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We are Aussies now!13 Sep 2012
Two years on.............06 Mar 2011
Eldest gone back to uk17 Apr 2010
One year in13 Jan 2010
Moving in to our new home01 Aug 2009
House sale18 Jul 2009
Buying our first home01 Jul 2009
Four months in11 May 2009
first day with silverchain20 Apr 2009
teenagers16 Apr 2009
New Job16 Apr 2009
Woodvale28 Mar 2009
I got a job28 Mar 2009
Neil has got a job!!19 Mar 2009
Nursing registration approved 18 Mar 2009
Aircon fixed!!18 Mar 2009
frustrated with landlords13 Mar 2009
Aussie driving licence13 Mar 2009
Shipping stuff arrived!!!!14 Feb 2009
Girls enroled at school10 Feb 2009
Neil has job interview10 Feb 2009
We have furniture!!!!10 Feb 2009
moved to empty house!!08 Feb 2009
6 month rental secured03 Feb 2009
Bought an ozzie car25 Jan 2009
We have arrived15 Jan 2009
countdown!07 Jan 2009
Flights booked!25 Nov 2008
Packers coming 8th and 9th Dec25 Nov 2008
moved to rental house09 Nov 2008
Getting nearer to Aussie dream26 Oct 2008
Buying our first home
01 Jul 2009
We have been discussing for some time whether to carry on renting or take the risk of buying our first home here. Renting seems dead money but then with the uncertainty with some jobs is it too big a risk.
After looking at a few homes both for sale and rent took the plunge and put in an offer on a house here in Woodvale, thats been accepted and we are just waiting for the bank to agree the finance.
Both girls seem happy and are looking forward to having their own space - the trouble with the rental home its difficult to put your own stamp on someones elses property.
Fingers crossed all goes well.

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