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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 on what kind of property you want and which location you want to buy it in. That’s why we’ve decided at Ball & Percival, one of the best estate agents in Southport, 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 Southport area or you’re just looking to move, read on to find out which areas you should be keeping an eye on…


With its close proximity to the stunning Sefton Coastline and easy access to Liverpool city centre, Ainsdale is quickly becoming a popular choice for first time buyers. This charming town offers a range of affordable properties, from spacious apartments to modern family homes, all within easy reach of local amenities and the stunning Ainsdale beach. The area is also home to a thriving community of young professionals and families, making it a great place to build new friendships and connections.

As leading estate agents in Southport, explore our current selection of properties we have available in the Ainsdale area here.


This charming village situated in the northern part of Southport is a peaceful and serene neighbourhood that offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. The area is full of green spaces, including Botanic Gardens, Hesketh Park, and the nearby coast.

For families, it’s an ideal location because of the number of excellent schools in the local area and plenty of parks for children to play in.


With its stunning coastal location, it has always been a popular destination for tourists, but in recent years it has also become a top spot for those looking to live by the sea. The town has undergone a lot of development in recent years, with new restaurants, bars, and shops popping up all the time. It has a vibrant arts scene and is home to many festivals and events throughout the year.

Additionally, the property market in Southport is diverse with a range of properties available for sale at affordable pricing, which is perfect for anyone looking at buying their first property.

As leading estate agents in Southport, explore our current selection of properties we have available in the Southport 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 01704 504 333 or email [email protected] and we can direct you to one of our experienced Estate Agents in Southport.