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Old 11-02-2007, 12:00 PM
 
Location: Knoxville TN
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I'm panicking! Long story short but it looks like our house will sell - 6 months sooner than planned! Have checked extended stays and corporate apts and they are outrageous! Any suggestions for short-term furnished places will be greatly appreciated. Oh, in the West Knoxville-Oak Ridge, Clinton areas. Thanks.
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Old 11-02-2007, 12:45 PM
 
Location: The Conterminous United States
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My Dad has had luck with this site for short-term rentals.

..VRBO® is Vacation Rentals by Owner® Vacation Homes Rentals by Owner (http://www.vrbo.com/ - broken link)
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Old 11-02-2007, 01:23 PM
 
Location: the city proper
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I remember coming across this site when looking for apartments - they provide short term furnished housing.

Corporate Quarters - Your Hotel Alternative
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Old 11-02-2007, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Knoxville, TN
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Check craigs list for sublets.
knoxville sublets & temporary classifieds - craigslist
You may also want a short term rental and furnish with rented furniture if you don't want to move all your stuff in. Lots of complexes will rent for six months.
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Old 11-02-2007, 06:42 PM
 
Location: Atlanta suburb
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Thumbs up Don't panic, inave, you are selling & moving!!

Thanks, everyone. I hope we find ourselves in the same position, inave! It is a good kind of panic, right?

These links will come in handy.
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Old 11-04-2007, 10:08 AM
 
Location: LEAVING CD
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Boy I wish I was in this postition!!!! Enjoy.... at least you're selling!
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Old 11-04-2007, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Atlanta suburb
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Question Any leads on housing yet, inave?

Inave, I've been wondering how you have progresses with your temporary housing hunt. How you found anything?

Hope everything works out for you.
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Old 11-05-2007, 07:21 AM
 
Location: Knoxville TN
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Hey, everyone, thanks for the responses. We were out of town this weekend visiting family and didn't find out for sure until about 9:00 Friday night that we had a "fer shore" contract! I have several places to call today so maybe something will turn up. My dear daughter and wonderful son-in-law are insisting that we move in with them but THAT will be a very last resort. I want them to keep being as dear and wonderful as they are now and I want THEM to think the same of US. Understand???!!! Thanks again. Will keep you posted.
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:37 AM
 
Location: Atlanta suburb
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Thumbs up Congratulations, inave.

Congratulations, inave. I am happy for you - especially in this housing market! Now, I hope a rental pops up just as quickly. Let us know how you make out.

I totally understand about the reluctance to move in with your daughter and her husband. The first 3 days are wonderful, then we become parents again!!!
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Old 11-05-2007, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Knoxville TN
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And even worse, they have three children, the oldest ( a girl ) who thinks I'm an easy touch!
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