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Palustris

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You could own this.
« on: June 01, 2018, 09:24:48 »
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You could own this.
« on: June 01, 2018, 09:24:48 »

caroline7758

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Re: You could own this.
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2018, 11:37:36 »
Still no takers? Guess it's a big garden to take on which puts some people off, but you've made it so beautiful,hopefully someone will fall in love with it soon.

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Re: You could own this.
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2018, 11:55:26 »
Four have fallen for it, but they cannot sell their own, as of yet.
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Re: You could own this.
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2018, 17:08:41 »
It is such a beautiful garden I feel quite jealous 
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Re: You could own this.
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2018, 17:17:01 »
Fingers crossed!

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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2018, 10:56:32 »
You could still buy it.
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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2018, 16:02:00 »
Definitely still for sale.
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caroline7758

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Re: You could own this.
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2018, 19:12:48 »
You have my sympathy. we're moving on Thursday and hopefully have a buyer now - the third one so hoping it's 3rd time lucky!

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« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2019, 13:20:22 »
You could still own this if you hurry.
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Re: You could own this.
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2019, 13:17:33 »
Oh no, have you lost your buyer?

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« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2019, 13:31:46 »
No, she is still 'in the wind' so to speak. But having been let down so many times we are not holding our breath.
She has asked for a specialist survey for damp. So we have got to wait for the results of that. If she wants a reduction in price to pay for any treatment, she can go whistle. We have already dropped the price by as much as we can afford to do and have enough money to move ourselves. In that case we will take it off the market, have the work done by  local tradesmen before putting it back on the market at the old price.
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« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2019, 15:51:23 »
Fingers crossed- our (eventual) buyer's lender also insisted on an additional survey for damp- maybe it's common these days?

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« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2019, 11:58:32 »
Buyer came back early this week and is still mad keen to buy. No damp, but some woodworm in the timber in the roof space. Fairly normal for round here, about £400 to treat. She was not bothered about it. So fingers crossed we can proceed. Should be ready to sign by the end of this month if everything goes according to plan. Still not holding our breath though.
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« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2019, 12:01:08 »
Fingers crossed!!

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« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2019, 14:10:55 »
Any progress Palustris?   Have you managed to lift all the plants you want to keep?
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« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2019, 14:25:30 »
Progress has been patchy. We managed to get a decent reduction in price on the property we want because of the value put on it by our surveyor. Since then the problems have been due to slow solicitors. Up to today (Sunday) we have had confirmation that our buyer is pressing ahead, that her buyers want to move on the 18th March. We have signed all the papers,BUT we are still waiting for confirmation of that date before we can do anything else.
It has been a roller coaster ride and still it goes on.
I have a tunnel full of plants to take with us. And before anyone shouts at me, these are either ones which have to be grown in pots so exempt from the sale, or divisions of ones in the garden. I have not removed all of anything from the garden.
Still think it could all end in expensive tears.
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« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2019, 14:40:44 »
Fingers crossed then.  It's all so stressful and shouldn't have to be.   Good luck.
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« Reply #17 on: February 25, 2019, 13:36:07 »
Fingers crossed again! At least March would be a good time for getting stuff planted in your new garden.

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« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2019, 20:31:35 »
Just had a letter from our Solicitor which shows that all the delays, hold ups, problems are down to the vendor's Solicitor. He just has not answered letters from our chap, so they have had to be re-submitted two or three times and still not had a response. In theory the vendors are signing the contracts tomorrow. We shall see!
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« Reply #19 on: February 27, 2019, 21:30:56 »
It's so frustrating isn't it?  In Belgium you get 4 months to complete from signing the "compromis" between vendor and buyer in the presence of a qualified and licensed estate agent to completing the official sale/purchase in the presence of the notaire who can act for both parties.   Penalties for being late or not getting the finance etc.  In France, it's 3 months.

Why can't the UK regulate like this and cut out the crap?
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