Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Battle Hill, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Tyne and Wear 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 Battle Hill.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Battle Hill in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
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 North East, allowing you to find similar places to Battle Hill:
- Prittlewell in North East
- Birley Carr in North East
- Ashford in North East
- Ham Green in North East
- Byers Green 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
Finding the ideal house for sale for you
Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Battle Hill
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.
In general, for the city of Battle Hill, what are the final purchase prices for the houses for sale?
For the city of Battle Hill, the average price a house sells for is £134,324. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Battle Hill as well as other factors like the population growth which is 4% over a ten-year period.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£232,148|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£141,593|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£119,629|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£72,082|
The above table puts this figure into perspective as you can see the various average sale prices of a house for the specific type of house you’re most interested in. This comparison is important because the type of house you’re considering to buy may be more or less in demand based on variations in supply and demand in the city of Battle Hill.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,590|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,130|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,440|
Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £1,590. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Battle Hill. So, if you’re not sure what type of house you want specifically, you can still get an idea of the real estate market of Battle Hill.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Battle Hill?
Choosing the perfect house for sale for you might be challenging in today’s market due to the abundance of available houses.
You may wonder who can guide you through the process of selecting a house that is for sale.
There are several experts that provide guidance and support to potential buyers and the procedure can be drawn out, particularly when dealing with houses for sale.
Here is a list of who to contact to get assistance when purchasing a house for sale:
- Banks – The ones that can lend you the money you need for the house for sale
- Insurance companies – Companies that give you access to various insurances specific to the house for sale you are considering to buy
- Solicitor – The individual or business responsible for handling the legal tasks required to purchase a home that is for sale.
- Civil engineer – Provides you with an appraisal of the house up for sale that you want to purchase.
- Mortgage advisor – Professional advisors that will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals according to your finances
- EPC specialist – Getting professional advice on the energy performance of the house for sale is crucial, especially nowadays.
In Battle Hill, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?
In the city of Battle Hill, what is the average asking price for the houses for sale?
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£91,139|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£163,838|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£257,361|
|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 Battle Hill has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
Before a house gets sold, the figure it sells for always starts off as an asking price. This average asking price for the houses for sale in Battle Hill determines the eventual sale price of the house so it isn’t the most important figure but is still important to take note of. This figure is currently £134,616.
Below, there is a table showing the asking price of the different sizes of houses based on the number of bedrooms of the houses in Battle Hill.
What are the demographics like in the city of Battle Hill?
In Battle Hill, how has the population changed?
Population growth in Battle Hill is important to know if there is housing demand and the total population may also be looked at as large populations commonly have a lot of buyer demand.
In Battle Hill, 44,519 people live in the city as their main place of residence.
It is important to note that it is not the case that everyone likes a large population to live in. People who tend to prefer a more relaxed life are more likely to buy or rent somewhere to live that has a small population and perhaps also wouldn’t mind if the population isn’t growing.
Other people also like to have a mix of both. Where they can visit rural areas and also benefit from the amenities of a busy city.
In Battle Hill in the previous five years, have population numbers transformed?
Five years may seem like a long time but it is rare for a city to grow that much unless there is dramatic population growth. In Battle Hill, this change has been 3%. Read more here
Someone who wishes to find out how this change has occurred over a longer period of time may also wish to read the headings below and see if the change has continued throughout the past decade too. Or if the change is only true for the more recent figure for five years of 3%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Battle Hill?
Populations change all the time but if there is a clear change in population in the last ten years this is even more reliable data about the population of the area as opposed to five. This adjustment in population works out to be 4% in Battle Hill.
What this statistic is like in comparison to the population change in five years should provide you with a comprehensive understanding of what direction the population is heading in.
In recent years because of the pandemic, it is common to see dramatic differences in the population change in the last five years when comparing it to ten as people realise they can work from home but still keep the current jobs they have.
This means they can move to cities they wouldn’t have considered otherwise and be location-independent of their source of income. Perhaps making a longer commute into the office every week for example.
How much are those living in Battle Hill earning?
As earning potential goes up in a city, so does the quality of schools in the area, the general infrastructure and the social grade score (12%). All in all, the area becomes a more desirable place to live in.
This is why it is vital to pay attention to how much people are making annually in any city you plan on making a house purchase in. In Battle Hill, this works out to be £32,800. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
Do the people of Battle Hill 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 Battle Hill, 20.3 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 Battle Hill.
Is the city of Battle Hill 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 Battle Hill is 30% 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.
Is the education level of Battle Hill important when buying a house?
In Battle Hill, the proportion of people who have a degree is 17%. 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 Battle Hill is £32,800.
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.
Located in Tyne and Wear is the city of Battle Hill, 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 Battle Hill 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 Battle Hill 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.
What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Battle Hill?
In the city of Battle Hill, the social grade score of the area is 12%. But what does this exactly mean? The figure refers to the proportion of people in the two highest categories of skilled jobs.
The categories are grouped from A to E shown in the table below. Overall, a high social grade score means there are more affluent people working in managerial and professional roles in the area.
This table shows the average breakdown of the UK in terms of where most people in the UK are working so you can compare it to the social grade score of Battle Hill.
|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’s crime like in Battle Hill?
For every one thousand people living in Battle Hill, 156 commits crimes and are prosecuted. Coming to a conclusion as to whether all the other factors of your house purchase like the house price justify this figure when contrasting it with the UK average of 79.52 is something you should do as a homeowner.
It could be that the crime rate is higher than you expected but there it is worth the population growth, appreciation of the house and worth the relative price you are purchasing the house for.
Nonetheless, the crime rate of 156 is not a statistic that should just be ignored as you could have to pay more for things like home insurance and install additional security on your house if the rate is particularly high.
Either way, burglaries are not something you would want to encounter in a house. Whether that be a house you are living in or a house you are renting out to tenants.
Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Battle Hill
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 Battle Hill this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (North East) alongside Tyne and Wear 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 Battle Hill.
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)|
|Battle Hill||5.2%||£580||no relevant data for this city||35.0%|
|Tyne and Wear||5.54%||£749||138.20%||21.54%|
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 Battle Hill.
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 (38) will be useful.
What is the growth in the housing market of Battle Hill?
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 Battle Hill that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Battle Hill growth rate||2%||15%||22%|
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 Battle Hill is important.