Flats for Sale Birmingham

Apartments for Sale in Birmingham

Birmingham, the UK’s vibrant second-largest city, offers a fantastic array of flats for sale, appealing to homeowners, first-time buyers, those seeking a Help to Buy apartment and investors looking for a Buy-to-Let property. 

The latest addition to the Galliard Homes development portfolio is Timber Yard in Birmingham’s Southside. This development consists of two buildings with a total of 379 contemporary flats. East Block boasts elegant one, two and three bedroom flats while the other building, West Block, comprises a mix of studio flats and one and two bedroom apartments. Galliard Homes is developing Timber Yard in partnership with Apsley House Capital as part of a joint-venture project to construct 3,000 new homes in the city.

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Why Buy One of Our Birmingham Flats for Sale?

Each building surrounds a landscaped courtyard garden, and the majority of the apartments enjoy some outside space, whether a balcony, winter garden or terrace. While many apartments at Timber Yard have dedicated parking spaces (available to purchase at an additional cost), the Southside location is within a few minutes’ walk of transport hubs and many of the city’s top attractions. In addition, Timber Yard is designed as a mixed-use development, where commercial units will occupy the ground floor space. These new-build apartments are thoughtfully designed to provide enduring, energy-efficient and stylish homes.

A living and dining area at a Timber Yard show apartment in Birmingham.

Living in Birmingham

Birmingham is a major European city and is a diverse and exciting place to live, work and play. In a Rough Guide survey, it was voted one of the world’s top ten cities. With an unparalleled cultural and culinary offer that includes the Glee Club, the Birmingham Hippodrome, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the City of Birmingham Symphony orchestra, major sporting events such as the 2022 Commonwealth Games, and a diverse range of eateries including Michelin-starred restaurants, Birmingham offers something for everyone.

The Canal House, Birmingham

Investing in Birmingham Property

Why invest in luxury property for sale in Birmingham? There are several reasons: property in the city is affordable, offering excellent growth potential. Birmingham offers consistent demand for rentals and high yields compared to other property hot spots. The city is currently one of the most popular in Europe for investors; £billions are presently being invested in residential, commercial and retail space.

A direction sign in Birmingham

Getting Around in Birmingham

The UK’s second-largest city offers a superb quality of life, with the average salary coming in at around £40k p.a. (November 2020), somewhat above the UK national average. Birmingham’s Bullring offers retail enthusiasts a fabulous shopping experience and is just ten minutes’ walk from Timber Yard. There is an excellent public transport system; the city provides easy connections to the rest of the UK and Europe and, with the arrival of HS2, London Euston will be just 49 minutes away by rail.

Do you want to invest in a Birmingham flat?

According to Savills, the Birmingham property market is one of the strongest in the UK for investors, with property prices predicted to rise by 16 per cent by 2023. 

The reasons are many and include:

Rental property as an alternative to shares

In an era where interest rates are low and the stock market is volatile, many people see rental property as a direct investment that provides the returns they want. Property in Birmingham is relatively affordable, compared to London, and offers an excellent ROI over the long term.

Rental property as an alternative to speculative non-income-producing commodities

Investing in speculative non-income-producing commodities can offer good returns but also brings high levels of risk. On the other hand, rental property in an area of high demand, such as Birmingham, provides a regular income, appealing to investors who prefer a safe and steady approach.

A staircase and landing area at a Timber Yard duplex apartment in Birmingham.

Luxury Property for Sale in Birmingham

Gaillard is currently offering a wide range of flats for sale at Birmingham’s stylish Timber Yard development, where homeowners and residents can enjoy the benefits of a concierge, luxurious reception area, gym, club lounge and courtyard garden.

Studio apartments for sale in Birmingham

Studio flats at Timber Yard offer a functional, stylish environment in a very desirable location. The open-plan design features a contemporary kitchenette with high-quality appliances and plenty of storage.

One to four bed flats for sale in Birmingham

First-time buyers, Help to Buy purchasers and investors will discover a range of beautifully-appointed one to four bed flats for sale at Timber Yard in Birmingham's Southside.

Penthouse apartments for sale in Birmingham

Discover a range of Galliard's luxurious penthouse flats for sale in Birmingham.

Duplex apartments for sale in Birmingham

Browse our selection of new build duplex flats for sale in Birmingham.

Ways to Buy with Galliard Homes

Mortgage rates are currently the lowest they have ever been, and there has never been a better time to get on the property ladder. And with several government initiatives such as Help to Buy available, this is a fantastic time for keen buyers to purchase their first home.

How to buy a new build apartment in Birmingham

There are several ways to buy a new-build apartment off-plan. You can buy with a mortgage or purchase as a cash buyer. You may also be eligible for the government's Help to Buy scheme.

Assess your affordability

Use our mortgage calculator to calculate the monthly cost of your mortgage.

Understand the costs

The first step in working out whether you can afford a property is to understand the costs involved.

Don’t forget to include:

Stamp Duty

Take into consideration how much stamp duty you will need to pay on the purchase of your property.

Legal Fees

Your solicitor will charge a fee that covers the costs of conveyancing and property searches required when buying a new build property.

Secure your mortgage in principle or explore schemes

It is advisable to secure your mortgage in principle before making an offer. At this stage, you can also explore Help to Buy schemes and research any offers and incentives that may be available.

•    Buy your Birmingham Flat through Help to Buy
•    Buy your Birmingham Flat through Mortgage Guarantee Scheme
•    Buy your Birmingham Flat through Shared Ownership

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Frequently asked questions

Is Timber Yard a mixed development?

Timber Yard is a mixed development with a range of studio apartments and one and two bedroom flats above a range of commercial units.

Will there be undercroft parking at Timber Yard?

Undercroft parking is available to purchase at an additional cost at Timber Yard. However, the central location means that transport links and many of the city’s top attractions are within a few minutes’ walk.

Is Southside a good area to invest in property?

Southside is one of Birmingham’s most sought after areas, and a Buy-to-Let apartment at Timber Yard offers landlords an excellent return on investment.

Is Timber Yard a sustainable development?

The apartments at Timber Yard are all designed to be energy efficient, and the location is pedestrian-friendly, helping to reduce car use.

What leisure facilities for residents will there be at Timber Yard?

Residents will have access to a gym, a screening room and a communal lounge as well as a courtyard garden.

Start the Process with Galliard Homes

Whether you’re on the hunt for a studio apartment in Birmingham, a one bedroom flat, or a beautiful penthouse apartment, Galliard Homes is proud to offer a range of properties catering to all buyers. Keen to start searching for your property? We are here to help: call our friendly sales team today on 0121 227 7071.