Tag Archives: house-hunting

On How It Was Supposed To Be Easier Than This

Nothing can ever be easy. Nothing can ever just work the way it’s supposed to. You know – meet guy, fall in love, get married, buy a house and then have babies together. No. I met the guy, fell in … Continue reading

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On Being New Home-Owners

As of last week Thursday, we’re practically homeowners. We did it. We found a house. We successfully applied for a home loan and it’s finally happening. After three years of house-hunting, countless disappointments, innumerable hours spent traipsing around the most … Continue reading

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On Quandaries And Having To Choose Between Houses

Seriously. When I found out that this house that we really really really wanted had been sold, I cried buckets. I was probably more heartbroken than I would have been if someone had died (touch wood). I’ve written numerous times … Continue reading

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Spring In Jozi. And Something Else, I Say.

It’s finally warm enough to do comfortable day outings around water. We went fishing a few weeks back – The Fiance, The Kid and Rebecca, Dave and Jackson. We went to Brookwood Trout Farm. No one caught anything, as far … Continue reading

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On House-Hunting, Psychic Estate Agents and the Proverbial Needle in the Haystack

I’m fucking over house-hunting. All over it. I’m tired of looking at shitty houses with insane price tags, whilst lusting over a house I can never have. (It’s not for sale). I’m tired of worrying about damp and electrical compliance … Continue reading

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Bigger, Better – It’s Good, Right?

This might be news to some (ie: those that don’t follow me on Twitter.*) that we’ve got our hearts set on a certain house. No, not this birdhouse, but another house. We’ve been living in the same house (the house … Continue reading

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