Investment Property Of The Week….

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Here’s my investment property of the week in NG24 for less than £150,000

Address: 18 Newton Street, Newark, NG24 1SX
Type: 3 Bedroom Mid Terrace House
Asking Price: Offers in the Region of £125,000
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson & Partners
Condition: Refurbishment Required
Rent Range: £575-625pcm (once completed)
Yield: 6%

This property will be ideal for couples or families alike due to the fantastic location for town centre, both train stations and it’s just 5 minutes walk from the OFSTED outstanding and oversubscribed Barnby Road Academy School. A great thing to bare in mind is that families with young children will aim to enroll their little ones at Barnby Road School meaning that they are likely to stay at the property until they leave when they’re 11 years old.

In the last 3 years, 4 properties have been sold on this street ranging from £120,000 to £226,000 but only one was a terrace which sold for £120,00 in a similar condition to this property in December 2016.

The house has good sized rooms throughout with an upstairs bathroom and an additional shower room downstairs, the kitchen appears to require nothing but a good clean and the bathroom ceiling just needs a repaint along with a replacement shower as the tiles and suite don’t appear to be that old. As for the rest of the house, certainly all the carpets need to be replaced and those rooms with wood flooring either need carpet laying or painting/varnishing as they all look tatty and worn. The bedrooms definitely need a lick of paint or a wallpapered feature wall or two for a bit of colour and the peeling ceiling in Bedroom 3 needs some TLC!

This will appeal most types tenants once it’s been refurbished however i think there is movement in that price and of course, whatever you can save when buying the property you can put towards refurbishing it, £115,000 instead of £125,000 will push you to 6.5% yield…

If you’re interested in this property 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: 9 Robins Court, Newark, Notts, NG24 1QG.
Type: 2 Bedroom Ground Floor Flat
Asking Price: £60,000
Estate Agent: Richard Watkinson
Condition: Needs Renovation
Rent Range: £450-500pcm (once renovated)
Yield: 10%
Comments: Fantastic opportunity if you don’t mind getting stuck in! A renovated first floor 1 bed in the same block let for £485 earlier this year and with such a central spot, it’s perfect for commuters that use the rail service or drive thanks to the private parking.

Address: 32 Appleton Gate, Newark, NG24 1LR.
Type: 2 Bedroom Mid-Terrace
Asking Price: £140,000
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 4.93%
Comments: Well presented property in a good commuter spot, ideal for a couple or small family and there would be no/little work required. 40a sold for £123,500 in Dec 2016, another mid-terrace but it was dated in comparison to this one, is it worth almost £17,000 more?

Address: 7 Ross Close, Coddington, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2PY.
Type: 3 Bedroom End of Terrace
Asking Price: £149,950
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Some modernisation required
Rent Range: £575-625pcm
Yield: 5%
Comments: Desirable village location with an Ofsted Good Primary school and great connections to the A1, property is dated in parts, particularly the bathroom and the kitchen/dining area is a close second. Sort those parts out and potentially get £650pcm.

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 25 Charles Street, Newark, NG24 1RN.
Type: 2 Bedroom Semi-detached
Asking Price: £135,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.11%
Comments: Neutral home with additional living space in the cellar within the catchment area for Barnby Road School, an immaculate 2 bed terrace sold for £136,000 in March 2016 and there’s not much to fault here so this price seems fair, right?

Address: 5 Wentworth Corner, Newark, NG24 4PS.
Type: 2 Bedroom Mid-Terrace
Asking Price: £110,000
Estate Agent: Now Homes
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £475-525pcm
Yield: 5.73%
Comments: On the outskirts of Hawtonville, this compact 2 bedroom house will be ideal for a working couple as a family may be a squeeze! No photo of the bathroom but the general condition would suggest little work will be required; number 2 sold in Feb 2016 for £95,000 but it was dated in comparison.

Address: 25 Wood Street, Newark, NG24 1PN
Type: 2 Bedroom Mid-Terrace
Asking Price: £117,500
Estate Agent: Winkworth
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.87%
Comments: Beautifully presented home a short distance from town centre and Newark North Gate Station, i can’t find fault in the property although parking would be nice! All you need now is a tenant…

Address: 7 Oliver Close, Newark, NG24 1RS
Type: 2 Bed Semi-detached
Asking Price: £115,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.74%
Comments: Ideal for a first investment as very little cosmetic work is required, it’s close to the ever desirable Barnby Road School for families although Number 6 is currently sold stc for £110,000 in the same condition, it’s worth a shot!

Address: 2 Albert Avenue, Balderton, Newark, NG24 3HE
Type: 3 Bedroom End of Terrace
Asking Price: £119,950
Estate Agent: CPG
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.50%
Comments: Balderton is a great area for families thanks to the schools and the A1, this property was last bought in Oct 2015 for £102,500 in need of an update which the current owners have done, with this in mind a tenant should be able to move straight in.

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: 29 Milner Street, Newark, NG24 4AA
Type: 3 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £150,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £550-600pcm
Yield: 4.8%
Comments: Lovely house just a short distance from town centre and Newark Castle Station ready for a family to move straight in, the last 3 bed was sold for £140,000 in Feb 2016.

Address: 6 Rowan Way, New Balderton, Newark, NG24 3AU
Type: 2 Bed ground floor flat
Asking Price: £95,000
Estate Agent: Jon Brambles
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £425-475pcm
Yield: 6%
Comments: Great little ground floor flat with a private garden, shed and conservatory, perfect as a first home for a couple. The carpets might not be the nicest but for the money and living space you can’t really complain!

Address: 2 Stafford Avenue, Newark, NG24 3DP
Type: 3 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £99,950
Estate Agent: YOPA
Condition: Refurbishment required
Rent Range: £500-550pcm (once refurbished)
Yield: 6.6%
Comments: Some TLC required! No photos of the 1st floor, ripped kitchen floor and a tatty lounge, it’s not looking great however there plenty of potential; in a great area for schools and the new leisure centre, £10-£15k would make this house a fantastic family home.

Address: 23 Gopher Road, Newark, NG24 4HH
Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £146,000
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 4.7%
Comments: Perfect family home within Holy Trinity catchment area, purple kitchen and pink bedrooms might not be to everyone’s taste but you can’t fault a family sized kitchen and garden.

Address: 40 Fairfax Avenue, Newark, NG24 4PQ
Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £137,500
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £545-595pcm
Yield: 5.2%
Comments: Advertised as a 4 bed although i’m not sure a dining room classes as a bedroom. The last 3 bed sold in Jan 17 for £114,000, the upstairs is a little camera shy making it hard to compare! what’s it hiding?

Buttercross Best Buy
Address: 14 Lincoln Street, Newark, NG24 1HP
Type: 2 Bed mid-terrace
Asking Price: £114,950
Estate Agent: Whitegates
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 5.7%
Comments: Ideal first time investor property, ready to rent with very little maintenance required, the last 2 bed sold in Oct 2015 for £84k, not a patch on this one but you decide if the price is right!

Address: 20b Eton Avenue, Newark, NG24 4JB
Type: 2 Bed semi-detached bungalow
Asking Price: £115,000
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Refurbishment required
Rent Range: £525-575pcm (once refurbished)
Yield: 6%
Comments: A rare opportunity, rental bungalows are few and far between but often desirable, particularly with older couples for accessibility. Spend £5k on decorating and a kitchen and you should have a tenant in no time!

Address: 64 William Street, Newark, NG24 1QS
Type: 3 Bed end of terrace
Asking Price: £135,000
Estate Agent: Haart
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £500-550pcm
Yield: 4.9%
Comments: Great town centre location and just a short distance to both train stations, modern kitchen and bathroom but can’t judge it on much else although the last 3 bed sold for £103,000 in Sept a little worse than this.

Address: 188 Grange Road, Newark, NG24 4PP
Type: 3 Bed semi-detached
Asking Price: £134,950
Estate Agent: Newton Fallowell
Condition: Ready to Rent
Rent Range: £525-575pcm
Yield: 5.1%
Comments: Spacious family property close to local amenities, the lounge requires new flooring but that aside it’s just waiting for a tenant. The last sale in Jan went for £145,000 in a similar condition, hard to argue with that!

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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