cutting tools. One room with a few sewing machines. You know, straight sewing, free hand motion, etc. The walls are covered with those shelves that have the stick to put your threads, since you need those close to the machines at all times. All the rooms will have a TV with cable, so you don't miss your favorite show when you move from room to room. You know, a girl has to keep up with what is happening out there in the world. You will always have a bathroom near by. The livingroom will be designed to display the quilts that you will be making. Kitchen...Who needs one. Maybe the fridge to store the leftover take out. Maybe you can figure out a technique to dye your own fabrics using the stove or the oven. You see, It wasn't that hard to figure out what to do with that much house.

    Ooops! I was dreaming and fell off the chair. I hope you get the house. It is beautiful.

    Maria

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maride
    I can picture this: One bedroom for sleeping and storing necessary items like clothing, toothbrush, etc. One bedroom with tons of shelves to store fabrics separated first by colors, and then by designer. I see a side designated for easy access of books and patterns. One bedroom for two long arms in front of each other, one on a frame and a sit down one. One for you and one for your dear friends from the forum coming to visit. One room with a sewing table that takes up 50% of the room and is completely covered by a permanently mounted cutting board, situated in the center of the room so you and your friend can cut around all four sides. On two walls of that room I see peg boards with mounted hooks to set up your cutting tools. One room with a few sewing machines. You know, straight sewing, free hand motion, etc. The walls are covered with those shelves that have the stick to put your threads, since you need those close to the machines at all times. All the rooms will have a TV with cable, so you don't miss your favorite show when you move from room to room. You know, a girl has to keep up with what is happening out there in the world. You will always have a bathroom near by. The livingroom will be designed to display the quilts that you will be making. Kitchen...Who needs one. Maybe the fridge to store the leftover take out. Maybe you can figure out a technique to dye your own fabrics using the stove or the oven. You see, It wasn't that hard to figure out what to do with that much house.

    Ooops! I was dreaming and fell off the chair. I hope you get the house. It is beautiful.

    Maria
    This girl knows how to furnish a house!!!!!

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    As a Realtor, I am always thrilled when a client can get a great house. This one looks amazing! Yeah, sewing room..........

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