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Chips, New PITI, BF's House Update

May 8th, 2014 at 09:29 am

Redeemed another $19.12 in credit card rewards this morning from Capital One Quicksilver, and sent that off to my mortgage.

I did apply for that Wells Fargo Amex, but my application status is "pending". If I am approved, that will be a sweet mortgage chip.

Since my PITI payment changes as of June 1, I changed my automatic payment. I increased it from $1130 to $1135, so with the TI decrease, there will be an additional $54.36 going to principal each month.

I received $160 from my part-time job yesterday, and have sent that off to E Fund. E Fund is pushing 7k now, and will go over when my automatic deposit of $100 hits later this month.

Last weekend, a pool repair guy fixed the heat pump on BF's hot tub. On Saturday night, I got to enjoy a nice soak. It was the first time I had ever been in that hot tub, after nearly 5 years of dating! It was so lovely. I did not want to get out!

Three weeks ago, the plumber got the bathtub in the master bath all connected. That bathtub is a big L, built for two. So, I have enjoyed a few nice long soaks in the bathtub as well. There is a floor to ceiling window next to the bathtub, and outside is a nice walled garden. It is a bathtub fit for a Calgon commercial! I have been salivating over that bathtub since I first saw it, lol.

The kitchen was completely gutted the week before last, so the new stuff should have been going in this week. I guess I will see in a few days.

I am about to lend BF a little more money. His HOA dues are very delinquent, to the point foreclosure is a possibility. Hopefully, it will only be a few months until the house sale closes. He will be out from under that expensive house which he cannot afford, and I will get all of my money back.

Here is a pic I took last weekend of the pool room. The sliding glass doors on the right separate the pool room from the master bedroom. The sliding glass doors on the end lead to the back yard. The living room and kitchen also have large sliding glass doors to the pool room, so that the pool room can be viewed throughout the house. In the left foreground, you can see the top of the wall separating the pool from the hot tub. Further left out of view, are more sliding glass doors leading out to the patio. In the right foreground, you can see the bar. It is a horseshoe shape, with one side extending into the pool, complete with underwater barstools. The other side extends into a small pit, you walk down stairs into the pit and sit at the counter. The bartender then has access to both sides, so s/he can serve swimmers and non-swimmers alike. You cannot see the guest suite, complete with balcony, which is upstairs so overhead where I stood when I snapped this picture. What a house! So soothing and relaxing, and great for throwing parties.

Edit: And those rocks in the rear left there are a waterfall. The water was not on when I snapped this pic.

7 Responses to “Chips, New PITI, BF's House Update”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    Wow! That is like a resort pool!

  2. Petunia 100 Says:

    Yes, that was my first reaction too! BF's mom and step-father stayed at a resort in Cozumel they liked so much, when they came home they hired an architect and had this house built.

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    That definitely explains it then. I hope it sells soon so you can have your money back. Smile

  4. Petunia 100 Says:

    Me too. Smile I think it will sell quickly, the housing market in BF's town is hot. BF is hoping for a bidding war. However, there is a limited market for his house. While it is a great house for entertaining, it's not a house you'd want to raise a family in.

  5. snafu Says:

    Gorgeous,

  6. Petunia 100 Says:

    I think it is gorgeous, too. If BF could afford to keep it, I could sure get used to living in that house! Smile

  7. ND CHIC Says:

    I can see how that would be very expensive to maintain buy its beautiful.

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