Category Archives: house hunting

It ain’t working

We missed a probably perfect-for-us property by 12 hours. The estate agent sent us the email when details were released, I responded immediately, rang the following day for a viewing to be told that at 9.10 an offer had been … Continue reading

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Home

After an excellent breakfast (Maggie was given a lovely fluffy scrambled egg), we set off. We could hardly come back without going down memory lane, which included passing our old house. The village hasn’t changed, and from what we could … Continue reading

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Home tomorrow, empty handed

We made our phone calls this morning withdrawing our offer and interest, and let us just say the Estate Agent was not too happy. It would appear he was counting his commission, totally convinced we were going to buy it.  … Continue reading

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Deja Vu Property Two

It was like travelling back ten years, only this time it was one with a licence. One of the lesser reasons for selling the cottage three years ago was the village hall directly next door. It was used for school … Continue reading

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Numbers don’t lie

Well, they do if reported by the government, but my little spreadsheet is a gem. We thought we had struck gold with a lovely little bungalow, all tidy and up together. Sure it needed a few things, but if the … Continue reading

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Tired

Oh boy, I’m so tired. Seven viewings today, plus three cancellations due to accepted offers. On a scale of one to ten, we have one that scored off the charts (backwards), one that was a mobile home with a brick … Continue reading

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Taking time out of sorts

We are currently in Lincolnshire checking out properties over a radius of around 30 miles of where we used to live. We are staying in a B&B in Boston which is dog friendly, clean, comfortable and reasonably priced. Our room … Continue reading

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