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Coronavirus impact on my new apartment

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Because of lockdown and social distancing rules, many constructions sites have come to a halt. Just like my newly bought, yet to be completed apartment. I mailed my contractor to see what the impact will be for the Brussel’s apartment. I’m still waiting for a responses, but I expect something like: “we’re doing our utmost best to limit the impact but ”a small” delay is possible”.

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How one tax deduction reduced my apartment cost by 17K

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Something interesting happened about a week ago. As you might have read –on my twitter feed or on the blog– I signed the deed of the mortgage and apartment. As a result I’m official the owner the apartment and the land the building is build on; Partially when it comes to the land. What I hadn’t mentioned was that I got a 16,575 EUR tax deduction!

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What it means to move out: a 2 month review

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2 months, that’s how long it’s been since I moved out of the comfort of my parents’ home and started living with my girlfriend. What a time it has been. The moment we decided to move in together and get a place of our own -more like rent- was the moment I started a new chapter of my life; moving out has thought me quite a few things.

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My mortgage: an interesting experience

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Unavoidable in the search for my place in the search for the best mortgage. Trying to find the best mortgage in Belgium typically means going to different banks to get the lowest rate possible while figuring out which type of rate to get (fixed or variable).

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The big move and moving around

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What a crazy week it was! I moved into my own place together with my girlfriend and her mother came over to visit.
For a week, I drove around Belgium and The Netherlands to help them discover this little corner of the world. All while trying to get stuff from Ikea and moving the last things.

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