First time buyers - tips for getting on the housing market 

It’s a big commitment and a big decision, but buying your first home doesn’t need to be (that!) scary. Here at Barton Kendal, we have helped thousands of first-time buyers take those first steps on to the housing ladder in Rochdale. And, of course, we have all been first-time buyers ourselves.

The local market

We know the local Rochdale housing market. We know the areas and we know the houses, inside and out. We can help guide first-time buyers navigate the searching process, the negotiating process, and the buying process. We’re here for everything from that initial moment of committing to being a home-owner to the exciting move-in day when we hand over your keys.

The choices

Rochdale has multiple choices for all kinds of buyers. We know that not all first-time buyers are looking for traditional starter homes. First-time buyers are a varied bunch, and we can help those looking to buy to choose the right home for them, from flats and apartments, to terraced houses, semi-detached properties, newer builds, and doer-uppers. Some buyers want a ‘ready to move into’ property, with the interior exactly to their own tastes and low maintenance all round. Others are willing to do a bit of cosmetic decoration or upgrading where/if needed. Then there are the get stuck in first-time buyers who are willing to take on larger and/or more complex or challenging ‘projects’ that may require specialists’ skills, and additional budget. Our professional team have helped them all secure the right property over the years.

The decision

Some first-time buyers are looking for a property for a defined period of time (though life is never that predictable!). Others are seeking somewhere they can make their mark on and hopefully add value to. As a family-owned business, deeply rooted in the Rochdale housing market, we know the trends and can help you make those decisions both for now – and for the future.

Whether you are looking for a home for one, for a couple, for a group of friends, or for a small or growing family do get in touch today for a chat with one of our experienced team about buying your first home in Rochdale.  Give us a call on 01706 653 214