Arlingham might be an interesting area to invest in when looking for a house for sale in the UK as it is a unique area in the county of Gloucestershire.
Before looking for a house for sale in the city of Arlingham we strongly suggest landlords and real estate investors to research in detail and consider all involved factors. Indeed, house prices can change quite a bit depending on the square foot of the property, the number of rooms, the economic climate, the location of the house and more.
In this data heavy article the reader will be able to find out more on the topic and see the specific data to consider when evaluating different houses for sale in Arlingham.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Arlingham
The figure of rental yield is commonly looked at by investors who wish to increase their income by investing in areas where rental yields of the houses for sale are higher. Usually, the higher the rental yield, the more attractive a house for sale is for an investor.
Nonetheless, there are also instances where an investor will go with a house with lower yields in order to benefit from the appreciation of a house too which is why it’s vital to look in to all the details of Arlingham.
The data below shows the rental yield, rent turnover and the percentage of the money made on the sale of a house. The data is broken down into the county city is in (Gloucestershire) as well as the broader region; South West.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Arlingham which is 46 and get a better understanding of the housing market.
This is great if you want to gauge if investors are actively looking for houses for sale in the area over other areas in the UK which may be an induction of how profitable Arlingham is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
What is the growth in the housing market of Arlingham?
Before committing to Arlingham to make a housing investment, an investor should always ask the question, what is the growth like in the area?
So take a look below at the growth patterns of the previous years displaying the percentage of new houses being built. This will help you understand how the number of houses for sale will evolve in the future.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Arlingham growth rate||1%||11%||23%|
Whether housing growth actually changes the price of a house depends on if the city in question is outstripping demand with the supply of new housing. You’d have to do some more research on what rate Arlingham is building housing to find your answer.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Arlingham?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Arlingham, a sensible homeowner or investor will also consider the final price a house sells for. This final price may be influenced by elements like the amount people are earning in the area and what opportunities for employment there are in Arlingham.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Arlingham, after the influence of these factors, at £253,405 as a result. And may be on the rise or decline depending on a combination of variables such as the crime rate, or population growth which was 9% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£336,087|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£237,668|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£188,080|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£135,244|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Arlingham.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,720|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,680|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,610|
This final table looks at the price per square foot of houses for sale. Looking at the final table, you can take a further average and conclude that the average price per square foot of houses in general in Arlingham is £2,720.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
Are there any important statistics about the population of Arlingham?
Is the education level of Arlingham important when buying a house?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 23%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £46,900 is the amount people in Arlingham are earning.
As you can tell, this figure along with the number of people who have degrees roughly correlate. For reference, the percentage of people who have degrees in the UK is 22.6% and the average household income is.
As a general rule, the bigger the difference between this 22.6% figure and the percentage of people with a degree in Arlingham, the bigger the difference in the ability to earn and hence buy a house. A higher number of degrees will increase the potential for people to earn and hence the buying power of the population. This will also push up the price of houses in the area.
Nonetheless, making accurate estimates for the appreciation of homes must be done with other pieces of data in mind such as the rental yields or perhaps the crime rate of the area to name some examples.
In the city of Arlingham, the demographics are unique and must be looked at by themself to make a conclusion about the area before buying a house. This is because the growth could be greatly different to the wider area of Gloucestershire for example.
These demographics for Arlingham may impact the price of a house, how this house grows over time and the profitability of a house if you are buying it for an investment so knowing the area is crucial for a landlord making a purchasing decision in the city of Arlingham in South West.
In the city of Arlingham, has the population grown or shrunk?
The city of Arlingham has a total population of 52,117. Large population sizes can be good to show there is a high demand for people to buy houses in the area but a better indication is if the population of Arlingham is growing.
A small population city can also have high prices of houses for sale, because, if there is a growing population, and demand is still high, this could mean the house prices are pushed up.
Either way, a population must also be looked at in terms of the appreciation of the area as well as the rental yields and if the area really meets your needs.
The five year population change of Arlingham
Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Arlingham has changed by 4%. This figure can tell you a lot because a growing population indicates a house is likely to appreciate. Read more here
In addition, looking at the 10 year figure for population growth in the below paragraphs can give you further evidence as to what the change in population has been for a longer period of time. As a result, you’ll know if this 4% population change is something that has been there for a while or if it is a new trend. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
What is the difference in population over the last 10 years in Arlingham?
In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 9%.
Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Arlingham can tell you if there is a long history of population growth or decline, if there are population fluctuations or if the trend is stable.
New industries opening up in the area, the addition of new jobs and also international and national migration might all be reasons for changes in population size. Resulting in people moving in or leaving an area.
A good example of a quick change in population was in Stratford, London in 2012. Here, there was an increase in government spending in the area because of the Olympics which resulted in massive population growth.
Do the people of Arlingham get to enjoy green space?
In the city of Arlingham, there are 14.5 acres of green space per 1000 residents.
The charity, ‘Fields in Trusts’ recommends a minimum of 6 acres of green space per 1000 people so it is easy to see where Arlingham is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Arlingham?
In the city of Arlingham and throughout the UK, the social grade score is assessed by observing what type of jobs people have and then grouping this into a grading system.
In general, the people at the top of the scale (the A category) have the highest paid, most skilled jobs and this is just 4% of the general UK population. On the lower end of the scale, people who are on benefits, state pensions and also manual workers all are grouped into this category that represents the most unskilled.
When trying to determine if the area of Arlingham has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 22%.
Below, you can see how this compares to the National average as the average for the top two categories nationwide is 27% (Adding together the A and B categories)
|Social Score||Category||The proportion of the UK population (%)|
|A||Professional, managerial or administrative||4|
|B||Intermediate managerial or professional jobs||23|
|C1||Supervisory, junior managerial or professional jobs||29|
|C2||Skilled manual workers||21|
|D||Semi and unskilled manual workers||15|
|E||State pensioners, casual & lowest grade workers||8|
What’s crime like in Arlingham?
For the city of Arlingham, crime rate is at 92. So for every 1000 people in the area, 92 commit a crime which is prosecuted. Paying close attention to this figure of crime rate is not only important for the value of a house but also to calculate the maintenance cost of owning a house and how attractive an area can be for future buyers.
So, compare it to the nationwide average of 79.52 per 1000 people and consider if you are happy with this figure based on the price you’re paying for a house you’re interested in.
On top of this, houses that are in areas where there is a high crime rate tend to have to pay higher insurance rates, costing a homeowner in the long term.
Additionally, paying for further security on a house such as CCTV or potentially gates and fences that deter thieves may be necessary for an area with a high crime rate.
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Arlingham?
Deprivation of a city is defined as the number of people who are considered to not be earning enough to sustain their lifestyle. The UK average of deprivation nationwide is 33% so comparing the figure of 23% for Arlingham should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
How much do people in Arlingham earn?
As earning potential goes up in a city, so does the quality of schools in the area, the general infrastructure and the social grade score (22%). All in all, the area becomes a more desirable place to live in.
This is why it is vital to pay attention to how much people are making annually in any city you plan on making a house purchase in. In Arlingham, this works out to be £46,900. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
In Arlingham, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?
Before a house gets sold, the figure it sells for always starts off as an asking price. This average asking price for the houses for sale in Arlingham determines the eventual sale price of the house so it isn’t the most important figure but is still important to take note of. This figure is currently £330,848.
Below, there is a table showing the asking price of the different sizes of houses based on the number of bedrooms of the houses in Arlingham.
Average asking prices for houses for sale in Arlingham
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£146,750|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£216,621|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£308,718|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£441,246|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£570,112|
Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Arlingham and if you may need to look at a different area in order to buy the type of house you can afford.
Also, noting the £0 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Arlingham
Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
We have prepared a list of cities in South West, the same UK region of Arlingham that can help you evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Aylesbeare in South West
- Awre in South West
- Bude in South West
- Alderton in South West
- Shipton-Bellinger in South West
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK, houses for sale in the UK.
In today’s market with an abundance of homes available for sale, choosing the best house for sale can be challenging.
With several houses for sale to choose from, who will guide you through the process of choosing?
We have listed here below several experts and companies able to advise and support potential buyers.
The process of finding and investing in a house for sale can be lengthy and time-consuming, this is why we suggest you consult with the following professionals:
- Banks – Lend you the cash
- Insurance companies – Insure your new real estate investment
- Conveyancer – handles all the legal labour that is needed to proceed in buying a house for sale.
- Surveyor – Carries out an independent and complete property valuation of the house for sale
- Mortgage advisor – If you are thinking to get a mortgage to get the finances needed to afford to buy a house for sale, a mortgage advisor is the person you should be looking for
- EPC person – Always get a quote on the Energy Performance Certificate of the houses for sale listed in a certain city
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
When browsing houses for sale in Arlingham you should think about lots of different criteria:
House for sale affordability – visit the dedicated page of the UK government to understand (see what you can afford)
Location of the house for sale – the region and town you are considering to live in are crucial factors to consider before looking for houses for sale. In this article, we define lots of demographic factors that should help you make a decision.
House for sale transport links – even if working from home is becoming more and more predominant, we suggest you check the transport links the house for sale has.
Number of bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for the whole family or are you single? Always think about how many bedrooms you need and if that number might change in the future
energy performance of the house for sale – What is the EPC of the house for sale? Today more than ever, is important that you check the EPC rating of the real estate assets available for sale on the market.
Internet speed in the area of the house for sale – is important to remember that internet speed is a consequence of two factors: your plan and the infrastructure available in the area. Always check these parameters before looking for houses for sale
Does the house for sale have parking – if yes, is it on-street or is the house for sale equipped with a garage?
Houses for sale in conservation areas – always check the National Heritage list. If a house for sale is part of this list it means that it might be impossible for you to make changes to the property’s internal and external structure.
Houses for sale Conditions – some properties, like new builds, need no repairs or works; other houses listed for sale may need some investment to restore them and some others may need a complete renovation. Someone looking for houses for sale should always think about how much time and money they are willing to invest to complete the needed repairs.