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Blodwen Street – New Agent

Agent didn’t live up to their promise, so we are getting a new agent at the end of the short leash we gave the old agent. Strategy and Update.

Blodwen Street – Ordering a Bathroom

Choosing the right bathroom materials is always fun and interesting, especially for the different needs that you have for a property, the likely end user.

Blodwen Street – Choosing a Kitchen

Our search for a kitchen supplier and also the way we work with materials has found a home with LNPG and Magnet Trade that we will work with for all future

Blodwen Street – Construction Starts

Join us on our journey as we start the renovation and construction of Blodwen Street. The aim is to do a quick reno then rent or flip it on.

Gwendoline & Blodwen: Finding a builder Part 2

Today we visited the work sites of two of the builders we are getting quotes from, to understand their work method, see them in their own environment, and understand likely costs of works based on their existing/ past jobs. We are still waiting for quotes, but based on the type of work we have seen…
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Swansea Road – Before

Here are some photos of the state in which we received the property before we started work on it.

Swansea Road – Completion

We received the completion* confirmation email from the solicitor today! This is the 3rd and finalproperty in this JV, and our 4th property completed so far. *For non-UK readers, completion here means we have paid the full purchase price and the Title will now be registered in our name. 

Blodwen Street – Before

Here are some photos of the state in which we received the property before we started work on it.

Blodwen Street – Completion

We received the completion* confirmation email from the solicitor today! This is the 2nd property in this JV, and our 3rd property completed so far. *For non-UK readers, completion here means we have paid the full purchase price and the Title will now be registered in our name. 

Swansea Road – Decision to invest

We had a flip appear today, and taking a look at it, it was almost an immediate yes before doing the numbers as the opportunity to add value was immense by doing some land development style title splitting, subject to planning of course. The basic numbers: Purchase: £80,000 Costs: £5,000 Refurb: £20,0000 Total Spend: £105,000…
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