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The Chicago new episode with the woman with two young daughters was awful.    The woman got everything she wanted, the boyfriend husband didn't get anything, except a place to build his own office.     Why do I suspect the boyfriend husband (according to another poster, who apparently was actually paying attention to the show, when I wasn't) was putting down everything on the house too?    She should have bought the one in the burbs, and he should have bought the city place he liked.   

The 24 year old insurance agent in Tampa, who's taking mom along on the house hunt is hysterical.    He should have left mom at home, and bought what he wanted.    The first house that was a cheap redo by flippers would be a big mistake to buy, especially with the painted laminate counters, and tile, the pool that needed replaster or more. Was that the one he bought?     That house was at the top of the price range, and needed thousands in pool remodeling, or replacement, all counter tops and tile replaced in kitchen, and both baths.    It was a disaster, and a bad flip job. 

 I liked the third house, not the first or second.    

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New ep: Dr. Tool and his wife and two daughters in Chicago. Suburbs. It was fun to see the house in Bronzeville. (They weren’t paying for private school for the girls.) Sauganash is a nice area, but the historic district is much lovelier than those mid-century moderns. Hey, I’m mid-century modern! 😂 

Any guy who complains on national TV three times about his wife snoring? Is a tool. 

They weren’t married? Ack, run, honey.

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2 hours ago, CrazyInAlabama said:

The Chicago new episode with the woman with two young daughters was awful.    The woman got everything she wanted, the boyfriend didn't get anything, except a place to build his own office.     Why do I suspect the boyfriend was putting down everything on the house too?    She should have bought the one in the burbs, and he should have bought the city place he liked.   

The 24 year old insurance agent in Tampa, who's taking mom along on the house hunt is hysterical.    He should have left mom at home, and bought what he wanted.    The first house that was a cheap redo by flippers would be a big mistake to buy.  

That episode was, among other things, annoying because it was so transparently fake.  No one looks for houses in Vernon Hills, Bronzeville, and Sauganash.  No one with 2 girls of those ages would not be talking about schools as a main consideration (and if they were in private that in reality would have been mentioned).

So I took it as obvious that they were going to the 'burbs, and wished the (awful, IMO, but new-build, totally open, all white kitchen are all things I actively dislike) 'burbs house had been compared with other houses that are options in the 'burbs.  Plus, the commute thing was dumb as Vernon Hills has the Metra.  Unless he works somewhere Metra inaccessible, which was not explained.

Sauganash is cool (although too far for me, and I don't have a short commute), and the place was obviously impractical for them.  Also MCM is not really a common Chicago style.  If they'd been serious about trying to find a city/'burb compromise they could have found a great place in that area for $750K or under, but of course they were not. Also the husband (whatever) wanting a white kitchen in that house was ridiculous.  The wood there fit, white would not have.

Bronzeville was obviously a non serious option. They weren't a family who was going to move there.  The whining about the kitchen by the husband (or whatever) was pathetic (yuck, so Y2K), though, and the wife won points with me for liking it (despite her poor judgment (IMO) in wanting new construction, a jetted tub, and open open open). I do wonder why the roof deck in that place wasn't larger, seems like it would have been easy to make it so.

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Louisiana: Was the wife getting an online degree? She didn’t mention commuting to school. BTW, I teach part time at a university and just started to teach my class online over WebEx. Takes getting used to!

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10 hours ago, msmarjoribanks said:

That episode was, among other things, annoying because it was so transparently fake.  No one looks for houses in Vernon Hills, Bronzeville, and Sauganash.  No one with 2 girls of those ages would not be talking about schools as a main consideration (and if they were in private that in reality would have been mentioned).

So I took it as obvious that they were going to the 'burbs, and wished the (awful, IMO, but new-build, totally open, all white kitchen are all things I actively dislike) 'burbs house had been compared with other houses that are options in the 'burbs.  Plus, the commute thing was dumb as Vernon Hills has the Metra.  Unless he works somewhere Metra inaccessible, which was not explained.

Sauganash is cool (although too far for me, and I don't have a short commute), and the place was obviously impractical for them.  Also MCM is not really a common Chicago style.  If they'd been serious about trying to find a city/'burb compromise they could have found a great place in that area for $750K or under, but of course they were not. Also the husband (whatever) wanting a white kitchen in that house was ridiculous.  The wood there fit, white would not have.

Bronzeville was obviously a non serious option. They weren't a family who was going to move there.  The whining about the kitchen by the husband (or whatever) was pathetic (yuck, so Y2K), though, and the wife won points with me for liking it (despite her poor judgment (IMO) in wanting new construction, a jetted tub, and open open open). I do wonder why the roof deck in that place wasn't larger, seems like it would have been easy to make it so.

Actually thought that Vernon Hills would be an ideal place for young family.  Never heard of Sauganash and I lived in Barrington for ten years.  Bronzeville definitely off the table.

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10 hours ago, msmarjoribanks said:

That episode was, among other things, annoying because it was so transparently fake.  No one looks for houses in Vernon Hills, Bronzeville, and Sauganash.  No one with 2 girls of those ages would not be talking about schools as a main consideration (and if they were in private that in reality would have been mentioned).

So I took it as obvious that they were going to the 'burbs, and wished the (awful, IMO, but new-build, totally open, all white kitchen are all things I actively dislike) 'burbs house had been compared with other houses that are options in the 'burbs.  Plus, the commute thing was dumb as Vernon Hills has the Metra.  Unless he works somewhere Metra inaccessible, which was not explained.

Sauganash is cool (although too far for me, and I don't have a short commute), and the place was obviously impractical for them.  Also MCM is not really a common Chicago style.  If they'd been serious about trying to find a city/'burb compromise they could have found a great place in that area for $750K or under, but of course they were not. Also the husband (whatever) wanting a white kitchen in that house was ridiculous.  The wood there fit, white would not have.

Bronzeville was obviously a non serious option. They weren't a family who was going to move there.  The whining about the kitchen by the husband (or whatever) was pathetic (yuck, so Y2K), though, and the wife won points with me for liking it (despite her poor judgment (IMO) in wanting new construction, a jetted tub, and open open open). I do wonder why the roof deck in that place wasn't larger, seems like it would have been easy to make it so.

He was actually her husband of 5 months in Chicago.

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Didn't like the young couple in Louisiana. They said having a baby at 19 made them have to grow up faster. Seemed to me she still had a ways to go. Very vain too - wanting a house she could show off. 

Me either.  Well, he seemed absolutely fine, it was her that was the problem.  She was 21 and wanted the type of house you finally get at 40.  All on his dime.  She needed her Mom close and on call to take the baby away to spare her the stress of juggling school and the child.  But wanted hubby to have to drive over an hour at the drop of a hat for his on-call job.  

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51 minutes ago, cameron said:

Actually thought that Vernon Hills would be an ideal place for young family.  Never heard of Sauganash and I lived in Barrington for ten years.  Bronzeville definitely off the table.

Sauganash is in the far NW of the city, it's nice.  A friend of mine (with a young child) recently moved there, and I considered looking there (and searched options there on Redfin), but we wanted to be in a slightly less suburban-feeling part of the city.

I still don't get why they didn't even mention the metra or explain the commute thing better.

I think Vernon Hills is a fine choice for them (especially since it clearly is where the girls were in school, where their family was, it was obvious they would pick it) but would have preferred the decoys be actual contenders showing what else was available at their price point in the area, rather than pretending they were considering moving to totally disparate areas of Chicago and showing 2 other houses they obviously were never going to pick.

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Re: Louisiana couple

The husband was definitely the more mature of the two.  Plus, I was annoyed by the SAHM

 trying to assert her preference for location when he had an on call job.

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The commute for the Chicago duo was a complete non-issue. Surprise surprise that he *learned* he could do his job completely remotely from home. I know nothing about Chicago neighborhoods but I fast forwarded and knew they would going to buy house number two.

Tampa Mama's boy - are there really no better alternatives in a HH's wish list? The space for the pool table was way too small as you could actually use a cue stick from two sides of the table. But painted tile and laminate in the kitchen and bathroom - and cheaply painted kitchen cabinets - that would be a completely non-starter. 

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On 3/25/2020 at 4:42 PM, LucindaWalsh said:

Caught a 7:30 pm new episode in I think Nashville? The couple got engaged at the end. Was that a repeat disguised as a new one? It had a very infomercial feel to it as if the real estate couple had bought a whole episode of ad time from House Hunters and the hunters were actors. They bought a very yucky house. I hated the layout. I hate having a square room with the living room, a breakfast corner and kitchen all in that square with the kitchen island being on an angle in one corner facing out. She ruined those cabinets by painting them white. The whole place looked builder cheap. The other house with the blue door was equally unappealing to me.  Both had horrible layouts.

What I fell in love with was that last house! It was a solid built updated older colonial brick house with a great yard in an established neighborhood. The floor plan had no wasted space like most of the new sparkly homes have. 

The couple was annoying as heck and I would be very irritated if someone asked me to marry them on an infomercial. Her ring was ugly.

Agree.  I actually liked both the second and third and hated the first.  I wondered if there was some location factor not discussed.

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Aberdeen, SD: The coach and his wife were a nice couple. I knew that second house wasn’t an option, but I thought it was so cool.

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I wonder what will happen to tv shows like HH when 6 months from now they've shown all the new shows they have in the can. Of course, HH does lots of repeats. Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune stopped recording new shows over a week ago. They have enough new shows to air through May 29. I can't imagine any shows of this type are now filming new shows.

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16 minutes ago, chessiegal said:

I wonder what will happen to tv shows like HH when 6 months from now they've shown all the new shows they have in the can. Of course, HH does lots of repeats. Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune stopped recording new shows over a week ago. They have enough new shows to air through May 29. I can't imagine any shows of this type are now filming new shows.

I’ve wondered the same about filming shows, films, etc. there’s going to be an overall dearth of new material when they run out of already-recorded stuff!  

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So Island Life is HH on an island in the US? This may have been a rerun tonight, but an attorney, her adult son and her mom were all going to live on some island in NY state, I think. Anyway, for a sandwich gen shero, mom seemed pretty tic-free. If she commented on the small size of a room it wasn’t as a big complaint, but more a matter of fact. Her son, “faced with” a tiny bedroom said he’d look around the house for another spot to set up a work area. No whining.

Plus they kept enjoying lobster rolls and fried seafood! 

Unsurprisingly choosing the nicest turnkey not near the beach, mom, son and Bubbe all seemed so happy at the end. No bs, angst or drama. What a relief.

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My guess is that they will never run out of episodes.     They will just keep reruns going endlessly, and renaming Island, Beach, Hawaii, Mexico, episodes as House Hunters, and HHI episodes.   

The HH reruns this morning are hysterical.   For example, the Humble, Texas couple are really trying for fame, but not in a good way.   He doesn't want two story, she wants mid-century (but calls a 2 story 70's cookie cutter cracker box MCM), she says a gas stove will burn your house down, and he has to have a gaming room, and wants the dining room for that.     I'm just glad they live a few states away from me, because they're insufferable.    Another house hunter that doesn't want the kids on another floor.   They chose the 2 story, cook cutter place, with a gas stove she's afraid to use.    

Another hysterical one from today's HH reruns.   Detroit, and the hunters walk in the back garden, and the woman says "I think they had a water feature".    It's a tarp covered giant fountain.      Guess which house they bought?   

Then the hideously irritating house hunter moving to Bloomington, IN.    She's moving her parents in, and both want worm farms.   Then she wants to have numerous feral cats living around the house, even in a house in town.   Bet the neighbors will be thrilled about that.       What an entitled twit she is.     

The Island ones can be rereleased as either Caribbean, HH International, or regular House Hunters.     The Hawaii ones often end up as a regular HH, and then end up on a Hawaii themed one.   My guess that's a reason they got rid of the narrator, because now you can't tell what series an episode was originally filmed for.  They've already shown a bunch of the Beach Front Bargain hunt shows into House Hunters.    Some of the HHI have been changed over, and listed as new on the Mexico Life series.   

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Palm Springs: That place they bought was butt ugly. What were those structures out back? I’m no real estate expert, but I knew their budget was way too low to get something nice in Palm Springs.

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If you watch the show Desert Flippers with the husband and wife who flip houses in Palm Springs, you can get a nice house for much less than what I would have thought.

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2 hours ago, chessiegal said:

If you watch the show Desert Flippers with the husband and wife who flip houses in Palm Springs, you can get a nice house for much less than what I would have thought.

I don’t care for flipping shows. I’ll watch Good Bones because of Mina and her mom.

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20 hours ago, LittleIggy said:

Palm Springs: That place they bought was butt ugly. What were those structures out back? 

I agree about the house being ugly and I guess they realized it was too much work to fix up because it's back on the market for $75k more than what they paid for 6 months ago.  

https://www.redfin.com/CA/Palm-Springs/15880-La-Vida-Dr-92262/home/5713210

The structures in the backyard are privacy fences.  The house has an attached casita (which they didn't show in the episode).  It makes more sense when you see the aerial view pics from the listing.

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So the Palm Springs guys were flippers?

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3 minutes ago, Ohwell said:

So the Palm Springs guys were flippers?

From what I read from the listing and what I saw on HH, they installed brand new HVAC, new upgraded solar ready electrical panel and painted the living room wall and the front door orange and painted purple and pink accent walls in the bedrooms.  Everything else looks the same as when they toured it.  So I would say no as a flip. 

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11 hours ago, LittleIggy said:

I don’t care for flipping shows. I’ll watch Good Bones because of Mina and her mom.

They used to be enough for me, but not so much any more. Their houses are almost carbon copies of each other. 

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1 hour ago, Grrarrggh said:

They used to be enough for me, but not so much any more. Their houses are almost carbon copies of each other. 

I haven’t watched enough GB episodes to be tired of their aesthetic yet!

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2 hours ago, juliet73 said:

I agree about the house being ugly and I guess they realized it was too much work to fix up because it's back on the market for $75k more than what they paid for 6 months ago.  

https://www.redfin.com/CA/Palm-Springs/15880-La-Vida-Dr-92262/home/5713210

The structures in the backyard are privacy fences.  The house has an attached casita (which they didn't show in the episode).  It makes more sense when you see the aerial view pics from the listing.

From the listing, it doesn’t appear that they put in a bathtub that the guy with a walker said he needed.

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That post in the middle of the kitchen would have put me off right away.  And I am sure it will for most prospective buyers.

Why wouldn’t they extend the privacy fences all the way to the back of the lot?  The tiny concrete “patios” they have now look like prison exercise yards.

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It looks like the Casita with the back patio door, is actually the former garage.     A lot of the MCM redos have the post by the kitchen.   From what I remember there is something about the structure that means you that beam supports much of the roof load.       I'm surprised that the one bedroom is so pink, I think it should have been more neutral.      I do like looking at Palm Springs houses, and this one looks nice.  

I think it would have looked great to have a peninsula going out to the post from the wall.      Or somehow extend the lower cabinets out to the post.      I remember a lot of the house hunts in Palm Springs, and there are definitely some more expensive, and nicer areas to live in.   

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Regarding the post in the Palm Springs house, many times owners remove load bearing walls to have a more open concept and instead of spending extra money to install a load carrying beam in the ceiling, they will install a post to support the weight.  The post could have been integrated into the end of a counter, but they stopped the kitchen cabinets short of the post.  I agree it was in a very awkward position, and detracted from the design.  I would just figure out a way to extend the cabinets which would be cheaper than installing a ceiling beam.  The view of the mountains from that house was nice, but the back yard needed some major help from a professional landscaper.  With the price of that house being so low, I wonder what the surrounding neighborhood looked like.  

I also like watching the Palm Springs episodes  It's like going to another world of housing styles, and I love MCM. 

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I caught California episode last week. They mentioned that I can remember West Hollywood but ventured out to other places and I am not sure where they wound up. It was a new episode but it was very early years in feel, which was a nice respite. The three homes, one was a condo, were in what seemed to be authentic CA neighborhoods and not new developments. Not saying that quite right but I hope my point gets across. They picked a blue what was called a craftsman house. It might have been one at one time, it was old, but the craftsman had been erased from that home. And not in the new way but from a different decade. But it was a cool house. The condo looked so retro and knooked into a space on the block. They were overjoyed with about four square feet of patio. 

eta I am blaming the quarantine on the above wonky worded and phrased post.  

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The new HH tonight is a 19 year old, new college graduate, and moving to Austin.     She did a program in high school where you do community college, and high school.   She finished  high school at 17 with an Associates degree, then did her last two years of college.     I really like the house hunter, but I hope her mother is ignoring bad features just for the show.        I hate the two story condo she looked at first, because of the work it needs, but with the washer/dryer hookup, and wall added to the bedroom, the value will really go up..     I like her real estate agent too.   

I think the old real estate rule about location being everything is true, so I hope she finds something downtown.    I think once the washer/dryer hook up is added, the $10k price will be nothing compared to what that will add to value.   

The second downtown condo was ridiculous.   The condo fee was huge, and the bedroom not even having a window means it's not a real bedroom either.   I'm glad the house hunter passed on that one.   The suburb house would only work with a lawn service, and a roommate or two, and would be great in 5 or 10 years for the house hunter.    

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Austin 19 year old and clingy mom. Reminds me of why people move so far away from family. You could tell there was no way she was buying that overpriced suburb house.  Smart kid going for the condo. Backyards are for later in life. As a single mom, I’d be thrilled if my son moved out. Of course he’s 24, so there’s that. 😶


 

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Re: Brunswick County, NC family - were they able to evacuate with husband's $50,000 bourbon collection, or did it survive the hurricane?

 

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That Austin 19-year-old would have been stupid to buy a condo where the bedroom has no window and it's across the street from Phi Delta Rape. 

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The long narrow hallway in the “party central” Austin condo was making me claustrophobic, as were the windows that opened to ... I don’t even know, a wall?

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I missed the first ten minutes or so, but what job did the 19 year old have? 

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14 minutes ago, Ohwell said:

I missed the first ten minutes or so, but what job did the 19 year old have? 

They said she worked in finance, IIRC.

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I was just wondering how much salary a 19 year old would be making to afford to buy a place at that young age.  I wonder if mom helped with the down payment. 

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33 minutes ago, javajeanelaine said:

I thought it was cybersecurity.

It was cybersecurity.  She must be a very smart cookie to get a job like that at only 19, degree or not.  She also must be making a nice income to be able to afford a $300,000 house.  Good for her.  She kept saying it was her money, not her mother's; so either she inherited a down payment from a grandparent or something or she is very frugal and managed to save a bundle.

I can see why her mom was anxious about her living in the city, after all, she is just 19 but she obviously is very level headed and sensible or she wouldn't have finished her education so quickly.

My nephew attended community college classes in high school and got his associates the same week he got his high school diploma.  However, he liked college life and was a marching band geek, so he stayed 4 years.  The community college was in his hometown and high school students could enroll there for free to take classes that would count both for high school and college.  It is not uncommon these days.  My college room mate. back in the dark ages, graduated high school a year early at 16 and then finished college in 3 years and went on to medical school at 19, graduating in another 3 years at 22.  She was the youngest intern they'd ever had at the hospital where she trained.

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14 hours ago, Kimboweena said:

Re: Brunswick County, NC family - were they able to evacuate with husband's $50,000 bourbon collection, or did it survive the hurricane?

 

For a guy who claimed he wanted to buy a fixer upper to get equity, it was kind of interesting to discover that he has a bourbon collection worth $50-60,000.  Differing priorities, I guess.  I didn't realize bourbon collecting was a thing, nor that people set aside rooms in their home for it.  Isn't liquor the definition of a liquid asset?  He was willing to invite friends over to deplete the bourbon collection, but didn't want to buy a place unless it needed heaps of renovation so they could make a big profit when they sold.  Weird.

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So weird. In keeping with his mantra, it's as if he bought them as an investment. Shaky at best, dude. One of the lamest plot lines I've seen in awhile (yeah, low bar).

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20 hours ago, CrazyInAlabama said:

I like her real estate agent too.   

I saw her actually laughing (presumably to the cameraman) as she was following the HHs back inside after the encounter with the heinously loud air conditioner.

 

20 hours ago, CrazyInAlabama said:

I think the old real estate rule about location being everything is true, so I hope she finds something downtown.    I think once the washer/dryer hook up is added, the $10k price will be nothing compared to what that will add to value.   

Back in the 1970s, University of Texas students who didn't want or need or couldn't afford to live near campus lived just south of the river, along Riverside Drive.  There were enormous cheaply built apartment complexes out there--one apartment gets a small grease fire and the entire building burns down within minutes.  The UT shuttle bus ran out there. 

But then because of the cheapness, poor non-student families started moving in there, and the students migrated to newer and generally nicer giant apartment complexes in the northwest part of town, I'd say in the mid/late 1980s.  That's where this HH bought.

The apartments in that area were historically occupied by young adult singles.  But enough students moved out there that UT added shuttle bus runs to that area.  I'm not sure where the young singles went, now that I think about it.  Maybe they dispersed--this would be after AIDS hit, so maybe that scene dried up somewhat.

 

20 hours ago, CrazyInAlabama said:

The second downtown condo was ridiculous.   The condo fee was huge, and the bedroom not even having a window means it's not a real bedroom either.   I'm glad the house hunter passed on that one.   

That condo wasn't downtown, even though that's what they kept saying.  It's in the West Campus neighborhood--west of the UT campus.  It's only about a mile from downtown, but it couldn't be more different.  Downtown condos are actually downtown, as in the central business district with high-rise office buildings.

For many years, West Campus was just fraternity and sorority houses, small two-storey apartment buildings, and houses that held lots of students or were actually cut up into apartments.  Then they changed the zoning, and much taller condo complexes sprung up all over that neighborhood.  And the condo she looked at was newer construction, so that bedroom without a window wasn't some sort of retrofit.  I guess it looked onto a breezeway or walkway, so you don't really want a window there, but it was very very odd.

I couldn't decide if I hated that long hallway.  I once had an apartment that was upstairs, and the door was at ground level and it opened onto the bottom of some stairs that went up into the living area.  It was really weird to go down those stairs to answer the door, but I kind of liked it.  So I could see feeling the same way about that hallway.

Also, I'm pretty sure the HOA included a parking space, which is not to be sneezed at with the density that area has now.

Hey--I haven't been watching much lately, but realized that they're mentioning specific neighborhoods again.  Hallelujah!

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5 hours ago, doodlebug said:

My college room mate. back in the dark ages, graduated high school a year early at 16 and then finished college in 3 years and went on to medical school at 19, graduating in another 3 years at 22.  She was the youngest intern they'd ever had at the hospital where she trained.

Gasp! You went to college with Delilah Howser??

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The cowboy from Texas is a giant jerky, pain in the ass. He looked a lot older than the girlfriend, and has been stringing her along for years.  And then they go to a house where he got engaged to his first wife, on the same property.  Don’t blame her for eliminating that house.  And when she talks about marriage and children, he responds “Sad but true”. She needs to run away. 

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34 minutes ago, KLovestoShop said:

The cowboy from Texas is a giant jerky, pain in the ass. He looked a lot older than the girlfriend, and has been stringing her along for years.  And then they go to a house where he got engaged to his first wife, on the same property.  Don’t blame her for eliminating that house.  And when she talks about marriage and children, he responds “Sad but true”. She needs to run away. 

I was wondering how much older he was than her. Were they buying the house together?  After three years, if he hadn’t put a ring on it, then she should move on.

Austen: Hope she popped open that bottle of bubbly after mom left! 😏

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7 hours ago, KLovestoShop said:

The cowboy from Texas is a giant jerky, pain in the ass. He looked a lot older than the girlfriend, and has been stringing her along for years.  And then they go to a house where he got engaged to his first wife, on the same property.  Don’t blame her for eliminating that house.  And when she talks about marriage and children, he responds “Sad but true”. She needs to run away. 

Total male jerk, especially when he pouted about taking off his boots and then preceded to grind his spurs into the wood floor.  She should just run and run fast.

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Didn't the Texas girlfriend say she didn't know he had been married before? After 3 years? With all that land and money, why didn't he just build a dream house on the property he had? The whole storyline made no sense.

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19 minutes ago, chessiegal said:

Didn't the Texas girlfriend say she didn't know he had been married before? After 3 years? With all that land and money, why didn't he just build a dream house on the property he had? The whole storyline made no sense.

I think she was saying that she knew about the wife, but had no idea about the proposal and photo shoot on the ranch they were looking at, and, since he knew the property and the area, she wished he had told her before they went to see it.

On the one hand, it was interesting to see people hunting for a different kind of home; not too many people out there looking to spend $2 mil on a ranch; so I liked seeing what sorts of things they were looking for in a property.  However, on the other hand, it seemed obvious that rude cowboy was significantly older than her and less than enthused at the thought of marrying her and having a family.  She seemed like a lovely person, and cute, to boot; I hope she gets a clue and moves on.

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18 minutes ago, chessiegal said:

Didn't the Texas girlfriend say she didn't know he had been married before?

No, it was the man of the couple who was showing them houses who didn't know.

 

10 hours ago, KLovestoShop said:

And then they go to a house where he got engaged to his first wife, on the same property.  Don’t blame her for eliminating that house.  

He said it's where he had his engagement "pitchers" taken, not where he got engaged.  So I'm assuming the location offered the Panhandle version of the distressed downtown alley that city dwellers use. 

 

2 hours ago, cameron said:

Total male jerk, especially when he pouted about taking off his boots and then preceded to grind his spurs into the wood floor.  She should just run and run fast.

I didn't notice any spurs, and was impressed that he could get his boots off just by stepping on the back, like I do with my tennis shoes.  It was always a sitting-down two-handed contortious operation for me.

And to be fair, it was his floor at that point.  But I agree--not a good look.  Although I rather enjoyed watching a grown man pad around a house in his sock feet while wearing a giant cowboy hat.

 

10 hours ago, KLovestoShop said:

And when she talks about marriage and children, he responds “Sad but true”. She needs to run away. 

I don't know which is more annoying--a woman who won't shut up about having kids or a man who keeps acting like he's being dragged into it against his will.  I have an idea--both of y'all shut up and find someone who's on the same page.

To make things worse, I spied two Whataburger cups in their truck, and I'm not in Whataburger country these days.  What I wouldn't do...

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