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Just agreed to buy first house!

Post: # 234203Post Andy Hamilton
Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:56 pm

Expect lots of posts asking about solar power, wood burning stoves and turning a slope into a veg patch. We've just agreed to buy a house! Without borning you all with the finer details we are staying in Bristol for another year before the big scottish move and it just worked out cheaper. I plan to get the house ready for the 21st century as much as I can! More than that I can paint a door if I wish, I've rented since I moved out and never been able to so much as attempt to an aprovement. So its an exciting prospect. We hope to move in in 8 weeks time, I can hear the cinical home owners saying to themselves, oh he does does he, some hope. Well as long as we are in before Christmas!

Its a great place, views of Kelston round hill in Bath, near a big park, a semi wild graveyard, the river Avon, veg shops, a few decent pubs, butchers and most of all no bloody damp meaning we are no house sharing with slugs and woodworm!
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Post: # 234206Post mrsflibble
Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:30 pm

wow well done!!!!!!!!!
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: # 234207Post greenorelse
Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:32 pm

Good man and good luck!
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Post: # 234210Post pelmetman
Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:07 pm

That's great news and, of course, now is a good time to buy if you have nothing to sell as there are some fantastic bargains out there.

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Post: # 234212Post Lilyfae
Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:24 pm

Congratulations!

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Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:54 pm

Well done and we hope all goes well for you :thumbup:
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Post: # 234218Post JulieSherris
Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:33 pm

Bloody hell Andy - you're becoming one of those there respectable folks - who'd a thought!! :lol:

Well done though, when we first bought in Blackpool, we went from £440 a month rent to £250 a month mortgage - it was VERY noticeable - and then the decorating started.... :roll:

Congrats!! Housewarming?? :mrgreen:
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Post: # 234229Post MuddyWitch
Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:23 pm

Enjoy!

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Post: # 234244Post Andy Hamilton
Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:32 pm

Hmm a good friend just pointed out that we've not exchanged contacts yet, so really we've just had an offer excepted. So er fingers crossed please folks! But thanks for well wished too.

Having just written a book about making booze this housewarming will be well catered!
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Post: # 234257Post mrsflibble
Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:35 pm

pelmetman wrote:That's great news and, of course, now is a good time to buy if you have nothing to sell as there are some fantastic bargains out there.

Sue :flower: Dave :pirate:

yes, great if you can get a fricking mortgage and a deposit together!!! 1 income, increidbly high rent and a car that keeps breaking = no house for flibble :(
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: # 234274Post julie_lanteri
Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:37 pm

fingers crosses for the next few weeks (...months... :p )

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Post: # 234288Post MKG
Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:26 pm

Oh come on. These days, offer accepted = you have a house. Congratulations.

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Post: # 234375Post oldfella
Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:06 pm

Well done, now what Color do'es the OH want the windows, and the pantry door needs a new handle and do you think that the cat will get on with the neighbors dog, :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:


Good luck Andy, and when you have finished the house you can write a DIY book.


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Post: # 234380Post southeast-isher
Sat Jun 04, 2011 7:42 pm

Well done! And good luck.

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Post: # 234394Post red
Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:41 pm

yay fingers crossed it all goes through :icon_smile:

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