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Old 05-17-2011, 03:18 PM   #1
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Put the house on the market!

We just listed our home for sale today. I'm excited and ready to move on. Anyway, I don't remember who started the post last month about selling their home but there were a bunch of great ideas throughout the thread and I want to thank you all for that. We used most of them!
The listing won't show in the MLS until tomorrow or the next day but the sign is up and I've already seen a couple of cars slow down to look.

As soon as we have a solid offer, we plan to have an auction and sell every bit of our stuff, cars, furniture, everything. Then, I'm giving notice at work and we will be on our way... planning to travel full-time for 2 years before we settle down again. This has been a big step for us. Wish us luck?

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Old 05-17-2011, 03:39 PM   #2
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Old 05-17-2011, 03:42 PM   #3
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Good luck! I hope your home sells quickly, and at a reasonable price.
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Old 05-17-2011, 04:00 PM   #4
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Good luck, and even more, congratulations on getting up the nerve to start a new life of your choosing!
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Old 05-17-2011, 04:38 PM   #7
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Good luck on a quick sale. Sounds like you will have an exciting time traveling.
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Good luck! And remember, once you hit the road, try and go with the flow!
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:07 PM   #10
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Best wishes for a happy retirement and great traveling. Being the type person I am (and DW), it would never cross our minds to sell everything and just start traveling. I really envy your bravery. Wish I had the guts to try somethig like that.
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:57 PM   #11
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Good luck with your plan. We did the same over a year ago...our house didn't sell but we left anyway. Its still for sale, we're still on the road.Life is short.
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Congratulations and good luck. It sounds like you will be having a great 2 years.
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Hope you have your St. Joseph statuette properly buried!
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Hope you have your St. Joseph statuette properly buried!

Aren't you supposed to bury it upside down ?
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Aren't you supposed to bury it upside down ?
Yeah, but not until after it sells I thought?
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Old 05-17-2011, 08:53 PM   #17
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Best of luck! Here's to a quick sale!

We plan on putting our house on the market in about a year. DH is retiring in June and it is HIS job to get the house ready to sell!

We may need some sort of deep cleaning agency; neither one of us is too good at that sort of thing.

Keep us posted! - on the sale and the traveling.
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:41 AM   #18
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Good Luck to you!

Exciting times ahead. We are going forward with our plans despite housing market here. Got to keep the wheels turning!
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Yeah, but not until after it sells I thought?
Yes, St. Joseph goes in upside down and as far as I know his presence is supposed to bring good luck in selling your home. Not sure what the point would be of burying him after a sale although there appeared to be lots of discussion about whether you leave him or dig him up and take him with you to your new home. We left him!
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Old 05-19-2011, 07:27 PM   #20
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So where are you travelling? RV? Abroad?
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