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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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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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A property called Deja Vu

I’d like to take you back three years to our nightmare house sale prior to us buying the boat. These posts will probably cover the final gist of our tale: Full circle , C Day and Adrenalin rush or what. … Continue reading

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Property result

I am growing extremely tired of estate agents not listening to us after a day of viewing mostly unsuitable properties. The first was very nicely presented, having had a makeover and general tidy up. The settlement cracks still showed though, … Continue reading

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