Congratulations to you. Such a Beautiful House!The last four to six weeks have been crazy. In October I packed my whole life, quit the job I loved and lived for ten years, and 3 hours away from all my friends and surrogate family. I moved from my state capital to a small regional/rural town. It was a big raise and house prices are cheaper here, I couldn't afford to buy what I wanted in Perth. Shopping was always part of my equation, but I didn't expect to do it so soon. I thought I should be here for at least a year and save a little more. But a friend nudged me and told me that some banks would not need such a large down payment or stay that long at my new job.
So I went to see some suitable houses in a city, and the second I looked, I completely fell in love.
It has been a whirlwind ever since. I've never done this before. Make an offer, a counteroffer, etc. until we agree on a price.
I found a mortgage broker, I put all my stuff away. I got unconditional approval from the bank, and yesterday, magically, a bunch of new accounts appeared in my internet banking, two mortgages, and compensation.
The house is about a hundred years old and could use a facelift, but it is solid and habitable. It is on a 9-acre block so there is plenty of room for my goats, horses, chickens, and all those self-sufficient things that I love. It has a huge barn with three large stables for my goats, which is perfect.
And it has a little room adjacent to the "barn" that looks like a little roadside shop! And in the long run, the idea will be to turn it into a soap shop!
I am so excited, nervous, and scared. All you have to do is pay in 3 weeks. I keep waiting for the penny to drop, it doesn't seem like it's supposed to be that easy, I keep waiting for the bank to say "Oh sorry we made a mistake, you can't have a house" It always seemed to be a homeowner so far from my fingertips, something for other people to do, but never for me. It does not look real. But the security of having my own home will be absolutely amazing, renting a plot is very hard to come by, and when I do they are always in such a dilapidated state and there is a limit to the amount of time, money, and effort you want. put yourself in someone else's shoes when you can turn around and ask them to leave. In fact, I have moved every two years on average for the last ten years. Finally another move and hopefully it will be for a long time.
25978 Great Southern Highway, Woodanilling, WA 6316 https://www.realestate.com.au/sold/property-house-wa-woodanilling-121291022
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