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#1936 MattW

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Posted 10 December 2014 - 01:24 PM

This is one of the ugliest houses I've ever seen (pic 3)

http://www.rightmove...y-47563003.html

 

Yikes! It just looks odd not having any windows on that length of the house. Not worth anywhere near £270k to me.


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#1937 Stu007

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Posted 18 December 2014 - 08:11 PM

This ones not only over-priced for a dump, but I'm pretty sure the neighbours extension in encroaching on their land!

http://www.rightmove...y-33207813.html

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 04:31 PM

I live close to this flat. The vendor is asking for £106k for this '1 bedroomed' flat. It was originally a studio flat. I can tell because the flats on this complex have decent sized rooms (for late 1980s standards anyway). Someone has put up a brick wall in the bed/living room to create 2 tiny rooms in which it would difficult to swing a feline in. <_<

http://www.rightmove...y-46709380.html

 

The ceiling price of a studio in 2013 is about £73,500, which peaked at £86k in 2007 :blink: . Another sold for £63,500.

http://www.rightmove...ms=1&radius=0.5

 

Some vendors really are trying to take the p**s! :(


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Posted 28 December 2014 - 08:04 PM

This ones not only over-priced for a dump, but I'm pretty sure the neighbours extension in encroaching on their land!

http://www.rightmove...y-33207813.html

 

That is stunningly awful in so many ways.

SSTC!!!

Wonder what its like inside.



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Posted 18 January 2015 - 09:33 AM

^ Peter Grabriel Avatar, nice one Ames! B) "If you go down to Willow Farm..."

 

Just stumbled across this 1 bedroomed ex council flat. What a s**thole!

http://www.primeloca...1EUSvJmsmP3r.97

Going to auction with a guide price of £65k. Will be interesting to see what goes for. Mark my words - it will sell.

 

Aside from a new front door, it seems that nothing else has been done to it since the previous owner bought it under Right To Buy so 30 or so years ago. Even down to refusing to pay for new double glazed windows during the window replacement programme.

 

Might be worth the local authority buying it back, refurbing and renting it out again given the persecution of many of it's tenants under the 'bedroom tax'. :unsure:


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Posted 22 January 2015 - 10:54 PM

^ Peter Grabriel Avatar, nice one Ames! B) "If you go down to Willow Farm..."
 
Just stumbled across this 1 bedroomed ex council flat. What a s**thole!
http://www.primeloca...1EUSvJmsmP3r.97
Going to auction with a guide price of £65k. Will be interesting to see what goes for. Mark my words - it will sell.
 
Aside from a new front door, it seems that nothing else has been done to it since the previous owner bought it under Right To Buy so 30 or so years ago. Even down to refusing to pay for new double glazed windows during the window replacement programme.
 
Might be worth the local authority buying it back, refurbing and renting it out again given the persecution of many of it's tenants under the 'bedroom tax'. :unsure:


From the tiny windows, the flat on the ground floor below it must be s***ier.

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 07:08 AM

From the tiny windows, the flat on the ground floor below it must be s***ier.

 

The flat's above a row of garages. ;) Given the lack of ajoining flats and no neighbours above or below this flat will be almost as good as a detached house once renovated.


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#1943 Nickos

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 01:00 PM

 

The flat's above a row of garages. ;) Given the lack of ajoining flats and no neighbours above or below this flat will be almost as good as a detached house once renovated.

 

Indeed, if the garages are included, knock it down and build something with character!



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Posted Yesterday, 09:19 AM

 

Indeed, if the garages are included, knock it down and build something with character!

 

The garages are owned/rented out by the council. Mind, if the council bought it at auction I suppose they could build a pair of houses on the plot. Maybe a better use of the site but they won't have character.


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