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area guide SHIRLEY


Jamie Smart founded smarthomes in 1998 with the aim of creating a small-company feel where personal service, care and attention to detail are part of everyday life, with the vision and scale of a larger business. And that’s exactly what we’ve achieved – through a lot of hard work, a great team and a whole load of energy for what we do!

We have evolved into market leaders within the property industry, dealing with sales, new homes, land and commercial. We use the very latest technology in digital marketing and have a big presence on social media.

We are driven by extremely high standards of customer service and our staff are all highly experienced, well informed and extremely motivated to assist you in buying or selling your property.

We provide a full range of property services and work in partnership with The Mortgage Group who are on hand to help with any financial services. We also have professional service providers to help with conveyancing and all your legal requirements.

We’re with you every step of the way!

Get in touch with our estate agents in Shirley today to find out how we can help you through your property journey.

The History of Shirley

Shirley is a town in the Borough of Solihull in the West Midlands. Historically part of Warwickshire, neighbouring districts include Shirley Heath, Sharmons Cross, Solihull Lodge, Monkspath, Cranmore and the Hall Green district of Birmingham.

There are many shops and businesses in the area, mainly along the A34 Stratford Road. Shirley has a high proportion of independent retailers, big high street names, diverse range of cuisines and unique coffee shops.

There is something for everyone in Shirley, shopping, eating, exercising or relaxing. If you’re a keen dog walker, there are plenty of routes to take your fury friends or if you have children, they can enjoy Shirley Park that offers a playground area, skate-park, tennis courts and outdoor gym.

Shirley has excellent road networks, the A34 runs through Shirley and links to J4 off the M42. If you rely on public transport, Shirley offers fantastic links for bus and rail that connects you to Solihull, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham International Airport and Birmingham NEC.

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Property performance in Shirley

Properties in Shirley had an overall average price of £389,870 over the last year.

The majority of sales in Shirley during the last year were semi-detached properties, selling for an average price of £349,521. Detached properties sold for an average of £606,068, with flats fetching £198,016.

Overall, sold prices in Shirley over the last year were 9% up on the previous year and 14% up on the 2020 peak of £342,462.

What do we do that’s different to other agents?

Each member of the smarthomes team is dedicated to their role. We have a team of valuers, property sales consultants, new homes sales consultants, land agent, commercial agent, aftersales, photographers, in-house marketing, mortgage advisors, conveyances and solicitors.

smarthomes have won prestigious awards locally and nationally and boast high ratings on Google and All Agents. All reviews are independently written by our clients that cannot be curated by us.

Receiving referrals from generation to generation we are driven by extremely high standards of customer service and constantly striving to surpass our clients’ expectations.

Schools in Shirley

There are many schools in Shirley, to name a few:

Burman Infant School

Woodlands Infant School

Monkspath Infant & Junior School

Kingswood Infant & Junior School

Peterbrook Primary School

Mill Lodge Primary School

Our Lady of the Wayside Primary School (Catholic school)

Tudor Grange Primary Academy St James

Hasluck Green Junior School

Lighthall Senior School

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