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The sale didn't fall through!!!

Discussion in 'Slimming World Off Topic' started by Sticky, 24 November 2009 Social URL.

  1. Sticky

    Sticky I will succeed!!!

    *runs around screaming*



    As you'll all know, I live in the village outside Cockermouth, but we own(ed) a flat in the town itself (on Market Place which flooded). Last week we were worried it would get hit and the sale would fall through - and were lucky that we escaped that.

    But he started showing signs of pulling out anyway, so we were preparing for it and planning to rent out (we haven't rented as wasn't allowed, but we were going to fight to let us cause of the floods etc).

    Anyway, this morning he wanted more money towards him buying it (grrr) and played on fact town was messed up. We called bluff and said that had he not dragged a simple sale (no chains, 80% deposit) out for 15weeks!!! that it should have completed weeks ago and he's cost us more in mortgage payments. And that given we didn't flood, we would be able to rent it.

    It worked - we exchanged and just got call to say completed.

    We're finally, 1 year on, down to 1 mortgage. Absolutely brassic broke as it's cost us most of our savings in mortgage payments and fact we sold at a loss, but we're so happy - we've been VERY VERY lucky!

    Woohoo - we can relax before Christmas now and start saving up. Phew!

    We are SO lucky this happened.
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  3. suepat10

    suepat10 I am one of the 63336

    I'm really pleased this has all gone thorugh for you xx
  4. Toots

    Toots Gold Member

    That's fab news - am so so pleased for you xxx
  5. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

    Well done, that's brilliant news. X
  6. Sticky

    Sticky I will succeed!!!

    Thanks guys! We're both very happy :)

  7. judimac

    judimac Mad old Bat with Attitude

    Oh Huney! That's just the news you needed! Congratulations!
  8. charlottegrace1

    charlottegrace1 Gold Member

    Things are on the up again hun, congratulations on completion, more money in your pocket for Crimbo presents now lol.
  9. JestersTear

    JestersTear Cute, but psycho!

    brilliant news hon, well done xxx
  10. Leapfrog

    Leapfrog Champion actifryer

    What a relief for you
  11. IreneH

    IreneH Gold Member

    Very pleased for you

    Irene xx
  12. pinktiger

    pinktiger Full Member

    That's fab news, bet you're sighing with relief this evening. xxx
  13. Sticky

    Sticky I will succeed!!!

    Thanks everyone. Handed the keys in to estate agent - it's sad (I bought it on own and first owned place) but I am just relieved to lose the burden and financial side of it.

    Woohoo - spare cash!
  14. *EB*

    *EB* Gold Member

    yay Sticky - some good news! esp in such hard times in your neck of the woods xxx Congratulations babe x
  15. Scarlet Daisy

    Scarlet Daisy Hungry For Life

    That's wonderful!!!
  16. Julianne_julz

    Julianne_julz Bears dont dig on dancin'

    Ohhh that's wonderful news, I'm so happy for you!! Xx

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