EYES ON….THIS WEEK INVESTMENTS IN NEWARK!!!

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24 up to a value of £150,000.

Here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor!

Address: 31 Jubilee Street, Newark, NG24 4DA
Asking Price: £109,950
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid Terraced House
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Complete Update Required
Rent Range: £525-575pcm (once updated)
Yield: 6.28% (NOT inc renovation costs)
Comments: Crying out for an update, ALL of it. There’s no EPC yet so i’d check the rating then prioritise if you’re on a budget, E or above or you can’t let it.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 9 Linseed Avenue, Newark, NG24 2FJ
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Detached House
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £600-650pcm
Yield: 5.57%
Comments: Good starter investment, we recently let a 3 bed semi on Wheatsheaf Avenue for £625pcm in a similar condition. The only real thing that lets it down is the kitchen, it would be worth changing the unit doors if nothing else.

Address: 25 Bromley Avenue, Newark, NG24 4DS
Asking Price: £119,950
Property Type: 2 Bed Semi Detached House
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent (althought i’d recommend a kitchen!)
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.5%
Comments: Another one awaiting an EPC, looking at the age it’s likely to be at least an E so hopefully you can spend any spare pennies on a kitchen; yes it’s ready to rent but a dated kitchen will put tenants off leaving it empty for longer.

Address: Huddlestones Wharf, Newark, NG24 4UL
Asking Price: £150,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Maisonette
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 4.4%
Comments: Very well presented maisonette, certainly not something that comes up very often. Currently building work underway on the lhs of the building and it’s next to The Navigation Pub, something to bare in mind for your new tenants.

Address: 96 Beacon Hill Road, Newark, NG24 2JG
Asking Price: £130,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid Terraced House
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £545-595pcm
Yield: 5.5%
Comments: Surprisingly spacious house, almost Tardis like! #94 sold in February for £130k in a very similar condition.

Address: Apartment 12, 11 Mill Gate, Newark, NG24 4TR
Asking Price: £130,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Second Floor Apartment
Estate Agent: Edlin and Jarvis
Condition: Ready to Rent
Ground Rent: £115 PA
Maintenance Charge: £720 PA
Rent Range: £475-525pcm
Yield: 4.82%
Comments: Lovely looking apartment but a lot for what it is, you may even obtain £550pcm but be prepared to wait, overpricing is a surefire way to put tenants off.

Address: 2a Milton Street, Newark, NG24 3AW
Asking Price: £150,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi Detached House
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £625-675pcm
Yield: 5.4%
Comments: Fabulous kitchen/diner extension, this will be a big hit with families and those that like to entertain. EPC is a low E so be aware that should the minimum rating raise again, you may need a speed a few pennies, the report will detail what.

Address: 133 London Road, Newark, NG24 3AH
Asking Price: £129,950
Property Type: 3 Bed End of Terrace House
Estate Agent: Door Steps and LetsXchange
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.31%
Comments: Ready to go and has been advertised with LetsXchange for some time, recently marketed by Door Steps, it would suggest that they are getting itchy feet, it may be worth striking while the iron’s hot and putting in a cheeky offer.

Address: 8 Sydney Terrace, Newark, NG24 4DB
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Semi Detached House
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent (although AGAIN i’d change the kitchen)
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: No chain, ideal for a quick buy. No recent sales on the street or in the area, the kitchen lets it down (in my opinion!) but that’s your call. The off street parking will be very appealing.

Lots of new kitchens this week but if you have any questions about any of this weeks properties then i’d love to have a chat on 01636 343014, or even better, pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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Clause 24 and How to Beat it!

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We are pleased to invite you to our evening seminar at the Newark Beacon Tuesday 6 March.

Speakers will discuss Clause 24 and the impact it will have on landlords, but more importantly how you can plan most efficiently and make the most of your income/reduce tax liabilities.

The Ins and Outs of Property Tax – Simon Shaw, Director for Duncan & Toplis

As someone who advises many private landlords, Simon will look at various issues effecting the taxation of property income including the impact of the new rules for interest relief and the alternatives available.

3 Top Tips for Maximising Rental Income – Daniel Otton, Managing Director for Buttercross Estates

Find out how you can implement 3 simple tips that will increase your rental yields and help to combat Clause 24.

Timings for the event:

5.30pm: Arrival with Refreshments
6.00pm: Seminar begins with an introduction from Duncan & Toplis Director Caroline Cleary
6.05pm: Tax Changes from Duncan & Toplis Director Simon Shaw
6.20pm: Top Tips for Maximising Rential Income from Buttercross Estates Managing Director Daniel Otton
6.35pm: Q&A and networking
7.30pm: End

The event is free to attend but booking is essential. Click here to register.

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EYES ON…..THIS WEEKS INVESTMENTS IN NEWARK

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24, up to a value of £150,000.

As ever, here’s a quick reference guide to what is on offer, for how much and what you can expect as an investor.

Address: 40 Lime Grove, Newark, NG24 4AH
Type: 3 Bedroom mid terrace
Asking Price: £129,950
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Needs Renovation
Rent Range: £525-550pcm
Yield: 5.1%
Comments: Lovely terrace street in a great location, the property has a lot of potential and it’s a really good size but as it stands it needs completely gutting and refurbishing. With a good level of renovation it could reach £650pcm and 6% yield, number 34 was sold earlier this year for £127,500 and it wasn’t as outdated as this property, i’ll let you decide if it’s worth the asking price.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 34 Grove Street, New Balderton, Newark, NG24 3AS
Type: 3 Bedroom mid terrace
Asking Price: £118,950
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition:Ready to rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.8%
Comments: Neutrally decorated and an ideal spot for families with young children with several schools near by, number 31 was sold at the end of July for £120,000 at a very high standard so it could be worth putting a cheeky offer in.

Address: Hamble Cottage, 20 Main Street, Farndon, NG24 3SA
Type: 2 Bed semi detached
Asking Price: £140,000
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Some modernisation required
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 4.9%
Comments: It’s an old cottage full of character so the country style kitchen and bathroom work however the pink carpet and yellow walls upstairs let it down, if some money is spent upstairs then it could reach £600pcm. With wooden beams and a real fire, this cottage will suit a professional couple or small family that enjoy a property with personality. The last semi detached house was sold in 2013 for £129,000, has it been priced correctly?

Address: 27 Hine Avenue, Newark, NG24 2LH
Type: 3 Bed semi detached
Asking Price: £140,000
Estate Agent: Now Homes
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5.3%
Comments: This is perfect for couples and families alike, the property requires no work at all and its in a great spot for A1 access and the industrial estate. There’s no photos of the bathroom so hopefully it’s a pleasant surprise!

Address: 23 Witham Close, Newark, NG24 2HD
Type: 2 Bed semi detached bungalow
Asking Price: £140,000
Estate Agent: Alasdair Morrison
Condition: Some modernisation required.
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 4.9%
Comments: This bungalow is hidden away within the industrial estate on a quiet street, it has a generous living space but the kitchen and bathroom could do with an update. The last bungalow on the street was sold last year for £105,000 in a similar condition so i’m not convinced this has been priced right at all.

Address: 7 Lawrence Street, Newark, NG24 1NE
Type: 3 Bed semi detached
Asking Price: £134,950
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.3%
Comments: This family home is in another good spot as it’s a short walk to Newark Northgate and the town centre. It’s a deceptively spacious home that could do with a lick of paint to tone down the various bright coloured walls, unless of course you like it?! Number 14 sold in September for £140,000 and was finished to a much higher standard, sounds like there’s some wiggle room in that price!

If you’ve seen a property in Newark or Nottinghamshire and would like a detailed report on it’s investment potential, call us on 01636 343014, or better still pop in for a chat and a cuppa.

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Expert Pumpkin Advice

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Every Saturday in October we are offering expert pumpkin advice. Pop into the office and find out about the best pumpkins to buy, where you should be looking and which pumpkins produce the most seeds.

If you already own a pumpkin we can also help you become a better pumpkin owner and advise on the legalities of owning pumpkins.

No tricks, just treats (cup of tea)!

You can find us at 4 Middle Gate, Newark, NG24 1AG. If you can’t make a Saturday please call to arrange another time 01636 343014.

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Save The Date: Empty Home Fair and Landlord Forum

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Following the success of our Empty Home Fair back in March with Newark & Sherwood District Council we have been asked to help co-ordinate an Empty Home Fair and Landlord Forum for Rushcliffe, Gedling & Broxtowe Councils.

The details are as follows;

Date: 6th October 2016
Time: 4-6pm Empty Homes Fair. 6-8pm Landlord Forum.
Venue: Rushcliffe Borough Council, Civic Centre, Pavillion Road, West Bridgford, NG2 5FE

The events are aimed at empty property owners, landlords, investors and developers, to get help and information from the local authority and local property industry suppliers.

There will be talks throughout the event with plenty of opportunity to network with other attendees and you are free to come and go as you please. Light refreshments will also be provided.

The following organisations will be on hand;

  • East Midland Property Owners – Landlord Accreditation
  • DASH – Landlord Accreditation
  • National Landlords Association – Landlord Accreditation
  • The Nottingham – Estate Agent
  • Slater & Brandley – Letting Agent
  • Auction Estates – Auctioneers
  • Duncan & Toplis – Accountants
  • Sterling Capital – Finance Brokers
  • Elvin & Co – Conveyancing Solicitors
  • Buttercross Estates – Letting Agent
  • LNPG – Material Purchasing Group
  • BB Mortgages – Mortgage Broker

Plus more to be confirmed.

The event is free and for more information or to RSVP please email jsheil@rushcliffe.gov.uk

I look forward to seeing you there.

Photo courtesy of the Newark Advertiser.

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