House Decisions

If you follow along with this blog, you know that we keep busy.  We took the leap last year and purchased our first flip house, then sold it after 3 days on the market.  Then, we purchased a second flip AND a rental house.  We placed tenants in the rental in July and are still working on the second flip.  This summer was eventful… to say the least!

While working on all of this, my dad passed away at the beginning of June.  Also, my mom has decided to move back to our hometown in Kentucky… she’s lived up here (Indiana) for a year and a half and it has been great having her around.  She’s been a tremendous help with our kiddo, who just entered his first year of middle school (EEK!!), so needless to say we are going to be sad to see her go.  The kiddo goes to a private school that is about 30 minutes from our house and we found out this summer that after-care would not be offered to middle school students.  With 2 parents who work 40 hour per week jobs, this threw us for a loop.  We don’t have family here and a 30 minute drive from school makes it rough to get someone to take him home. [Read more…]