I posted annoyingly cryptically a couple weeks ago about some issues we were having with our house. I can finally say we have some resolution on the issue.
Here goes with the whole shebang…
I immediately knew that was a survey marker, and that it was NOT in the right place. We had seen the markings of the lot when we purchased the house, one year ago. My mom was a real estate agent in the area for 20 years, so I immediately called her and said, “What do I do? They’re trying to steal my yard?”
And thus, CHAOS WAS BORN.
Then I called Jake. I was yelling and crying at this point, cursing the house, cursing our crappy realtor, cursing the crappy builder, and lighting matches to burnt the house down. OKAAY, I’M KIDDING. I wasn’t lighting matches. Poor poor Jake. He finally got home to a hysterical wife.
I called the builder and asked what the devil was going on and for days and days I got “I don’t know.” I finally got a hold of someone, and explained the issue. The biggest issue at hand was our fence was no longer in our property line and they were building the house next door… which meant we were going to have to pay to tear down our fence and pay to have it rebuilt.
Eventually I got to the Division Manager of the building company and explained the issues, at length, and alllllllll the problems we had had and very explicitly told him that I would NEVER give a positive review about his company, I would never recommend the builder to anyone, and I would NEVER ever let someone I know buy a house from them. He tried to calm me down, and placate me like a child, but I held my ground, told him that they had lied to us when we bought the house and that was not my fault.
They rebuilt my fence for free.
Now, they did a very shoddy job (what would you expect from liars and cheats, right?) but at least we aren’t out any money…. just three feet of yard.
So there’s my drama. It’s been “resolved”. I want to kick my house, but I’m afraid it wouldn’t affect the house one eensy bit. :(