Even though we came across many Craigslist scams, we found one house that we absolutely loved. We loved the location, the house was nice (the picture in this post is of the house we are renting), and it was below our budget.
We had everything pretty much riding on this one house though. We didn't find anything else in the area that we liked and rentals seemed to go very fast in this small county.
We were nervous, but submitted an application and were accepted just a few days later.
The rental house is $1,400 per month, which is more than what we pay for the house we currently own. However, I'm still happy with this amount as our budget was $2,000 per month, which was an amount that I didn't want to really reach.
Some of you may be wondering why we chose Fruita of all places in Colorado. It wasn't even on our radar until recently, so I've never talked about this small town on my blog until today. [Read more…]