Life is Currently Monotonous, and I’ll Take It- For Now

Life is Currently Monotonous, and I’ll Take It- For Now

  • Victoria Merchant
  • 11/15/21

Cabin in the woods

Getting ready for my mom and dad to come for Thanksgiving! I rented a cabin for us all to stay in, so we have a bit of space, and the water situation at my place would likely get nuts. As in, we’d go through it all. My mom uses water like it’s going out of style. Also, if a fight breaks out, none of my walls will get damaged. 

Anyway, the cabin is cute, it’s just down the road, and I’m just really hoping we all live through it. If you don’t hear from me the week after Thanksgiving, send help.

As you know, Tag went hunting last week but what you don’t know is he brought back a deer. That’s hunting and providing, y’all. He had a good time, which is nice to hear and I’ll have a good time cooking it because we bought a smoker. I’m sincerely stoked to get good at using it. Get this; I can control it with my phone. And it has a probe that tells me the temperature of the meat. I mean, technology am I right? I’m cooking the turkey in it for Thanksgiving. 

All this thinking about food and Thanksgiving has me a bit in the zone. So much so that I forgot Kamper at doggy daycare this week. I felt like a terrible pet owner. I know he’s happy there, but still. I was THAT mom. I wonder if the other dogs made fun of him. I hope not. They let me leave him overnight, which was nice. 

Colorado Realtor® Activity

Okay, so I just had a closing with my favorite first-time homebuyer client today- congrats Marcos! He was really excited, it’s his first house after all, and I’m so glad I got to be part of his experience at first-time homebuying.

I have a listing on Ridge Road, my client is the seller, and he’s been under contract a few times (no fault of the property, just bad buyers). We’re under contract for the third time, and the people who want to buy it need to sell their current home first, which is common. But the people who were going to buy their house just backed out due to inspection issues. So, we’re kinda at a standstill right now. I’m hopeful everything will still work out. On the upside they are not making any inspection objections, which a) never happens and b) is the best thing a seller could hear next to c) all cash and d) not doing inspections.

My Warhawk property (the buyer is my client) has been going great. I’ve enjoyed working with the listing agent so, so much; her name is Debra. She’s gone above and beyond for us, and I love working with people that have a can-do attitude. It honestly makes or breaks any deal. So, shout out to you, Deb! 

And, finally, my land listing in Littleton had some funky lot line issues, but we’re getting it worked out. Bob, from American Surveyors, has been outstanding to work with. That said, he can’t get to the property until January to do his job. Why do you ask? He’s totally and completely slammed. 

So, if you or a friend is interested in becoming a surveyor, please reach out so I can get you in touch with him. He’s recruiting workers and he’ll give you all the training you need and start you at $18+ an hour. If you don’t like dealing with people and think walking around properties all day sounds good, let me know! Surveyors are hard to come by now, so this could be a great opportunity for you! 

Not too much going on these days, but that works out because the holidays are here and I know craziness is upon us! Keep on keepin’ on and I’ll meet you here again next week! Don’t forget to get your turkeys now! 


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