Berkshire also known as ‘Berks’ for short, is in South East England and has a population of 804,000 people. The county is often preceded by the title ‘the Royal’ so prices for property can be expensive here.
So we have prepared this article to look to see the 5 most affordable areas to buy homes in Berkshire. Please see the countdown below.
5. Shinfild, Arborfield and Whitley
The RG2 postcode is the fifth cheapest area in postcode and lies just south of Reading. An average price for a property here will cost £365,000.
The area is close to the River Loddon and the M4 motorway.
Coming in at number 4 of the cheapest areas is the RG12 postcode. This covers Bracknell, Easthampstead and The Warren. The average cost of a property here is £343,000.
Counting down to number 3 comes Slough and the SL1 postcode. This postal area also covers Burnham, Salt Hill and Dropmore. The average cost of a property here is £342,000.
The second cheapest area in Berkshire is the RG1 postcode. This covers Reading and also Coley park and Newton. The average property price here is only £318,000, which may be a bargain soon with the introduction of Crossrail.
1. West Reading
Coming in as the cheapest postcode to buy property in Berkshire is the RG30 postcode. This area is west Reading but also includes Tilehurst, Pingewood and Prospect Park. To buy an average property here will set you back £305,000.