(This post was written on June 23rd, but I haven’t been able to post until now) It has been a crazy past few weeks! We knew it would be, but living it out in real time reminds us again how important it is to have plans but hold them loosely, trusting God for His timing. … More An Update: Got the land, waiting on the baby… June 23, 2017
Tom took his RC Plane with a GoPro mounted on it to our property and flew it up to make sure our markings for the property lines and driveway are straight. Here is the Vlog! If you are buying raw land, you’ll need to find out where the property corners are placed. Since ours are … More New Idaho Property Layout! [Wylie Homestead Vlog #1]
With the appraisal behind us (and apparently approved, since they moved it on to the next stage of underwriter), and our OBGYN confirming that our baby is indeed due three weeks earlier than planned, we turn our eyes with anticipation forward again to the adventure that lies ahead. We will hit the ground running, needing … More The Pendulum Swing: Deciding where you want to move (Part 1)
I can hear the laughter through the internet from those of you who have lived through buying and selling your home. I knew that when we accepted our offer, technically it wasn’t selling our home. My hubby cautioned me every time I excitedly said that to a friend, so it was in the back of … More So you thought you could relax once you accepted that offer on your home?
A friend of ours is a realtor, and he was extremely helpful answering questions we had in regards to the whole process. He also informed us that he breaks down his 3% commission into separate areas, so you can hire him for 1% chunks (or the whole thing). He charges 1% for marketing (including pictures), … More So you’ve decided to sell your house… do you really need a realtor? Part 2
This question has popped up everywhere over the past 5 months. On Facebook it’s in the mommy groups, homeschool groups, homesteader groups…everywhere! When selling your home, is it really that necessary to use a realtor? Since we changed our minds in regards to this in the middle of selling our house, we can see … More So you’ve decided to sell your house… do you really need a realtor? Part 1
Welcome to the Wylie Homestead Adventure! Although the first thought of moving entered our minds five months ago, it’s been amazing to see what all has happened since then. Our house had to be finished getting ready to sell, and we had to find out where we were going to move. We accepted an offer … More Homesteading Beginnings