Monthly Archives May 2014

House for Sale???

May 21, 2014 Blog  No comments

It’s getting real now!!

We met with a realtor in Dallas to discuss what the process would be to put our house on the market.  She walked the house and pointed out some things that we needed to paint, replace, fix or clean. We mostly need to clear out cabinets, closets and counters… expecially since we are going from a 2,800 sqft house to just under 1,000 sqft!  When going over the comps for our neighborhood, she said that the longest that a house was on the market was 9 days and that most were selling in 1 to 4 days.  Let’s see, our yurt build materials dont arrive until October, so where are we going to live if our house sells in July?  We have prayed that God would open the doors he wants us to walk through and shut the doors that are not on the right path...

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Excavation Plans and Build Sites Selected for Yurt and 1st Rental Cabin

May 6, 2014 Technical Decisions and Plans  One comment

Only 2,073 residents! Good thing there are 700,000 visitors a year to the area!

Only 2,073 residents! Good thing there are 700,000 visitors a year to the area!

We went to Eureka Springs to try to get all the utilities planned and finalize the yurt build site.  It was a very productive trip.  We spoke with Smiling Woods Yurts to confirm our order, went to the tax office in Berryville to get an offical address and stopped by the electric company to get the specs for installing our underground electrical lines. Blake walked in both places and didn’t have to wait in line. In fact he ended up helping the tax office with their computers and then the tax accessor solicited him for a contract.  He said he wasn’t living there yet and she said to contact her when we relocate.

Before we made it back to our property we got a call from the Inspiration Point fire department say...

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