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We're finally getting our own place and I'm supposed to be grateful *UPDATE

Anonymous
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We live in an apartment right now and our lease is up in two months. Apparently when dh's uncle died a few months ago he left DH his home. I knew nothing about this, but dh had talked to his uncle about it before he passed away. I've never been there, but I know it's a shit hole. DH says we can make it our own, and fix it up and sell it if we want. I'm supposed to be grateful? I'm moving my two kids to a shit hole, but it's my shit hole so I should be kissing DH's feet. I'm having a hard time with this.

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*UPDATE

So my husband and I talked about it and I got all the details. The land does not belong to us and the land rental is $75 per month. He says it does have electric and plumbing and a shared well with others in the area. Selling it in that are, which is what I want to do, we could probably get $200-$300.00 for it. He wants me to give it a chance, my concern is that if we have it for three months, and then sell it for 200 bucks we've already lost money on it. DH says we don't have to pay lot rent for 2 months, so he has two months to "fix it up" to my standards or we sell it. I don't even like this deal we've made because we are going to lose every penny he puts in to it in the next two months but he is really upset that I am "looking a gift horse in the mouth". He's going to go there over the weekend and get pictures of the inside for me. I said I want pictures before I know if I'm willing to go look at it in person. The bus was left to DH's cousin, but he's refusing to pick it up and doesn't want it so I'm going to sell it to a junk yard and pocket the cash since it looks like we're going to lose all kinds of money over the next two months. I'm phoning my landlord and going on a month to month lease so we have time to find a place or renew this one when our lease is up because there is no way DH can fix that pile of shit.



                                                  -Kitschy

Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:02 PM
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weeping_angel
by Don't Blink on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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How exciting!! You get a free house and get to fix it up!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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I would be grateful.
AlwaysKISA
by Ruby Member on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:03 PM
Aw maybe it won't be as bad as you think?
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AlwaysKISA
by Ruby Member on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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But I don't think you need to be "grateful" for something you didn't ask for or want.
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kiddycat73
by Gold Member on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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Can you compromise and stay in your apartment until the house is fixed up and no longer a shithole?
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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It is what you make it. We should always be grateful for the things that we have.
onaflowers
by on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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Why do you have to move there while you fix it up? You sound seriously ungrateful.
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by Ruby Member on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:04 PM
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FlutterbyMom3
by on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:05 PM

Well, at least it's a house and not an apartment. How much of a shithole is it? 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:05 PM
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I don't think it's possible to make it not a shithole. I feel like we got stuck with a liability. Dh thinks I'm being snobby and unreasonable.

Quoting kiddycat73: Can you compromise and stay in your apartment until the house is fixed up and no longer a shithole?


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