- 1 We help you find the right agent
- 2 In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Chapeltown?
- 3 How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Chapeltown?
- 4 houses for sale in other cities and regions in the UK
- 5 Advice from experts on properties for sale in Chapeltown
- 6 A house for sale that is right for you
- 7 What kind of demographics does the city of Chapeltown have?
- 8 In Chapeltown, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?
- 9 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Chapeltown, 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 Chapeltown.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Chapeltown 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 Chapeltown?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Chapeltown, 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 Chapeltown.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Chapeltown, after the influence of these factors, at £191,026 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)||£274,274|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£172,561|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£139,026|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£107,868|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Chapeltown.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,180|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,930|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,070|
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 Chapeltown is £2,180.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Chapeltown?
Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Chapeltown, currently, £0 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 and how much you can charge for rent in your ast (assured tenancy shorthold).
Is the housing market in Chapeltown growing?
The growth of an area like Chapeltown 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|
|Chapeltown growth rate||-3%||11%||21%|
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 Chapeltown if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.
houses for sale in other cities and regions in the UK
You can consult our list below that goes over a list of cities not necessarily in East Midlands, allowing you to find similar places to Chapeltown:
- essington in East Midlands
- bwlch-y-sarnau in East Midlands
- amblecote in East Midlands
- bellsquarry in East Midlands
- glenrothes in East 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
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Chapeltown
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
A house for sale that is right for you
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 Chapeltown.
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.
What kind of demographics does the city of Chapeltown have?
Do the people of Chapeltown get to enjoy green space?
Whether you view green space in Chapeltown as important to you as a homeowner is up to your personal preferences. Having said this, there is a clear benefit on the overall health of people who live near green space as the government has stated keeping green space in proximity to people is one of the biggest factors for combating obesity.
In Chapeltown, the number of acres of green space for every 1000 people currently is 25 which can be measured against the UK average of 1.7.
How much are those living in Chapeltown earning?
You may be wondering what the amount people earn has to do with house price. Well, house prices generally go up as people earn more not just because they can afford more valuable properties but also because good areas generally attract more desirable infrastructure. For reference, the average household income is £42,100.00.
This may be better schools, doctors and areas with lower crime rates. This results in a snowball effect which polarises different areas further, increasing the demand for housing in richer areas by a greater amount. And increasing the proportion of people with high social grade scores. For Chapeltown this figure is 23%.
What is the population of Chapeltown?
The city of Chapeltown has a total population of 41369. 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 Chapeltown 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 Chapeltown
Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Chapeltown 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 Chapeltown?
In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 8%.
Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Chapeltown 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.
Is the education level of Chapeltown important when buying a house?
In the city of Chapeltown, 20% of people have degrees. In general, as the number of people who are highly educated goes up, the more likely they are to have the ability to buy houses as their annual household income goes up too.
So you can see for yourself, the average income for the people of Chapeltown is £42,100.00. This generally goes up with the education level of the area. Additionally, looking at the difference between the proportion of people with degrees and the UK average for this statistic (22.6%) should give you an idea of the affluence and education of the city.
A higher education level can therefore tell you if the house prices are likely to be high as the higher income level often results in people buying a bigger, more valuable house.
Having said this, whale education level can be a good factor to go by, there are also things like the rental yields, the population growth and social grades scores that can impact the value of a house and whether it will go up in value as time goes on.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Chapeltown?
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 Chapeltown 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 Chapeltown, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 23%.
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|
Chapeltown 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 Chapeltown 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 Chapeltown, 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.
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Chapeltown?
The crime rate of Chapeltown must be looked at sceptically. The reason for this is that the crime rate can vary within a city greatly and the type of crime committed can also vary too.
For example, the area has a crime rate of 7600%, but another city may have a higher crime rate but not be deemed as dangerous due to lower level crime or minor offences being committed.
Either way, high crime rates are never a good sign so consider the rate against the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people as a benchmark.
Lower rates could mean things like home insurance is cheaper and you have to install fewer security measures throughout your house. Saving you money in the long run. So the statistic of crime rate (7600%) is both useful and is recommended to be compared to the average.
In Chapeltown, what are the deprivation levels like?
The deprivation levels of the UK can vary quite a bit. High deprivation levels signal a particular area has people who are struggling to make ends meet and pay for basic living expenses. For Chapeltown, in particular, the deprivation levels are £0.
This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.
In Chapeltown, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Chapeltown, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £237,220.
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 Chapeltown 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.
Average price of houses for sale in Chapeltown
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£160,393|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£232,880|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£395,601|
|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 £0. 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 Chapeltown has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Are there opportunities for property renovation in Chapeltown?
Every single month in Chapeltown, there are 15 planning applications, of which nan result in a success. Look at this in terms of the population size of 41369 to work out if you think you’d have good planning success if you were to renovate.
On a monthly basis, how many property transactions take place in Chapeltown?
The city of Chapeltown sees around 27 property transactions every month, while the nationwide figure for the whole of the United Kingdom stands at roughly 1.1 million property sales.
In a city like Chapeltown, what’s the yearly fluctuation in population?
To work out how the population of Chapeltown 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 is the asking price for houses for sale in the wider region of Chapeltown?
The average cost per square foot for a house in Chapeltown is presently £0.
Does opting for a house for sale in Chapeltown come with a hefty price tag?
To assess the affordability of a property, locate a house for sale and contrast it with the mean selling prices. In Chapeltown, the value is £191,026, whereas the UK’s mean is £286,500