8-Winter’s a good time to buy property

The summer sun may have gone, but that doesn’t mean you should stop looking for the perfect property.

Real estate agents tell me winter is a good time to check out homes for sale. First, you’ll spot a cold damp house pretty quickly, and if you are looking for a property in the country you’ll be able to tell if the land is too boggy to keep livestock on.

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