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28.01.2015
The decision to buy a house when we did was actually our 25th wedding anniversary present to each other, so losing our first choice of present was obviously disappointing.  But I’m a great believer in things happening for a reason and if we had lost that house there must be a better option waiting for us somewhere. In the sweltering August sun we...
21.01.2015
You know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men… The offer was accepted on our ‘perfect’ house.  We signed various agreements and went to the notary to grant power of attorney for most of the purchase proceedings, but not for the final day, we wanted to be there ourselves to sign the purchase forms at the Notary on completion day...
14.01.2015
We started looking mainly at 2 bedroom apartments and townhouses, large enough to accommodate a sofa bed in the lounge and for six people to be able to stay comfortably.  Armed with a ‘score sheet’ for each property we began the search.  Despite having a very clear criteria this was our first lesson in estate agents showing you what they want to...