Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Church End, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Cambridgeshire too. House prices of houses for sale can change even among different streets very close to each other so, as a landlord, it would be a good idea to be familiar with the area of Church End.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Church End in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Church End?
In Church End, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £287,542. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Church End being 12%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Church End.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£387,969|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£257,531|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£219,500|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£144,553|
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 Church End.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,730|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,685|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,665|
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 £2,730. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Church End in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
What are the demographics like in the city of Church End?
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Church End?
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 24% for Church End should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Church End?
In Church End, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 93. 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 (93 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.
In Church End, how educated are people in general?
In the city of Church End, 23% 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 Church End is £43,450.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
In the city of Church End, has the population grown or shrunk?
Population growth in Church End 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 Church End, 123,334 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 Church End 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 Church End, this change has been 6%. 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 6%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Church End?
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 12% in Church End.
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.
Is there sufficient green space in Church End?
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 Church End, 15.8 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 Church End.
In the city of Church End, 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 Cambridgeshire for example.
These demographics for Church End 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 Church End in East of England.
How much do people in Church End 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 (21%). 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 Church End, this works out to be £43,450. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Church End?
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 Church End 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 Church End, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 21%.
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|
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Church End?
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 Church End 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 £372,284.
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 Church End.
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Church End
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£129,361|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£247,388|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£344,096|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£522,697|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£671,656|
Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Church End 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.
Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Church End
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 Church End this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (East of England) alongside Cambridgeshire 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 Church End.
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)|
|East of England||3.49%||£1,148||126.76%||16.58%|
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 Church End.
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 (111) will be useful.
What is the growth in the housing market of Church End?
Before making an investment and move forward with buying a house for sale, another important set of data an investor should analyse is the growth trends of the area in question.
Below are the forecasted growth rates for the city of Church End at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Church End growth rate||3%||18%||25%|
Examine this figure carefully as the addition of a lot of new houses to meet demand could mean that house price of the houses for sale in Church End gradually reduces with an increase in the housing supply. This could be a good indicator to understand if your house will appreciate or not. Too many houses and too much supply could drive down the prices of homes or stagnate them. So be sure to check out what is exactly happening in Church End.
Invest in houses for sale in Church End with the right professional advice
House for sale in the same UK region
You can assess the various houses for sale offered in the area by consulting this list of cities in East of England, the same UK region as Church End:
- Anmer in East of England
- Blackmore-End in East of England
- Belstead in East of England
- Birdbrook in East of England
- Buckland-Common in East of England
You may also refer to our landing page specific to UK houses for sale, houses for sale in the UK
A house for sale that is right for you
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Church End.
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.
Choosing the perfect house for sale for you might be challenging in today’s market due to the abundance of available houses.
You may wonder who can guide you through the process of selecting a house that is for sale.
There are several experts that provide guidance and support to potential buyers and the procedure can be drawn out, particularly when dealing with houses for sale.
Here is a list of who to contact to get assistance when purchasing a house for sale:
- Banks – The ones that can lend you the money you need for the house for sale
- Insurance companies – Companies that give you access to various insurances specific to the house for sale you are considering to buy
- Solicitor – The individual or business responsible for handling the legal tasks required to purchase a home that is for sale.
- Civil engineer – Provides you with an appraisal of the house up for sale that you want to purchase.
- Mortgage advisor – Professional advisors that will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals according to your finances
- EPC specialist – Getting professional advice on the energy performance of the house for sale is crucial, especially nowadays.