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    • Chrissie24
    • By Chrissie24 16th Apr 18, 10:17 AM
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    Where's best to buy a house in Birmingham?
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    • 16th Apr 18, 10:17 AM
    Where's best to buy a house in Birmingham? 16th Apr 18 at 10:17 AM
    Hi

    Can anyone help me? i am looking to buy a house in and around Birmingham. Where is best to buy a house in Birmingham? Any recommendations will help
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    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 16th Apr 18, 10:20 AM
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    What's your budget? What's your lifestyle? How many beds? Where do you need to get to?

    It helps tailor advice a bit better. You might want to be central if you're young free and single, or looking for a family place with good schools.
    Last edited by Doozergirl; 16-04-2018 at 10:51 AM.
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    • bengalknights
    • By bengalknights 16th Apr 18, 10:28 AM
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    If you want the cheaper end looks outside birmingham and more towards Sandwell & Dudley
    • elsien
    • By elsien 16th Apr 18, 10:36 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 10:36 AM
    Are you working in Brum, where do you need to get to, what sort of commute?
    Plus what Doozergirl said. You need to give more information and an idea of what your budget might be.
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    • dunroving
    • By dunroving 16th Apr 18, 10:41 AM
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    Here are a few links to (necessarily) fairly superficial news articles on the topic, and a helpful thread from Mumsnet.

    https://www.theguardian.com/best-of-birmingham/2015/sep/09/where-should-i-live-in-birmingham-find-your-part-of-town

    https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/property/best-place-families-live-birmingham-12517408 (slightly annoying page as it has video adverts all over the page, but sowthr persevering with teh slow download speed)

    https://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/other_subjects/322241-birmingham-anyone-know-nice-places-to-live-in-birmingham-please (3-page thread)

    As Doozergirl said, though, it's hard to give meaningful advice unless you give more information about your needs.
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    • Jaywood89
    • By Jaywood89 16th Apr 18, 11:15 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 11:15 AM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 11:15 AM
    I live in Birmingham so can help but really need more info.

    Remember Birmingham is a large city. You really need to break it up into north south east or west areas then we can look at what needs to have to place you in the right area of looking

    Overall though you will always find it cheaper to live outside of brum and commute than in the nicer suburbs of the area. If your talking city centre living then there are a lot of areas with cheap housing but they aren!!!8217;t the nicest places to live
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