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A traditional two bedroom end terraced house on Wenlock Gardens in the Coalpool area of Walsall. The spec is pretty decent and not a lot, if any, requiring attention. However, I would recommend changing the blue and green painted walls and go for something more neutral and in keeping with the rest of the property.

Just added to the market by Yopa (01322 584 475) is a three bedroom semi detached house in the Reedswood area of Walsall.

A traditional two bedroom end terraced house in between Walsall and Bloxwich town centres. The spec is decent enough with the decoration having been recently upgraded.

Before we begin… no, that’s not a location picture of Walsall-on-Sea!!

Within my blog about the Walsall Property Market I mostly only talk about two of the three main sectors of the local property market, the ‘private rented sector’ and the ‘owner occupier sector’. However, as I often stress when talking to my clients, one cannot forget the third sector, that being the ‘social housing sector’ (or council housing as some people call it).

In previous articles, I have spoken at length about the crisis in supply of property in Walsall (i.e. not enough property is being built), but in this article I want to talk about the other crisis – that of affordability. It is not just about the pure number of houses being built but also the balance of tenure (ownership vs rented) and therein, the affordability of housing, which needs to be considered carefully for an efficient and effectual housing market.

An efficient and effectual housing market is in everyone’s interests, including Walsall homeowners and Walsall landlords, so let me explain ..

Ashmore Lettings are true experts on the property market in Walsall and have a range of quality houses available to let.

Whether you’re a young professional looking to rent near Birmingham, a family looking for your next home, or a landlord investing in property, Ashmore Lettings help a wide range of clients in this part of the UK.

We want to help you make the most of the property market in Walsall, which remains one of the most affordable parts of the West Midlands and is a popular commuter town, making it a great place to invest.

In fact, prices have been found to be cheaper here than they were a decade ago although it’s not known how long this will last. Unemployment figures are also down in this area and there are many exciting building developments taking place in Walsall.

Why buy a house to let out in this area of the West Midlands?

Rent in this town has been outstripping inflation since 2005, making it an excellent place for landlords to make the most of the boom in the number of millennials renting. The average rent in Walsall at the moment is over £600 and it frequently attracts those looking to commute to Wolverhampton or Birmingham, both of which are only half an hour away.

Why not check out our blog for more information?