Brown Edge 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 Brown Edge.
On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Brown Edge in Staffordshire. 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
Criterias that have an impact on the actual price of a house for sale have been listed here below. Consider them all to find the perfect houses for sale in Brown Edge.
Affordability – check this article from the UK government to find out (see what house for sale you can afford)
Location – if the house for sale is in the city centre rather than further out, this may be why it is more expensive than the market average.
Transports near the house for sale – Being able to use public transports is a huge plus for a house, especially in big cities. This will have an impact on the price as well.
Bedrooms – the more bedrooms there are in a house for sale, the more tenants a buy to let investors will be able to host, therefore, realistically the price will also increase.
EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.
Wi-Fi speed – We recommend you check the internet plans available for the areas where you are considering to buy a house for sale
Are you a motorist? – If yes, filter out your searches and compare prices of houses for sale with parking availability. Remember, a car parking space can cost as much as £400 per month
Conditions of the house for sale – New builds and properties that were recently built usually need little to no repairs; instead, other houses for sale may require consistent or structural maintenance. These investments that can be both expensive and laborious to complete. Before making your offer for a house for sale you should always carefully assess this criteria.
In Brown Edge, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
In Brown Edge, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £159,191. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Brown Edge being 3%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Brown Edge.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£257,732|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£150,351|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£115,418|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£100,741|
The list below is able to inform you of what these prices are. Giving you an accurate estimate of whether a landlord is likely to accept your offer based on the prices of the houses for sale in Brown Edge.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,625|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,995|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,540|
Evidently, certain types of houses for sale will have different types of demand and this will be reflected on the final price.
On average, the cost of a house for sale per square foot works out to be £1,655. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Brown Edge in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
Other cities in different locations you can consider to buy property
You can consult our list below that goes over a list of cities not necessarily in West Midlands, allowing you to find similar places to Brown Edge:
- Arbuthnott in West Midlands
- Anwoth in West Midlands
- Cadoxton in West Midlands
- Angmering in West Midlands
- Crank in West Midlands
You may also refer to our webpage specific to UK houses for sale to get an overview of the large number of cities in the area, houses for sale in the UK
What are the people like in Brown Edge?
What does the population of Brown Edge look like?
Population growth in Brown Edge is important to know if there is housing demand and the total population may also be looked at as large populations commonly have a lot of buyer demand.
In Brown Edge, 118,509 people live in the city as their main place of residence.
It is important to note that it is not the case that everyone likes a large population to live in. People who tend to prefer a more relaxed life are more likely to buy or rent somewhere to live that has a small population and perhaps also wouldn’t mind if the population isn’t growing.
Other people also like to have a mix of both. Where they can visit rural areas and also benefit from the amenities of a busy city.
In Brown Edge in the previous five years, have population numbers transformed?
Five years may seem like a long time but it is rare for a city to grow that much unless there is dramatic population growth. In Brown Edge, this change has been 2%. Read more here
Someone who wishes to find out how this change has occurred over a longer period of time may also wish to read the headings below and see if the change has continued throughout the past decade too. Or if the change is only true for the more recent figure for five years of 2%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Brown Edge?
Populations change all the time but if there is a clear change in population in the last ten years this is even more reliable data about the population of the area as opposed to five. This adjustment in population works out to be 3% in Brown Edge.
What this statistic is like in comparison to the population change in five years should provide you with a comprehensive understanding of what direction the population is heading in.
In recent years because of the pandemic, it is common to see dramatic differences in the population change in the last five years when comparing it to ten as people realise they can work from home but still keep the current jobs they have.
This means they can move to cities they wouldn’t have considered otherwise and be location-independent of their source of income. Perhaps making a longer commute into the office every week for example.
How deprived is the population of Brown Edge?
Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Brown Edge, currently, 31% 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.
How educated are the people in Brown Edge?
In the city of Brown Edge, 21% people have a degree from a university. The higher this proportion is, in general, the more likely it is that the population is able to buy a house.
Interestingly, as people who have degrees go up, the average income of the area goes up too. You can see if there is a correlation, the average household income in the UK is price34,000 and the average income in Brown Edge is £36,700.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
In Brown Edge, what is the social grade score?
The social grade score is a good indicator of what type of jobs people generally work in the area. Whether that be working in the primary sector, secondary sector, tertiary sector or maybe the quaternary sector of jobs.
The scale is slightly different to this though on a scale of A to E. A refers to people who are in the most skilled, managerial roles whereas E include people such as casual workers.
In Brown Edge, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is 16%. This figure includes people who are therefore most likely to be more skilled and have higher paid jobs.
When contrasting these figures, the average household income for the area is £36,700. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (16%).
How much are those living in Brown Edge earning?
By and large, a higher household income in a population can have positive effects on the crime rate and the quality of space. This is due to the fact that higher earners tend to buy houses where there are better schools and more desirable amenities that impact the quality of life someone has.
In Brown Edge, the average income is £36,700. Measuring this figure against the average household income for the UK of price34,000 should tell you if the city is higher or lower earning.
When buying a house, use this statistic with other factors when making a decision too like the crime rate or the social grade score of 16% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.
Do the people of Brown Edge get to enjoy green space?
Providing the right amount of green space for people in the UK is a difficult subject because there are clear benefits for human health but at the same time, it is hard to make sure all areas of the UK can get enough greenery. This is a result of land being already in use in cities where most people live.
In Brown Edge, 24.9 is the amount of acres of outdoor space there is for every 1000 people. Charities such as ‘Fields in Trust’ recommend there to be at least 6 acres. This should allow you to conclude whether this green space is sufficient for you if you are interested in buying in Brown Edge.
What’s crime like in Brown Edge?
In Brown Edge, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 119. 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 (119 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.
The city of Brown Edge, situated in Staffordshire, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Brown Edge and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (West Midlands). 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 Brown Edge. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Brown Edge?
Is the housing market in Brown Edge growing?
Before committing to Brown Edge 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|
|Brown Edge growth rate||2%||16%||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 Brown Edge is building housing to find your answer.
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 Brown Edge.
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 (Staffordshire) as well as the broader region; West Midlands.
|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 Brown Edge which is 94 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 Brown Edge is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Brown Edge?
Average price of houses for sale in Brown Edge
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£127,178|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£200,963|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£334,677|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£436,191|
The above table is perfect for understanding the distribution of properties in the area as well as looking at this data alongside the average asking price per square foot of £995. Telling you what type of house is most in demand relative to the price of the area.
This could be due to more people looking at particular types of houses for sale over others or even due to the fact that Brown Edge has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Brown Edge, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £196,918.
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 Brown Edge 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.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Brown Edge?
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