October 2006

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  • Getting Down Under Australia

    Things progressing quite well

    Well since accepting the latest offer last week I’m really pleased to say that our new buyers are a breath of fresh air and things appear tp be progressing quite well. Their mortgage has been approved, the survey fee’s have been paid and the surveyor comes to survey our house this Wednesday. We might even […] More

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    House Sold – Again

    Well, in the last few days we have had three offers on the house from three different people and we have accepted the offer that was both the highest and appears to be the least risqué. The only potential risk is that the couple buying our house are in a chain, still after the girl […] More

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    Unemployed

    Well, it was my last day at work on Friday and so I have now joined the ranks of the gainfully unemployed. It seems really strange not to be at work. This is the first time that I’ve handed in my notice and left a job with nothing to go to at the other side. […] More

  • Australia Australia The Land Down Under

    Lots of interest and still no buyer

    Well, the house has been back on the market now for a few weeks and we are getting lots of people through the door. Still no buyers though. The chap who was really interested has decided that he won’t pay more then his initial offer (which wasn’t a satisfactory one) so we’ll leave him simmering […] More

  • Australia Australia The Land Down Under

    House still on the market

    Well, its been an interesting week since we were blobbed on by the buyers who decided to retract their offer due to marital issues. We instructed the Halifax to drop the price by a couple of grand and offer a £2000 cash back as an incentive for buyers to complete within 28 days. As a […] More

  • Getting Down Under Australia

    Flights booked

    Well, we’ve decided to go for it an book our flights. It was becoming increasingly difficult to plan accommodation and what not when we had no idea what day we’d be flying out their so we’ve decided to go for it (despite the fact that we still haven’t sold the house) and book the flights […] More

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    House Offer Withdrawn

    Survey fee’s still not paid even though house buyers have told us countless times that a cheque was sent. Halifax phones the buyers today, who, apparently upset, tells the Halifax lady that they are having marital problems and cannot proceed with the purchase of our house. In a nutshell, the offer has now been withdrawn. […] More

  • Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st October 2006 - ASPC, DIMA, MODL, Visa - Optimized blue ocean1

    Current Australian Immigration processing lead time as of 1st October 2006

    NEWS Please note that on Monday 2nd of October the ASPC will be closed because there is a public holiday in South Australia. To provide timely information to applicants and migration agents the proposed allocation dates for the 3rd of October are shown below following those for the 26th of September. Acknowledgment of Applications The […] More