Barton 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 Devon.
Before looking for a house for sale in the city of Barton 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 Barton.
In Barton, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Barton, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £301,963.
In the table below, for all the different sizes of houses in the area, the average asking prices have been displayed. This tells you what kind of house is more or less expensive and sought after despite houses with fewer bedrooms being overall less expensive anyway.
Any house that looks like it is overpriced for the number of bedrooms it has in Barton is typically not overpriced. It is just the case that that type of housing has a higher demand, therefore, people are willing to pay more.
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Barton
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£122,500|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£209,169|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£271,541|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£446,564|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£505,939|
Based on this table, hopefully, you will be able to tell what type of house for sale is the most suitable for your budget. You can also consider the average asking price per square foot (£907) for houses for sale with this table to get a good idea as to whether Barton is the right area to buy a house in for you.
Get professional help on the houses for sale in Barton
Nowadays, there are so many properties on the real estate market that it can be difficult to decide which one is the best house for sale for you.
So, who can help you navigate the process of choosing a house for sale?
The number of professionals that offer real estate investors advice and assistance is broad and when it comes to dealing with houses for sale, the process can be complex.
Find here a list of those that can help when buying a house for sale:
- Moneylender – lends you the sum of money you need to buy the house for sale you are looking for
- Insurance agent – A firm that provides several insurances and protections for the house for sale that might become your future house
- Solicitor – A person or company that will sort out the legal work needed before buying a house for sale
- Civil engineer – Also called surveyor, he or she will provide you with an independent valuation of the house for sale you are willing to buy
- Mortgage advisor – Realistically, you will need a mortgage in order to afford to buy a house for sale. Mortgage advisors will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals based on your financial records
- EPC specialist – Especially nowadays, getting professional advice on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of the house for sale you are considering buying is crucial
Other cities in different locations you can consider to buy property
We have prepared a list of cities that are entirely dissimilar to the region of South West, perfect if you are looking for somewhere similar to Barton but want to relocate to a different region entirely. You should then be able to evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- derby in South West
- greenholm in South West
- ironville in South West
- amblecote in South West
- langbar in South West
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK for a broader understanding, houses for sale in the UK.
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Barton
- affordability – the UK gov website comes in helpful when you want to understand (see what house for sale you can afford)
- Geographic Location – the county and region across the UK you are considering to invest in are crucial factors to consider when browsing houses for sale.
- Transport network of the house for sale – Hopefully, the pandemic stays in the past. Therefore, working from home may become less predominant than a couple of years ago. Check the commuting time of the house for sale you are considering buying.
- Bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for yourself, for a couple or for the whole family? This condition will narrow down the number of houses for sale relevant to buy.
- EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of the properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.
- Broadband speed – having a good internet connection is crucial nowadays. Always check the available subscriptions available for the areas of the house for sale you want to purchase
- Are you a car owner? – if yes, you will have to check for parking availability of the house for sale. Does it come with a garage included in the price?
- Conservation areas – when browsing for houses for sale, we suggest you take a look at the National Heritage list. When a house for sale is included it means that it is not possible for the future homeowner to make changes to the property, both inside and outside.
- 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.
Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Barton
Are there new houses being built in Barton to make it grow?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Barton, think about how the city is growing and how this may impact the overall growth of the area.
Comparing the growth at different time periods would be a great way to assess whether the growth has slowed down, remained the same or perhaps stagnated over the years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Barton growth rate||-1%||12%||18%|
As the population of Barton grows, this may also push up the price of the houses for sale. More people would be looking to buy homes and permanently live in the area. This demand helps a home appreciate. However, this isn’t always true because some cities build a lot of houses too to match the supply.
Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Barton, currently, £0 people fall into this category.
Measuring this statistic against the nationwide average of 33% should give you a pretty good idea of where the city lies in the scale of poverty in the area and how much you can charge for rent in your ast (assured tenancy shorthold).
In Barton, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
In Barton, houses for sale are sold at an average of £229,672. In general, multiple factors impact this figure because lots of variables impact properties valuation. This can include the quality of the buildings in general, whether the population has grown, if there is demand for housing or if there is a low crime rate which would make the area more desirable.
In the table below, you can see for yourself how the average price of a house for sale looks based on the different sizes of housing in Barton. The exact amount of variation between the types of housing depends on the local demand for particular types of houses in the area.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£318,619|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£202,501|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£167,840|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£143,936|
As you can see above, for Barton, price varies based on the type of house that is being sold. If these prices shock you it could be due to population change in the last 10 years of 4% where lots of movement may inflate or deflate house prices.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,210|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,390|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,127|
Looking at the second table about Barton, you are able to tell which type of housing is most affordable to you as a buyer. However, for a general overview of what house price is, the average price per square foot for a house in Barton is £2,307.
What are the demographics like in the city of Barton?
The city of Barton, situated in Devon, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Barton and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (South West). This includes population size, growth and population education now and into the future.
These statistics are heavily influenced by socio-economic factors and as a result this also shapes the projected house price of the houses for sale in Barton. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
How deprived is the population of Barton?
The deprivation levels of the UK can vary quite a bit. High deprivation levels signal a particular area has people who are struggling to make ends meet and pay for basic living expenses. For Barton, in particular, the deprivation levels are £0.
This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.
What salary does the community in Barton take home?
Typically, as people earn more money, the more they are able to afford and the better house prices in the area because demand goes up. You could also infer that the amenities such as schools, parks and public areas are generally of high quality as a result.
For these reasons, it could be argued that areas where people earn more money are generally nicer arrears to live in which also attracts more people as a result and further drives up house prices in the area.
To see if this phenomenon occurs in Barton. Compare the area’s average household income of £40,433.33 to the average household income in the UK at price34,000. Adding to this, compare it with the figure for the highest social grade score too at 22% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Barton?
Within Barton, the number of people committing crimes is 9433% per 1000 people. This figure directly relates to the safety of residents in the area which is one of the biggest factors in whether an area is considered desirable or not.
As a result, someone looking to buy a house here hoping for it to appreciate in value or buying a house here to produce rental income should check out the crime rate and compare it carefully to the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people to see how safe people living there will be.
If the area’s crime rate is too high, this may result in you having to pay for the renovation of burglaries or pay a premium on home insurance as insurance companies will charge you more for living in a dangerous area. So analyse this 9433% figure carefully.
Is there sufficient green space in Barton?
Whether you view green space in Barton as important to you as a homeowner is up to your personal preferences. Having said this, there is a clear benefit on the overall health of people who live near green space as the government has stated keeping green space in proximity to people is one of the biggest factors for combating obesity.
In Barton, the number of acres of green space for every 1000 people currently is 14 which can be measured against the UK average of 1.7.
What is the population of Barton?
Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Barton if 90506 and in the below heading how this population has changed will be broken down.
Like most data to do with houses, all data has to be considered holistically with multiple variables to determine if the population growth actually impacts the statistics that matter to you as a landlord in Barton such as rental yield or house appreciation.
How has the population size of Barton adjusted in the last 5 years?
In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Barton by 3%. Analysing this figure is a great way to tell if there is new demand for housing or not as a decreasing figure reduces the number of people who want to buy houses. Read more here
To compare this figure over a greater period of time, you could look at the figure for the 1 year population too and compare them. This way you can see if the population has changed recently or if this 3% change has historically occurred before. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last 10 years, how has the population size adjusted in Barton?
In the last decade, the population of Barton has been adjusted by 4%. This growth may be as a result of factors like new industries employing people or emigration and immigration balancing out to create this population change.
A precedent that shows population change in this way over decades is the region of Greater London. The capital city has grown by 27% in the past 20 years. Population growth has caused house prices to go up to price523,666 on average.
In Barton, how educated are people in general?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 24%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £40,433.33 is the amount people in Barton 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 Barton, 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.
What is the city of Barton’s social grade score?
Most of the time, the social grade score of a city is what it takes to determine what the economic levels are like as this score refers to what type of jobs the people of the area generally work as. So, from highly skilled, managerial roles, to the manual labour workers of the UK, how does Barton compare?
At the highest end of the scale (A) jobs that are managerial administrative or professional are all lumped into this category. On the other hand, there is the lowest grade (E) where workers who are on benefits, state pensions or work casual jobs fall into.
In Barton, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 22%.
So you can compare this data, here is the estimated grouping of the social grades of the UK for the general population. Adding the two highest categories of A and B and comparing this percentage to the high social grade score which combines A and B should give you a good comparison.
|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|
Are there opportunities for property renovation in Barton?
If planning permissions are abundant in the vicinity of Barton, it may look promising for landlords looking to renovate. With 7 getting approved on a monthly basis, and a success rate of nan, these prospects flourish against a population of 90506. A comparative analysis against other locations across the UK will lend you a good perspective of this data.
What’s the number of property sales each month in Barton?
14 property transactions are reported in Barton each month, alongside a broader picture of approximately 1.1 million property sales across the UK.
How does the population in a city like Barton change annually?
When evaluating the population trajectory of Barton, explore the decade-spanning population shift of 4% and the five-year modification of population of 3%. By drawing comparisons, see if demographic changes in your chosen area is
What are the asking rates for houses for sale in the surrounding area of Barton?
Currently, the mean asking price of a house in Barton is £907, calculated using the average value per square foot
Is purchasing a house in Barton considered a costly decision?
Calculate if a property is on the pricier side by matching a listed house for sale against the mean selling prices. In Barton, this value is £229,672, compared to the UK’s average of £286,500.