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I'm just feeling stressed and need some reassurance I guess!

My husband and I sold our home about 2 weeks ago. I really didn't want it listed as we have no place to go but he felt the time was right. Well. Lo and behold it sold quickly, after some back and forth on price, actually we came out ahead so that was good.

However, the stressful part is that we decided to build a new home as we've not been able to find anything already built that we like. ( we looked in the last year and now again with the pressure on more recently ). So we've met with the builder and getting the ball rolling there. will take at least 12 months to build so in the meantime we will need to rent. And haven't found anything suitable ( yet).

The good thing is, our homebuyers don't want to move in till mid-July. My husband says not to fret we have plenty of time. But I can't help it. Guess it's part of my make up, but it's hard for me to deal with uncertainty like this. Also, we've had this home for 13 yrs (not that long I suppose but seems like a lifetime with memories). I'm really going to miss the location as we are on a beautiful lake. I absolutely love the outdoors aspects of this place. But for reasons I won't go into here, we had to sell. It's too late to go back I know. I just wish I felt better about all this.

Maybe someone who has been through something similar can chime in? Thanks for listening!

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2nd Jun 2020 16:46:23 (Last activity: 5th Jun 2020 11:05:56)
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Sold my bungalow a few years after losing my husband, to buy a larger house to share with my daughter and son-in-law. They sold theirs at the same time. Both sold quickly before we had found another house suitable for us all.. It came down to the wire and we considered hiring a large caravan and living in it on the new site and putting our furniture in store temporarily. Is this something you could do? I left the coast for the hills, but love where I am now. It was stressful at the time,but also an adventure. Hold in there and it will all come right in the end!!! Good luck.
Response from Jan1952 Original Poster made on 5th Jun 2020 02:40:49
Thanks for your comment. I realize I need to take it one step at a time and put things in perspective. That being said, we've found a place to rent that is going to be ideal for us by the looks of it. So that problem solved ! Lately we've been packing like crazy, though we have plenty of time til the move. But does feel good to be moving forward. The latest glitch however is the new home because we just found out the floor plan we chose will not fit on the lot ! The builder wasn't sure but just got the final word. So now it's back to the drawing board on that ! I'm sure it will all work out in the end. Believe it or not, I did consider the option you mentioned about living in a caravan ( or RV as we call them here in the States). Would've been an adventure for sure!
Response from PurpleHat made on 5th Jun 2020 11:05:56 > @Jan1952
Hoping all goes smoothly for you now!
3rd Jun 2020 08:19:29 (Last activity: 5th Jun 2020 02:42:16)
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I hope. things are looking more hopeful and construction has started on your new home.It will be a difficult time but worth it
My previous house also sold quickly and I bought a bungalow which is fine but the location is to enclosed and two years on I wish I had rented and found somewhere better located.
Response from Jan1952 Original Poster made on 5th Jun 2020 02:42:16
Thanks for your comment ! Things are looking better now. Need to get off the worry train !

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