Are you a first time buyer searching for a home in Northern Ireland? Well, now is a great time to start your property search. Land and Property Services recently published the latest Northern Ireland House Price Index, highlighting the average house prices across all 11 council areas in Northern Ireland.
This latest index states that the average house price in Northern Ireland rose to £140,190. It also indicates that the 3 cheapest areas to buy a property are Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon; Derry City and Strabane and Mid and East Antrim.
This week, Propertynews.com are showcasing 8 houses in Northern Ireland that would make the perfect first time home.
8 first time buyer homes for sale in Northern Ireland
5 Springfield Avenue from Rea Estates
5 Springfield Avenue is a delightful mid-terrace property for sale in Bangor.
Located close to the town centre, this family room is close to many local amenities and beautiful coastal walks.
On the ground floor, this property comprises of a bright lounge and dining area that flows through to a kitchen with modern fitted units.
Two generous bedrooms are found on the first floor along with a family bathroom that contains a white suite.
12a Cornmill from Country Estates Ballymena
Resting on the outskirts of Ballymena, 12a Cornmill is a detached property that would make for the perfect first home.
An open plan kitchen / living / dining area rests at the heart of this beautifully presented home. There are also 3 bedrooms, a cloakroom and a family bathroom.
This property benefits from easy access to Belfast, Antrim and Ballymena, making it the perfect spot for working commuters to reside.
A great home for a first time buyer.
77 Mill Green from Colin Graham Residential
77 Mill Green is a beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in Ballyclare.
The open plan lounge / kitchen / dining area is undoubtedly the focal point of this home and is complete with a cast iron multi fuel burning stove, island unit, walnut effect units and contrasting granite effect melamine work surfaces.
The interior also contains a furnished cloakroom, utility room, 3 bedrooms, master ensuite shower room, and a deluxe family bathroom.
The rear garden is fully enclosed and low maintenance with a paved patio area and timber decking.
On the market at £129,950, it would make a great first home for a growing family.
34 Glencairn Crescent from Ulster Property Sales (Cavehill)
34 Glencairn Crescent is an extended and beautifully presented semi-detached property for sale in North Belfast.
This property rests in a prime site with a fantastic rear garden, garage and driveway.
The interiors are bright and spacious, comprising of a lounge with bay window, kitchen with dining area, 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Panoramic views of Black Mountain can be enjoyed from the rear garden where a decked patio area is found.
On the market at offers in the region of £109,950, it is a great first home in the city!
20 Mill Cottage Park from Bailie Property
20 Mill Cottage Park is a beautiful 3 bed property for sale in Millisle.
This semi-detached home is presented to the highest of standards throughout and comprises of a lounge with wooden fireplace, spacious kitchen and dining area, 3 bedrooms, master ensuite shower room and a family bathroom.
The property further benefits from a detached garage.
The rear garden is spacious and easily maintained with a lawn area, wooden decking and paved areas, making it a great place for entertaining and play.
Currently on the market at offers around £139,950, it is just below the average house price in Northern Ireland.
28 Lissara Close from Quinn Estate Agents (Downpatrick)
28 Lissara Close is a semi-detached property for sale in Crossgar.
Set in a quiet cul-de-sac off the main Belfast Road, this dwelling is central to all amenities within Crossgar village along with easy access to the A7, making this a great location for growing families and working commuters.
This family residence offers well appointed accommodation which includes a spacious reception room, contemporary fitted kitchen and dining area, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom.
This property is further enhanced with off road parking and an enclosed rear garden.
12 Stonebridge Drive from Skyline Real Estate
Located on the outskirts of Bangor is 12 Stonebridge Drive, a semi-detached property that enjoys a desirable location in Conlig.
The interiors are attractive and beautifully maintained with a large lounge and kitchen / dining area found on the ground floor. A feature fireplace adds to the warm and welcoming aesthetic of the lounge while the contemporary kitchen area is the ideal place to gather as a family.
3 bedrooms are found on the first floor along with the family bathroom.
The enclosed rear garden contains both a lawn and paved area, making it an easy entertaining area during the warmer months.
52 Dromore Street from Shooter Property Services
52 Dromore Street is a beautiful semi-detached home for sale in Rathfriland.
The spacious open plan layout helps to create a modern family feel as the living room, dining area and kitchen blend seamlessly into each other.
The interior also contains 3 bedrooms, master ensuite, WC and a family bathroom.
Only a short walk away from the amenities of Rathfriland town centre, it is a great spot for families.
With a price tag of £125,000, early viewing is advised.
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* Prices correct at time of writing
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