Sometimes, working out the prices of the houses for sale can be tricky business. This is why we created this article all about the price of houses for sale in Ashover, Derbyshire.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Ashover to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Ashover. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Ashover
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Ashover?
Before committing to Ashover 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|
|Ashover growth rate||-7%||12%||32%|
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 Ashover 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 Ashover.
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 (Derbyshire) as well as the broader region; East Midlands.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Ashover||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||20.0%|
Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Ashover which is 14 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 Ashover is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
On average, what is the figure for the asking price of a house for sale in Ashover?
The average asking price for the houses for sale in the city of Ashover
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£125,886|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£222,538|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£334,260|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
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 £2,380. 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 Ashover has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
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 Ashover is £237,814.
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 Ashover is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Ashover?
In Ashover, houses for sale are sold at an average of £169,251. 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 Ashover. 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)||£255,175|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£144,066|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£106,055|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£84,792|
As you can see above, for Ashover, 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||£1,820|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,150|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,650|
Looking at the second table about Ashover, 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 Ashover is £2,100.
Are there any important statistics about the population of Ashover?
In Ashover, how educated are people in general?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 19%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £34,100 is the amount people in Ashover 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 Ashover, 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.
Ashover 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 Ashover 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 Ashover, 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 general, do people commit a lot of crime in Ashover?
In Ashover, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 113. 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 (113 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.
Is the city of Ashover 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 Ashover is 30% 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.
What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Ashover?
In the city of Ashover, the social grade score of the area is 13%. But what does this exactly mean? The figure refers to the proportion of people in the two highest categories of skilled jobs.
The categories are grouped from A to E shown in the table below. Overall, a high social grade score means there are more affluent people working in managerial and professional roles in the area.
This table shows the average breakdown of the UK in terms of where most people in the UK are working so you can compare it to the social grade score of Ashover.
|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|
Do the people of Ashover 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 Ashover, 14.6 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 Ashover.
Are the people in Ashover earning a lot?
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.
£34,100 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 13% for Ashover.
What does the population of Ashover look like?
Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Ashover if 13,720 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 Ashover such as rental yield or house appreciation.
How has the population size of Ashover adjusted in the last 5 years?
In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Ashover 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 Ashover?
In the last decade, the population of Ashover 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.
Invest in houses for sale in Ashover with the right professional advice
Considering all the above data and information provided, you may want know who can help you buy a house for sale.
Lots of professionals offer property investors and first-time buyers advice and assistance in dealing with the process of acquiring a house for sale.
Below, you can find a list of professionals that come in handy when looking for houses for sale:
- Lender – Is someone capable of lending you the money you need to complete the purchase of the house for sale
- Insurer – Insurance companies provide building insurances and other financial products you need to protect your real estate assets
- Conveyancer – This professional will take care of the legal work needed when looking for a house for sale
- Surveyor – Use this professional to assess the condition of the house for sale you are willing to buy, get an independent valuation and feel more comfortable when negotiating the final price
- Mortgage broker or adviser – Different buyers can access different mortgages to buy a house for sale. Let the mortgage broker suggest to you which one is the best given your financial situation
- Energy professional – Nowadays is more important than ever, to get professional advice on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of the house for sale you are considering as your next investment
houses for sale in other cities in the UK
We have prepared a list of cities in East Midlands, the same UK region of Ashover that can help you evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Caldwell in East Midlands
- Fir-Vale in East Midlands
- Ambaston in East Midlands
- Long-Eaton in East Midlands
- Creswell in East Midlands
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK, houses for sale in the UK.
Choose the right house for sale that suits your needs
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 Ashover.
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.