EYES ON….THIS WEEKS INVESTMENT PROPERTIES 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: Lacey Green, New Balderton, NG24 3NJ
Asking Price: £146,950
Property Type: 2 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 4.9%
Comments: Well presented home in a popular area with a good EPC rating and low council tax band making it ideal for a couple or small family. Last 2 bed sold in March 2017 for £135,000 in a similar condition with a conservatory too but without a garage.

Address: 5a The Twitchell, Newark, NG24 4NU
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: Edlin and Jarvis
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: Purchased 10 years ago, aside from a colour change, this property hasn’t changed a bit! No photos of any of the bedrooms, hopefully they aren’t that bad?! No EPC yet so make sure you check the verdict before buying.

Address: 36 Mercia Road, Newark NG24 4NA
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: Now Homes
Condition: Minor Work Required
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 4.93%
Comments: Located in Hawtonville, this property is a generally good condition with, my only gripe is the over bed storage in two of the bedrooms as they restrict the layout of a room and makes it difficult for tenants to accommodate their own furniture.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 35 Lovers Lane, Newark, NG24 1LU
Asking Price: £115,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid-Terrace
Estate Agent: Whitegates
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 6%
Comments: Ideal first investment, recently refurbished with new carpets and painted throughout, plus it’s rated EPC ‘D’ so you’re within the legislation changes too. Only downside, it has a downstairs bathroom which is a real marmite thing with tenants but you can’t please everyone.

Address: 35 Appletree Close, Newark, NG24 2FA
Asking Price: £85,000
Property Type: 2 Bed First Floor Apartment
Estate Agent: YOPA
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £425-475pcm
Service Charge: £73.82 PA (inc ground rent, maintenance and building insurance)
Yield: 6.7%
Comments: Another good first time investment, no work required and the service charge is very reasonable. Close to town, knowhow, train station AND A46 so it will suit a lot of professional tenants. This property only purchased in September 2017 for £79k so why sell again so soon?

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

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Here is this weeks round up of new properties for sale in NG24, i’ve gone up to a value of £160,000 this time for some more selection, there were so many reductions that i hadn’t got much to show you!

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

Address: 16 Lawrence Street, Newark, NG24 1NE
Asking Price: £160,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £625-675pcm
Yield: 5.06%
Comments: Purchased in March 2017 for £105,550 in a right mess, this property has undergone some major refurbishment and the finished product is fantastic, love that they removed the partition wall to make a desirable open plan kitchen/diner.

Address: The Tankard Building, Warwick Brewery, Newark, NG24 1TX
Asking Price: £160,000
Property Type: 2 Bed First Floor Duplex Apartment
Ground Rent: £100 PA
Service Charge: £1370.69 PA
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £625-675pcm
Yield: 5.02% (inc GR and SC)
Comments: Fabulous apartment locate in a desirable development, brilliant first time buy as no work is required however NOTHING in this block has sold for more than £140,000 so as lovely as this is, i’m not sure why it’s so much.

Address: 7 Greenway, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 4JE
Asking Price: £155,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 4.84%
Comments: Another property that’s had some money spent on it, a large family room extension and loft conversion makes for a great family home; the extension makes it difficult to value but a 4 bed sold Dec 2016 for £142,500.

Address: Fairfax Avenue, Newark, NG24 4PQ
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: CPG Property
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: Located just a couple of streets away from Greenway, this property is equally well presented but doesn’t have as much space although it does have a man cave, any takers?

Address: 18 Wilfred Avenue, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3DS
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed End of Terrace
Estate Agent: Edlin and Jarvis
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: Ideal family home, looks great throughout although number 5 sold in August 2017 for £129,950 with a slightly higher finish and new carpets so i’d either negotiate or look at the larger property above.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: The Cavalier Building, Warwick Brewery, Newark, NG24 1TL
Asking Price: £137,500
Property Type: 2 Bed First Floor Duplex Apartment
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Ground Rent: £100 PA
Serivce Charge: £760.13
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £600-650pcm
Yield: 5.64% (inc GR and SC)
Comments: Another apartment at Warwick Brewery, the initial outlay and running costs are lower with this one so ideal if you liked the look of the first one but can’t quite stretch that far.

Address: 159 Grove Street, New Balderton, NG24 3AS
Asking Price: £100,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Ground Floor Flat
Estate Agent: Edlin and Jarvis
Ground Rent AND Service Charge: £600 PA
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £425-475pcm
Yield: 5.67% (inc GR and SC)
Comments: Well presented and budget friendly property previously purchased October 2016 for £76,000 in a very different condition, the vendors have brought this property right up to date and ready for your next tenant.

Address: Pond Close, Fernwood, Newark, NG24 3RU
Asking Price: £90,000
Property Type: 1 Bed First Floor Apartment
Service Charge: £277.68 PA
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £375-425pcm
Yield: 5.65%
Comments: Bought new in 2007 for £92,995, there haven’t been any 1 bed flat sales within 1/2 mile of the area in several years but the last 2 bed sold for £95,000 on the next street without a garage but it’s much bigger.

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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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 although we’ve had another week with more reductions than newbies with 5 new and 6 reduced.

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

Address: The Twitchell, Newark, NG24 4NU
Asking Price: £145,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: CPG Property
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 4.96%
Comments: Lovely kitchen and bathroom with the rest of the property following suit, last similar sized property sold on Grange Road in Feb for £140,000 although it was finished to a higher standard.

Address: 38 Pierson Street, Newark, NG24 4JG
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Semi-detached
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to Rent (ish)
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: Another property in the same area with a great kitchen, the rest of this property is little more vibrate so to appeal to more tenants i’d tone it down to light grey, cream or mink…just not magnolia!!

Address: 45 Barnby Gate, Newark, NG24 1QD
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid-terrace
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Modernisation Required
Rent Range: £500-550pcm (after a basic refurb)
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: Only 4 sales on this street in the last 10 years, this dated property needs some tlc and that lift removing, it might be a USP but it’s a common request from tenants.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 8 Wright Street, Newark, NG24
Asking Price: £110,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid-terrace
Estate Agent: Edlin and Jarvis
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 6%
Comments: Number 14 sold in June for £99k in a similar condition, great budget property for both the landlord and the tenant. EPC is just an E so it’s suitable for rental purposes for the foreseeable future.

Address: 7 Boundary Court, Boundary Road, Newark, NG24 4EA
Asking Price: £72,950
Service Charge: approx £900 PA – inc buildings insurance and ground rent.
Property Type: 2 Bed Ground floor Apartment
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £400-450pcm
Yield: 7.31% (inc service charge)
Comments: Well presented flat for cash buyers only as the lease runs out in 66 years, ideally get the lease extended before you buy it but if not i recommend you extend it afterwards otherwise resale will become very restricting.

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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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 although we’ve had another week with more reductions than newbies with 7 new and 8 reduced.

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

Address: 155 Goldstraw Lane, Fernwood, Newark, NG24 3FD
Asking Price: £147,500
Property Type: 2 Bed end of terrace
Estate Agent: Now Homes
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 4.88%
Comments: Lovely looking home and great if want something low maintenance, only downside is the asking price as you just won’t achieve the rental value you need to get a half decent yield.

Address: Simpson Close, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3RD
Asking Price: £149,000
Property Type: 3 Bed mid terrace
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5.03%
Comments: Another one that’s ready to go with a fab kitchen diner, last sale was September 2017 for £135,000 which was a 3 bed semi but without a conservatory and needed an update.

Address: kingsnorth Close, Newark, NG24 1PS
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed semi detached
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5.36%
Comments: Good sized family home with a desirable addition of off street parking and a garage along solar panels which are owned outright; the last sale was June 2017 for £140,000.

Address: Devon Road, Newark, NG24 4JP
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed semi detached
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 4.93%
Comments: Spacious accomodation with a good epc rating and can be rented as is or you can always update the kitchen for a slightly higher rent pcm.

Address: Centenary Close, Newark, NG24 3FE
Asking Price: £130,000
Property Type: 2 Bed semi detached
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.54%
Comments: Fantastic first time investment, upkeep is minimal and tenants are going to love the fresh, modern look these owners have achieved and there’s parking too.

Address: Broughton Drive, Newark, NG24 4PX
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed semi detached
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: Number 35 sold in September for £118,000 in similar condition; low rent and cheap running costs make this ideal rental, this property has no chain so you’ll be finding a tenant in no time.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: King Sconce Avenue, Newark, NG24 1FX
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 2 Bed semi detached
Estate Agent: Purple Bricks
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.14%
Comments: Ideal first time investment, no work required and another 2 bed on the street is currently under offer for £135,000 so see what you can do.

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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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 although we’ve started the new year with just 5 new properties but 10 reductions!

Address: 50 Cardinal Hinsley Close, Newark NG24 4NQ
Asking Price: £150,000
Property Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Estate Agent: April King
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5%
Comments: Fantastic curb appeal and it’s well presented throughout, i’d lose the built in storage in the second bedroom as there’s a lot of it and a family would lose a double bedroom. Price seems a little adventurous for the area.

Address: 7 Clarks Lane, Newark, NG24 2EF
Asking Price: £130,000
Property Type: 2 Bed mid terrace
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £475-525pcm
Yield: 4.85%
Comments: Last sold in August for £80,914, previous listing states a modern home with no mention of work required but no photos; the property has never been sold for more than £97,000 so why £130,000?

Address: 47 Nelson Road, New Balderton, Newark, NG24 3EL
Asking Price: £130,000
Property Type: 2 Bed semi-detached
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.08%
Comments: Great location and condition, an ideal first investment aside from the asking price, £10k less and you’ll have a great yield and property.

Address: 44 Smith Street, New Balderton, Newark, NG24 3BA
Asking Price: £119,950
Property Type: 2 Bed mid terrace
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.50%
Comments: The last 2 bed sold for £102,000 in October and a spotless 3 bed sold in September for £117,500 but in this case one less bedroom will cost you more? There’s no EPC yet so factor that in before you buy.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: Barrows Gate, Newark NG24 2FY
Asking Price: £90,000
Property Type: 2 Bed second floor flat
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £450-495pcm
Yield: 6.6%
Comments: Haart haven’t disclosed the service charge or ground rent so be sure to at the lease before purchasing. This aside, another great first time investment for a good price and with a good epc rating.

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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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 although i have to say, i’m looking forward to a fresh new bunch in the new year!

Address: 9 St Augustines Close, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1SY
Asking Price: £145,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid Terrace
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Some Modernisation Required
Rent Range: £600-650pcm (after work)
Yield: 5.38%
Comments: Unusual USP’s with this terrace, a garage, driveway and a sink in the bedroom! Modernise some of the dated features and check that EPC as it’s not been rated yet. Number 4 sold in Jan 2016 for £125,000 with a brighter finish.

Address: 216 London Road, Balderton, NEWARK, NG24 3HD
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 3 Bed End of Terrace
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Full Refurbishment Required
Rent Range: £600-650pcm (after work)
Yield: 5.57%
Comments: Another terrace with garage and a driveway except this one needs much more work, it’s suffering with damp which isn’t helped by the solid walls so keep an eye on that. EPC checks out but it’s scraped an E..would you pay £140,000 for this?

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 10 Philip Road, Newark, NG24 4LX
Asking Price: £112,500
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid Terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.87%
Comments: Great first time investment, neutral and well present with no work required. Number 19 sold in September with a conservatory for £125,000.

Address: 29 Edward Avenue, Newark, NG24 4UZ
Asking Price: £92,500
Property Type: 1 Bed Town House
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Some Modernisation Required
Rent Range: £400-450pcm (After work)
Yield: 5.84%
Comments: Generally a great property, the kitchen and utility could really do with an update even if it’s just the doors fronts and it’s a camera shy bathroom. No EPC so wait for that before committing.

Address: 27 Bromley Avenue, Newark, NG24 4DS
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Semi Detached
Estate Agent: Alasdair Morrison
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: Another one without an EPC, last 2 bed sold was this one 10 years ago for £115,000. Property is ready to go, more could be done with garden but it’s certainly not offensive, just need a tenant.

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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EYES ON…THIS WEEKS INVESTMENT PROPERTIES 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: Heron Way, Balderton, NG24 3DD
Asking Price: £150,000
Property Type: 3 Bed semi detached
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Some updating required
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5%
Comments: Lovely property in a great location with those magic 3 bedrooms, it would make a fantastic rental property with it’s low council tax banding and EPC ‘B’ making it cheap to run and appealing for tenants to run. Sadly the price is just too high for it to get a half decent yield, and that’s before you’ve updated the bedrooms and decorated the kitchen as the wallpaper isn’t overly easy on the eyes.

Address: The Tankard Building, Warwick Brewery, Newark, NG24 1TX
Asking Price: £140,000
Property Type: 2 Bedroom first floor apartment
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Ground Rent: £100pa
Maintenance Charges: £1,131.74pa
Condition: Spotless although EPC too low – work required
Rent Range: £645-695pcm
Yield: 5.9%
Comments: Great character property with modern finishes, Warwick Brewery is an extremely popular development down to it’s location, finish and parking which is why you can charge nearly £700pcm for a 2 bedroom apartment. Sadly this apartment’s EPC rating is ‘F’ which could explain why the vendor is selling it as it was a rental property and as of April 2018, you won’t be able to start a new tenancy.

Address: 153 BarnbyGate, Newark, NG24 1RJ
Asking Price: £129,950
Property Type: 2 Bedroom Cottage
Estate Agent: Now Homes
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.54%
Comments: Such a quirky little property just a short walk to town and Barnby Road Academy, perfect for a couple or small family that love a bit of character and fancy something a bit different. The EPC is pending so be sure to find out whether any work is required to get it up to date for April.

Address: George Street, Newark, NG24 1LU
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bedroom end of terrace
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Light redecoration
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: Ideally located between town centre and North Gate station, within in 1/4 mile of the property in the last 6 months, 3 terraces of a similar style sold for £100k, £110k and £116k (3 bed) so this could be a little high but it’s your call. Property itself is pretty well presented, the busy wallpaper in the kitchen matched with the colourful tiles may be a bit much for some and the dark wood doors can be cheaply replaced.

Address: 8 Bridge Cottages, Newark, NG24 2ND
Asking Price: £112,500
Property Type: 2 Bedroom mid terrace
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £450-500pcm
Yield: 5.33%
Comments: Perfect budget friendly property in close proximity to Barnby Road Academy, ideal for a young family. There is plenty you could do this property to make it a £600pcm investment but there is the option to keep it as it is if you don’t want to spend money straight away; just hang on until the EPC comes through as you may be spending more than you expected!

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: Newnham Rd, Newark NG24 1HY
Guide Price: £35,000
Property Type: 3 Bedroom end of terrace
Estate Agent: SDL Auctions
Condition: Complete renovation required.
Rent Range: £525-575pcm (once renovated)
Yield: 10.61% (based on £30k spend)
Comments: Fantastic opportunity but not for the faint of heart! Perfect for an investor or first time buyer that doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty, quite a busy and tight street but it’s very close to the town centre, industrial estate and great access to the A1/A46. So will you be heading to the auction house?

Address: Chain Lane, Newark, NG24 1AU
Guide Price: £129,500
Property Type: 2 Bedroom second floor apartment
Estate Agent: Gascoines
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.31%
Comments: An unusual opportunity for a generous two bedroom apartment smack bang in the middle of town, ideal mid week home for a commuter. There’s a contemporary but smaller apartment currently on the market for £575pcm above Natwest Bank, this property has oodles of space and is still modern but more of a cosy finish thanks to the beams and colour scheme.

Address: 7 Century Street, Newark, NG24 1QP
Guide Price: £115,000
Property Type: 2 Bed mid terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.74%
Comments: Immaculately presented home that is sure to please a lot of tenants, purchase in January for £90k, this property has been completely renovated from top to bottom aside from the kitchen units and tops and is unrecognisable in comparison. Only downside is that it’s an adopted road so the council won’t be maintaining it but if you can look past that it’s a great first time investment.

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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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: 1 Newton Street, Newark, NG24 1SU
Asking Price: £110,000
Property Type: 3 Bed End Terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Work Required
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 6.27%
Comments: Great property for a young family thanks to Barnby Gate Academy located just around the corner and it’s only a short walk to the park and town centre. Cosmetically the property could really do with new carpets throughout, a fresh coat of magnolia (if you HAVE stick to that colour) and get the gloss out and ditch the dark woodwork. MOST importantly, this property is EPC ‘F’ meaning NOBODY can let it after April 2018, get in touch with Talk Green to find out what your options are.

Address: Williams Lane, Fernwood, Newark, NG24 3FN
Asking Price: £95,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Ground Floor Apartment
Ground Rent: not disclosed
Service Charge: not disclosed
Estate Agent: William H Brown
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £450-495pcm
Yield: 6.25%
Comments: Popular Fernwood location that works for families and couples, particularly for the school and A1/A46 access, although i do think this is better suited to a professional couple due to size and wear and tear. The last 1st floor flat sold round the corner on Ainsdale Close in June for £72,000 with a very similar layout, allocated parking and slightly nicer decor so why this is £95k is beyond me.

Address: 4 Guildhall Street, Newark, NG24 1UH
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid Terrace Cottage
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.52%
Comments: Quirky cottage style terrace in Newark Town Centre, ideal for tenants using public transport with the bus and train stations just short walks from the property. Very difficult to compare the price as it’s so unusual, the lack of parking will put prospective tenants off and the style is very marmitey but you can’t please everyone regardless of what you buy!

Address: 124 Bowbridge Road, Newark, NG24 4DQ
Asking Price: £110,000
Property Type: 3 Bed Mid Terrace
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 6.27%
Comments: Simple family home close to Holy Trinity School and the sports centre with the bonus of off street parking, it’s a bit of a vanilla property but it’s fine and you wouldn’t have to do a lot to it; i’d check whether that’s a furniture mark or damage to the living room carpet and consider losing the green in the bedroom. The price seems fair although it doesn’t have an EPC yet, you’ll need make sure it’s an ‘E’ or above unless you’re willing to spend the money to get it there.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: Barrows Gate, Newark NG24 2FY
Asking Price: £90,000
Property Type: 2 Bedroom Ground Floor Flat
Ground Rent: £101 paid every 6 months
Service Charge: £986.27 per annum
Estate Agent: Martin and Co
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £445-495pcm
Yield: 6.51% (inc SC and GR)
Comments: Great modern flat close to the A1/A46, town centre and KnowHow making this perfect for most professionals and a first time investor; the lack of magnolia, modern finishes and parking for both tenants and guests ticks additional boxes too. The last sale was back in 2014 but looking at the one above for £95,000 with a similar selling in Fernwood in June for £72,000, that should give you a rough idea, which would you prefer?

Address: 57 Jubilee Street, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 4DA
Asking Price: £125,000
Property Type: 2 Bed Mid Terrace (previously sold as a 3 Bed?!)
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Light Redecoration Required
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.28%
Comments: Lovely looking terrace close to town centre, the vendor purchased the property in Dec for £99,000 and since then they’ve had the living room beams covered and skimmed, decorated the bedrooms and living room along with new carpets and potentially skimmed the bedrooms; the bathroom and kitchen haven’t changed aside from the lack of paint on the back wall and there’s no photos of the dining room, i wonder if it still has a wood panelled ceiling and stone fire surround? Is the £26,000 increase worth it?

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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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.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 70 Milner Street, Newark, NG24 4AA
Asking Price: £135,000
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Complete Refurbishment Required.
Rent Range: £600-650pcm (Once refurbished)
Yield: 5.77%
Comments: Complete overhaul required, I know retro is in at the moment but I’m not convinced! There’s no photo of the bathroom but judging the rest of the house I think it’s safe to say it will be bad. Most expensive terrace on the street fetched £158,500 in June this year (Number 8).

Address: Goldstraw Lane, Fernwood, NG24 3FF
Asking Price: £114,950
Service/Maintenance Charge: approx £1,317.12 PA
Ground Rent: £125 PA
Estate Agent: Martin and Co
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 6.18% (inc GR and Serv Charge)
Comments: Modern, low maintenance property making it ideal for a first time investor, 3 bed apartments aren’t overly common on the rental market so desirability is difficult to judge. The owners have cleverly used one of the bedrooms as a dining room to make extra living space, certainly worth advising tenants.

Address: 24 Birch Road, New Balderton, NG24 3DB
Asking Price: £135,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Light Refurbishment Required.
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5.55%
Comments: Good area for families and couples, close to the A1 and outstanding schools. Price is fair for the work required, that kitchen has got to go, the gardens need some tlc and the master needs a carpet..also I’m not sure anyone has ever said “nice mismatch conservatory tiles”…

Address: 77 Philip Road, Newark, NG24 4PE
Asking Price: £89,950
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Cosmetic Work Required.
Rent Range: £500-525pcm
Yield: 7.00%
Comments: Kitchen is good and it just needs a lick of paint and the curtains getting rid of. Maybe a new bathroom? 86 Grange Road sold for £87,000 in June this year.

Address: 63 London Road, Balderton, NG24 3AG
Asking Price: £110,000
Estate Agent: Edlin & Jarvis
Condition: New Fences Required
Rent Range: £525-£575pcm
Yield: 6.27%
Comments: Typical 2 bed terrace. Not the biggest but will be fine to rent. Number 71 sold for £114,950 last December but was much bigger upstairs and in better condition.

Address: Apartment 2, Dobsons Quay, Newark, NG24 1EU
Asking Price: £89,950
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to rent
Rent Range: £475-525pcm
Yield: 5.59% (Allowing for service charge)
Comments: Looks a well styled flat in a good location. Not the biggest place but OK for a single person or couple. Value has increased by 34% since 2003.

Address: 10 Apple Avenue, Fernwood, Newark, NG24 3US
Asking Price: £86,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready To Rent
Rent Range: £400-425pcm
Yield: 5.93%
Comments: Cosy 1 bed quarter house complete with oil stain on the parking space. Just check on service charges as this will affect your yield.

Address: Coleman Avenue, Balderton, NG24 3DR
Asking Price: £126,950
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Cosmetic Work Required
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5.91%
Comments: There’s a lot going on in this house so hard to really tell but it certainly needs decorating throughout. Bathroom looks dated but kitchen seems OK. Last two terraced sales on the street were for £103,000 and £97,000 over 2 years ago.

Address: Whitfield Street, Newark, NG24 1QX
Asking Price: £125,000
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Needs Renovation
Rent Range: £625-675pcm (after renovation)
Yield: 6.48%
Comments: Another ambitious price from Haart considering number 51 sold for £124,000 in excellent condition 12 months ago. Looks like it needs a skip or ten…

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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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: 4 Greenway, Newark, NG24 4JE
Type: 3 Bed Semi-Detached
Asking Price: £145,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Some modernisation required.
Rent Range: £550-600pcm (once completed)
Yield: 4.97%
Comments: Nestled within Hawtonville,this 3 bed semi is crying out for an update, no bathroom or bedroom photos suggests it’s as dated or worse than the living room. Considering how much needs to be spent on this, the price is a way off, a pristine 4 bed sold for £142,500 in December.

Address: 12 Pond Close, Fernwood, Newark, NG24 3RU
Type: 3 Bedroom Town House
Asking Price: £145,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £600-650pcm
Yield: 5.38%
Comments: Very well presented town house ideal for a first time investor with little/no work required meaning it could be marketed straight away; the vendors purchased this is in March for £139,500 so they aren’t making much after fees. 3 bed town house in Fernwood with a large garden and 2 parking spaces, perfect.

Address: Clipsham Close, Newark, NG24 3LD
Type: 2 Bed Semi-Detached
Asking Price: £132,950
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 5.42%
Comments: Cosey little house perfect for a couple or singleton, the camera shy bathroom does worry me but the driveway is always a tenant pleaser and it’s in a great location. Don’t be put off by the nearby train line, it’s not THAT close and our tenants on the same street don’t seem to notice it!

Address: Milton Street, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3AP
Type: 3 Bed Semi-Detached
Asking Price: £127,000
Estate Agent: Purple Bricks
Condition: Complete Renovation Required
Rent Range: £600-650pcm
Yield: 6.14%
Comments: Not for the faint hearted, brilliant opportunity for those who aren’t afraid of getting their hands dirty, 25k on renovations and you’d still get 5.1% yield. We let the exact same style of property on Shakespeare Street mid renovation for £650pcm, thanks to early advertising the landlords had no void period.

Address: 8 Wright Street, Newark, NG24 1PJ
Type: 2 Bed Mid-Terrace
Asking Price: £112,500
Estate Agent: CPG Property Ltd
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £475-525pcm
Yield: 5.6%
Comments: Colourful 2 bed home within Barnby Road Academy catchment area making it great for small families, good first time investment as it’s reasonably priced and little work is required but don’t get drawn in by the converted loft space, you need to check the legalities of the staircase.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: Apartment 3, Dobsons Quay, Newark, NG24 1EU
Type: 1 Bed Ground Floor Apartment
Asking Price: £95,000
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £425-475pcm
Yield: 6%
Comments: Lovely modern apartment located on the banks of the River Trent in Newark town centre, with an allocated parking space to the rear and 5 minutes walk to Newark Castle station, it’s ideal for a working professional or couple. I have nothing bad to say about this apartment, no work required, in a great location and hello 6% yield!

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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