Real Estate Agent with Janisch & Co. 0396361

When people put their existing homes on the market they usually have a destination in mind to move to.

With all the if's involved in a transaction, moving is not one. Once a closing and funding date is established, the seller will vacate. Preferably leaving the property in clean condition with no surprises.

On our last move we had a house under contract.  It was a definite destination with a moving date well established.

This time we are not sure quite which town we wish to make home next.  The where's to work and finding something small to lease while we check out the area will make a difference.

We will continue to work on packing and shop for a lease on line but this world of virtual homes does not feel secure.

We know well how much the surrounding areas make to whether a house makes sense.  Having been in Real Estate since 1978 we know so much better than to just put all our belongings on a truck and head out, but that is the current situation we are in.

Until we close and have the check in our hand we are not making solid plans...unless a lease house we know first hand shows up.

In this life there are so few things that can be counted on.  Having a familiar place to put your things and lay down your head is one of the best.  Destination?  A place that feels like home.

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Ralph and Jeanne Janisch


305B CR 234

Durango, CO 81301

P: (970) 759-1007

P: (970) 759-0027




Durango, Mancos, Cortez, Dolores, Bayfield, Ignacio, Vallecito

Comments (8)

Jill Watts
Realty Pro, Inc. - Vancouver, WA
A Luxury Experience at Every Price Point!
Best of luck! It's a new adventure!
Mar 30, 2013 01:31 PM
Rob Lyszczarz
RE/MAX Properties Unlimited - Westfield, NJ

Jeanne, area knowledge is powerful in servicing your clients.  actually, expertise is best. Thanks for sharing

Mar 30, 2013 01:35 PM
John G. Johnston
John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC - Westcliffe, CO
An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO

Ralph & Jeanne  WOW!  Moving, huh?  Pick a place you know you will enjoy.  Please consider Custer County, Colorado.  PARADISE!  Eighty-five (85) degrees is as hot as it gets.  You only sweat if you want to sweat!  Happy Easter and enjoy a great future!

Mar 30, 2013 01:49 PM
Teral McDowell
Referral Patners LLC - Murphy, TX

Another key element of moving is the motivation which I seem to have missed in your story perhaps not something you wish to make public. I wish you all the best in this next chapter of your journey. Happy ♥ Easter


He is Risen!

Mar 30, 2013 02:01 PM
Sussie Sutton
David Tracy Real Estate - Houston, TX
David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers

I have fancied moving to Palestine. They have many four and five story buildings that I wanted to convert into living quarters. The roof top would be my garden yard and the back side parking would be my carport and an area to relax.

Mar 31, 2013 03:21 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Best wishes for an exciting part of your life as you seek a new residence. If you lived in Maryland, we would not be surprised to see you purchase in North Carolina. 

Be careful and make the best decision.

Mar 31, 2013 05:36 AM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Jeanne and Ralph, wishing you all the best with your upcoming move!  There have been a few times in my life where we moved to another state without having a new place to live in yet.  Those times we spent a month or two in a hotel while house hunting and getting to know the area. Hope you had a good Easter.

Mar 31, 2013 07:06 AM
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
Jeanne & Ralph, I just can't comprehend being in your position. My heart and support goes out to you. First, good luck getting to closing table (if that is what you call settlement in your area). Keep us updated as you know.
Mar 31, 2013 08:32 AM