Officers are appealing for information.
Officers have released images of two men they want to speak to in connection to the two incidents.
Initial enquiries have established that the two incidents took place between Wednesday 18 September 2019 and 3am on Thursday 19 September 2019 at two separate addresses - Barnabys Road, Westhoughton and Broddick Drive, Breightmet.
Officers are treating these incidents as linked.
No-one was injured during the burglaries, however the victims were left understandably shaken and distressed.
In total, the offenders stole a number of items including a silver Peugeot car, bank cards, cash, medication and handbags.
Anyone who has any information about these burglaries should call police on 0161 856 5761 quoting incident number 643 of 19/09/19
Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.