We did it!

We did it!


» Site Navigation
Home Page The Villages Maps The Villages Activities The Villages Clubs The Villages Book Healthcare Rentals Real Estate Section Classified Section The Villages Directory Home Improvement Site Guidelines Advertising Info Register Now Video Tutorials Frequently Asked Questions
» Newsletter Signup
» Premium Tower
» Advertisements
» Trending News
» Tower Sponsors

» Premium Sponsors
» Banner Sponsors
» Advertisements
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-30-2018, 07:34 AM
PennBF PennBF is online now
Gold member
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,466
Smile Observation

I have a brother who lives in California''s Napa Valley and he has been here a few times. His assessment is "it is just too good". He is 100% right! If someone is not happy here they have serious problems. We should not forget the State which has no income tax, etc. Welcome and continue to enjoy life.
Reply With Quote

Old 08-30-2018, 08:18 AM
Legalhempgirl Legalhempgirl is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 2

Congrats! You will love it.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 08-30-2018, 08:25 AM
tomwed tomwed is offline
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 9,981

Originally Posted by kathyspear View Post
Hello, all! Just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. I have been lurking for a few months, trying to learn as much as possible about TV, as hubby and I pondered our future. We have been happily wintering in the Tampa/Clearwater area for several years. Over time, though, I have tired of the packing and unpacking, and have longed to move south on a full-time basis.

My sister and her husband moved to TV after turning the family business over to "the kids" and they are so happy with their decision. It really got me thinking more and more about the area. I have been looking at homes online and happened to come across a home that seemed perfect for us. (We have somewhat atypical needs that can make house hunting a challenge.)

On Monday my sissy and B-I-L went out with a realtor and toured three homes for us. With the wonder of modern technology we were able to use a video conferencing app to follow along as they walked the properties. The home that I had ranked as #1 on this short list of homes turned out to be "the one". We made an offer, received a counter, and accepted the counter, by the next day.

We are flying down next week to see the place in person. (We have a contingency in place that gives us 15 days to do so.) If all goes well, we will own a home in The Villages by Halloween.

I know you all understand how excited I am at the prospect of living in your beautiful "town" and living near my family, which has not been the case for a very long time. I want to thank all of you who provide so much information to folks like us as we think about making this kind of move. I look forward to meeting many of you in person in the future.

kathy (and Dan)
currently Blue Bell, PA
Having your cake and eating it too. You are blessed.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2018, 11:28 AM
2BNTV's Avatar
2BNTV 2BNTV is offline
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: A Village Resident
Posts: 10,622

Several people on this site have bought homes sight unseen and they never regretted it!

Congrats. Best wishes as you start living the dream.
"It doesn't cost "nuttin", to be nice". MOM

I just want to do the right thing! Uncle Joe, (my hero).
Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2018, 09:27 PM
kathyspear kathyspear is offline
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 40

Update: Visited TV yesterday and saw our new house. It is even nicer than it appeared in the pictures and during the FaceTime tour. Love the neighborhood. House inspection went great. We will be removing the “see it in person” contingency on Monday.

Doing the happy dance!

Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2018, 09:29 PM
Joeg180 Joeg180 is online now
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Upstate NY, Village of McClure
Posts: 65

Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2018, 11:19 PM
Schaumburger's Avatar
Schaumburger Schaumburger is offline
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Schaumburg, IL - Chicago suburb - TV Wannabee
Posts: 4,065

Kathy, I can tell you are very excited about becoming a Villager. May the upcoming weeks go smoothly, and all falls into place. Congratulations!
Born and raised in Dubuque, Iowa. Chicago 1979 to 1986. Northwest Suburbs of Chicago - Schaumburg since 1988.
Reply With Quote

home, homes, area, living, move

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13 PM.