Back in the saddle again

It’s not a particularly familiar saddle but we’ve had to get back on the “showing our house” horse. We’d accepted an offer on our house around a month ago but last week got an email that the buyer had withdrawn their offer due to a delay in the sale of her property… whatever that means….

All the updates!

Where to start! Majority of house stuff was finished, home report inspection was done, photos were taken, price agreed on and as of today it’s officially on the market! That’s definitely a threshold that there’s no backing off from, at least not without kissing goodbye to £1000 for no good reason. We really have no…

Just breathe…

Now all the gears are turning! We reached a point where we could see the bottom of the DIY to-do list so we made appointments for estate agents to stop by and go through the ritual of giving a tour and chatting about their company, their pricing and our goals for purchase price of our…

Second thoughts?

When we finally decided to venture north to see it, I notified the estate agent and that’s when the first complication came to the surface. We knew the property hadn’t been occupied for a few decades so we expected interior water damage. An anxious phone call back from the estate agent advising us not to…

First Post, first steps

My first post…what to say! I could tell you how afraid and anxious I am one day only to be filled with hope and optimistic anticipation the next but maybe that’s a bit heavy for just now. Let’s start with my goals for this blog and our change in lifestyle in general. My goal for…