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Ally
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Registered: 2nd Jul 03
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28th Nov 05 at 08:26   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I put an offer in on a house last thursday and haven't heard anything as they are on holiday

If the sale goes through how long does it take untill you are handed the keys?

It has no upper chain and my mortgage up ready etc

First time i've dont this so sorry if these are dumb assed questions!!

leeshez
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28th Nov 05 at 08:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

6-8 weeks mine was about 7ish i was a first time buyer and no chain.
Dave A
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28th Nov 05 at 08:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

depends on lots of things, but typically 4-8 weeks.
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 08:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

8 weeks, wow thats... end of January

Quite good actually, gives me more time to save
Andrew
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28th Nov 05 at 09:21   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I had mine already as i rented it first

Good luck though
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 11:49   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Should hear within the next couple of hourssssss
_Allan_
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28th Nov 05 at 11:50   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Good Luck
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 11:50   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Kinda dreading it to be honest, excited and worried at the same time as i put in a low offer!
Laura_1.416v
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28th Nov 05 at 11:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

They usually say 4-6weeks if no chain & 6-8 if there is. When we bought out house we put the offer in i september, were told to expect to get keys mid november. Ended up getting them on 22nd december

Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 11:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Not really bothered as im living with Richies family so if its 4 weeks or 8, ill be happy with either!
Dione J
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28th Nov 05 at 11:59   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Good luck Ally, I really hope this one comes through for you both
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 12:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I know, its doing my head in i've been waiting since thursday!!!
Dione J
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28th Nov 05 at 12:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

True, All good things comes to those who waits Ally
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 12:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I hope so i really do as i am not offering any more than 68k!!
jaffa
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28th Nov 05 at 13:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

no chain i had offer accepted mid/late oct and had keys on 15th December

would of been quicker if not for slow estate agents

L33 LEG
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28th Nov 05 at 13:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ye it takes months, depending on how long the chain is really. but solicitors are jst wankers when it comes to this and cnt be arsed doing anything in a hurry
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 13:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

still havent heard call them 10 mins ago. Dont want them to think im keen so trying to play it cool
SetH
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28th Nov 05 at 13:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

they wont think your that keen if your put in a p1ss take of an offer.

how low below asking price have you offered?
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 13:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

was advertised for 75k, then they dropped it to 72k, ive offered 68k
jaffa
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28th Nov 05 at 13:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

how long has it been on the market?
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 13:15   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

2 months i think
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 14:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ACCEPTED

yayyyy!
L33 LEG
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28th Nov 05 at 14:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

well done
L33 LEG
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28th Nov 05 at 14:10   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

seems cheap for a house that does, wer do u live and what kind of house is it?

[Edited on 28-11-2005 by L33 LEG]
Ally
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28th Nov 05 at 14:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

wales, 3 bed terraced

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