Archive | October, 2014

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

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…)

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…)

Why Do Estate Agents Treat Vendors Like Born Again Suckers?

24 Oct

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Maybe it’s me.

Maybe I just don’t fundamentally understand estate agents.

Maybe I have missed that little rule book which every property seller, bar me, should have read before they instruct an estate agent.  I think it’s a little rule book that goes something like: we will list your property, do naff all about selling it, until the day you have enough, sack us, and then we will propel ourselves into a flurry of activity that would make a manic ADHD sufferer look tame. (more…)

Could This Be Your Passageway To Property Heaven?

22 Oct

Fancy a pad in Battersea, but can’t quite stretch to the Power Station prices?  How about a passageway with planning potential instead, guided at £55,000+.

Lot 144 - Northcote Rd (more…)

6 Churches For Sale Which Would Make Spectacular Renovation Projects

15 Oct

If you’re looking for a bit of divine DIY, then these churches for sale are an in-spired choice which will have you praying for more!

1. The Former Wycliffe Church, Church St, Alfreton, DE55 7AH

Guide: £125k+

Former Wycliffe Church

An 18th Century Free Norman style former church, church hall and school room constructed of coursed sandstone with a recently upgraded slate roof with stone coped gables, enriched with dog tooth ornament.  Stone built with many original features, oozing charm and character – and with planning permission for conversion into 3 dwellings. (more…)