- 1 We help you find the right agent
- 2 Finding the ideal house for sale for you
- 3 Advice from experts on properties for sale in Birley Carr
- 4 Other cities in different locations you can consider to buy property
- 5 Asking price in Birley Carr for a house for sale
- 6 What are the demographics like in the city of Birley Carr?
- 7 In Birley Carr, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
- 8 Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Birley Carr
- 9 Frequently Asked Questions
Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Birley Carr, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of South Yorkshire 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 Birley Carr.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Birley Carr in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
Finding the ideal house for sale for you
When browsing houses for sale in Birley Carr 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.
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Birley Carr
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
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 Birley Carr and in different UK region to East Midlands. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:
- bridgemary in East Midlands
- castle-donington in East Midlands
- bickley in East Midlands
- exeter in East Midlands
- caldecott in East Midlands
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.
Asking price in Birley Carr for a house for sale
When speaking about the city of Birley Carr, £217,234 is the asking price for a house for sale.
We have compiled a table of data so you can know the asking prices of the specific size of home you’re most interested in. As you can imagine, a family looking to move out with children in Birley Carr would be after a larger house than someone living alone.
The data is in fact very different compared to the number of rooms you’re interested in having in your home and the asking price also tends to go up in staggering amounts as you add rooms.
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Birley Carr
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£160,635|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£218,206|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£358,750|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
After looking at this table about prices of houses for sale in Birley Carr, someone who is buying a home would have a detailed understanding of what kind of house for sale is available on the market that best suits the amount of money they are looking to invest. Also, using a more general figure like the average asking price per square foot of a property which is £2,560 will help them to have a more holistic understanding.
What are the demographics like in the city of Birley Carr?
In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Birley Carr?
For the city of Birley Carr, crime rate is at 9300%. So for every 1000 people in the area, 9300% commit a crime which is prosecuted. Paying close attention to this figure of crime rate is not only important for the value of a house but also to calculate the maintenance cost of owning a house and how attractive an area can be for future buyers.
So, compare it to the nationwide average of 79.52 per 1000 people and consider if you are happy with this figure based on the price you’re paying for a house you’re interested in.
On top of this, houses that are in areas where there is a high crime rate tend to have to pay higher insurance rates, costing a homeowner in the long term.
Additionally, paying for further security on a house such as CCTV or potentially gates and fences that deter thieves may be necessary for an area with a high crime rate.
Are the people in Birley Carr 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.
£41,200.00 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 24% for Birley Carr.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Birley Carr?
In the city of Birley Carr 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 Birley Carr has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 24%.
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 Birley Carr, how educated are people in general?
In Birley Carr, the proportion of people who have a degree is 29%. Generally speaking, as the number of people with degrees increases, the more people are able to afford houses to buy as a degree is a good indicator of a higher income. To put this into perspective, the average income of Birley Carr is £41,200.00.
This figure for average household income usually goes up alongside the percentage of people who have degrees.
However, this is not a hard and fast rule, there are many factors influencing the buying power of a population and hence the appreciation of housing and the number of houses for sale in the area. This can include the rental yields of the area and other demographic statistics like crime rate.
Nonetheless, it cannot be argued that those with degrees tend to live in more affluent areas as 82% of people who achieve a first in degree level education are owners of the place they live.
Birley Carr in the county of South Yorkshire 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 Birley Carr 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 Birley Carr, 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 the city of Birley Carr, has the population grown or shrunk?
The city of Birley Carr has a total population of 58237. Large population sizes can be good to show there is a high demand for people to buy houses in the area but a better indication is if the population of Birley Carr is growing.
A small population city can also have high prices of houses for sale, because, if there is a growing population, and demand is still high, this could mean the house prices are pushed up.
Either way, a population must also be looked at in terms of the appreciation of the area as well as the rental yields and if the area really meets your needs.
The five year population change of Birley Carr
Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Birley Carr has changed by 4%. This figure can tell you a lot because a growing population indicates a house is likely to appreciate. Read more here
In addition, looking at the 10 year figure for population growth in the below paragraphs can give you further evidence as to what the change in population has been for a longer period of time. As a result, you’ll know if this 4% population change is something that has been there for a while or if it is a new trend. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
What is the difference in population over the last 10 years in Birley Carr?
In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 8%.
Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Birley Carr can tell you if there is a long history of population growth or decline, if there are population fluctuations or if the trend is stable.
New industries opening up in the area, the addition of new jobs and also international and national migration might all be reasons for changes in population size. Resulting in people moving in or leaving an area.
A good example of a quick change in population was in Stratford, London in 2012. Here, there was an increase in government spending in the area because of the Olympics which resulted in massive population growth.
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Birley Carr?
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 £0 for Birley Carr should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
How much green space is available to residents of Birley Carr?
In the city of Birley Carr, there are 10 acres of green space per 1000 residents.
The charity, ‘Fields in Trusts’ recommends a minimum of 6 acres of green space per 1000 people so it is easy to see where Birley Carr is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
In Birley Carr, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Birley Carr, 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 Birley Carr.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Birley Carr, after the influence of these factors, at £184,564 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 8% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£315,222|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£198,245|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£157,465|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£120,242|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Birley Carr.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,120|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£3,010|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,000|
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 Birley Carr is £2,340.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Birley Carr
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 Birley Carr this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (East Midlands) alongside South Yorkshire 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 Birley Carr.
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)|
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 Birley Carr.
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 (48) will be useful.
In Birley Carr, how has the number of houses changed?
Before committing to Birley Carr 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|
|Birley Carr growth rate||2%||13%||27%|
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 Birley Carr is building housing to find your answer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do properties in Birley Carr offer renovation potential?
Birley Carr is likely to be a great place for revamping property if there is a lot of greenlit planning permission. The are 15 each month, attaining a success rate of nan and a total population of 58237. You can find out if this is above or below similar areas in the UK by comparing it to a nearby place
How many property sales occur per month in Birley Carr?
In the city of Birley Carr, there are 48 and in the total for the UK, there are around 1.1 million property sales.
How does the population in a city like Birley Carr change annually?
To work out how the population of Birley Carr has changed over time, you can look at the population change over a decade which is 8% and the change in a five year period two which falls at 4%. Compare the two and look at the population growth or decline in recent times to really make sure you have a good understanding of the population
What are the asking rates for houses for sale in the surrounding area of Birley Carr?
The current average price per square foot for a house in Birley Carr stands at £2,560, considering the mean cost for each square foot of houses for sale there.
Is purchasing a house in Birley Carr considered a costly decision?
To work out if you are looking at an expensive property, find a house for sale and compare it to the average prices sell for. In Birley Carr this number is £184,564 and in the average for the UK is £286,500. Also, make sure you don’t miss a crucial step by following our tutorial when buying a house