As a landlord, whenever you are looking at houses for sale in South Yorkshire, you could find varying prices throughout an area like Dalton. In this article, this data will be simplified so you can find all of the data on one, convenient page.
So, from the rental yield of Dalton to the success you may expect to get when submitting planning permission. Everything you need to know about house for sale in the UK and in Dalton will be revealed. Keep reading.
In Dalton, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?
In Dalton, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £125,680. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Dalton being 3%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Dalton.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£247,386|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£124,371|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£74,792|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£60,945|
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 Dalton.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,370|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,730|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,280|
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 £1,370. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Dalton in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
On average, what is the figure for the asking price of a house for sale in Dalton?
On average, in Dalton, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £167,687.
The below table puts this figure into perspective as you can see the various average sale prices of the different type of houses for sale in Dalton. From a 1 bedroom house up to a 5 bedroom house.
As you can imagine, as the price goes up, the size of a room also goes up and in general, the larger a house is, the more you can expect the sale price to be as well.
Average asking prices for houses for sale in Dalton
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£115,017|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£168,111|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£363,575|
|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 Dalton has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
What kind of demographics does the city of Dalton have?
The city of Dalton, situated in South Yorkshire, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Dalton and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (East Midlands). This includes population size, growth and population education now and into the future.
These statistics are heavily influenced by socio-economic factors and as a result this also shapes the projected house price of the houses for sale in Dalton. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
How much do people in Dalton earn?
Typically, as people earn more money, the more they are able to afford and the better house prices in the area because demand goes up. You could also infer that the amenities such as schools, parks and public areas are generally of high quality as a result.
For these reasons, it could be argued that areas where people earn more money are generally nicer arrears to live in which also attracts more people as a result and further drives up house prices in the area.
To see if this phenomenon occurs in Dalton. Compare the area’s average household income of £32,100 to the average household income in the UK at price34,000. Adding to this, compare it with the figure for the highest social grade score too at 9% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
In Dalton, what is the crime rate?
For the city of Dalton, crime rate is at 150. So for every 1000 people in the area, 150 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 deprivation levels of the UK any different to Dalton?
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 Dalton, in particular, the deprivation levels are 33%.
This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.
For the city of Dalton, what is the education level?
Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Dalton is 17%. Most of the time, the more people that have a degree, the higher the average household income and the more likely someone is to be able to afford to purchase a house. For example, the average income of the citizens in the area of Dalton is £32,100.
Generally, areas with high numbers of people with a degree are also areas with more people likely to be home owners and therefore the value of houses and relative prices of the houses for sale are more likely to go up too.
Nonetheless, making predictions about the appreciation of a house also has to be considered alongside other factors like population growth and the rental yields of the area.
However, most of the time, being educated is a good indication of affluence with 82% of people graded a first in tertiary education going on to eventually own a house.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Dalton?
In the city of Dalton 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 Dalton has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 9%.
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|
What does the population of Dalton look like?
In total, the number of people in Dalton is 35,222. This figure can be used to estimate the appreciation of the houses but it is also important you look at the population growth figure in order to make this more accurate.
Whether a large population benefits you as a landlord is dependent on what you want from a home. A large population is great if you have children who prefer the bustle of crowds in cities but there are also those who purposely want to buy somewhere rural.
You may also be able to find a balance of both where there are shops, restaurants and entertainment and also rural areas all within a short distance which may be the case ni Dalton, depending on where exactly you are.
How has Dalton changed in the past five years?
Five years provides enough time for a city to grow dramatically. It may be the case that the population grows or shrinks but the city of Dalton has changed by 2%. Read more here
It is also helpful to compare this data to a longer time period like 10 years like in the below subheading. If the population trend of growth or decline has been there for a longer period of time you’ll be able to tell if 2% is a recent change or not.
Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
In the last decade, what is the difference in population in Dalton?
3% has been the population growth change in the past 10 years.
Usually, this is more of a conservative figure compared to the five year change of a city.
Industrial changes can also be the reason for this shift but it could also be due to immigration or emigration. Bringing people in or out of the area.
The recent global pandemic has also shifted the number of people living in cities as people realise they can now work remotely. It may be that the people of a Dalton have seen a more desirable way of working, moving to make themselves more comfortable in their careers.
For example, the population of the South west of England has seen a massive increase in population because workers want to move there to benefit from the slightly better weather, lower house prices and also the rural area. Nonetheless, they can also benefit from travelling to the capital city of the UK, London.
Do the people of Dalton 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 Dalton, 13.3 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 Dalton.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Dalton
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 Dalton.
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 (South Yorkshire) as well as the broader region; East Midlands.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Dalton||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||19.0%|
Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Dalton which is 16 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 Dalton is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
Are there new houses being built in Dalton to make it grow?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Dalton, think about how the city is growing and how this may impact the overall growth of the area.
Comparing the growth at different time periods would be a great way to assess whether the growth has slowed down, remained the same or perhaps stagnated over the years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Dalton growth rate||-6%||24%||36%|
As the population of Dalton grows, this may also push up the price of the houses for sale. More people would be looking to buy homes and permanently live in the area. This demand helps a home appreciate. However, this isn’t always true because some cities build a lot of houses too to match the supply.
Get professional help on the houses for sale in Dalton
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
Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
We have prepared a list of cities in East Midlands, the same UK region of Dalton that can help you evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Bagworth in East Midlands
- Alfreton in East Midlands
- Castle-Gresley in East Midlands
- Atterby in East Midlands
- Barnsley 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
Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Dalton
affordability – the UK gov website comes in helpful when you want to understand (see what house for sale you can afford)
Geographic Location – the county and region across the UK you are considering to invest in are crucial factors to consider when browsing houses for sale.
Transport network of the house for sale – Hopefully, the pandemic stays in the past. Therefore, working from home may become less predominant than a couple of years ago. Check the commuting time of the house for sale you are considering buying.
Bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for yourself, for a couple or for the whole family? This condition will narrow down the number of houses for sale relevant to buy.
EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of the properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.
Broadband speed – having a good internet connection is crucial nowadays. Always check the available subscriptions available for the areas of the house for sale you want to purchase
Are you a car owner? – if yes, you will have to check for parking availability of the house for sale. Does it come with a garage included in the price?
Conservation areas – when browsing for houses for sale, we suggest you take a look at the National Heritage list. When a house for sale is included it means that it is not possible for the future homeowner to make changes to the property, both inside and outside.
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.