If you're looking to buy your first house in Birmingham, then these properties are worth a gander.

All priced under £150,000, the three bedroom homes are spread across the city, and some are in catchment areas of 'good' and 'outstanding' Ofsted rated schools.

The average house price in the UK was £226,367 as of September, so these all come in well under that.

And with no stamp duty to pay now too, there's extra money to spend on the fun furnishings that make a house a home.

Warwell Lane, Yardley - £139,950

Warwell Lane

On the market for 'offers in the region of £139,950', this terraced house in Yardley benefits from no upward chain - ideal for first time buyers that don't want to get caught in a waiting game.

There's central heating, double glazing and low maintenance gardens, and the house is in the catchment area of a handful of 'good' rated schools.

For more information, contact Prime Estates in Yardley.

Warwell Lane has a low maintenance back yard

Twickenham Road, Kingstanding - £135,000

This Twickenham Road house is on sale for offers over £135,000

This semi-detached house in Twickenham Road is extended and newly decorated - ideal for first timers who don't want to deal with renovation works.

Parents interested in this family home may be happy to hear that it falls within the catchment of 'outstanding' rated Christ the King Catholic Primary School. Both Kings Rise Academy and Story Wood School are nearby too - also 'outstanding' rated.

For more information, contact Paul Carr Estate Agents.

The modern kitchen in the Twickenham Road house

Tustin Grove, Acocks Green - £135,000

Tustin Grove is in Acocks Green

This extended terrace in Acocks Green benefits from driveway parking and an extension.

The garden needs TLC and the decor may not be to everyone's taste, but marketed for offers over £135,000, it's may still be a great buy.

Of ten schools in the vicinity, there's not a single one rated by Ofsted at less than 'good', a real bonus for those with young families. For more information, contact Bairstow Eves in Acocks Green.

Though the kitchen in Tustin Grove could do with modernisation, it's a great space for families

Overdale Road, Quinton - £150,000

The house on Overdale Road is in the corner of the crescent

Perhaps the most special find of the bunch, this semi-detached house in Overdale Road, Quinton has plenty of space to grow in to.

Tucked away on the corner of the crescent, it's got a driveway and, subject to planning permission, could be extended into the massive 85ft garden.

With gas central heating and double glazing, it seems like a steal for just £150,000.

For more information,contact Humberstones Homes.

The impressive garden boasts 85ft of sunny space

Cramlington Road, Great Barr - £140,000

The house on Cramlington Road

With an extended kitchen and through lounge, this terraced family home in Great Barr has plenty of potential.

Expecting offers over £140,000, the property is close to a fair few 'good' rated schools and is holding an open house on December 2.

The Asda Queslett Superstore is less than a ten minute drive away, and Red House Park is a 20 minute walk away.

For more information, contact Shipways in Great Barr.

The garden has bags of potential, and isn't overlooked

Folliott Road, Stechford - £125,000

Five schools in the catchment area of Folliott Road are rated 'Good' by Ofsted

Benefitting from no chain, this mid terrace house is less than half a mile from Lea Hall train station, making it a good buy for those who commute into the city centre.

There's a fair bit of work to do to get it up to a modern standard, but it definitely has potential for its £125,000 price tag.

Nearby primary schools are 'good' rated too, with Lea Forest Primary Academy, The Oval School, Gossey Lane Academy and Audley Primary School all sitting within half a mile radius.

For more information or to book a viewing, contact Dixons in Yardley.

The property is on the market for just £125,000