Re: What SHOULD I be worried about?
From: Susan Adams (sadams430gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 05:50:53 -0700 (PDT)
Great question.  We're in the same boat!
Susan


On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 6:24 PM, Michelle Burce <michelleburce [at] gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> Hi everyone!
>
> I'm part of a group working to build cohousing, and the resources available
> on this list and its archives have been AMAZINGLY helpful! Thank you all
> for sharing your wisdom over the years.
>
> So far, many of my fears have been allayed by this list, since so many of
> the responses to various problems seem to be "Communicate with your
> neighbors and it will all work out fine." Choosing who gets which lot? "We
> haven't had too many conflicts." Reserving the common house? "Usually not a
> problem." Worried about too little privacy? "Don't worry too much."
>
> So my question to you cohousing veterans is: What should we be worried
> about / work out in advance / get a good plan for NOW? What are the bumps
> in the road that actually take a solid process, or a professional, or a lot
> more money than we think? What one (or two or three) piece(s) of advice
> would you give some folks who have a group formed and meeting, have land
> and architects picked out, but have not yet dropped the huge sums of money
> to make this happen?
>
> I think we, as cohousing newbies, might be focusing our energies in
> worrying about those things that can get worked out, but are not seeing the
> things that can stymie a whole community.
>
> Thanks everyone!
> Michelle
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