Moving Forward Once More with Our House Purchase

Sponsored Post Last week I posted an update on our house purchase, which wasn’t very positive. Ed and I spent the weekend having a big discussion about what we wanted to do, and we decided to proceed with the mortgage application, despite needing to put £13k more equity in to the purchase, which is going to leave us with a minimal amount to do any immediate work to the house....

Our House Buying Update

I was very much hoping that, by this point in our house buying journey, I would be able to write a positive post with good news and a proper update. Unfortunately, 2020 just isn’t the year for good news it seems. We have heard back from our mortgage broker that the mortgage provider we had been accepted by has now decreased their offer, due to instability with the economy, and...

Things You May Not Have Considered Before Buying a House

•Sponsored Post• Over the past six months or so I feel like I have been on a massive learning curve. Although Ed owns property, he bought it before we were together, and I have never actually bought a house myself before, having rented since I moved out as a teenager. Although we haven’t finished the house buying process, nowhere near in fact, there have been a few surprises for me...

Our House Viewing Checklist

•Sponsored Post• Although I have been quite vocal on our future house plans in previous posts, I haven’t really spoken much about our current position. I think this is largely down to the fear of something falling through, but also it is because buying a house is such an overwhelming situation and, when you add in all the issues due to cover-19, I feel like the past six month have...

Understanding the Value of Your Property

•Sponsored Collaborative Post• Unless you’ve just bought your property, knowing how much it’s worth is tricky without getting an estate agent in to help. There are a few ways to get a rough idea though, and it’s a good idea to be aware of changes that you can make that will instantly add value to your home. Not only this, but if and when you come to reroot and move...