A house under receivership

Lone Star

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A house very nearby was rented out, tenants left a year ago, they owe significant arrears. Property was built in 2007 by a small building contractor who along with a building partner retained the property as a rental. It has come under receivership (possibly with other properties). Receiver is Tom O'Brien. The locks had been changed several months back, a letter on front door from a property management company gave contact details. Owing to a change in circumstances we contacted the company recently with an expression of interest - they replied to say they no longer managed the property - and no more details than that were forthcoming. Advice welcome on how to go about buying the property, could we approach the receiver - or is it a case of wait until the matter in dealt with in full via the courts and the property is advertised for sale - meanwhile the weeds are growing and another season of damp ahead if it continues to be left unoccupied.
 

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Spoke with the Receiver's case manager today; they welcomed an offer. Identical house to our own, not in as good a condition, and very awkward parking for anyone else who buys it with the exception being if we bought it. (we and the other house share the main access gate and they would always have to either reverse in from or reverse out onto a busy main road just about 5 car lengths above a set of traffic lights. Our thinking is to go in at an offer of 250 to 280, our house valued a while back at 325. Thoughts welcome!
 

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Thoughts welcome!
I'd have thought awkward parking was very unlikely to make that significant a difference to the value, but location will be a factor. Look at recent sales in the area and look at the price ranges achieved, you may be able spot something with similarly challenging parking.
 

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Thanks Leo. Offer made following consultation with our estate agent and the valuation this morning!
 
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