Ok…. I have no idea where this will end up. Phill is out visualising and making some shop-keeper’s dream come true, so I thought I’d have a crack at it.
I’ve spent the last couple of weeks plotting our little journey in the Spring – working out the best route to take and order to visit our shortlist. I just heard some sad news though – one of the ones I was most interested in has been sold. In fact – it was the very first one we were going to visit! That and a couple of other adjustments have freed up some space, so we’re back to looking at property sites to fill in the holes. Look out for property numbers 38 and up over the next few days.
One worrying note, though, is all the press coverage about the weakness of the pound. It just means we’re facing a much smaller budget in France. For example, if someone had £300,000 to spend in France, in the middle of January they’d have had €30,000 more to spend than in the middle of February! That’s quite a chunk of money.
So, now we have to make the difficult decision about whether to go ahead an put our London home on the sales market soon, with the prospect of staying in smaller, rented accommodation for longer than we had intended, waiting for an improvement in the £.