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Monday, January 09, 2006

Diary_: House Buying Blues

Feeling a bit down this week. Got back from Amsterdam only to find out that the house we were going to buy has escaped us. Effectively we have been gazumped. It is depressing because both Penny and I imagined living there so vividly. It was such a lovely house, with a massive garden within it a big oak tree. I can handle being gazumped, but it happened in a rather cruel way. The owner of the property we were supposed to be buying took a higher offer because they thought our house wasn't going to sell. 24 hours later and we had an offer on our house. I guess I should look on the bright side. After all we do have an offer on our house which we have now accepted. We have a complete chain below us which gives us a tremendous amount of buying power. but the unfortunate fact is that there are no houses available that we want to buy. The chain below us are aware of our situation and are happy to wait, for how long I am not sure. Anyway, I am not going to move to a house that I'm not 100% happy with. After all, I like it here.


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