ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME? * a well-maintained homely house * a beautiful double room * a group of wonderful housemates * security and affordable rent, low bills * no landlord, no agency * a front and back garden * the city’s coolest bicycle shed? At Kindling Housing Coop in Oxford, we[…]
What a busy spring we have had! Most recently we have participated in and helped organise a Street Party on our street. It was a wonderful day. The street was closed and there were children running up and down the street on scooters and playing football. Lots of people were suprised by how many people[…]
At Kindling we are enjoying our lovely house and getting used to living together and working together. We are opening a loan stock offer to refinance a short term loan that we took to secure the house. So, if you would like to invest in this wonderful project, then please check out our investment guide[…]
It is with pleasure and excitement that I can announce that after several years of meeting and 9 months of looking for a house, a mortgage and investors, learning a lot about solicitors and all sorts of words and technical language, we did it!! Kindling was able to Complete (complete the purchase) on our first[…]
Things have been progressing fast the last few weeks. After our offer on the house in Cowley was accepted, we have been steadily working through the bureaucratic procedure of arranging our mortgage with Triodos, collecting the final loan stock pledges and selecting a solicitor and surveyor who have been doing their part of the job.[…]
It has been an exciting few months looking at houses and getting more investment pledges. We are enjoying the sunshine, working on group dynamics and working hard to set up the first Kindling housing coop in Oxford. We have set up a crowdfunder for those of you wanting to support the movement, but maybe don’t[…]
We are currently waiting to hear whether our first offer has been accepted on a house that we really love and gently getting pledges for investments. We have just sat down and ordered some business cards after our weekly meeting dinner and we are enjoying some tea. To find out more about investing go here.
What a glorious surprise to be invited to an event and then discover that the organisers have decided to give all the donations to Kindling Coop. The event was at the Folly on Abingdon road and was put on by the Mike Woodin Green Trust. Some of our members decided to go along – what[…]