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Has it really been two weeks since the flurry of furniture and boxes being unloaded from the moving van? What’s really weird is that it feels like we’ve been living here for just a few days but seems like a lifetime ago that we lived in Galashiels. We spent last week unpacking and jigsawing together…

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…