The best ‘tie rods’ in the Lancashire property market right now

Real estate auctions always include hidden gems just begging to be discovered, but most of the time homes tend to run out of steam.

Returning a tired, damaged and run down property is a great source of money for avid investors or maybe you fancy getting a “top fixer” that you can call your own.

Lancashire is home to many fantastic properties which just need a little bit of attention to bring them back to their former glory.

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Whether you are looking for an opportunity to make some money, a place to settle down, or just want to have a look at what is out there, there is definitely something on the market for everyone.

Here are some of the homes up for auction in the county that are in need of a sprucing up.

Blackburn – £ 45,000



House For Sale In Blackburn

This property is the perfect starting investment or would be a good addition to an existing real estate investor’s portfolio.

As a three bedroom property, this comfortable but relatively spacious home could also be the perfect space for a small family.

Every room definitely needs a bit of TLC with dated wallpaper peeling off the walls, a kitchen in need of some serious attention, and three rooms upstairs that could use a bit of repair for them. get back in shape.



Dilapidated kitchen needing some attention
Dilapidated kitchen needing some attention

Located on Leach Street, this property is surrounded by residential properties with easy links to local amenities.

Darwen – £ 87,000



Terraced house for sale in Darwen
Terraced house for sale in Darwen

A great place to start from scratch – this townhouse has been stripped to bare walls and floors and could be the perfect starting point for a keen investor.

While the property looks a bit like a construction site at the moment, there is certainly a lot of potential with space for three bedrooms and a bathroom.

The front room of the property is bathed in sunlight from the large picture window which can also be seen from outside the house.



Spacious ground floor room with stone fireplace
Spacious ground floor room with stone fireplace

Although this is a townhouse, each room is more than large enough for family living.

The property even has a small patio at the front which creates some distance between the front door and the street.

Rossendale – £ 90,000



Rossendale property up for auction
Rossendale property up for auction

This could be a real spirit of gold for a full-fledged real estate investor looking for a challenge – this property is really brick and cement at this point, but has the potential to be a great little home.

Located in the sought after area of ​​Waterfoot – perfectly nestled between Blackburn, Rochdale and Bolton, the location is sure to make it easy to sell or rent the property.



Only the brick walls remain with a few chimneys left in this property
Only the brick walls remain with a few chimneys left in this property

Marketed as a two bedroom property, this home has the capacity to be a lot more. You can convert the property to a four bedroom house or divide it into two separate units.

Remnants of the house’s previous condition are still there, giving a glimpse of what it might look like in the future. It’s a fantastic development opportunity for the new year.

Fleetwood – £ 65,000



High house fixer at Fleetwood currently on the market
High house fixer at Fleetwood currently on the market

Situated in a prime and convenient location within Fleetwood, this property could be an ideal base for a small family.

The three bedroom property comprises two double bedrooms with the master bedroom to the front enjoying a picture window to brighten up the room as well as a three piece family bathroom.



The rooms in this property need serious renovations
The rooms in this property need serious renovations

The ground floor of the property offers a living room, also with impressive bay windows to brighten and warm the room, as well as a fireplace for a pleasant winter’s night.

There is also a good sized dining room with storage under the stairs and a kitchen in need of a complete renovation. It’s a big house that needs to be renovated.

Preston – £ 200,000



Dilapidated bungalow in Preston in need of some attention
Dilapidated bungalow in Preston in need of some attention

One of the most expensive fixer upper homes on auction in Lancashire, this three bedroom freestanding bungalow sits in a truly desirable residential location.

Nestled in a quiet residential area, this property is directly connected to local amenities including supermarkets, bus services and schools.



Small kitchen inside this bungalow in Preston
Small kitchen inside this bungalow in Preston

The bungalow has room for three bedrooms, a spacious living room, a small kitchen and a bathroom – perfect for a small family.

All the walls have been reduced to the essentials, making this the perfect development project to undertake.

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