- 1 We help you find the right agent
- 2 Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands
- 3 What are the people like in Blantyre?
- 4 What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Blantyre?
- 5 Invest in houses for sale in Blantyre with the right professional advice
- 6 Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
- 7 In Blantyre, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
- 8 On average, what is the figure for the asking price of a house for sale in Blantyre?
- 9 FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Blantyre can be a tough place to find accurate information like any city in the UK. Read on to learn about which data to stay on top of when looking at house for sale in Blantyre.
On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Blantyre in North Lanarkshire. This is crucial in finding houses for sale in the UK, that are worth investing in for the long term too.
Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Blantyre.
Here below are the most important ones according to Lofti’s expertise:
Affordability – (see what house for sale can you afford?)
A guide from the UK government
House Location – The borough and region of the UK you want to invest in is an important factor to consider when looking for a home for sale.
Transport – Commuting can be a waste of time. Minimise it by checking how long it will take from the house for sale you’re interested in, to your office before considering buying
Number of bedrooms – The number of bedrooms goes hand in hand with the house for sale price. If you are buying for the long period try to think if you might need an extra bedroom
Energy performance of the house for sale – The difference between an EPC rating of A and an EPC rating of G can impact your monthly utility bills, consider this when evaluating houses for sale.
Internet connection – Being able to take video calls from your home is crucial nowadays, always check the broadband of the area when browsing houses for sale
Car park – Ask the property seller for parking availability. If it is included in the price of the house for sale, you can justify paying more than you would at first glance
Conditions of the house for sale – Repair works can be expensive and take a lot of time, assess the conditions of the houses listed for sale before making an official offer.
What are the people like in Blantyre?
Is there sufficient green space in Blantyre?
There are cities in the UK such as Edinburgh and Bristol that have a higher percentages of green space with Edinburgh being the most at 49%. The city of Blantyre currently has 13 for every 1000 residents.
Green space helps the quality of people’s mental health as well as fight against diseases like obesity. As studies have shown that the proximity of people to green spaces in the UK has a positive impact on the physical health of people in the UK and Blantyre in this case.
In Blantyre, what is the crime rate?
In Blantyre, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of no relevant data for this city. This can be compared to the national average of 79.52 for every 1000 people.
Low crime rates are desirable for your safety as a homeowner. Even if you don’t tend to leave the house too often and tend to not mind living in a slightly more dangerous area. Things like burglaries are always a possibility which could harm your ability to pay for home insurance and also may force you to install additional security in your home that can cost you further.
Having said this, you can look at the crime rate on a deeper level to find out what the threats are exactly. It could be the case that a proportion of these crimes (no relevant data for this city for every 1000 people) come from things like anti-social behaviour rather than more serious crimes like violence and sexual offences.
If this is the case you may be more willing to look over a high crime rate within the areas you’re looking to buy a home.
What is the social grade score of Blantyre?
In the city of Blantyre 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 Blantyre has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is no relevant data for this city.
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|
In Blantyre, how has the population changed?
Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Blantyre if 47312 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 Blantyre such as rental yield or house appreciation.
How has the population size of Blantyre adjusted in the last 5 years?
In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Blantyre by 2%. 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 2% 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 Blantyre?
In the last decade, the population of Blantyre has been adjusted by 2%. 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.
How much do people in Blantyre earn?
While not always the case, the amount people earn can be associated with better schools in the area and perhaps a nicer environment to live in.
no relevant data for this city is the average household income of the area. And the higher this figure is the more likely it is that there is a higher percentage of people with a social grade score in the A or B categories which is no relevant data for this city for Blantyre.
Are the people of Blantyre deprived?
The number of people who are deprived can have an impact on the perception of your house in the general marketplace. Additionally, if you are looking for a house to live in for the long term, you can start to picture what your neighbours and the people in your area live like financially.
If the proportion of deprivation of Blantyre is no relevant data for this city and in general for the UK this figure is somewhere around 33%, you can see if this figure is something you are happy with as you search for a house to buy.
In Blantyre, how educated are people in general?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is no relevant data for this city. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. no relevant data for this city is the amount people in Blantyre 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 Blantyre, 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.
Blantyre within North Lanarkshire is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.
As you read on, Blantyre will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (Scotland). From what the population of the city is to how it’s growing as well as factors like the overall crime rate.
This data is impacted by the history of the area and what kind of industry there is around. All of which also impact house prices which is crucial for you to understand as you look at houses for sale in Blantyre.
What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Blantyre?
What is the growth in the housing market of Blantyre?
The growth of an area like Blantyre can be a great indicator of a thriving city and the influx of new people can drive demand for housing and help appreciate the value of your house after you buy it.
Paying attention to the table below tells you how the number of houses has changed over time at one year, three year and five year intervals.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Blantyre growth rate||-2%||-3%||no relevant data for this city|
Despite the number of houses being built rising, this may not indicate that the housing price of the houses for sale is going up. It could be the case that there are a lot of new builds in the area which are causing the supply of the houses for sale to match demand and this could cause a decline in house price as time goes on.
Make sure you do your own research specific to the city of Blantyre if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.
You may have heard of rental yield as being important for investors who wish to make a sizable profit on their rental properties. If this sounds like you and you’re looking to invest in a house currently for sale and collect rental income in Blantyre this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (Scotland) alongside North Lanarkshire then looked at with other statistics like the area’s rent and the turnover of sale of the houses in question. It could be that an investor prefers to make a profit on the sale of a house rather than the rental income and optimal properties for this investment varies throughout Blantyre.
This decision is made differently depending on the investor’s tolerance for risk, investing strategy, the location they’re investing in and their overall goal for buying a house currently listed for sale.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Blantyre||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||£1|
|North Lanarkshire||4.70%||£633.50||no relevant data for this city||59.85%|
As you observe table above, it could be valuable to contrast these figures with other pieces of data relevant to the process of buying like the crime rate or the appreciation of houses for sale in Blantyre.
As you can tell, the best conclusions are drawn when the buyer of a house for sale looks at all the data involved holistically and doesn’t make quick decisions based on one or two pieces of data. As an example, comparing the data with the number of property sold per month (no relevant data for this city) will be useful.
Invest in houses for sale in Blantyre with the right professional advice
Who should you talk to while going through the process of making an offer on a house for sale?
Several experts specialise in giving advice to property investors or to first time potential buyers.
Since the process of finding the right house for sale can take months, you have all the time to consult with the experts you might need.
Find here a list of those you should contact to get professional guidance and assistance when purchasing a house for sale:
- Lender – This practitioner can lend you money to finalise a house purchase
- Insurer – Insuring companies will provide you with the insurance policy you need to protect the house for sale you want to buy
- Legal representative – This professional is usually there to handle all the legal tasks associated with purchasing a home for sale.
- Surveyor – Carries out and independent valuation on the house for sale based on its conditions. It is very useful to understand the correct price before making an offer
- Mortgage specialist – Mortgage advisors works on commissions. They will get a cut from the bank and will guide you with offering the best deals given your financial situation
- Energy assessor – We strongly suggest you to invest in a professional assessment of the Energy Performance of the house for sale you want to purchase
Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
If you are looking for a list of cities that are different to the City of Blantyre and in different UK region to Scotland. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:
- angmering in Scotland
- east-calder in Scotland
- adeney in Scotland
- aberthin in Scotland
- fawdon in Scotland
Or, visit our dedicated page on the houses for sale data for the whole of the UK which will allow you to pick based on where you think you want to live or invest – houses for sale in the UK.
In Blantyre, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Blantyre, 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 Blantyre.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Blantyre, after the influence of these factors, at £165,332 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 2% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£242,969|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£166,717|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£126,291|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£78,187|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Blantyre.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,820|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,530|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,800|
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 Blantyre is £1,990.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
On average, what is the figure for the asking price of a house for sale in Blantyre?
The average asking price for the houses for sale in the city of Blantyre
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£115,516|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£195,110|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£293,742|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Blantyre 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 £2,170 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.
As you go ahead and make offers on a house for sale, it is sometimes best to know what other people are offering for the same type of house for sale so you know what to offer yourself to get a good deal. So you should know, the average asking price of Blantyre is £174,496.
Even though the asking price is not what the eventual price the house is sold at, making a note of the averages for the city of Blantyre is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Is it possible to renovate a property in Blantyre?
Properties in the city of Blantyre may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are no relevant data for this city approvals every month with an approval of no relevant data for this city based on a population of 47312. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.
On a monthly basis, how many property transactions take place in Blantyre?
no relevant data for this city property transactions are reported in Blantyre each month, alongside a broader picture of approximately 1.1 million property sales across the UK.
What is the population change each year in a city like Blantyre?
For a comprehensive analysis of Blantyre’s population trends, observe the population fluctuation over a decade, indicated by 2%, and the five-year alteration represented by 2%. Perhaps also look at data from another nearby city too so you can see a comparison.
What is the asking price for houses for sale in the wider region of Blantyre?
The average cost per square foot for a house in Blantyre is presently £2,170.
Would acquiring a house for sale in Blantyre be regarded as a high-priced option?
Ascertain the costliness of a property by examining a listed house for sale in relation to the prevailing average selling prices. In Blantyre, this stands at £165,332, whereas the UK’s mean is £286,500.