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    Talking Wahoo, it's finally happening

    I can't believe it, things are finally starting to happen. We've got a buyer for our house and today I found out that he's not bothering to get a survey so it's full steam ahead with all the searches and legal bits and then we're on our way to NZ

    We're planning on having a four week period between exchanging contracts and completion so that we can get our furniture sold and book tickets, say goodbye to friends and family, hand in notice at work, etc.

    I don't really know what to do with myself now....I think a celebration is in order
    26 January 2008 - House under offer, we're getting closer
    Feb 08 - our sale has fallen through
    19 March 08 - accepted another offer on the house
    Booked tickets, will arrive in NZ 4 July 2008
    Currently enjoying the 'weather bomb' in Northland July 08
    Anticipating a move to Auckland in the next few weeks - November 08

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ginabridget View Post

    I don't really know what to do with myself now....I think a celebration is in order
    Definitely. Well done & congrats
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    Great news Gina- you got there in the end.

    So you should be on your way to NZ in April? Hope everything goes smoothly.
    Flights booked for 24th March 2008!
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    Congratulations. That's the way to do it. All systems are go.
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    Default Celebration is on hold

    Arrghh why can't things go smoothly? Our purchaser is now having problems with his mortgage, he's doing a let-to-buy and his rental valuation isn't high enough although our agent has said that if we can convince him to get another rental valuation they'll be able to do one that will met his needs. Apparently he desperately wants our house so hopefully we can sort things out, I'm going for the glass still half full train of thought, sending loads of 'you want to buy my house' vibes in his direction, let's see how far the power of positive thought can get me.
    26 January 2008 - House under offer, we're getting closer
    Feb 08 - our sale has fallen through
    19 March 08 - accepted another offer on the house
    Booked tickets, will arrive in NZ 4 July 2008
    Currently enjoying the 'weather bomb' in Northland July 08
    Anticipating a move to Auckland in the next few weeks - November 08

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