House prices are the first thing to consider when searching for a home.
But across Greater Manchester, they fluctuate drastically from one borough to the next.
In 2021, the average house price across the region was recorded at £264,498 – which sits just below the standard price of a home in the UK of £268,349.
In the region’s more affordable areas such as Bolton, Oldham and Wigan, you can expect to pick up a decent sized home for much less than this.
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But in more affluent areas like the city centre, Stockport and Trafford, you’re likely to get a much smaller home for a much greater cost.
Here we look at the cheapest homes on the market in all 10 of boroughs of Greater Manchester – comparing what you can get for the lowest price in each area.
All of these properties have been listed for sale on Rightmove and are set to go to auction, with most being doer-uppers with the potential to be great first homes or investments.
Newlands Avenue, Breightmet
The cheapest house on the market in Bolton is this semi-detached home in Breightmet, with a guide price of £30,000.
With two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs, the ground floor of the property is made up of an entrance hall, reception room, dining area and a kitchen.
The home benefits from space at the front for a driveway.
It will go to an online auction on February 2.
Kershaw Street, Bury
In Bury, the lowest priced home up for sale is currently listed for £70,000 – to £40,000 jump from Bolton’s cheapest home.
Listed as an ideal family home, the two-bed terraced property is located in walking distance to Bury town center
Inside there is a kitchen dining room, lounge, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a garden area to the back.
Interested house-hunters can bid for the home when it goes to auction on January 31.
Lakeside Rise, Higher Blackley
The cheapest property on the market in Manchester is an apartment in Higher Blackley – listed for £45,000.
Located on the fifth floor of the Lakeside Development off Blackley New road, the one-bed apartment is located just four miles from the city centre.
The apartment is made up of a hallway, lounge, kitchen, one bedroom and a bathroom.
It is set to go to an online auction on February 8.
Birchenlea Street, Chadderton
This home in Chadderton is the cheapest in the borough of Oldham, with a guide price of £60,000.
With three bedrooms, the terrace house is seemingly larger than the average property listed at this price – but this is probably because it is in need of a big renovation.
Downstairs the home has a hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen and gardens to the front and back.
Upstairs are three good-sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The home will be sold via an auction on February 8.
Holborn Street, Rochdale
In Rochdale, the lowest-priced home on the market is listed for £55,000.
Currently vacant, the terraced property is made up of a living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom, with a garden at the back of the home.
It is situated on a residential road close to Mandale Park.
The home will go up for auction on February 10.
Frederick Road, Salford
A studio flat in Salford is currently the cheapest home in the borough, on the market for £69,950.
Located on the 10th floor with views over the city centre, the one-bed apartment has an open-plan layout compromising of a kitchen, living and dining area, a double bedroom and a bathroom.
The flat comes fully furnished with amenities such as a double bed, wardrobe, dining table and Wi-Fi provided throughout the building.
Greenhalgh Street, Heaton Norris
This home in Heaton Norris is currently the cheapest in Stockport – yet the most expensive on the list at £75,000 .
In need of some TLC throughout, the one-bed terrace is situated at the end of a cobbled cul-de-sac.
Benefiting from a garden at the front and woodland view to the rear, the home has a lounge, kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom and a cellar.
The property offers the scope to re-configure the first floor, subject to any necessary consents, to create a two-bed property.
It will be auctioned off to potential buyers on February 8.
Howard Street, Audenshaw
Tameside’s lowest-priced home is in Audenshaw – and is on the market for £65,000.
The terrace home benefits from four bedrooms but requires a lot of updating.
Across three floors the home is made up of a hallway, lounge, kitchen diner, a bathroom and three bedrooms – with one in the converted attic room.
The property has both front and back gardens and a driveway.
It will be live-streamed at a public auction on February 2.
Woodfield Road, Altrincham
Priced at £75,000, this apartment in Altrincham is currently the cheapest home in the borough.
The ground floor apartment boasts open-plan living with a kitchen, living and dining area, one double bedroom and a bathroom.
It also benefits from communal gardens, a patio area and a balcony overlooking Budenberg canal.
Glebe Street, Leigh
This two-bed home is currently the cheapest home in Wigan – and in Greater Manchester as a whole – listed for £10,000.
The mid-terraced property in Leigh, which is ‘in need of modernisation’, has a reception room, dining and kitchen room on the first floor.
Upstairs there is a landing leading to two bedrooms and one bathroom, and a garden to the back of the home.
The home is set to go public auction via a live stream on February 9.