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How much money did you make on your most recent house sale?

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EasternFall Wed 27-Jul-16 17:27:29

- Bought in 2010 for £ 260 k
- Sold in 2016 for £ 465 k
- Increase of £ 205 k in 6 years
- Location: West London (Zone 4)

Anyone else? It would be interesting to see the differences around the country. I realise I have benefited massively from the London property market, which is bonkers IMHO.

Ilikedogs Wed 27-Jul-16 18:21:54

We bought last year £390 k, sold for £490 k this year.

The house we are buying, they bought in 2014 for £715 k, selling to us for £1.05 shock

We are in Hertfordshire

VanillaSugar Wed 27-Jul-16 18:24:11

One pound five? You've got yourself a bargain. Or it's got serious dry rot.

Puppymouse Wed 27-Jul-16 18:25:24

Bought 2011 for £165k, just sold for £190k. Somerset.

Ilikedogs Wed 27-Jul-16 18:25:28

£1.05 k!
I only wish it was one pound

Ilikedogs Wed 27-Jul-16 18:26:22

That still doesn't make sense! £1.05m

Hopelass Wed 27-Jul-16 18:28:41

Bought in 2011 for 116k
Sold in 2015 for 121k.
3 bed semi, 4 years old in Manchester.

TurquoiseDress Wed 27-Jul-16 18:40:48

Not me, but one of my good friends recently sold her 1 bedroom flat up in the midlands.

Purchased in 2006, sold in 2016.
She made 10k on the sale price.
In Sutton Coldfield.
She had a mortgage on it so walked away with maybe 15k profit.
Now trying to buy a home in London with her OH.
No chance!

Completely different market and world compared with the insanity of London property lucky people!

ThroughThickAndThin01 Wed 27-Jul-16 18:53:57

Bought 1998 £200,000, sold 2004 £596,000.

Bought 2004 £600,000. Not selling but current valuations is at £1,000,000+ May not get that post brexit, who knows, but not selling for a long time so don't care.

redhat Wed 27-Jul-16 18:58:33

Last house we bought for £220k in 2003 and sold for £410k in 2008 - its unrealistic to look at these figures though without knowing more information. For example in our case we built an extension and renovated throughout.

JennyOnAPlate Wed 27-Jul-16 19:02:38

We bought 11 years ago in Birmingham and have just put our house on the market for 7k more than we paid for it. I don't think we're going to make much on the sale!

venys Wed 27-Jul-16 19:05:46

Bought 2007 £270k. Sold 2016 £535k. South West London no major improvements. Just paid off our mortgage on modest West London house with the profit. smile

Savagebeauty Wed 27-Jul-16 19:06:07

Bought 1998 £275,000
Sold 2016 £1.450,000

BendydickCuminsnatch Wed 27-Jul-16 19:09:20

Bought in 2013 for £275k, sold in 2015 for £365k (bought next one for £355k smile)


BendydickCuminsnatch Wed 27-Jul-16 19:09:37

Wowwww savage!!!

Savagebeauty Wed 27-Jul-16 19:10:51

Sadly ex got half sad
But am buying up north for £400,000

icelollycraving Wed 27-Jul-16 19:12:54

Bought in 2005 £125k, sold in 2013 £133.5k south east London/Kent border. It was in negative equity for a few years.

Honeyandfizz Wed 27-Jul-16 19:13:55

Turquoise that's not indicative of the area though as I sold a house 2 years ago for £395k that I had bought 3 years before for £295k in Sutton Coldfield.

VinoEsmeralda Wed 27-Jul-16 19:16:39

bought in 2007 225K, sold 2016 330K (Oxford)

ivykaty44 Wed 27-Jul-16 19:19:00

Purchased in 1990
Sold in 1998

Eight thousand pounds

southwest1 Wed 27-Jul-16 19:30:20

2 bed purchased in 2008 for £175k, sold in May for £325k, that was South East London.

No mortgage but we do have to pay capital gains tax on the £150k. I've just purchased a 4 bed house in the North West for £175k.

Marmitelover55 Wed 27-Jul-16 19:33:59

Bought in 1999 for £155k
Current value estimated at £750k but we have extended and added loft conversion.

NotSoFancyHanky Wed 27-Jul-16 19:34:15

Bought 2005 £365000.
Sold 2014 £610000.
In Hertfordshire

dynevoran Wed 27-Jul-16 22:22:52

Bought end 2010 £220. Sold end 2015 for £425. London zone 3 .

greenfolder Wed 27-Jul-16 22:37:49

Bought in 2004 for £245. Recent value £415. All of that increase has been in the last 3 years. We stayed out last recession and focussed on clearing the mortgage. Plan to move to south Coast and be Mortgage free next year.

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