I have a confession to make. I’ve been lazy.
My laziness has come back to bite me. And cause me pain.
I love renovating. I love everything about it – from choosing the right property, to calculating the numbers, visualising the end result, organising the trades and selling for a profit.
What I’ve avoided in the past is what I call “the boring stuff”. Arranging finance, endless paperwork, bank accounts, blah, blah, blah.
I justified my laziness by creating the story that my husband and I are a team. He does the finance stuff and I do the reno stuff. We complement each others’ weaknesses and strengths.
So what happens when I find myself purchasing a property without a partner? Well, pain! [Read more…]