Diary of a Househunter

Week 13: losing out to a cash buyer

20th July, 2014

I thought I had come so close to going sale agreed on a large, modern, two- bedroom loft apartment by the Royal Canal. But my hopes were dashed when my most recent bid was topped by €500. I had come this far before. I had bid €205,000 on a three-bedroom apartment on Dean Street, and bowed out of the bidding process when it was upped to €205,500.

I had spoken to my bank and was...

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