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Old 04-12-2017, 14:34   #3946
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Bought, or more accurately redeemed the mortgage on my house using some of my inheritance with a CHAPS transfer at the bank this morning. I will officially own the freehold. YAY!
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Old 04-12-2017, 14:55   #3947
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Bought, or more accurately redeemed the mortgage on my house using some of my inheritance with a CHAPS transfer at the bank this morning. I will officially own the freehold. YAY!

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Old 04-12-2017, 17:41   #3948
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Bought, or more accurately redeemed the mortgage on my house using some of my inheritance with a CHAPS transfer at the bank this morning. I will officially own the freehold. YAY!
Congratulations!

I agree - it’s a great feeling.

We paid ours off mid-2011, by mainly not reducing payments if the interest rates went down, then with a final payment at the end; we paid off a 25 year mortgage in 18 years.
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Old 04-12-2017, 17:52   #3949
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Re: What have you just bought?

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Old 04-12-2017, 18:33   #3950
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Bought, or more accurately redeemed the mortgage on my house using some of my inheritance with a CHAPS transfer at the bank this morning. I will officially own the freehold. YAY!
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Old 04-12-2017, 18:48   #3951
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Congratulations!

I agree - it’s a great feeling.
Thanks Hugh and my friends. Operation "Get the barstewards off my back" is in full swing.

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We paid ours off mid-2011, by mainly not reducing payments if the interest rates went down, then with a final payment at the end; we paid off a 25 year mortgage in 18 years.
Definitely the smart move with interest rates at historical lows.
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Old 04-12-2017, 23:45   #3952
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Re: What have you just bought?

A new car.
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Old 05-12-2017, 06:41   #3953
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A new car.
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Old 05-12-2017, 10:31   #3954
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Congratulations!

I agree - it’s a great feeling.

We paid ours off mid-2011, by mainly not reducing payments if the interest rates went down, then with a final payment at the end; we paid off a 25 year mortgage in 18 years.
We should pay off ours in 2019 provided the endowments don't really fail. One is now green lettered the the other is red but we've reduced the sum owed by over 30k so they really would need to lose everything. We are currently on a fixed rate until 2019 so are in the group wanting interest rate rises to help our savings.
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Old 05-12-2017, 19:24   #3957
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A 30cl bottle of Chase Vodka for £20.

It is made from Potatoes rather than grain/malt.

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Old 05-12-2017, 22:28   #3958
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Bought, or more accurately redeemed the mortgage on my house using some of my inheritance with a CHAPS transfer at the bank this morning. I will officially own the freehold. YAY!
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Marks and Spencer gift card for my Dad.
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