2 weeks ago
Friday, July 11, 2008
For anyone who has ever had any problems with closing on a house: I'M SORRY!! This has been a long and tedious process. Yes, we were supposed to close on July 3rd, and No, we still have not closed and it is not looking like it will be too soon. Our newest estimated closing date is July 31st! Almost one month after we were supposed to be in. At our house inspection they found some mold under the stairs, so the seller had to fix the problem and retest. The results came back that the toxic mold is gone (Yay!) but the other mold that is in all homes is still quite a bit higher than we want it, so now he is hiring a contractor to come in and figure out the problem and fix it. They are bringing in "mold dogs" which are like drug dogs; they sniff out any mold and then they fix it. That way they won't miss any problem spots, which is a good thing. So the closing could get moved up if everything is a really easy fix, or it could get moved back even further if the problem is way bigger than we thought, but I think that 3 more weeks should do the trick. Now to solve the problem of living in the living room for 3 more weeks with clothes that are too small for my children -- that's another problem to be dealt with at a different time.