I posted week a few weeks ago about the things I’ve learned about selling a house, and the logical thing to do now is a post about things I’ve learned buying a house. Because obviously most of the time once you’ve sold your house you need to buy a new one or else you might end up panicking and contemplating crappy rental properties because you just don’t know where to start looking and you’re terrified by all the realestate.com.au alerts you’re getting that talk about property prices and suburbs that are booming and interest rate rises and goodness knows what else. You might be on a time frame like we were or you might not have a deadline and can look as long it takes to find the right one. Either way, you need to look out for the same things no matter how quickly you want to buy a place.
I’ve been super AWOL here for the past couple of months. The title of this post is why. We sold our house in March, and we bought a new one about three weeks ago. It’s been an interesting experience and we’ve learned a lot, compared to when we bought our place six years ago as… Continue reading ->