Britain’s aboriginal acreage website specialising in affairs ex-council houses has been created to accommodated the ascent appeal for ‘Cinderella’ homes.
While aloft bounded ascendancy homes were already alone by -to-be buyers they are now growing in popularity.
Now the aperture Ex-Council.com has been launched to put buyers in acquaintance with acreage agents which accept aloft board houses on their books.
The best big-ticket on the website is a three-bedroom end of terrace in Hampstead, arctic London, which is admired at £950,000, while the cheapest is a two-bedroom aboriginal attic collapsed in Girvan, south Ayrshire for aloof £35,000.
The website’s analysis shows there are 2.7 actor ex-council backdrop in the UK – equating to added than one in ten homes.
The cheapest acreage accessible on Ex-Council.com is a two-bedroom aboriginal attic collapsed Girvan, south Ayrshire, castigation to buy for aloof £35,000
The home lives up to its amount tag back you adventure inside, with bargain appliance and a begrimed mattress amid the adornment begin aural the adept bedroom
The home’s account ablution is low on features, with no ablution accessible and bound shelving. An allurement amount of aloof £35,000 makes it added than alert as bargain as the boilerplate drop bare to buy a abode in London
The site’s analysis begin that ex-council backdrop houses are bigger priced than added backdrop with abounding affairs for up to 15 per cent cheaper
The website’s analysis shows there are 2.7 actor ex-council backdrop in the UK – equating to added than one in ten homes
The company’s analysis has additionally apparent that Harlow in Essex is the ex-council abode heartland, with 29 per cent of accessible aloft bounded ascendancy acreage in its stock.
Meanwhile, Crawley in West Sussex has a absolute of 5,296 ex-council homes – the accomplished cardinal in the country.
Mal McCallion, business development administrator of Ex-Council.com, said they got the abstraction of the aperture afterwards they realised the ex-council abode breadth was actuality ignored.
Keen to tap into this market, the aggregation spent 12 months architecture up advice and contacts which accept now appear together.
Mr McCallion said: ‘Former bounded ascendancy homes accept spent years actuality abhorred and under-valued. From our point of appearance however, ex-council apartment is absolutely the “Cinderella Sector” of the acreage market.
‘There is article for anybody from our £1million houses to are actual cheapest ones. We advertise three and four bed houses and we advertise baby apartments.
‘About a year ago we looked at what types of backdrop were not accepting the absorption they adapted and were appealing abashed at how abundant ex-council backdrop were bottomward beneath the radar.
‘Since again we’ve been absolutely affectionate to utilise that and accept been stealth approach really. We’ve got a bound aggregation and we’ve been alive absolutely adamantine accomplishing our analysis on the sector.
At a amount amount abutting to £1million, there is no agnosticism that this home in Hampstead is amid the best comfortable aloft board backdrop on the UK market
This three-bedroom, end of terrace home in abounding Hampstead, arctic London,has been admired at £950,000 -making it the best big-ticket aloft council-owned acreage accessible on Ex-Council.com
It will appear at no abruptness that this home is on the bazaar for about £1million, because its ample garden that has been landscaped to accommodate acceptable accessory breadth and aboriginal hedges
Inside the £950,000 home there is coat attic and ample French doors abutting the sitting and dining breadth with the property’s generously-sized garden
The beauteous house’s kitchen comes with lots of apparent amplitude for advancing meals, with angle out assimilate the garden’s accessory area, which would acquiesce any abeyant buyer to allow in some al-fresco dining
‘We’ve been absorption our analysis bottomward to absolutely localised levels so we can alike apperceive how accustomed these backdrop are in specific postcode areas.
‘We’ve had a lot of absorption from acreage agents who are absorbed in accepting complex and that is because it is a absolutely advanced market.
The site’s analysis begin that ex-council backdrop houses are bigger priced than added backdrop with abounding affairs for up to 15 per cent cheaper.
Mr McCallion said: ‘Prices alter depending on breadth in the country you are but if you’re affairs a two or three bed ancestors home the accumulation could be huge.
‘The homes are usually beyond than their non-council counterparts because they were congenital in the 1960s and 1970s back acreage wasn’t the antecedence it is today and investors like them because they acknowledgment high-yields.
‘They can advertise for amid 10 per cent and 15 per cent beneath than added homes – which agency that they are an affordable another for first-time buyers, and for some people, their alone way into a adorable area.’
The aperture Ex-Council.com has been launched to put buyers in acquaintance with acreage agents with aloft board houses on their books
A cardinal of aloft board homes in Britain accept been put on the bazaar and awash for seven-figure sums in the aftermost few years.
A brace of two-bedroom aloft board flats went on the bazaar for added than £1million anniversary in London – anon aloft Stella McCartney’s boutique.
The neighbouring third-floor apartments, which were already endemic by the apple of Kensington and Chelsea, were awash off to a developer two years ago and underwent an identical refurbishment.
Interior artist Patrick Dougherty is affairs the backdrop in the 1960s block for £1million and £1.15million afterwards advantageous £720,000 and £660,000 appropriately for them.
The flats in Brompton Cross, South Kensington, featured two battery rooms, affection lighting, a absolutely chip kitchen and wine fridge and hand-crafted chevron attic throughout.
A brace of two-bedroom aloft board flats (pictured) went on the bazaar for added than £1million anniversary in London – anon aloft Stella McCartney’s boutique