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New Home..
« on: October 11, 2019, 09:28:35 AM »
We just bought a new home here business apartment right on the river , completion January 2021 though this building firm always complete the project 3/4 months ahead of schedule and we have already been told we should have the keys October next year..
Paid a big deposit and took three years credit on the balance directly with the building company, so we will only have 24 months payments left when we move in.
We bought the apartment just as a shell so around May next year as soon as we get access we will be sending in contractors to fit the floors, bathrooms and plastering that , that is all very easy..

The only real thing I miss from living by the sea in Dorset some years back was boating, this place will have boat parking outside eventually , and there is a marina just down the road.. so finally Im going to get myself a big boat soon enough:)
Will post some pictures next summer..

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Re: New Home..
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2019, 10:30:56 AM »
Congratulations on this big step onward and upward!
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Re: New Home..
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2019, 12:47:35 PM »
Congratulations on this big step onward and upward!

Onwards for sure.. Russia becomes visa free pretty well very soon, St Petersburg is this month I think there was 4000 online applications in the first day for the new e-visa.. I have been checking out the boating situation in the last year , there are few top end boat trips for tourists and what there are are not marketed very well I plan to fill some of that gap within a few months of moving.. trip down the Neva .. out to the Gulf of Finland then down to the new tower marina .. lets see.. :travel:
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Re: New Home..
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2019, 02:24:36 PM »
Congrats, good luck with the venture.
Nice looking property when done.
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Re: New Home..
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2019, 11:09:51 PM »
Congratulations!
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Re: New Home..
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2019, 05:06:17 PM »
Congrats! I have wondered about buying an unfinished shell. It seems to be a very popular concept in Ukraine, both for houses and apartments. How much do you think you would save going this route as opposed to buying a unit that is turnkey and ready to move in?

It seems like a great way to go for you but I think as someone who has little grasp of the language I would be better off buying a finished unit. Or no unit at all... :(

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Re: New Home..
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2019, 09:28:22 AM »
I would be better off buying a finished unit. Or no unit at all... :(


My advice is to live in a new place at least a year before buying
and that's in the USA. In Ukraine or other foreign country that is
doubly important. Until you know if you can even stand the place,
learn the language and live with the BS it makes far more sense
to rent.

After living in a place for a year or two you will know if you can
hack it, you will know your day to day living routine and what
places would be best to live based on that experience.

Even when you rent, you will find that you wished that you chose
a place closer to this or closer to that. It's far easier to correct a
decision when you rent

Udachi!

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Re: New Home..
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2019, 11:02:18 AM »
Absolutely agree with that Bill.
As for buying, given that buying the shell is pretty much normal in this part of the world, as a foreigner, I'd be very much inclined to buy a place that I liked that was completed.

A friend of mine bought a house as a shell and it was a nightmare. The first purchase fell through before he even got to the fitting out stage and the second took forever and that was with a savvy wife well tied into the local ecosystem. It was much harder because neither of them had any experience with buying and fitting out a property. Also, of course, experience from the U.S will not help much when dealing with local requirements.
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