Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Airedale, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of West 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 Airedale.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Airedale in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
Professional advice for houses for sale in Airedale
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
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Airedale
Is the housing market in Airedale growing?
The growth of an area like Airedale 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|
|Airedale growth rate||-1%||-2%||11%|
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 Airedale if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.
Let’s consider that you’re not looking to buy a house for sale to live in for the long term future such as if you changed location with your family and want to settle down and you want to find somewhere to buy as an investor in Airedale. If this is the case, rental yield is a crucial statistic to consider.
If looking to invest, you should also consider other data about the area. The average rental income, the turnover of the sale of the house and what the net rental yields are like for the area do also have an impact on the final price of houses for sale in Airedale.
It is clear to see from the table below that there is a difference between all of these pieces of information and how they can be compared and contrasted on a county level (West Yorkshire), a regional level (North East) and finally on the level of the city talked about in this article, Airedale.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
You may also find it useful to compare the data above to the number of properties sold per month Airedale experiences. This figure for house sales per month is 48. Looking at all this information holistically is what a smart investor should do when deciding on the right area for investment before looking for houses for sale.
A house for sale that is right for you
What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Airedale?
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.
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Airedale?
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 Airedale is £203,958.
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 Airedale is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.
The average asking price for the houses for sale in the city of Airedale
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£134,800|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£196,860|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£295,684|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
The tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Airedale is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.
What are the people like in Airedale?
In the city of Airedale, has the population grown or shrunk?
In total, the number of people in Airedale is 45,253. 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 Airedale, depending on where exactly you are.
How has Airedale 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 Airedale has changed by 5%. 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 5% 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 Airedale?
8% 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 Airedale 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.
For the city of Airedale, what is the education level?
Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Airedale is 13%. 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 Airedale is £35,500.
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.
In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Airedale?
Within Airedale, the number of people committing crimes is 181 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 181 figure carefully.
How much are those living in Airedale earning?
By and large, a higher household income in a population can have positive effects on the crime rate and the quality of space. This is due to the fact that higher earners tend to buy houses where there are better schools and more desirable amenities that impact the quality of life someone has.
In Airedale, the average income is £35,500. Measuring this figure against the average household income for the UK of price34,000 should tell you if the city is higher or lower earning.
When buying a house, use this statistic with other factors when making a decision too like the crime rate or the social grade score of 10% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.
In Airedale, what are the deprivation levels like?
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 34% for Airedale should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Airedale?
The social grade score is a good indicator of what type of jobs people generally work in the area. Whether that be working in the primary sector, secondary sector, tertiary sector or maybe the quaternary sector of jobs.
The scale is slightly different to this though on a scale of A to E. A refers to people who are in the most skilled, managerial roles whereas E include people such as casual workers.
In Airedale, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is 10%. This figure includes people who are therefore most likely to be more skilled and have higher paid jobs.
When contrasting these figures, the average household income for the area is £35,500. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (10%).
Do the people of Airedale get to enjoy green space?
In the city of Airedale, there are 8.9 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 Airedale is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
Located in West Yorkshire is the city of Airedale, in a large part of the UK; North East. Before you look for houses for sale in this area, it is a reasonable question to ask what the people who live there are like.
Below, the population of Airedale has been dissected in terms of if the population is educated, what the crime rates are like and much more. All important factors to consider before making a house purchase among the offer of the houses for sale.
The knowledge below is based on a lot of different variables relevant to the city of Airedale which impacts the profitability of making an investment here or how desirable buying a house to live in is if you want to live on a permanent basis.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Airedale?
There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Airedale. In Airedale, this sale price works out to be £154,115. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 8% in Airedale and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Average sold price (detached)||£229,742|
|Average sold price (semi-detached)||£148,823|
|Average sold price (terraced)||£115,703|
|Average sold price (flat)||£88,792|
Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Airedale. You may think that the bigger the house is the more expensive, but actually, this table is more based on the demand for the properties in each category.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Average sold price/sqft||£1,720|
|Average sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,910|
|Average sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,540|
In addition, here is the price per square foot. By taking this data and doing an average, it is also possible to work out the average square foot of houses in Airedale which is £1,720. From here you can get a sense of the price of the overall housing market and therefore, also find out the prices of the houses for sale.
House for sale in a different UK region
You can consult our list below that goes over a list of cities not necessarily in North East, allowing you to find similar places to Airedale:
- Merseyside in North East
- Blackburn in North East
- Bexwell in North East
- Bastwick in North East
- Blackbrook in North East
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