Affordable Areas for First Time Buyers in Leeds

Leeds has many affordable areas but it can be daunting even thinking about making that first move to get on the property ladder. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or looking to relocate, we’ve picked out some areas to assist you with the decision-making in your big move.

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LS12 - Farnley

The average property price in Farnley over the last year is £178,981

Farnley is a suburb located in the western part of Leeds, West Yorkshire. While it is primarily a residential area, there are a few notable features and amenities in and around Farnley. There are various amenities available in this suburb, including local shops, convenience stores, and small businesses.

Farnley Hall Park is a lovely green area, perfect for dog walkers and families! It overlooks the stately home which is still standing as a reminder of its noble days, this is a lovely spot for a picnic or a friendly game of football.

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LS12 - Armley

The average property price in Armley over the last year is £168,616Just one mile West of Leeds City Centre, Armley is rich in history with many of the buildings built back in the 1800s still standing. Experts have predicted that they’ll be a sharp rise in investment in the coming years. You can find an array of local shops and supermarkets in its neighbouring town, Wortley, just a 5-minute walk away.

If you'd like to stretch your legs, Armley Park is a large urban green space perfect for picnics, walking or running.

A stone's throw away is Leeds Industrial Museum, located on Canal Rd, and makes a great day trip for any history buffs!

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LS11 - Beeston

The average property price in Beeston over the last year is £139,373

Beeston is a suburb with great community spirit, it is also one of the most affordable areas in Leeds. When considering location, property and size, it is mostly suitable for first-time buyers. Beeston is currently a popular spot for investors which suggests house prices will inevitably rise, making it a great time to purchase in the area.

Initially belonging to Kirkstall Abbey and later acquired by Leeds City Council in 1891, Cross Flatts Park serves as the heart of the community. It is a perfect place for a leisurely stroll or a dog walk.

For more information on Beeston, check out our area guide!

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*Average house prices are calculated by Righmove based on May 2023 results and may be subject to change