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6 signs you need your own space

It’s not you. It’s me.

YOUR HOME IS your sanctuary.

Your very own space where you can close the door and know that you’re the king of the castle. It’s nice living with flatmates sometimes, but equally there are times when we all wish we had a place of our own.

Here are the signs that you might need to start considering getting your very own little hide-out – one that’s all yours.

1. Television wars

You know what they say – your house, your rules. If you’re the guest in someone’s home, you don’t get the remote. Imagine the joys of being in your very own gaff, with quite literally the ultimate control. No more Antiques Roadshow. No more cricket. Sweet relief.

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2. DIY dilemmas

Wouldn’t it be nice not to have to contact a landlord every time you want to hang a picture, lob up a satellite dish or update your toilet roll holder?

With your own place there’s no middle man. DIY away!

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3. You need some alone time…

To do the Hoovering in your pants, basically.


4. Landlord woes

There are times when it feels like you are literally at the mercy of your landlord. Burst pipe? Ah, sure, he might be down to you in a few weeks to sort it. Sigh.


5. Your mam is sick of storing your clutter collection

Can’t bear to throw out that copy of Smash Hits from 1992 or those concert tickets from Garth Brooks the last time around, but don’t want to lug them from rented house to rented house?

With your own space you’ll be in Smash Hits/Garth Brooks heaven. And your mam will get her spare room back.

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6. Man’s best friend

You long to have a loyal dog to call your own (or a cat that will ignore you all day and then wake you up in the dead of night), but your lease forbids it.

With your own space, you can get ten dogs if you want. Go wild!

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Buying your first home can be so exciting, but daunting too. If you’re unsure about who to talk to KBC Bank Ireland can help. We have the knowledge and experience to guide and reassure you through the mortgage process without any of the jargon.

For more information on mortgages available from KBC, visit kbc.ie or call us on 1800 51 52 53

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