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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To The Farm.

Hello again, all. I know… I know… It has been far too long since I’ve posted here, and yes, I acknowledge that it’s all my fault. Some things had to give, and sadly this was one of them. But I’m … Continue reading

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The Changing of the Guard.

I met with Mr. Tenant this past Saturday in order to pick up a key to the house and sadly, to hand him an eviction notice.  I’ve grown to really like him.  Unfortunately, that makes the whole getting-rid-of-the-tenant thing tough.  … Continue reading

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Tales of a Foreclosure Virgin – Part IV: The Wrinkle Gets Ironed (we hope)

Best and final offer.  How do you decide what that is without having any clue about the other bidder?  Their bid could be lower than yours.  Or way higher.  All I know is that I had made an offer which … Continue reading

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Tales of a Foreclosure Virgin – Part III: The Wrinkle

New Bern, North Carolina is a stunningly beautiful town that pre-dates the American Revolution. Tryon Palace is the diamond tiara of the town. It was built between the years of 1767-1770 and housed the royal governor of the Carolinas and … Continue reading

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Tales of a Foreclosure Virgin – Part I

I am a foreclosure virgin.  All the wisdom I gained from past real estate closings got chucked out the rear window when I boarded the foreclosure train.  Things like common sense and order and timeliness – all gone. There are different … Continue reading

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