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Ambaston – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Ambaston, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Derbyshire 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 Ambaston.

In this article, we will be looking at the city of Ambaston in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.

Asking price in Ambaston for a house for sale

The average asking price for the houses for sale in the city of Ambaston

Average asking price (1 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (2 bed) £243,662
Average asking price (3 bed) £307,824
Average asking price (4 bed) £490,291
Average asking price (5 bed) no relevant data for this city

The tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Ambaston is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.

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 Ambaston is £348,802.

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 Ambaston is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.

Get professional help on the houses for sale in Ambaston

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

If you are looking for a list of cities that are different to the City of Ambaston and in different UK region to East Midlands. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:

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.

What kind of demographics does the city of Ambaston have?

In the city of Ambaston, how much green space remains for residents?

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 Ambaston, 19 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 Ambaston.

In the city of Ambaston, has the population grown or shrunk?

In the UK in general and specifically in the region in question, large population sizes can be good indications that there are a lot of people in the area looking for houses for sale which can drive up demand and therefore impact the cost. You should also check to see if the population is growing in the area too to show an increasing demand, this is even better. Currently, the total population of Ambaston is 20453.

Sometimes, smaller populations can have higher buyer demand than large populations on the other hand. This is because the price of houses and hence the demand for houses is based on a variety of variables.

The most important variable is the location of the houses for sale in the city of Ambaston.

In Ambaston, how has the population changed over the last five years?

In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 3%. Looking at this figure can inform you of the buyer demand for the houses for sale in the area. Read more here

This may mean that the city has now started to slow down in terms of population growth or it may mean the city is also building a lot of houses which would indicate the supply of houses for sale will be matching the demand.

Making predictions about the future growth of Ambaston is hence important in making a decision if capital appreciation of your real estate investment is something you’re after as a landlord.

Comparing this figure for the 5 year growth (3%) as well as the ten year growth in the subheading below should allow you to make some accurate forecasts on the growth rate. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

Ambaston population difference over 10 years?

The population has adjusted in the area of Ambaston by 7% in the most recent decade. This change is even more useful when compared alongside the figure for the five year growth of the area too.

This will tell you if the population is changing at the moment or if change is more recent. Through this a landlord can accurately look at the fluctuations in population size of the area over time and therefore better understand the trend of the houses for sale in Ambaston.

To make an example, the town of Salford which is a part of Manchester has seen a 10% increase in population. house price has therefore followed.

Ambaston in the county of Derbyshire is notable for its specific demographics and has individual characteristics.

For localised cities and the bigger areas of the UK there are wide variations in the demographics that shape an area so the same is also true for the wider region Ambaston is located in; East Midlands.

Below, these demographics are talked about in headings that explain how the city has grown, what the education levels are like in Ambaston, what the social grade score of the city is like and if the green space matches the recommended levels people living in the UK should have.

In Ambaston, what are the deprivation levels like?

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 Ambaston is £0 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 Ambaston, what is the crime rate?

For every one thousand people living in Ambaston, 6100% commits crimes and are prosecuted. Coming to a conclusion as to whether all the other factors of your house purchase like the house price justify this figure when contrasting it with the UK average of 79.52 is something you should do as a homeowner.

It could be that the crime rate is higher than you expected but there it is worth the population growth, appreciation of the house and worth the relative price you are purchasing the house for.

Nonetheless, the crime rate of 6100% is not a statistic that should just be ignored as you could have to pay more for things like home insurance and install additional security on your house if the rate is particularly high.

Either way, burglaries are not something you would want to encounter in a house. Whether that be a house you are living in or a house you are renting out to tenants.

How much are those living in Ambaston earning?

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.

£47,400.00 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 29% for Ambaston.

In Ambaston, what is the 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 Ambaston 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 Ambaston, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 29%.

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

Is the education level of Ambaston important when buying a house?

The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 22%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £47,400.00 is the amount people in Ambaston 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 Ambaston, 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 general, what do houses for sale sell for in Ambaston?

There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Ambaston. In Ambaston, this sale price works out to be £251,275. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 7% in Ambaston and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.

Housing category Total final sale price
Average sold price (detached) £334,532
Average sold price (semi-detached) £205,360
Average sold price (terraced) £165,869
Average sold price (flat) £225,699

Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Ambaston. You may think that the bigger the house is the more expensive, but actually, this table is more based on the demand for the properties in each category.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Average sold price/sqft £2,520
Average sold price/sqft (new build) £3,180
Average sold price/sqft (old stock) £2,380

In addition, here is the price per square foot. By taking this data and doing an average, it is also possible to work out the average square foot of houses in Ambaston which is £2,520. From here you can get a sense of the price of the overall housing market and therefore, also find out the prices of the houses for sale.

A house for sale that is right for you

When browsing houses for sale in Ambaston 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 – it 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. Especially if you are renting the property as this will impact your business costs. Whether that be in an excluded tenancy agreement or a more common, assured shorthold tenancy.

  • 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.

How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Ambaston?

Are there new houses being built in Ambaston to make it grow?

The growth of an area like Ambaston 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
Ambaston growth rate 2% 10% 17%

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 Ambaston if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.

Let’s consider that you’re not looking to buy a house for sale to live in for the long term future such as if you changed location with your family and want to settle down and you want to find somewhere to buy as an investor in Ambaston. If this is the case, rental yield is a crucial statistic to consider.

If looking to invest, you should also consider other data about the area. The average rental income, the turnover of the sale of the house and what the net rental yields are like for the area do also have an impact on the final price of houses for sale in Ambaston.

It is clear to see from the table below that there is a difference between all of these pieces of information and how they can be compared and contrasted on a county level (Derbyshire), a regional level (East Midlands) and finally on the level of the city talked about in this article, Ambaston.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Ambaston £0 £1,138 no relevant data for this city £0
Derbyshire 3.76% £771.81 125.53% 20.69%
East Midlands 0.04 774.81 £1 19.44%

You may also find it useful to compare the data above to the number of properties sold per month Ambaston experiences. This figure for house sales per month is 17. Looking at all this information holistically is what a smart investor should do when deciding on the right area for investment before looking for houses for sale.

F.A.Q.

Do properties in Ambaston offer renovation potential?

Properties in the city of Ambaston may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are 9 approvals every month with an approval of nan based on a population of 20453. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

What’s the number of property sales each month in Ambaston?

Ambaston boasts a monthly total of 17 property transactions, while the entire UK witnesses approximately 1.1 million property sales. You can visit our pages that give information on houses for sale based on Rightmove data from the same region using the link

What’s the annual population shift in a city such as Ambaston?

For a comprehensive analysis of Ambaston’s population trends, observe the population fluctuation over a decade, indicated by 7%, and the five-year alteration represented by 3%. Perhaps also look at data from another nearby city too so you can see a comparison.

In the larger vicinity of Ambaston, what is the cost of houses available for sale?

Currently, the mean asking price of a house in Ambaston is £0, calculated using the average value per square foot

Would acquiring a house for sale in Ambaston 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 Ambaston, this stands at £251,275, whereas the UK’s mean is £286,500.

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Donnell Bailey

Property expert

Donnell is a property expert focusing on the property market, he looks at a combination of legislation, information from property managers, letting agents and market trends to produce information to help landlords.

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