House Happenings

So Many Decisions to Make: The Kitchen

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Sorry it’s been a while on the house updates, there’s been roughly a gazillion and one things to do since we’ve actually completed on the house – obviously. There are many posts to be written on the work done so far – mostly on the ripping out of pretty much every room and the damp proofing […] Read more…

We Have Finally Completed and Own a Flat

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I know! I can hardly believe it either, but we have finally completed and own our very first home! I was beginning to think it was never going to happen, and really it’s rather worrying(?) annoying(?) (I’m not really sure what word I’m after here) baffling maybe, how quickly it all zoomed through to completion […] Read more…

Could There be a Completion Date on the Horizon?

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So you’re never going to believe it, but there could well be a completion date on the very foreseeable horizon! As in Friday horizon, I know right I almost don’t believe it either – and I guess there is still a chance it might not.  Let’s rewind a bit and see what has happened this […] Read more…

Just When You Think You’re Getting Somewhere

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Last week it felt like we might be getting somewhere this week – this week it feels like we’re getting nowhere again. Yet another week of next to no progress, despite the lack of progress last week, it felt like something might be changing and moving in our favour to have something happen this week […] Read more…

An Astonishing Lack of Progress on the House

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For the majority of this week, there has been no progress on the house – then in the last 24 hours there has been a tiny flurry! We had no correspondence from anyone between Thursday and Monday, except a message from the Estate Agent on Monday saying the Solicitor had been in touch and was sending […] Read more…

The Latest from The House with Rumours of Progress

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It’s true what they say – it never rains but pours or something to that effect and it feels like we’ve had that rather a lot lately with moving 250 miles, trying to buy a house, set up an office and build up several businesses all at once, it all gets a bit much sometimes. However […] Read more…

So Many Questions – Not Many Answers

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Today marks the 11 week anniversary of originally putting in our offer on the flat! We were so excited, we were chain free, cash buyers, and the vendor wanted a quick sale, brilliant! Surely we’d be in our new house by Mid May at the very latest?! HAHAHA YOU FOOLS! My 11 week later self […] Read more…

House Update and Bathroom Ideas

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Yet another busy week, but not a lot of busy happening on the house update sadly. Let’s have a look at the breakdown of the last weeks goings on: So as you can see, other than a rumour of some searches (no evidence yet, mind) nothing has really advanced at all.  All we seem to have […] Read more…

The Revealing Truth About Buying Your First Home

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As some of you may or may not have realised from odd little comments here and there, I am currently going through the process of buying our first home, and oh my goodness me, whoever said that Home buying is up there is the top most stressful things you can do, most definitely knew what […] Read more…