Time for that pad in Wells?

Profile image for Tattva

By Tattva | Friday, September 17, 2010, 17:44

Despite all the hoo-ha about house prices going up and coming down again, double-dip economies and our fickle friend, ‘equity’, the simple fact is, if you need to relocate to Wells, all you can do is hope that it’s competitively priced as an area compared to where you are selling your current property.

Financial institutions are getting slightly more generous with the size of mortgages they are prepared to lend folks. I can say this with authority having just been approved for my first mortgage at the ripe old age of 36, most lenders were prepared to give 4x annual income but one High Street lender went to 5.5x.

So, having signed your soul away, what does your buying power get you in Wells? From a single garage priced at £10,000, retirement apartments, family homes and huge country piles for over £1.5m, Wells is going to have the property you require and, as it’s in the wonderful chocolate box city of Wells, it’s guaranteed to be a cracker!

Bargain of the week has to be this substantial 9-bedroomed detached property just outside Wells, on the market with Simpson Bacon & Co which has slashed its price by a whopping £100,000 to £550,000. It offers the chance to continue running it  as a B&B or to convert it into a comfortable family home, and with 9 bedrooms, there’s plenty of opportunity to have friends and relatives over to enjoy some of the wonderful countryside you’ll live in.

On a more affordable budget, this 3-bedroomed semi-detached house is listed at £189, 950 with Palmer Snell, which has a good-sized garden and a beautifully-fitted kitchen, complete with Aga. 

It’s always a guilty pleasure, thanks to the likes of property listing specialists such as Findaproperty.com to peer behind the doors of wonderful homes with historic appeal most of us could only dream of owning. Or to have a nose round houses for sale on your street. Are you looking for a home in Wells, how has your search been progressing? Have you found local estate agents to be helpful and knowledgeable?

I would like to congratulate the Wells Cooper & Tanner team: Aaron, Rob and Lorraine, for not only being very proficient at their job but also for having a human side which isn’t always evident in this knife-edge business, if you are thinking of putting your house on the market, I couldn’t recommend them highly enough!

 

      

Comments

       
max 4000 characters
        
   

Latest Stories in Wells

       
      

Local Vouchers

       
  • Treat yourself to some CLARINS me-time & enhance your natural beauty.

    Frontlinestyle Hair & Beauty

    Book 4 pampering CLARINS treatments and only pay for 3. PLUS receive a vanity case containing 4 Clarins pampering favorites worth £41*.

    Terms: * Based on ml value f standard size products. One collection per customer while stocks last. Not to be used in-conjunction with any other Clarins offers.

    Contact: 01749600464

    Valid until: Saturday, November 15 2014

     
  • Little Black Dress Programme - Getting You Ready For The Christmas Season!

    Functional Fitness Forever

    Functional Fitness Forever & Love Your Skin Lisa, with Rose & Lyons give you:
    6 weeks of PT sessions and Body Wrap Treatments + free access to classes & 2 health assessments + a chance to win an LBD!

    Terms: Only £275
    3 PT Sessions
    3 Shrinking Violet Body Wrap Treatments
    Complete Health Assessments
    Free Access to Classes!
    1 LBD to the Most Impressive Transformation!
    Value £625 - You Save £350

    Contact: 01749 608718

    Valid until: Friday, December 19 2014

     
  • FREE BRITAINS TOY TRAILER

    Tincknell Country Store

    FREE BRITAINS TRAILER - SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS http://www.tincknellcountrystore.co.uk/item.asp?pid=78415&pref=pl&catid=1967&matrix=&scatn=&catn=CHRISTMAS+SPECIALS&dep=53&dname=TOYS

    Terms: While stocks last

    Contact: 01749 683150

    Valid until: Friday, October 31 2014

     
   

Local Jobs

       
   

Search for...

       
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min rent is bigger than Max rent