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Great deals galore as SDL Bigwood stokes up February auction

Great deals galore as SDL Bigwood stokes up February auction

Low prices and great deals are again proving top attractions as property specialists SDL Bigwood launch their first auction of 2013.

A total of 130 lots go under the hammer at the Holte Suite at Aston Villa football ground on Thursday, February 28, for an 11 am start.

Properties are as diverse as a lock keepers cottage and a cemetery lodge.

There are some amazing low guide prices and a smattering of upmarket addresses – Sutton Coldfield, Moseley, Castle Bromwich, Solihull and Kings Norton.

Jonathan Hackett, partner and head of auctions for SDL Bigwood, said: “With so many lots on offer it looks set to be another packed out event.

“The list includes 54 homes with vacant possession, 14 residential investment opportunities, 37 commercial properties, four commercial investments, 13 land and development sites and eight sets of ground rents and garages.

“There’s something there for everybody.”

Birmingham City Council is again in the vanguard putting forward a number of properties.

Prices range from a guide of £575,000-£595,000 for The Rectory 2 Rectory Lane, Castle Bromwich, a substantial Grade II Listed detached former rectory, to £48,000-£52,000 for a three bedroom semi-detached at 77 Oscott School Lane, Great Barr, the latter already producing lots of interest.

Attractive locations include 33 Cotton Lane, Moseley, a three-bedroom semi-detached requiring renovation, featuring a guide price of £160,000; 1 Horsfall Road, Sutton Coldfield, on at just ?79,000; 1 Elms Road, Sutton Coldfield, in excellent condition with low guide of £150,000 to £160,000; a five year old three storey four bedroom extended end terraced property at 28 Florence Road, Kings Heath, price £150,000; 32 Brackleys Way, Solihull, a house on a corner plot with extension potential and a very low guide of £148,000 to £155,000; and 3 Hamilton Court, 165 Northfield Road, Kings Norton, a two bedroom retirement scheme apartment in an attractive block and an asking price of just £44,000 to £46,000.

Uplands Cemetery Lodge, Manor Road, Smethwick, is put forward on behalf of Sandwell Council, with a guide of £60,000 to £70,000.

A vandalised former lock keepers cottage overlooking the Grand Union Canal at 70 Crawford Street, Saltley, Birmingham, has a guide of £54,000 to £59,000.

Other bargains include 6 Vicarage Grove, Acocks Green, a vacant freehold detached newly built property, guide price £155,000-£165,000, and Nos 20 and 29 Gracemere Crescent, Hall Green, two three bedroom properties each priced at £85,000.

Residential investments opportunities take in a pair of one bedroom apartments at 3 Colton Square in the centre of Leicester, attractive to students, both producing ?6,000 per annum, guide price ££68,000 to £74,000 per unit; a house at 24 Hart Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, converted into three small flats producing £14,400-plus per annum, guide being only £60,000; two others in Hart Road, No.1 producing £6,000 per annum with a guide of £55,000 to £60,000 and No.14 with a current gross income of £4,700 per annum, guide price £45,000-£50,000; and a flat at 169 Green Lawns, Tipton, current gross income £5,200 per annum, guide price £25,000-£30,000.