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#1531 Chuffy Chuffnell

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 06:31 PM

What a sh!t property! :blink:

It's the sort of thing that should be sold by auction for about 50k.

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Posted 29 March 2012 - 10:06 PM

A not especially overpriced http://www.rightmove...-22457877.html'>house for the location at 120k but.... When is a small 2nd bedroom not really a bedroom at all?

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 04:56 PM

^ Essentially a one bedroomed house. That 2nd bedroom is just a store room. The vendors could have made a much more spacious bathroom with a separate shower cubicle for that bit of 'wow factor'.
But oh no - in Britain we put value on property on 'how many bedrooms a home has' rather than use of space. :rolleyes:

I think this one has been marketed once or twice in the last year or two. Someone pass the smelling salts - this modest family home is on for a staggering 175k! :blink:
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This dated house with electric warm air heating is quite close to the University of East Anglia and is in close proximity to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, plus research centres. The vendor is probably using that to justify the high price.
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#1534 happy_renting

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 07:05 PM

A not especially overpriced http://www.rightmove...-22457877.html'>house for the location at 120k but.... When is a small 2nd bedroom not really a bedroom at all?

It's a sh*thole, and overpriced.

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 10:40 AM

A not especially overpriced

Its Sheffield, a tiny shithole in what looks, from streetview, like the mother of shitholes. I wouldn't part with 30k for that. What the fvck is wrong with the UK FFS!!!
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Posted 31 March 2012 - 11:18 AM

Its Sheffield, a tiny shithole in what looks, from streetview, like the mother of shitholes. I wouldn't part with 30k for that. What the fvck is wrong with the UK FFS!!!


It looks like its been "developed" hence the unrealistic asking price.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 11:07 AM

This is rental so not sure it counts, but checkout the rent to live in a static caravan....

http://www.rightmove...y-33697924.html

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:51 PM

This is rental so not sure it counts, but checkout the rent to live in a static caravan....

http://www.rightmove...y-33697924.html



Pheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew.

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I know this is GC but I am going to keep posting it until the inevitable happens. Should cheer us all up.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 03:21 PM

Pheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew.

Trailer toffs.

I know this is GC but I am going to keep posting it until the inevitable happens. Should cheer us all up.

http://www.rightmove...l?premiumA=true


Was about to say thats almost a london price, but then I saw 'store' - missing from all london flats. Clearly a bargain.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

I've just re-vistited the toilet. No not like that, Funky Gibbons 2012 winning entry.

It's still for sale. It's still 290k. It deserves a bump.

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:49 PM

^ At 290k I am not surprised. A lot of money for an open plan WC and shower room.

I've just spotted this sad looking maisonette. Apart from a splash of white paint and mandatory double glazing, it seems that little has changed since its construction in the early 1960s. The kitchen looks original with the belfast sink. No central heating either. Asking price is 97,500 which no doubt the Estate Agent will try to justify with it's central location. :rolleyes: No carpets - although these may have been removed prior to marketing.

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:54 AM

What about this bad boy? I go past now and again, and they've been doing it up for over a year. The decor!!??

http://www.findaprop...roperty-9291112

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 11:58 AM

I've just re-vistited the toilet. No not like that, Funky Gibbons 2012 winning entry.

It's still for sale. It's still 290k. It deserves a bump.

http://www.foxtons.c...mit_type=search



Brilliant. The floorplan may be the most amusing thing I've ever seen..... Is it even legal to be able to cr@p without a door to keep it all in? Seem to remember you have to have two closin doors between that and the food area.....?

#1544 Russe11

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:16 PM

What about this bad boy? I go past now and again, and they've been doing it up for over a year. The decor!!??

http://www.findaprop...roperty-9291112


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Posted 13 April 2012 - 08:45 PM

Pheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew.

Trailer toffs.

I know this is GC but I am going to keep posting it until the inevitable happens. Should cheer us all up.

http://www.rightmove...l?premiumA=true

That's a lot for a tenement isn't it?




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