For £10,000 you can buy a Ford Ka hatchback, a mid-range Rolex watch and, so it seems nowadays, a new house.
Orlando Parfitt, Yahoo!,16:17, Wednesday 29 June 2011
A property in Burnley sold for £10,000 this week, surely making it one of the cheapest houses in Britain.
Estate agent John Dinsdale, who lined up the sale, told Yahoo! Finance that the house, on Pritchard Street, wasoriginally put on the market for £15,000but had to be knocked down to just £10,000 before a buyer was found.
"It didn't fly out of the door, it took a bit of selling," he said.