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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

I did it....

The deed is done. I did it. I have told my work that I'm moving this summer. Yikes! I'm kinda scared but, I guess it's all good. My husbands transfer went through, which is great but.....we are trying to get pre-approved for a home loan and since I have no job there (Nevada) they cannot count my income and my husband has to take on my debt since Nevada is a community property state. So, right now we're not qualifying. Which means we may have to rent for awhile. I'm hoping to stay with my company as a remote employee at least for 6 months. It's a feasible idea but, I'm waiting to hear from my manager if it's a go. In the meantime I've been submitting my resume and have one potential interview. Sigh.

We really have no choice but to move. California is soooo expensive. We have no security here. There's no security in Nevada either but, the potential is there. It really sucks because even if, by some miracle, my salary doubled we would still not qualify for a house here. I'll miss it here. The beach especially. My family too but, they can and, will come and visit. I'll miss my son. So many changes...I'm getting a little beklemmt. Sigh......

Everything just feels so up in the air right now. I hate that. I like to feel grounded. Stable. Oh geez, and the idea of moving itself...blah!!!!! We are going to get rid of just about everything - furniture, beds, dining table. Another big sigh. Wish me luck in the coming months, I'm gonna need it.


  1. Good luck, Joane! I don't envy the moving...I just did it...and not a whole other state away...

    But the new adventures, new sights and sounds....I think there will be lot to appreciate :)

  2. I feel your pain...we were in the position when we moved here to San Antonio eight years ago. At least if you can't buy a home right away, that will give you some time to get familiar with the neighborhoods. With us waiting several years to save up enough for a good down payment, we got to know the neighborhoods really well. Some are really good with security gates (we opted out of those), others that were up and coming and the one we chose was a neighborhood that is only sixteen years old. The houses are very nice with very mature landscapes. Nothing worse than moving in to a neighborhood you know nothing about and regret later.

    Good luck dear and best wishes!
    Deanna :D

  3. Moving and everything that is involved with it can be so stressful! But keep thinking those positive thoughts. And before you know it, you'll be settled in your new Life.

  4. Good luck with your move! *Hugs*