As in hold tight and then sell to just upgrade.
We have talked that 70 claw back would be more than enough to do lots of work in a house.
Only thing is I will be early 40s looking at a mortgage with a bank
You'll also have a nice lump sum to go towards a purchase.
You can have a mortgage for whatever term you wish. I'm mid fifties and sold in Cork last year and about to buy in Kildare.
I'm taking a 10 year mortgage. Fixed for the 10 years too. It's less than 30% of the house cost, but bank was happy to give it without any trouble
You're in a good position. Possibly ask a financial advisor for the best option