It is a possibility....
We have been blessed with an offer by family to help us finance a home if we find something....
Michael and I sat down and drew up a floor plan that would meet our family's needs. We also wanted to find something within a mile or two of where we live now (and please keep in mind there are very few homes around here.) It also has to be VERY affordable.
Well, we have had two visits with a home just a mile down the road and at the last visit we brought a contractor to give us his opinion about jacking up the home, putting in a foundation and drainage. Right now there are just piers and a caving in concrete block foundation on the newer section. He was impressed with the condition of the frame of the house and gave us an affordable quote. If our offer is accepted from the owner, I will have a root celler!! I can't wait to be able to store all the wonderful squashes, potatoes and onions.
We will have adequate space to provide for homeschooling supplies and be comfortable when we host others. There are built in bookshelves and lots of storage. Of course, we will need to be mindful to keep it simple and use the resources wisely.
The house is rustic and does need lots of work, however to have our own home on our land will be great.
At first I didn't want God to think I was not content with our small mobile home on leased land, however a woman from church said that when someone offers to do something for you, remember it is God blessing you for being faithful and if it all comes together, that is God's work.
Oh, what a blessing her words were to me.
Please keep us in your prayers.
Half the living room area: