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Black Country homes coming to auction with prices from £5k to £390k.

A broad range of homes across the Black Country, from £5,000 flats to six-bedroom family homes, are set to attract bidders from across the country at Bond Wolfe’s next livestreamed auction on Wednesday 21 July.

Among a record number of properties coming up for auction are a pair of large semi-detached houses at in Oaklands Road, Wolverhampton, each with a guide price* of £390,000+.

The property at 31 Oaklands Road has been fully renovated throughout and has recently been trading as a self check-in guest house, but it could easily be adapted into a large family home. It has car parking at the rear and a large garden that offers potential for further development with the necessary planning permission.

Next door, 33 Oaklands Road is another substantial family home with six bedrooms. The ground floor offers two reception rooms, a dining room, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/WC and a conservatory, as well as a cellar equipped as an office. Four bedrooms are on the first floor with the other two on the second floor.

At the rear is a lawned garden, a living/barbecue area and an outbuilding providing a gym and games room.

At the other end of the scale, the leasehold on a one bedroom apartment at 19 Wrekin View, on Waterloo Road, just off Wolverhampton’s city centre ring road, has a guide price of just £5,000+ – a fraction of the normal market price tag.

This second floor apartment in a purpose-built block comprises an open plan reception room and fitted kitchen with a bedroom, bathroom/WC and a hall. It has allocated parking and benefits from an electric heating system and UPVC double glazing.

Gurpreet Bassi, chief executive of Bond Wolfe, said: “These properties underline the huge range of homes on offer at our upcoming auction. Many other homes may need work but come with guide prices that make them very attractive.

“They could be ideal for first-time buyers with DIY skills or for landlords looking for new investments for their portfolios.”

Low-priced homes that need attention include a four bedroom semi-detached house at 53 New Road, Netherton, Dudley, which has a guide price of only £55,000+. It could be suitable for conversion to a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) subject to the necessary consents.

In West Bromwich, a three bedroom semi-detached house at 6 Wiltshire Way is priced between £39,000-£44,000, while the three bedroom detached house 10 Frank Road, Smethwick, comes with a guide price of £50,000+ but is in need of modernisation.

Over in Walsall a distinctive former caretaker’s detached property at 74 King George Crescent comes with a guide price of £150,000+.

On the ground floor it is has a front reception room, dining room, kitchen, hall and guest WC, with the three bedrooms and bathroom/WC upstairs. It is fitted with gas fired central heating system and double glazing but is also in need of improvement and modernisation.

The Black Country homes are just a few of the 247 lots listed in Bond Wolfe’s next auction which starts at 8.30am on Wednesday 21 July.

The auction will be livestreamed via Bond Wolfe’s website with remote bidding by proxy, telephone or internet only, and bidders must pre-register no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 20 July.

More details are at, email [email protected], or call 0121 312 1212 or 01902 928 510.

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