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12-11-2009 12:04 PM - edited 12-11-2009 12:08 PM
We bought this house 3 years ago. I didn't like it but my husband loved it. I had to agree to buy it as there were not many options out there. It has a big lot, which my husband loves the most, but small closet, small bathroom, dark living room... I always wanted to move but our budget has been tight, so couldn't really think about it.
My son will go to Kindergarten next year, so I want to move to a better school district as we can spend the pre-school tuition to the morgage!! But my husband doesn't want to move as (1) he likes the house (2) it's not a top one but still fairly good school district. Most importantly, (3) moving is such a hassle.
Yes, I know it's really a hassle. In order to move, we have to sell the house first and move to an apartment and try to find a new home for a couple of months or even longer. I just don't think I can ever persuade my husbad to agree with the plan.
Do you guys ever experience this? Should I give it up?
12-11-2009 01:05 PM - edited 12-11-2009 01:06 PM
Have you tried consistant guilt trips and nagging until he finally concedes due to exasperation?!?!?!
Seriously though, this can be a tough sell because your husband really likes the place, but maybe if you can convince him to just look at what houses are out there for the price, you guys may find something that you and he both like better than your present house.
Use the argument that, right now, what you can get for the money is m