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How much did you pay for your 3/4 bed house and what area isn't in?

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tvlover1234 Mon 10-Aug-15 21:00:29

Just a light hearted thread. Property interests me.

Buying a 3/4 bed house in Bristol. It's lovely. Clean. Very clean. Lovely garden and space for 2 cars on the drive. We got it for a steal of 150,000 although needs some updating.

Just wondering what everyone else paid in different parts of the country! What area and what condition?

Hulababy Mon 10-Aug-15 21:04:33

3 bed new build townhouse; end terrace. SW Sheffield. Was about £270k ten years ago, about £315k now (poss a bit more)

amothersplaceisinthewrong Mon 10-Aug-15 21:05:58

£192K for a 4 bed detached in Berkshire but a whilte back

Worth £550K now. (Crossrail is a coming)

ChoudeBruxelles Mon 10-Aug-15 21:06:46

4 bed, 3 storey detached (footprint smaller than a lot of 2 storey, 4beds) in Leicestershire two years ago for £250k

QforCucumber Mon 10-Aug-15 21:06:53

Brand new 3 bed detatched with garage near middlesbrough for just under £160k

eurochick Mon 10-Aug-15 21:07:43

Sold a three bed semi in London zone 2 last December for 750k.

NovemberRainbow Mon 10-Aug-15 21:09:04

4 bed, Cornwall just under 200K

mrsdavidbowie Mon 10-Aug-15 21:09:15

Bought 20 years ago SW London £250,000.
Now worth £1.3 m

avocadotoast Mon 10-Aug-15 21:09:44

4 bed terrace in Leeds, small garden. £97k last year.

NoArmaniNoPunani Mon 10-Aug-15 21:10:03

3 bed semi, west Sussex, £160k 3years ago.

FromagePlease Mon 10-Aug-15 21:10:09

We sold our 3/4 bed terrace in south London 2 yrs ago for 1m. Madness

RoganJosh Mon 10-Aug-15 21:13:54

Sold our 3 bed end terrace in 2013 for £250k in Leeds.

VivaLeBeaver Mon 10-Aug-15 21:14:31

129k but 12 years ago. Large Edwardian semi with a massive garden. Needed a new kitchen, bathroom, re carpeting, full plastering and decoration and a new boiler and new chimneys.

Probably worth 200k now. I suspect we maybe paid a bit over the odds for it but I fell in love.

tvlover1234 Mon 10-Aug-15 21:15:01

Wow all these London posts make me go ommmmmmmmggggggg! How does anyone afford to live there lol! I always look at houses I could never afford haha.

I'm guessing south West is pretty low priced although they're going through the roof recently. We were lucky to get in when we did.

Love comparing different parts of the country. I need to visit more parts of the UK!

Hopelass Mon 10-Aug-15 21:16:23

In manchester. Just sold our 3 bed semi (4 year old house) for 120k and bought a 4 bed (8 year old) detached house in Bolton for 200k.

Kleptronic Mon 10-Aug-15 21:22:48

I got a 1930's 3 bed semi with 90ft garden 18 months ago in Liverpool by a park and the beach in a naice area for £129,950. Needed a new roof, replastering, new front bay windows, bathroom and needs a new kitchen. Nevertheless I was fucking thrilled and still am, as I'm by myself with my son and had been looking for 5 years. Could only do it because my magnificent parents gave me £15k deposit. gringringrin So lucky!

missmargot Mon 10-Aug-15 21:29:49

3 bed detached listed cottage with 1 acre in Warwickshire, £335k 5 years ago (it did and still does need a lot of work)

TheDisillusionedAnarchist Mon 10-Aug-15 21:30:01

London (streatham) £265 000 5 years ago three bed terrace. No renovations needed either

tvlover1234 Mon 10-Aug-15 21:30:12

Klep very lucky hun. We could only afford as we benefited from 95% LTV first time buyer mortgage! That's why I don't mind thatched house needs a little updating as at 150k in Bristol it's a steal! Also thrilled.. Well when we get the keys I think I'll be thrilled. Not so thrilled with the waiting process lol!! Xx

tvlover1234 Mon 10-Aug-15 21:31:05

That the house **

mrsdavidbowie Mon 10-Aug-15 21:31:32

Im moving north grin

Tutt Mon 10-Aug-15 21:35:25

Bristol 3/4 bed 150k wow you got a really, really good deal!
Outskirts of Bristol for me 340k for a 3 bed.

tvlover1234 Mon 10-Aug-15 21:40:51

Tutt very lucky. 6 mins from my work. 15-20 mins from town in good traffic! Can't complain. Always wanted to stay south side of Bristol.

We were looking at a property that was 120k but in need of full renovation. Then found this one and got them down from near 160 to 150 as they needed a really quick sell. (I say quick but the solicitors are the long process!) bargain x

MovingOnUpMovingOnOut Mon 10-Aug-15 21:41:06

4 bed £330k a few months ago in S Cambridgeshire. Is already a bit of a money pit hmm

Previous place was a 2 bed (and one of those was only a single) worth about £700,000 but bought for £420.000. But that's London where sense has long ago been abandoned.

kansasmum Mon 10-Aug-15 21:45:03

4 bed detached house with reasonable garden and double garage for £385K in 2008. I live in a tiny rural village on the edge of Dartmoor. Prices on the rise round here but very little affordable housing or smaller starter homes- very difficult to get a foot in the housing ladder here.

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