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How To Buy A House: My Home Buying Timeline

April 30, 2017 by
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Buying a house has long had a reputation for being one of the most stressful life milestones a person can experience. From delays in getting your mortgage to breaks in the property chain, there are so many things that can go wrong.

If you’ve got your heart set on making a house a home, don’t let the possible pitfalls put you off. After all, you’ve got so much to gain! There may be a few hurdles to overcome but once you’ve got your keys and you’re making the mandatory trip to Ikea, it’ll be so worth it.

I started the home hunting process in December and the process has been fairly smooth sailing so far. Here’s my home buying timeline to give you an insight into how the process could go…

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Buying a home

6 Reasons I’m Buying An Apartment That Hasn’t Been Built Yet

February 11, 2017 by

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I’m currently in the process of buying my first home. There’s just one problem; it hasn’t been built yet.

I never imagined my first home would be a new build. I’ve spent most of my deposit-saving journey daydreaming about buying an old house with high ceilings and old wooden floor boards. I imagined painting walls and ripping out kitchens and making the place completely my own.

Yet here I am, buying a home that doesn’t yet exist. Considering I’ve not been able to step foot in the most expensive purchase I’ve ever made, buying an ‘off plan’ new build is pretty scary. But on the positive side, it comes with several benefits… Continue Reading