Thinking of buying bricked up derelick house -looking advice


Postby stephenc » Sat Jul 24, 2010 1:50 pm

I'm considering buying an end terrace house which is bricked up and derelict and has been for he last 15 years for my 2 sons to move into and work on with myself

Because its bricked up at entrances and windows I can't get in to see the property which is selling for around £40K

I have some diy skills in that I've fitted kitchens, bathrooms, floors, etc but am wondering what sort of problems a derelict house left untouched for this time might throw up

The brick structure looks ok outside for a building around 80 years old. I know I'll have to rewire, plaster, kitchen, bathroom and maybe refloor depending on dampness but what else could it throw up?

I wasn't going to bother paying a surveyor as they would not get access and would only see what we can see

Any advice appreciated

Thanks, Stephen
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:28 pm

stephenc,
Major question is what is the roof like? this could be a big expense.
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