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ohana

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Being and doing . . . not having
« on: June 09, 2015, 12:10:56 PM »
All the hurdles have been jumped over, and next Friday we sell our giant money-sucking house and buy a tiny condo.  Condo is perfect for us as we are away for work 3 months a year, and intend to sail another two months a year starting next year. 

Feels great!

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2015, 02:13:43 PM »
Congratulations!  That is wonderful. 

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2015, 07:38:52 PM »
Congrats!  What a freeing feeling.  :)
We are two former teachers who accumulated a bunch of real estate, retired at 29, and now travel the world full time with two kids.
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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2015, 09:40:18 AM »
Happy tiny-housewarming!

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2015, 11:44:59 AM »
Congrats! Sounds like a great decision.

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2015, 07:56:38 AM »
I just wired the portion of our payment for this condo that's not coming from the house proceeds -- and realized that as of tomorrow we're DEBT FREE.  Completely, gloriously, absolutely (and hopefully endlessly) without a penny owed to another, especially corporate America.  Ha!

MMM and this forum has been instrumental in my moving away from "having" and towards "being and doing".  Thanks all.

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2015, 08:07:55 AM »
Congrats!!!!

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2015, 08:46:00 AM »
I just wired the portion of our payment for this condo that's not coming from the house proceeds -- and realized that as of tomorrow we're DEBT FREE.  Completely, gloriously, absolutely (and hopefully endlessly) without a penny owed to another, especially corporate America.  Ha!

WHOA! That's huge! :)

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2015, 09:49:35 AM »
Wonderful, ohana!

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2015, 09:54:11 AM »
Wonderful!  I have often thought I get to choose between an extra fancy house or an extra fancy life...  Right-sizing your home is a wonderful feeling.

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2015, 08:24:20 PM »
Great!! That little condo will feel HUGE knowing that it is paid for. Enjoy!

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2015, 08:30:28 PM »
High five!!

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Re: Being and doing . . . not having
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2015, 11:50:04 AM »
Thanks everyone!  Nice to be able to tell someone without them thinking I have a trust fund or something.