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    • fudge7000
    • By fudge7000 1st May 16, 7:23 PM
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    Waiting for a buyer... Anyone want to join me?
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    • 1st May 16, 7:23 PM
    Waiting for a buyer... Anyone want to join me? 1st May 16 at 7:23 PM
    Anyone else out there selling and going through trying to keep the house tidy 24/7 so it doesn't take hours to sort out when there's a viewing?!
    Along with trying to second guess what the people viewing will do/offer/not offer...?

    Only been for sale a week, I assume it just gets worse from here on in?

    Not really done this before so thought I'd see if anyone else is in the same boat!
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    • happytails
    • By happytails 16th May 17, 7:11 PM
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    Rang the vendors EA and put in an offer of interest, they called back and said the vendor will accept my offer, as soon as we get a buyer to contact them.

    Then i called my EA and told them we want to move quickly, reasked about the viewer last week, the feedback is that they liked it and might want a second viewing. EA is giving them til friday to contact her and if no contact made then shes going to call them and see if theyd like a second viewing.

    Ive also got another EA coming on tuesday to value and maybe sign up with for when the contract with my EA ends.

    House been on 9 weeks now.
    Sarah,

    Trying to move up the house ladder in 2017, running a business with 3 kids in tow & slowly going crazy!
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    • toc25
    • By toc25 16th May 17, 7:58 PM
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    Well our house is sold, we ended up getting more than we originally wanted for it. Still expecting that to drop when they do the survey but we are happy. Also we love the house we viewed today and we are going to put an offer in in the morning. Fingers crossed we get it. As soon as we walked through the door we knew we wanted to buy it.
    • kelpie35
    • By kelpie35 16th May 17, 8:39 PM
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    Well done Toc 25 hope all goes well for you.
    • Clutterfree
    • By Clutterfree 16th May 17, 8:41 PM
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    Well our house is sold, we ended up getting more than we originally wanted for it. Still expecting that to drop when they do the survey but we are happy. Also we love the house we viewed today and we are going to put an offer in in the morning. Fingers crossed we get it. As soon as we walked through the door we knew we wanted to buy it.
    Originally posted by toc25
    Exciting times!
    Good luck with your offer.
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    • Pumpkim
    • By Pumpkim 16th May 17, 9:06 PM
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    Well our house is sold, we ended up getting more than we originally wanted for it. Still expecting that to drop when they do the survey but we are happy. Also we love the house we viewed today and we are going to put an offer in in the morning. Fingers crossed we get it. As soon as we walked through the door we knew we wanted to buy it.
    Originally posted by toc25
    Fab news
    Hope your offer gets accepted x
    • houndour
    • By houndour 16th May 17, 9:16 PM
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    Great news Toc and Pumpkim.

    We've also sold. But we were rejected on the house we wanted . So back to the drawing board on that. Saw a house tonight that ticked pretty much every box, but I didn't like it and can't understand why. I want to walk into a house and love it if I'm spending that much. Surely that's not too much to ask?! Now we're very conscious we have a buyer and they will only wait so long. Just need some new houses to go up for sale now.
    • happytails
    • By happytails 16th May 17, 9:50 PM
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    Fab news Toc Fingers crossed.

    Houndour - Hopefully you'll find something soon!

    Im so impatient, I keep willing the phone to ring and it be the EA saying someone wants to view!
    Sarah,

    Trying to move up the house ladder in 2017, running a business with 3 kids in tow & slowly going crazy!
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    • LoopyLoops
    • By LoopyLoops 16th May 17, 10:30 PM
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    Congratulations Toc25!!
    • toc25
    • By toc25 17th May 17, 3:58 AM
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    Thank you every one, I daren't get my hopes up. I just am trying to remind myself that if it's meant to be it will work out.

    Good luck to you all hope you get sold and find your houses soon.
    • hazyjo
    • By hazyjo 17th May 17, 12:44 PM
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    Viewer on Sat. She has got a flat to sell though. Ho hum.
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    • LoopyLoops
    • By LoopyLoops 17th May 17, 1:00 PM
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    Well, we have accepted an offer. Not quite what we wanted, but they are fully aware of the things that need doing on the house and need to budget for it. They love the house overall and they have sold to FTB's in rented and we are going into rented. Nice short chain. Fingers crossed this sale sticks!
    • hazyjo
    • By hazyjo 17th May 17, 1:03 PM
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    Well, we have accepted an offer. Not quite what we wanted, but they are fully aware of the things that need doing on the house and need to budget for it. They love the house overall and they have sold to FTB's in rented and we are going into rented. Nice short chain. Fingers crossed this sale sticks!
    Originally posted by LoopyLoops
    Fabulous! Will keep fingers crossed for you! x
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    • toc25
    • By toc25 17th May 17, 3:01 PM
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    Good luck hazyjo you never know they could sell quickly

    Loopyloops congratulations, and good luck

    Our offer has been accepted on the house we want to buy so it's all happening now
    Scary
    • nightsky224
    • By nightsky224 17th May 17, 3:07 PM
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    I hate this process. I'm a wreck. Just had people round for a 2nd viewing. They made an offer after the 1st viewing but We have asked them to go a little higher. They have just left and will let me know by the end of the day but they were worried about the size of the 2nd bedroom so I'm worried they will pull out. I don't have the nerves for this!!
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    • LoopyLoops
    • By LoopyLoops 17th May 17, 3:15 PM
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    I hate this process. I'm a wreck. Just had people round for a 2nd viewing. They made an offer after the 1st viewing but We have asked them to go a little higher. They have just left and will let me know by the end of the day but they were worried about the size of the 2nd bedroom so I'm worried they will pull out. I don't have the nerves for this!!
    Originally posted by nightsky224
    Totally feel your pain! It is horrible isn't it. The viewings / poking about, then the waiting! Fingers crossed for you!
    • nightsky224
    • By nightsky224 17th May 17, 3:21 PM
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    Thanks Loopyloops fingers and toes crossed!
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    • tomryan89
    • By tomryan89 18th May 17, 8:07 AM
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    Sounds like some people are having some success - congratulations!

    Thought I'd post to share my experience for others - last week, we reduced the price for a second time so now £30k under our original listing price.

    After two months of no second viewings and no offers - this week we've already had one offer and have 5 second viewings booked in!
    • Crashy Time
    • By Crashy Time 18th May 17, 12:32 PM
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    Sounds like some people are having some success - congratulations!

    Thought I'd post to share my experience for others - last week, we reduced the price for a second time so now £30k under our original listing price.

    After two months of no second viewings and no offers - this week we've already had one offer and have 5 second viewings booked
    in!
    Originally posted by tomryan89

    Good move.
    • kelpie35
    • By kelpie35 18th May 17, 3:25 PM
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    At least Crashy Time sellers are taking on board your advice.
    • Crashy Time
    • By Crashy Time 19th May 17, 1:23 PM
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    At least Crashy Time sellers are taking on board your advice.
    Originally posted by kelpie35

    Well the price drop seemed to do the trick in this case anyway......
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