To print or not to print

Or should I rephrase that to
Print damn you, Print!

I hate legal tape, red, white  or whatever colour.
We have taken the plunge and got the ball rolling on purchasing a property………… that only 50% of us has seen.

The pictures look very nice.
The location looks good.
The street view suggests it is surrounded by similar properties.
The Estate Agents have a great sense of humour.
Hubby says it’s very nice.
The location is good and it’s surrounded by similar properties.
The Estate Agents are a laugh, and have cancelled the subsequent three viewings this week following our accepted offer.

So, what can I say?

Hubby tried to download 6 PDF files of documentation today, only to find our toner cartridge has run out. How bloody stupid that a new cartridge (can only be the trade name too) is twice as much as the damn printer!
So we went up to a Drop In centre and used theirs (Hubby’s done some computer work for them), paying a contribution for paper used. We then photocopied what we’d signed, and got it all in the post today for delivery before 1pm tomorrow.
I rang the solicitor acting for us (a sister office of the same firm is acting for the vendors) and paid our immediate disbursements fees,  so the ball has slowly started to roll.

I’ve said previously we can move quickly, and so far we’ve accomplished

Finding the property
Engaging a solicitor
Proved our identity and availability of funds
Signed and returned the initial paperwork
Paid the upfront disbursement fees.

All this since Monday! Yes, this Monday just gone, ie August 21st.

We have also gone out and bought a new printer with an ink cartridge for less than a third of the price of a toner cartridge for our existing one.


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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10 Responses to To print or not to print

  1. Good luck with property.

  2. I hope you love it as much as your hubby. The house that is, not the printer!

  3. So you are at about the same state in life as we are. We postponed it when we sold the boat by moving into a motorhome. But, now we are just a month or so away from moving into a house.It is a bit scary. What are we going to do? Just sit in one place? But, we have to face the fact of age. Andy turned 81 on August 22. It is time whether we like it or not.

    • A motorhome wasn’t really an option for us with Hubby’s mobility issues. Both of us are inbetweenies thanks to our wondrous gvmnt moving the state retirement age from 60 to 66.
      We will have to compare notes through the blogosphere on our moving ins!

  4. As if locating a suitable place isn’t daunting enough, then the paperwork
    May it all go smoothly and you get settled in without stress. Hopefully big smiles instead.

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