Monday, June 15, 2015

Four More Weeks...

We are now down to four weeks left.  We will close on Monday, July 13th.  True to their word Ryan Homes mailed us a four page letter that outlines our Pre-settlement meeting, Settlement, Utilities, and moving reminders.

Today, I called the utility companies to schedule turnover of utilities and stopping our current ones.  This was a bit challenging since our address doesn't exist yet in many databases.  I also set up mail forwarding at USPS for once we move.  There are some really good coupons available from Target, Wayfair and Best Buy (10% off).  Also, if you go directly to Lowe's website you can sign up for a 10% off coupon.

Got this email about Ryan Homes house wrap: "The metallic housewrap was discontinued division-wide with all sales beginning in 3rd quarter of last year."

So, I guess that means we only get the "Ryan Homes" logo house wrap; which doesn't seem to be up to par.

We have been looking at appliances, since we still need a Washer, Dryer, and Refrigerator.  I would love to also purchase a dehumidifier, water softener and back-up sump pump, but we'll see.

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UPDATE:

We are planning to buy:

Samsung Activewash with Built In Sink 4.8-cu ft High-Efficiency Top-Load Washer (Platinum)
Model #: WA48J7770AP

Samsung 7.4-cu ft Top Load Electric Dryer with Steam Cycle (Platinum)
Model #: DV48J7770EP

Samsung 28.15-cu ft French Door Refrigerator (Stainless Steel) 
Model #: RF28HMEDBSR




Lowe's had the washer and dryer on sale for $748 each (regularly $999).  However, they are going to price match this to a local appliance store for $699 each.  Then, this coming weekend, there is an additional 10% off.  This will make them $628.20 each.

Also, we found the refrigerator on sale for $1999, regularly $3299, at a local appliance store.  Lowe's will price match this too.  Plus, when you buy two or more 5-Year Major Appliance Extended Protection Plans, they only cost $96.97 each.

Lastly, Lowe's will allow us to use the 10% off moving coupon on top of everything.

Total savings: almost $2500.

Now, I just need them to deliver it shortly after we move.

7 comments:

  1. We purchased a washer and dryer from lowes. The LG with steam cycle and it was a 40+ day shipment out of Korea. I would order soon to be sure.

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    1. We were told there was some type of dock strike that was holding up orders. I'm going to try and order this stuff this week.

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  2. We are also waiting for them to give us a date so that we can schedule everything.. Where did u find the Wayfair coupon??

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    1. When you go to the USPS website to change addresses, it is one of the coupons available. They email you the single use coupon.

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  3. We built in 2012 and they never offered the metallic housewrap. We only got the Ryan wrap you pictured. Guess there were some lucky folks between 2012 and 2014.

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  4. We got a very similar refrigerator - our drawer is inside vs outside. I would've loved to have it inside but alas! I did not know about the coupons...

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