Top five Shared Ownership properties in Birmingham 

Affordable first time buyer homes in the West Midlands

Looking for a dream home in the lively city of Birmingham? To make sure you start your homeowning journey in style, we’ve rounded up some of the top Shared Ownership homes in this much-loved city. 

Best for location 

Given that Shared Ownership offers you a more affordable route to the housing ladder, you might think your options on where to live are limited. However, the opposite is true – in many cases, Shared Ownership can help you access some of the most desirable parts of the UK! 

Need evidence? Look no further than Lucas Place, a stunning collection of apartments on the edge of buzzing Birmingham City. Primely located just moments away from the city centre, it’s the perfect base to enjoy everything that Birmingham has to offer. Located just seven miles away from Birmingham International Airport, you’ll also have the option to go somewhere sunny at a moment’s notice. 

With this apartment from Legal & General Affordable Homes, variety is truly the spice of life. You can head out to catch a show at Hall Green Little Theatre, visit a green space like Shire Country Park, or go for a relaxing dip in the pool at the Fox Hollies Leisure Centre. 

An image of Lucas Place by Legal & General Affordable Homes - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for affordability  

Finding your dream home is far from straightforward. As well as finding an area you love, you also need to do it at a price that you can reasonably afford. If you want to hit two birds with one stone, look no further than Frankley Green, a stunning collection of Shared Ownership homes in Northfield.  

You might be paying a more affordable price for one of these Latimer by Clarion Housing Group properties, but that doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice space in your home. These spacious one, two and three bedroom homes are perfect for open-plan living, with a modern kitchen, and cosy double bedroom. With plenty of transport links and green spaces nearby, you’re also primely located to enjoy the lively lifestyle you deserve. 

An image of Frankley Green by Latimer by Clarion Housing Group - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for nature  

Do you love the feeling of escaping into the countryside or gazing at natural scenery? This Shared Ownership home in Solihull could be just what you need. Located in a leafy part of Birmingham in Blythe Valley, you’ll be able to venture into the great outdoors and enjoy a scenic walk through nearby Blythe Valley Business Park. 

As well as appreciating the gorgeous surroundings, you and your family will be able to enjoy plenty of fun from the comfort of your home. These two bedroom homes by Bromford include a spacious lounge, cloakroom for guests, and a splendid rear garden – ideal for throwing summer parties!

Looking for some more entertainment? Blythe Valley has plenty of transport links to help you reach cities like Solihull and Birmingham with ease and features a driveway so you and your family can make a quick getaway. 

An image of Blythe Valley by Bromford- available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for families  

One of the biggest benefits of Shared Ownership is that it makes it possible to find a big home for the whole family, without paying a premium price. And this is exactly what you can expect at Mercia Reach, with spacious two bedroom homes that are perfect for first time buyers looking to start a family of their own. 

Alongside two spacious bedrooms, these houses from Legal & General Affordable Homes features contemporary kitchens and luscious private gardens – perfect for your children to escape into.  

With plenty to do in your neighbourhood, your next family adventure could be just around the corner. Thrill seekers can head for Drayton Manor Theme Park, or you could step out for a breath of fresh air at the Tameside Local Nature Reserve. 

With Tamworth Train Station and two airports located nearby, you’ll also be perfectly placed to visit Birmingham city or plan your next family holiday. 

An image of Mercia Reach by Legal & General Affordable Homes - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

Best for travel links 

If the luxury of convenience is one of your biggest home-buying priorities, Harpers Place could be the home for you. With this stunning two bedroom apartment, you’ll be primely located just nine miles from Birmingham city centre – perfect if you have a city job or a passion for shopping. 

As well as boasting great travel links, you’ll also be able to enjoy plenty of comforts from home. This apartment from Home Reach features an open living/dining area that gives you plenty of space, as well as a stylish kitchen and handy intercom system. 

With vibrant green spaces like Weddell Wynd Community Woodland and Jubilee Park just a short walk away, this is also an ideal spot for first time buyers looking to be closer to Mother Nature. 

An image of Harpers Place by Home Reach - available to purchase through Shared Ownership on Share to Buy!

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