Snagging


I was reading through the Crest homebuyers folder over the weekend and I found out that they accompany you on a '300 point inspection of your home' before completion. I presume this is some form of snagging, but they don't actually use the word. I am so glad I found...

Visit to the solicitors


Yesterday we went to the solictiors and gave him copies of our ID (and paid him 169 for the Council Searches and Environmental Search), went to the bank and opened a joint account and went to the Crest Nicholson office again to see exactly the kitchen and tile choices that...

Exchange within 28 days


We found out yesterday that the previous 'reserver' who pulled out had already chosen the kitchen units - she chose Bromley oak units and a 'Black Granite' worktop. Which the girlfriend is not very happy about at all. We really don't want black worktops as we will have to buy...

First Entry – deposit down


Well, this is it, my first post. Me and my girlfriend put down 1,000 on a new house on Saturday 3rd June on a Crest Nicholson development in suffolk. We only got the house by chance as the person who had reserved the house (and paid the non-refundable 1,000) had...