Hi I want to first say thank you to those stopping by and reading this. At the time my now husband and I were looking for a house we didn’t have children. The home we loved was an older home we thought we would have enough finances to fix it up, we both had full time jobs at the time. We were bringing good money in, then something happened within my family and we now have two small children (due to privacy reasons we cannot share much about this).
I tried hard for three months to work full time and raise the two little ones full time I wasn’t married yet we were engaged and lived two hours apart. I loved being a mom and loved working, it became hard because the kids were always sick, and I was stressed that I would lose my job. I thought my boss would be supportive since he has three kids of his own. I went to him asking for help in how I could keep the kids and still keep my job. My boss felt like the best thing was to just have me step down. He didn’t see where I would be able to do both. What he said to me next though really gut punched me “he said my MISTAKE was taking in the kids he would never of done so”. These precious kids are not a MISTAKE by any means they are wonderful sweet children that need a home and love for now.
During this time the sellers of the house started messing with us. In the contract it stated they would fix the boiler and the electrical. Well they found out it was going to cost them 10,000 to fix the boiler so they decided to put in electrical heat and we could either except it or back out of the house. Well we were in a tight spot now we had two small children to think about. Both myself and at the time fiancé had an apartment that we had to be out of by the end of June. We felt like we were trapped this was the only house we could afford and that worked for us now with having two children. The house has four bedrooms which is perfect.
the owners were also suppose to fix the leaking sinks, and the plugged tubs, and broken toilets. They also said they fixed the electrical in the house.
Well the day we got the keys we realized we had been had, they didn’t fix the electrical part of the house has no electricity. The sinks were broken, the tubs were backed up, the kitchen sink still leaks. We spent 300 dollars the first day because our home owners insurance they bought for us charges $75 per item you need fixed.
We cannot gets our boiler fixed through the state because it wasn’t working at the time of purchase. They left a broken boiler in our basement in pieces.
The electric is going to cost us $75 per outlet to fix and if it is deemed something that didn’t break while we were living here they won’t fix it. The inspector lied he said ball electric worked at the time of his inspection and that the water leaks were fixed. They are not.
Now with a one person income it is hard to fix up this home, and the money we had in savings is gone since the kids came to us with nothing. We had to purchase everything from clothes, toys, to beds and dressers.
I cannot work because they always have doctors appointments and now have to be driven back and forth to Head Start on a daily basis.
I myself have my own medical issues as I write this I just had spinal surgery and I will need two more surgeries if not three more.
We just want to be a family and enjoy our house that we were so happy about when we found it.
The children are not a mistake they are precious little ones and need a lot of love and care at the moment.
Please if you find it in your heart to help us we would be so grateful and would use the money to fix up this house. I have many pictures if you need more please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send them to you.
Our Realtor said only thing left now is to hire an attorney to see if we could sue the sellers again that takes money to do so.
Our main focus is to raise these babies and give them a happy home for as long as they need one