Entries from March 2007

Plans of House

Comments   5   Date Arrow  March 30, 2007 at 7:55pm   User  by Christina

I thought I would post a few images of what the house should look like. I haven’t figured out how to scale a jpeg properly so please excuse the fact that the drawings are not to scale and one elevation is a some different scale than the other.

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We Missed our Own Groundbreaking!

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 22, 2007 at 8:59pm   User  by Dave

I knew that the house was going to get going soon, but I am surprised at how quickly it’s going so far. Martin told us that things were going to get started soon. I went to the lot yesterday and nothing had been done. I went today at lunch and half the footings had been […]

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Photo of our site March 18, 2007

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 19, 2007 at 7:39pm   User  by Christina

View of Site Looking West View of Site Looking East

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Ides of March- 15, 2007

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 15, 2007 at 2:56pm   User  by Christina

Whew- we closed our construction loan and can proceed ahead. Although dealing with all those numbers is pretty painful, the process actually went incredibly smooth. This is thanks to Dave’s knowledge of financial matters, my fathers wonderful legal assistance, and our very easy to work with loan officer. It took several hours to ask questions, […]

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March 5, 2007

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 5, 2007 at 8:09pm   User  by Christina

We have set our closing date as March 15. Wow. This is really getting real now. Things left to do: 1) Get back in touch with the structural engineer and make sure he is sending us a letter that states the house has been engineered for lateral forces. Shelby County made a change in to […]

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March 1, 2007

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 5, 2007 at 7:59pm   User  by Christina

It has been a year this March that we received our Landmarks Approval. I am getting very anxious to get building. I have heard that our approval is good for a year. I’m not sure what happens if Martin tried to get our building permit on April 1, but we are pushing for March. Good […]

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February 2007

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 5, 2007 at 7:36pm   User  by Christina

Curious about this whole appraisal thing we contacted FCS at the end of February to ask for a copy of the appraisal. The appraisal was sent to us to look over. The appraiser compared our house to 3 other houses that have recently sold in Midtown and are within 2 miles of our house. These […]

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December 2006 – January 2007

Comments   0   Date Arrow  March 5, 2007 at 7:33pm   User  by Christina

In December I spoke to a structural engineer who I work with during my day job and found that he had engineered several AAC buildings. The AAC company that we have been communicating with said that they engineer some parts of the structure but things like the size of the anchor bolts that connect the […]

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