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Forum: Back Home
May 28th 2014, 8:36 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,304
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Two years on...

We will have been back 3yrs in August. I can honestly say its the best move we have made coming back home to the UK. It is beautiful,the people are so friendly ,there is heritage , tons of places to...
Apr 17th 2014, 5:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,668
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Moving back to the UK from Canada shipping costs?

We used Tippet Richardsons of Calgary and i must say they did an awsome job. They wrapped the large furniture and we packed most of the boxes ourselves.We got them out to the house first,as a few...
Apr 15th 2014, 7:06 am
Replies: 13
Views: 3,668
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Moving back to the UK from Canada shipping costs?

our's was in the region of £12,000 from Alberta. We had a 40ft container packed to the brim. The king bed was on top of my list to bring home.We get the keys for our new house this Thursday and we...
Forum: Back Home
Mar 28th 2014, 11:42 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,579
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Back 1 Year yesterday!! sorry for the delay!!!

Good to hear you have made the right move and are enjoying life back in the UK.We have been back 2.5years (from Alberta) and there is no looking back for us either .....love it!!!!
As for the coffee...
Mar 25th 2014, 9:13 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,557
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Finally decided, moving back!

Congratultions !!! we lived in Alberta for 10yrs and decided to move back for a number of reasons. I could list them,but it would take a while lol ! Anyhow once we decided to move back,it was...
Mar 23rd 2014, 11:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: One week to go...yay!!

So how is life back home ??
We moved back from Alberta after 10 years of being over there. We have been back in the UK 2.5 years now and never looked back. How are you finding it ?:)
Mar 17th 2014, 5:04 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: im back home

I am right in the heart of the lake district......so a beautiful part of the UK,and i can honestly say i don't miss Alberta one little bit. The beauty and the feeling of being home over comes every...
Mar 17th 2014, 1:58 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,437
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: im back home

I spent 10yrs in Canada and i totally agree with what you have said. We live in a fab country and i would not want to live any where else right now.We had a great experience living abroad,but there...
Forum: Back Home
Mar 11th 2014, 7:22 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 22,196
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: 15 month update

yes it is so beautiful :D
Forum: Back Home
Mar 11th 2014, 7:21 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 22,196
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: 15 month update

It certainly is ......once you have made your mind up about moving back,there is'nt a feeling like that in the world. :thumbsup:
Good luck
Forum: Back Home
Feb 28th 2014, 5:42 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 22,196
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: 15 month update

Oh goodness No ! you would not be out in the garden until May lol . How long have you been home ?
Forum: Back Home
Feb 28th 2014, 3:33 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 22,196
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: 15 month update

We are in the beautiful town of Kendal ........we love it !
Yes i know it was hard to believe the amount we needed ,to the %97 we were putting down on the house.
Forum: Back Home
Feb 28th 2014, 5:53 am
Replies: 140
Views: 22,196
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: 15 month update

2.5year up-date ........ we are finally buying a house !!!!! :thumbsup:
It has taken quite a while to sell our property in Alberta and get all the funds through. We thought it would be easy to get...
Jan 27th 2014, 1:13 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Planning dates for selling house and flying my dog

I also forgot to say that the lawyer held a 3rd of our total sale cash for 4-5 months.This was incase we owed the tax man any money. It was awful really because although we had sold,we could not buy...
Forum: Back Home
Jan 14th 2014, 6:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,304
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Two years on...

I love it too :D
We moved to Kendal which in in the heaart of the beautiful lake district. Its a lovely little town and i could not imagine living any where else at the moment. We are still...
Forum: Back Home
Jan 14th 2014, 7:32 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,304
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Two years on...

First of all .......what a great thread and WELL DONE YOU !!!!!!
Where abouts were you in Alberta?
I agree with every thing you said and they are some of the reasons why we came back too. I didnt...
Forum: Back Home
Jan 12th 2014, 5:52 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,654
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: 1 year today!

Glad to know....... another happy ending back in the UK. We spent 10yrs years in Canada and although we did enjoy it, we are so happy to be back on home ground. We will have been back almost 2.5...
Jan 12th 2014, 9:36 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Planning dates for selling house and flying my dog

We came home (UK) from Red Deer a couple of years ago without selling the house . We actually rented it out for over a year as property was not moving . So when we sold the property last year, if we...
Dec 17th 2013, 7:58 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

:goodpost: yeah good thinking we will find out tomorrow thank you
Dec 17th 2013, 5:34 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

That might be the answer .....i will keep you posted. Thank you for your help x
Dec 17th 2013, 5:11 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

They will not look at us for either ......... he is self employed on a great wage ,he has proof of employment now and the next job which is a 2.5yrs contract and the wage (it would be paid off...
Dec 16th 2013, 4:31 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

thank you we will try ........i really cannt see any problems as we are paying a huge amount in rent and have been doing so for the past 21months.The little mortgage would be half that amount and...
Dec 16th 2013, 4:00 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

turned down again .....cannot believe it !!!! :confused:
Dec 14th 2013, 7:01 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

Thank you ......we are just waiting for word off the HSBC,they seem to be the most positive so far. Every other have just shook their heads and sent us packing. Its because my husband is self...
Nov 29th 2013, 3:45 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 5,009
Posted By Cumbrian Lass

Re: Experiences of getting a mortgage on moving back?

He is self employed,that is the trouble i think.:(
We have got a broker on it now so fingers crossed:fingerscrossed:
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