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Buying your first house can be an extremely daunting and scary process… to say the least! With it being such a big investment it can be hard to decide what kind of property you want and which location you want to buy it in. That’s why we’ve decided at Bradshaw Farnham & Lea, the most trusted estate agents in The Wirral, to give you an insight into up and coming areas that are perfect for first time buyers.

Whether you’re a first time buyer already based in The Wirral or you’re just looking to move to the area, read on to find out which areas you should be keeping an eye on…


One of the largest and most exciting regeneration project in the UK is happening in Birkenhead. Called the Wirral Waters, it is a neighbourhood led project with each neighbourhood having its own function and identity, that will elevate and regenerate the Birkenhead area to the benefit of its existing community. With £4.5 billion being invested into this project, it will no doubt increase the appeal and value of properties in the area. This presents an excellent chance for individuals to purchase their debut property in Birkenhead and stay ahead of the upcoming surge of interest.

As leading estate agents in The Wirral, explore our current selection of properties we have available in the Birkenhead area here.


Wallasey, also benefitting from the regeneration of the Wirral Waters project, is a fantastic location for first time buyers to purchase a home. With its strong community spirit, affordable property prices, and easy access to Liverpool, it has become a popular choice for those looking to take their first steps onto the property ladder. The area is home to a range of diverse neighbourhoods, each with its own unique character and appeal, that have housing options ranging from stylish apartments to spacious family homes.

In addition, Wallasey also boasts excellent transport links, making it an ideal location for those who need to commute for work. The area has several train stations and is well-served by buses, making it easy to get around the local area.

As leading estate agents in The Wirral, explore our current selection of properties we have available in the Wallasey area here.


With a range of properties available there's something to suit every taste and style. Whether you're looking for a fixer-upper or a move-in ready property, you're sure to find something that meets your needs. Another great aspect of living in this part of The Wirral is the sense of community. People here are friendly and welcoming, and there are plenty of local groups and events to get involved in.

All in all, if you're a first time buyer looking for a great place to call home, you can't go wrong with this part of The Wirral. With its convenient location, friendly communities, and affordable housing options, it's the perfect place to start your property journey.

As leading estate agents in The Wirral, click on the area to explore our current selection of properties we have available in Thingwall, Pensby, and Irby.

New Brighton

As a quintessential seaside town, New Brighton immediately has the appeal of anyone who loves spending their time taking long walks on the beach and enjoying the sea breeze. The area has undergone significant regeneration in recent years, making it a highly desirable location. This has led to an increase in the number of new-build developments, providing a range of affordable housing options for first-time buyers.

With its affordable housing options, beautiful beach, and vibrant community, it offers a fantastic quality of life that is hard to beat making it an excellent choice for first-time buyers looking to buy their first house.


Greasby is located in the centre of the Wirral between Upton and Frankby and offers great transport links to Liverpool and Chester. With nearby woodland and parks it’s an excellent spot for anyone who enjoys nature and loves the outdoors. It is also considered an affordable area compared to some of the neighbouring towns and it offers a range of properties to suit different budgets, making it an attractive option for first-time buyers. It's a great place to live for those looking to save some money without compromising on quality of life. Greasby also boasts a good selection of local amenities, including shops, restaurants, and schools, making it an attractive option for families.

Overall, if you're looking for an affordable yet comfortable place to live in The Wirral, Greasby is definitely worth considering.

As leading estate agents in The Wirral, explore our current selection of properties we have available in the Greasby area here.

If you are looking to relocate, sell, purchase or need some friendly advice about your property in Liverpool, Wirral or Southport, we’d love for you to get in touch with us today on 0151 348 4488 or email [email protected] and we can direct you to one of our experienced Estate Agents in Wirral.