Some bargain Bolton properties are going under the hammer soon.

According to Zoopla, the average property price in Bolton has increased by 3% in the last three months.

However, as house prices continue to climb auctioned off properties provide a way to snap up a bargain.

If you are savvy enough, they are an affordable way to get your foot on the property ladder.

The real fun begins after the sale ends as you get to refurbish and fix up the property, transforming it into your dream home.

Here are five properties being auctioned off in Bolton:

Viking Street
Guide price: £45,000
Date of auction: 8th-9th December

This Is Lancashire: Viking Street property (Photo: Zoopla)Viking Street property (Photo: Zoopla)

This two bedroom property is being auctioned off the to highest bidder.

It’s in a great location and is close to Bolton Train Station and Bolton University.

The property itself is in need of refurbishing and its interiors are very outdated.

This Is Lancashire: Inside the property (Photo: Zoopla)Inside the property (Photo: Zoopla)

However, it has a lot of potential to be a great place once it is fixed up and there is even a yard to work with at the rear of the property.

For more details, visit the Zoopla link.

Rawsthorne Street
Guide price: £30,000

This Is Lancashire: This property has a starting price of £30K (Photo: Zoopla)This property has a starting price of £30K (Photo: Zoopla)

This is currently one of the cheapest properties being auctioned off in Bolton.

The property has two “good size” double bedrooms.

The new owner also can look forward to their very own paved yard to the rear, which has gated access.

This property auction is being operated by iamsold Limited.

St James Street, Farnworth
Guide price: £62,000
Date of auction: 15th December

This Is Lancashire: St James Street property (Photo: Zoopla)St James Street property (Photo: Zoopla)

This bargain property currently has a base price of £62,000- an absolute steal for a two bedroom property in the area.

The property has central heating and double glazing, so some of the basics are accounted for before you start fixing up the property.

The property also has its own rear yard.

To view more information about the property or the auction, visit the Zoopla site.

Meliden Crescent
Guide price: £100,000

This Is Lancashire: Would you live here? (Photo: Zoopla)Would you live here? (Photo: Zoopla)

While this is the most expensive auction property on this list, it’s still an absolute steal if you play your cards right.

Thus property is in better shape than others on the list and gives you a solid base to work with when refurbishing.

This Is Lancashire: Meliden Crescent (Photo: Zoopla)Meliden Crescent (Photo: Zoopla)

The property has good size three bedrooms and two reception rooms to work with.

It also has a garden with its own garage.

Find out more online.

Blackburn Road, Astley Bridge
Guide price: £55,000

This Is Lancashire: Blackburn Road (Photo: Zoopla)Blackburn Road (Photo: Zoopla)

This three bedroom terraced property is up for grabs.

The bedrooms are described as “good sized” and the bathroom has to be viewed in person in order to be appreciated.

This Is Lancashire: A bedroom in the property (Photo: Zoopla)A bedroom in the property (Photo: Zoopla)

The interiors are in need of modernization and redecoration, but the property itself is in decent condition.

You can find more information on Zoopla.