Junk Removal

Having just spent the summer cleaning out the house my parents lived in for over 40 years — getting it ready to sell — was something of a nightmare project. As time dragged on and the sales season waned, I found myself almost wanting to follow my dad's humorous...

Realtor

Guest post by Gerard McDaniel A good realtor can make the difference between a wonderful and a terrible home buying experience. When I decided to buy my first place, I was excited and ready, but any new experience can always be a little intimidating. I went into the...

What’s in the Basement

I've spent the past few weeks cleaning out my dad's house, in preparation to sell it. When someone has lived 43 years in the same place, it gets filled with all manner of treasures (not to mention all manner of trash). Did I mention termites? Never mind. Some of the...

Moving Day

In May of 2006 we put our giant Eagle Mountain home on the market. We sold that home in January of 2007. We leased back the house until August of 2008 when we moved to the American Fork rental property. In August of 2009 we moved half our stuff to a storage unit and...

We’re Homeless!

The building process has been very slow and difficult. First we were given a May finish, then June. Now it's September and we're still renting with no sure finish date in sight. We are calling most of the subs daily — although I don't think that should be our job....