The properties you can buy for £250,000 in Sutton, Solihull, Kings Norton, Moseley and Sandwell

A typical home in the UK costs more than £250,000 for the very first time - there’s quite a difference in the type of properties available for that in Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell

<p>Lindford Way, Kings Norton, Birmingham</p>

Lindford Way, Kings Norton, Birmingham

The price of a typical UK home has topped a quarter of a million pounds for the very first time.

The average house price in October was £250,311, marking a 9.9% annual increase and a 0.7% month-on-month uplift, the Nationwide Building Society said.

House prices have been rising over the last 18 months, largely due to the pandemic.

With this in mind, we’ve selected five properties in and around Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell that you can buy for £250,000 - there’s quite a difference!

Sutton Coldfield

Sutton Coldfield is one of the most affluent areas of Birmingham

The town is one of the most sought after areas in the city.

Properties in Sutton Coldfield had an overall average price of £397,156 over the last year, according to Rightmove.

Here’s what you can get for the UK’s average house price of £250,000 in the area.

Two bedroom apartment, Anchorage Road

15 Anchorage Road, Sutton Coldfield

The property has a lovely lounge

There have been offers in excess of £250,000 for this stylish two bedroom apartment in Sutton.

The luxury first floor apartment is located in a convenient central location within easy reach of the town’s train station, town centre, shops and restaurants.

The apartment has a lovely spacious lounge, and the light and airy home also benefits from high ceilings, a communal lift, gas central heating, and double glazing. There is also access to the communal gardens and a parking area with one allocated space and visitor parking to the front.

You can see the property in full here.

Moseley

Named the ‘Best Place to Live in the UK’ by the 2015 Sunday Times top 50 list of Britain’s urban districts, Moseley is a creative and vibrant community that appeals equally to students, young families and professionals.

According to Rightmove, properties in Moseley had an overall average price of £343,787 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Moseley during the year were flats, selling for an average price of £161,930. Terraced properties sold for an average of £270,547, with semi-detached properties fetching £498,569.

Here’s what you can get for the UK’s average house price of £250,000 in the area.

Two bedroom apartment, Moseley

Moseley
Two bedroom apartment, Moseley

This two bedroom apartment is situated in the heart of Moseley, and is on the market for just under the average house price, at £235,000.

This flat is part of a brand new development and has a spacious living room, kitchen and bedrooms for you to enjoy.

Find out more here.

Solihull

Solihull is known as one of the most affluent town in the West Midlands region, and one of the most affluent outside London.

The town was voted the ‘UK’s best place to live’ in 2013, primarily because it has a selection of top state and private schools.

Properties in Solihull had an overall average price of £366,825 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Solihull during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £316,830.

This is what you can get for the UK’s average house price of £250,000 in Solihull.

Two bedroom apartment, Kenilworth Road

Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common
Kenilworth Road, Balsall Common

Originally built in 2003 this second floor apartment has been updated and modernised by the present owner, with a refitted bathroom, en-suite and kitchen.

Located in Balsall Common, the rural village is within close distance to Birmingham and also has well regarded primary and secondary schools nearby.

See the property in full here.

Kings Norton

Properties in Kings Norton had an overall average price of £240,422 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Kings Norton during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £252,137.

Here’s what you can buy for £250,000 in the area.

Three bedroom house, Lindford Way

Lindford Way, Kings Norton
Lindford Way, Kings Norton

For £250k you can get this semi-detached three bedroom house in Kings Norton.

The house has a spacious lounge, double glazed windows and a gas fire for those cold winter nights.

As you can see, the property also has a double glazed conservatory, which leads out to the garden.

See more here.

Sandwell

Properties in Sandwell had an overall average price of £151,302 over the last year.

The majority of sales in the borough during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £134,628.

Here’s what’s on the market in the area for £250,000.

Three bedroom house, Lyndhurst Road, West Bromwich

Lyndhurst Road, West, Bromwich
Lyndhurst Road, West, Bromwich

This three bedroom semi detached property in West Bromwich could be the perfect family home.

The house has two living rooms, one currently being used as an office, with french doors leading out to a spacious garden.

The property is also close to West Bromwich town centre, and with Stone Cross also just a short walk away, you’re never too far away from local shops and bars.

You can see the property in full here.

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