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    • By mystic_bertie 8th Feb 18, 1:28 PM
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    1 Bedroom House New Build - Is It A Bad Idea?
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    • 8th Feb 18, 1:28 PM
    1 Bedroom House New Build - Is It A Bad Idea? 8th Feb 18 at 1:28 PM
    Hi guys.

    I am looking to buy a house, at the moment im in a private rented property, im not a first time buyer. I live between Coventry and Leicester and the standard of pre owned houses it atrocious, to the point i cant find something i like and that meets my requirements.

    I have found a detached 1 bedroom bungalow for sale, its a new build for 199k and available through the help to buy scheme. This makes it affordable for me. I would not normally go for a 1 bedroom house but it meets my needs. It has a large living room and 1 upstairs large main bedroom, i mean large by today's new house standard. The alternative is a 2 bedroom semi house for the same price, i dont like these tiny boxes that are all crammed together with no gardens and an allocated parking space. So i have no need for a second bedroom other than to store junk. Is buying a one bedroom bungalow a bad idea. I dont want to buy a house that im going to struggle to sell. I know it wont appeal to most people but is it going to be nearly impossible to sell later on?

    As this is a new detached one bedroom bungalow house with the bedroom in the 1st floor it is quite spacious, how do i know what to offer as i cant compare it to anything else that has sold because there is nothing similar. All the other new build bungalows are 2 bedroom. Any i have seen in a wider radius are old and in a bad decorative condition, so you cant compare the prices. I just know i would rather buy this 1 bedroom bungalow that the small 2 bedroom semi detached houses that are available.
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