With its vibrant urban environment and easily accessible sandy beaches it’s easy to see why the areas of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot are popular choices for families, couples and young professionals looking to make a move.

When it comes to offering the perfect balance of urban and seaside living, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot have it all.

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The city of Swansea is seeing major development, with a number of forthcoming housing projects and new modern apartments in the Maritime Quarter. Recent projects include Swansea’s magnificent coastal park which opened in March 2022 and is phase one of a £135m redevelopment in the area.

Other more established communities include the suburbs of Sketty, Morriston and Mumbles, as well as the rural villages on the Gower Peninsula.

For more information on Swansea housing, check out this area guide, or look for advice from the local authority.

If you are looking to live in Neath Port Talbot, the area prides itself on competitive property prices, being significantly cheaper than the surrounding larger cities such as Cardiff. You can check average house prices and availability with local estate agents.

There are several new housing developments in Neath Port Talbot including housing in towns such as Glynneath and villages like Crynant.

To view more houses for sale in all areas of Neath Port Talbot, visit Rightmove, where you will find a selection of homes for sale from a range of local estate agents, or Zoopla which has lots of interesting information about house prices and fluctuations in the area.

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