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Actual Mortgage Balance

September 25th, 2013 at 01:15 am

I had guesstimated on Friday when I paid the mortgage that the balance would be around $8937.89, but it was actually $8931.90. That's $5.99 less, not the $1 or $2 I thought I'd be off by. Nice. Just that much less left to pay the thing off.

The roofer is most likely going out on Thursday at that is the only day it is not supposed to rain this week. If it doesn't rain tomorrow though he will give a call and have Mom meet him out there. I've got too much going on this week between homeschooling, DH coming home, running R around, and having to do a meat rabbit slaughter on the one sunny day we have.

On top of that I start Piper's litter weaning on Thursday as they will be 8 weeks old, so I'll have to figure out who are the two biggest and take them away to start the process. AND Phoebe is due to kindle her second litter on Thursday and with all the going in and out of the rabbit shed I'll be doing, she may not get the privacy she will want. I am anxious if the big first litter will be the norm. Since all the other rabbits seem stuck on six kits, it would be nice if she'd kindle 9 again.

And I found a 13 acre spread that I desperately want to go see because it is absolutely perfect for our farming wants. We would easily be able to expand the rabbitry. We could have our flock of chickens, our ducks, our geese, our quail, pigs, goats, and a guard alpaca or two to free range with the chickens. Not all of once of course, but over time.

I should not even be looking at farms until our house sells and we can't put it on the market until the roof is repaired. That ranch will probably be long gone by the time we are ready to buy. But I fell in love with it just from the photos. And it is in our price range.

4 Responses to “Actual Mortgage Balance”

  1. TashaC. Says:

    always good to go out to look, see what the pictures don't tell you. To give you a better idea of the market and set a standard for future properties.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Less debt...yippee!!

  3. North Georgia Gal Says:

    I am a firm believer that when you are ready to do something you will find what you are meant to have! So keep looking but I bet you will find the perfect house when you are ready to buy something.

  4. ThriftoRama Says:

    13 acres. Jealous!! I'm working as much as I can out of my city half acre, which is a pretty big lot for the city. I did finally find a term for what we're doing in a permaculture book I read recently: garden farming. Pretty much sums it up.

    Good work on the mortgage balance too. Hopefully we'll be right where you are in that regard in the next three years.

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