Is it normal to get a bit nervous after having an offer accepted?

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Shadowboy Mon 17-Aug-20 19:11:20

Finally sold my house. Found one I like- put offer in and it is accepted but now I’m sat wondering if it’s the right one as I want a forever home.

It’s a compromise as house is smaller than I wanted but it has the land, character and location.

I’m hoping these concerns are normal and will pass!

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ChocoTrio Mon 17-Aug-20 19:59:52

That's normal ime. You chose to put an offer on it for a reason so worth remembering that. Good luck!

BigBadVoodooHat Mon 17-Aug-20 20:03:32

Yes, absolutely. I went from loving the house we offered on to hating it and being terrified that I’d made a huge mistake.

It wasn’t a mistake, the house is absolutely perfect, but I had a major wobble at the time!

Shadowboy Mon 17-Aug-20 20:06:42

Oh thank goodness! I definitely loved it when I looked round, but just started to get the wobbles!

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houseofrabbits Mon 17-Aug-20 20:36:32

Absolutely yes! I'm not sure the feeling will go away completely until we've moved in and settled there a bit (it's only 5 minutes down the road from where we currently are!)

Orcagirl Mon 17-Aug-20 21:36:43

This is me!

Offer accepted and now I’m a bag of nerves that moving is a mistake. It has everything we need, but has compromises.

Rest assured you’re not alone with the nervousness smile

Gra18 Mon 17-Aug-20 23:02:09

I wondered this too. We ended up pulling out. I liked the house however we would have been making a few compromises. Given it wasn’t our forever home and with the current climate I think we made the best decision for us. I am relieved now.
If you are planning on staying in your house long term, I’m sure it’s just nerves as house moves are pretty big life events.


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LilOldMe Mon 17-Aug-20 23:06:51

Yes! It's really stressful and you definitely get buyer's remorse at some stage in the process.

Bells3032 Tue 18-Aug-20 00:02:24

Felt exactly the same. Its a big commitment. Think you wouldn't be normal if you didn't worry a bit!! Over time those fears started to disappate and now I am so excited lol.

Pipandmum Tue 18-Aug-20 00:05:53

Yes totally natural. I'm planning a big move next year, not totally convinced the kids are on board though it was initially because of my daughter wanting to move schools. She is getting the wobbles, and I have some doubts too, but feel it is the right thing to do overall.

itsureis Tue 18-Aug-20 00:15:01

Same here !
I'm almost at the stage of signing my
contact and occasionally think that there might be something better ... but I know deep down it's perfect.
Good luck 😉

Justajot Tue 18-Aug-20 00:23:21

It depends on why you feel nervous. I got nervous about the neighbours and driving up a week after making the offer, the rubbish in the neighbours front garden was worse, so we backed out. I am really pleased we did as you can't fix
neighbours. But if you can't pinpoint something specific that's bothering you, then I wouldn't worry, it is just a big decision.

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