As a landlord, whenever you are looking at houses for sale in London, you could find varying prices throughout an area like Maida Vale. 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 Maida Vale 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 Maida Vale will be revealed. Keep reading.
What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Maida Vale?
If you’re buying a house for investment rather than for the reason to live in the house over time and use the house as a place to stay in the long term, there is a need to look at the rental yield figure to see if the house for sale you are considering to buy is a good investment or not.
This figure is usually looked at by investors as well as the rental income of the area, the sale turnover and the rent turnover.
The table below represents this data and compares Maida Vale to London and the broader suburb of the UK; Greater London.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
Let’s assume you want to sell the house you’re looking to buy in Maida Vale for profit in the future, in this case, looking at the data for the number of houses sold per month in Maida Vale would give you an idea of whether the area is actively getting new investors. This figure is 23.
It is vital you be careful with this figure however as the data can suggest something that isn’t true in Maida Vale. To give an example, a lot of people buying new houses could also indicate there are a lot of new first time buyers in the area which would in fact drive down the rental yield.
The more people there are interested in renting, rather than buying, the more likely that area of the UK has high rental yields and hence investors like these areas to invest in to create a large amount of cash flow.
Are there new houses being built in Maida Vale to make it grow?
Growth in the area can be a good signal of a booming house market. However, too much growth could also have negative consequences on the capital appreciation of a house as time goes on.
Take a look at the table below for Maida Vale that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Maida Vale growth rate||1%||7%||6%|
High growth rates can signal an appreciating housing market, nonetheless, if there are too many houses being built, this could reduce demand for housing as the supply of houses for sale starts to catch up with the demand. Leading to stagnation or a decline in house pricing so understanding the growth in Maida Vale is important.
What are the people like in Maida Vale?
What is the social grade score of Maida Vale?
The social grade of a city is useful when searching for a house for sale because it tells you what kind of jobs people have in the area. For example, there could be a lot of skilled manual workers or there could be a lot of pensioners and people on benefits.
The scale goes from a social grade of an A who are high managerial, administrative or professional workers to an E where people in this category are on state pensions, casual workers or unemployed on state benefits.
The number of people in Maida Vale in grades A or B which are the highest skilled roles in the country is 40%. Realistically, you can expect workers in this category to earn a higher salary too.
For comparison, £55,400 is the average household income of the area. You can see how this figure is congruent with the number of people in the top two categories of the social grade at 40%.
In the city of Maida Vale, 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 Maida Vale is 37,724.
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 Maida Vale.
In Maida Vale, how has the population changed over the last five years?
In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 12%. 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 Maida Vale 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 (12%) 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.
Maida Vale population difference over 10 years?
The population has adjusted in the area of Maida Vale by 22% 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 Maida Vale.
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.
How much do people in Maida Vale earn?
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.
£55,400 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 40% for Maida Vale.
Maida Vale within London is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.
As you read on, Maida Vale will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (Greater London). From what the population of the city is to how it’s growing as well as factors like the overall crime rate.
This data is impacted by the history of the area and what kind of industry there is around. All of which also impact house prices which is crucial for you to understand as you look at houses for sale in Maida Vale.
Is the city of Maida Vale 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 Maida Vale is 28% 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’s the crime rate in Maida Vale?
Within Maida Vale, the number of people committing crimes is 118 per 1000 people. This figure directly relates to the safety of residents in the area which is one of the biggest factors in whether an area is considered desirable or not.
As a result, someone looking to buy a house here hoping for it to appreciate in value or buying a house here to produce rental income should check out the crime rate and compare it carefully to the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people to see how safe people living there will be.
If the area’s crime rate is too high, this may result in you having to pay for the renovation of burglaries or pay a premium on home insurance as insurance companies will charge you more for living in a dangerous area. So analyse this 118 figure carefully.
Is the education level of Maida Vale important when buying a house?
In Maida Vale, the proportion of people who have a degree is 51%. 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 Maida Vale is £55,400.
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.
Is there sufficient green space in Maida Vale?
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 Maida Vale, 1.2 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 Maida Vale.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Maida Vale?
In Maida Vale, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £714,003. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Maida Vale being 22%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Maida Vale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||no relevant data for this city|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||no relevant data for this city|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£1,439,990|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£678,024|
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 Maida Vale.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£9,460|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£9,340|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£9,560|
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 £9,750. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Maida Vale in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
Asking price in Maida Vale for a house for sale
When speaking about the city of Maida Vale, £771,593 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 would be after a larger house than someone living alone in Maida Vale.
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.
Average asking prices for houses for sale in Maida Vale
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£497,669|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£763,973|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£1,203,550|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£1,964,353|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
Based on this table, hopefully, you will be able to tell what type of house for sale is the most suitable for your budget. You can also consider the average asking price per square foot (£10,030) for houses for sale with this table to get a good idea as to whether Maida Vale is the right area to buy a house in for you.
Professional advice for houses for sale in Maida Vale
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Maida Vale?
Here below is our list with the most important ones:
House for sale affordability – check out the (see house affordability guide)
on the UK gov website to know more
House Location – the actual location of a house for sale drastically changes the final price of a property
Transports you can reach by foot – Commuting is part of our lives, especially in big cities, check it out before buying a house for sale.
Number of bedrooms – Usually, the bigger the house for sale the more bedrooms it will have. For example, if you are a single person (or a couple) one bedroom will do.
Energy Performance Certificate of the house for sale – Bad EPCs can result in thousands of pounds more in bills you will have to pay on an annual basis. Consider this when purchasing a new property.
Internet connection – Having a quick internet connection is fundamental nowadays. Check the area of the house for sale to understand what the average internet speed is and see if it fits your needs
Do you drive to the office? – If yes, ask about parking. Is it included in the house price?
Special areas – Start by taking a look at the National Heritage list by the UK government. If a house listed for sale appears in the list, the future landlord won’t be able to invest in changes to the real estate asset.
Houses for sale Conditions – When looking for houses for sale you should always consider the amount of time and money you will have to invest to complete the needed repairs, if any at all.
House for sale in the same UK region
See here below a list of cities in the same UK region of Maida Vale which is Greater London. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:
- Cranford in Greater London
- Broxbourne in Greater London
- Merton in Greater London
- Cranley-Gardens in Greater London
- West-Thurrock in Greater London
Or, visit our dedicated page on the houses for sale data for the whole of the UK – houses for sale in the UK.
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