2006: We are now in our 40's, no pension, small house. We either need to sell and upsize or rent out and buy another house. Sell both in 23 years, rent a flat, voila! Pension sorted. 1x2bed end terrace & 1x3bed semi (bought cheap) later......
2007: Feb: Let's go to Oz! Got parents and Sister there. Three week visit. Great!
2008: May: Got visa, houses on market, 75grand profit! Lovely! Take our precious dogs, great new start with plenty of cash to splash. November: Trip over for validaion. Ex rate 2.4 to 1. Still love it!
2009: Houses not selling, exchange rate dropping, oooooooh!
2010: December: 3bed SOLD! Hurrah!! 20g loss, oh
2011: Now: 2bed sold!! 40g loss, ooooh. Taking 15g, one dog to be re-homed, one dog to be put to sleepBAWL!! , exchange rate still low, no tradie jobs going, one Parent passed away.
What a diference 5 years make.
Do we stay or do we go now? xxxxx
Rant over. xxxxxxxxxx