First time buyer experience: a flat in need of TLC

Fledge Magazine speaks to a young first time buyer about her experiences of buying a new flat, how she renovated the property and what she wishes she’d known

Nancy is 24 years old and works for Barclays. She recently bought a one-bedroom flat in Waterloo, London – but not everything was plain sailing.

Buying a new flat

First impressions of the flat were great. Finding a property in this area within her budget was unexpected, and there was even a garden. Here, Nancy tells us about how the flat was when she bought it:

Owning a new flat

It quickly emerged that the property needed some serious attention. Here, Nancy tells us what she did with the place – and what she wishes she’d known as a first time buyer. Fledgelings, take note.

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