Obsession... Confessions of a serial starter
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Name: Dede

Location: Georgetown, DE

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  3. And They Sinned
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  64. Woodland Faerie

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Thursday, February 26, 2009
Getting closer
So here it is the end of February and my house still isn't finished. But things are finally moving. The house is on the lot at least and people are out there working every day. So, hopefully we'll be able to settle by the end of March.

But I'm starting to stress again. Am I still mortgage worthy? Will the house end up costing more than I qualify for? Will I have enough money for settlement? Will everything be ruined by Verizon and their inability to generate a correct bill?

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Verizon is once again wrecking havoc in my life. Only this time it's not just money -- it could cost me this house. When I didn't pay the second incorrect final bill -- which I of course notified them of -- they sent it to collections. I paid the collection agency immediately (along with an additional $15 collection fee) and submitted a complaint to the Public Service Commission. I did try to talk to the people at Verizon before doing that, but they just kept transferring me back and forth. I have been assured (and guaranteed even) that the collection won't be reported to the credit bureau, but if it is I can likely kiss my mortgage goodbye.

If you're the praying type, please say an extra one for me. Two weeks ago I probably would have been able to survive this falling apart, but now that I see the house every day (yeah, I take the long way to and from work so I can see it) I've really become emotionally attached to it. If I lose it, I don't think I'll be able to prevent an episode of major depression.

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