Getting your first foot on the housing ladder can be tough.
If saving up money for a deposit wasn’t hard enough, you then have to find the perfect property within your budget.
And if your budget only stretches to £80,000 it might feel like a pretty impossible task, right?
Luckily for you, we’ve found a solution to endlessly scrolling through Rightmove for affordable homes.
Two words: property auction. At our February auction, you can bag a home for as little as £32k if you play your cards right.
This auction we have a range of fantastic residential and commercial properties going under the gavel, which you can view here.
Although you’ll need to do a bit of research on the auction buying process before you go waving your bidding paddle in the air – it’s well worth it.
If you think we’re having you on, we’ve handpicked a selection of homes you can buy at our next auction for £80k or less.
From houses close to great transport links to ready to move into properties, here are our 5 top homes you can buy in the North West now.
If you’re looking for a house that’s simply ready to move into, this lovely end-terrace property in St Helens might catch your eye.
Beautifully decorated throughout, this home now offers contemporary fittings and stylish décor as well as a fully tiled family bathroom.
The ground floor features a lounge and a modern fitted kitchen, whilst the top floor has three bedrooms and a 3-piece bathroom suite.
If a back garden is on your list of must-haves, this property also features a fully enclosed courtyard to the rear.
In terms of location, this home is within easy walking distance of the town centre and is situated in a very popular residential location.
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If you’re searching for a property that’s a little more central to Manchester city centre, this two-bedroom house in Blackley might be ideal.
This quasi-detached house is located close to schools, shops/supermarkets, and leisure/fitness facilities, as well as Heaton Park.
It also benefits from good public transport links and if you commute into the Manchester city centre for work, it’s just a short 17-minute drive into the city.
Inside the house, there’s a hall, lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms, and shower room
Now, this property is in need of some TLC but it’s nothing a bit of DIY and elbow grease can’t fix.
If the location’s right and you fancy a project – this one’s for you.
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Looking for a home you could unpack your bags and move straight into on the outskirts of Greater Manchester?
Then we’ve got just the property for you!
This fantastic one-bedroom apartment in Heywood has been well maintained and offers modern, neutrally decorated accommodation.
Located on the ground floor, it has a lounge, a modern fitted kitchen, and a 3-piece bathroom suite.
If parking is a big must-have, this property comes with communal parking.
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If you’re looking for a property project for your first home, this fixer-upper in Oldham might pique your interest.
This two-bedroom mid-terrace property does need a bit of cosmetic work but can easily be made into the perfect, modern home.
The ground floor features a lounge, kitchen/dining area, whilst the top floor has two bedrooms and a bathroom.
It has a great location not far from Oldham centre which has a range of great shops, leisure attractions, and transport links.
Oldham is just over a half an hour drive from Manchester, so if you don’t mind a short, 30-minute commute this two-bedroom property could be a perfect fit.
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Next up, we’ve got a spacious terraced home on offer in Wigan for just £55k!
With a generous lounge, a kitchen and three good sized bedrooms – it’s pretty big, so you’re getting really good value for your money!
Although in need of a little redecoration, you could move straight into this mid-terraced home.
It’s a great opportunity to get your DIY on and make your first home your own.
In terms of location, it’s positioned just a stone’s throw from the Leeds-Liverpool Canal.
The canal boasts picturesque walks along its towpaths through Wigan’s numerous flashes (such as Scotman’s Flash & Horrock’s Flash) which lie just 1.7 – 2 miles away.
It’s within easy reach of shops, pubs & amenities and is also close to Wigan town centre too.
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If you’d like to view all the properties going under the gavel this February, click here.