Raven's Roost

In February 2020 we purchased a home and 20 acres in the Silver City New Mexico area. The house had been started in 2007 but sadly the owner passed away in 2012 never completing the home.

Eight years later we came along and decided, probably foolishly, to tackle the job of finishing the home. This is our adventure of building our home.

Here are some of our latest posts.

March 1, 2020
We Got Septic Problems

When we purchased our house there had to be a sceptic inspection done. We knew that there was a sceptic tank at the house and another one at the mobile home. What we didn't know is that there were 2 sceptic tanks, one black and one grey, at the house. We also didn't know that […]

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February 14, 2020
Our plan for our house.

Even before we purchased our house I had purchased a home design program, Home Designer Suite. By the time the house closed I had the measurements of the house and a complete and accurate set of plans. This is a easy house to design as there are no bearing walls. You can see the only structural […]

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February 13, 2020
We bought a house.

Well we decided to settle down. We have driven over 24 thousand miles touring the United States in the last two years. We have visited over 25 states, most west of the Mississippi, and have decided to settle down in New Mexico in the Silver City area. From the first trip we made with our […]

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