Monday September 21, 2020

Diary of a Househunter

Week 9: Heartbreak

22nd June, 2014

I had found my dream home, a three-bed ground-floor apartment in Dean Street, Dublin 8. I had thoroughly vetted the neighbourhood, and now I was locked in a bidding war with three other parties. After several weeks the bidding was in the mid-€180,000s. The initial asking price had been €155,000, but I set a limit in my own mind of €200,000.

I found the initial bidding process slow, but I expected it to speed...

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