7 Decidedly Different Homes Under The Hammer

19 Nov

1. Grand Designs Water Tower

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Cox’s Water Tower, Cox’s Hill, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 1HH

Guide Price: £125,000 – £150,000

If you’ve ever got McCloud envy, then here’s your chance for your very own ‘Grand Designs’ type development opportunity.  This Grade II listed four storey former water tower comes with planning permission for conversion to one dwelling and the erection of two further detached dwellings.  Understood to date from 1897-1898 by Henry Riley and built to a hexagonal plan in red brick with yellow brick panels, the tower occupies a one acre site located in Summer Hill, a much sought after area of Gainsborough.

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The Power Of Positive Property Thinking

12 Nov

Glass half full kind of day 268x300 The Power Of Positive Property ThinkingToday I am sharing with you a completely different post, to the post I was originally going to share with you.

And which I was *almost* ready to hit the publish button on.

Then I read it back.  I had a cup of tea and I thought to myself: “Really?”

The reason being, the post I was going to share was about my landlord week from hell.  It was, I thought to myself – a warning – that if you thought property investment was easy or passive – here is the reality check. (more…)

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Want To Know A Secret?

5 Nov

sweetie belle   squee  by martybpix d4piscr 150x150 Want To Know A Secret?I think I may *burst*.

Like, seriously.

I am so full of excitement, happiness and hope I daren’t touch anything sharp.

I just may well pop!

And I really hope you will share in my excitement.

I’ve been working on a secret squirrel project for yonks – and it’s a *thing* which loads of you have asked me about over the years.

It’s a *thing* which I always wanted to give you.  To share with you.  So you could join with me on a great new adventure. (more…)

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Would YOU Spend The Night In This Creepy House?

31 Oct

Picture the scene…

You’re on holiday in Scotland.  You’re in an old graveyard and you see a burnt out house next door.

Would you dare enter?

Glebe House copy Would YOU Spend The Night In This Creepy House?

WSST intrepid blog reader Jools did (@cardifflandlord) and it’s to him, I owe a massive thanks for sharing his Spooktacular story and photos.  And what hauntingly good timing given it’s Halloween today!! (more…)

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3 Unbelievably Cheap Sea View Auction Properties

28 Oct

No matter the market, sea views never go out of fashion.  But, they usually come with a premium price tag.  Not so with this budget beach-side selection I’ve found.

Here’s my trio of the sea-side lovelies soon to be sold under the hammer.

Lower Ground Floor Flat, St. Agathas, Esplanade, Tenby, Dyfed, SA70 7DU

Guide: £110k+

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If it’s sea front you’re after – then it’s sea front you’ll get with this flat! (more…)

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