Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Bedburn, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Durham 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 Bedburn.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Bedburn in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Bedburn?
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 Bedburn this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (North East) alongside Durham 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 Bedburn.
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)|
|Bedburn||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||12.0%|
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 Bedburn.
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 (10) will be useful.
In Bedburn, how has the number of houses changed?
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 Bedburn that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Bedburn growth rate||-2%||21%||25%|
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 Bedburn is important.
What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Bedburn?
On average, in Bedburn, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £190,246.
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 Bedburn. 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.
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Bedburn
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£114,320|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£208,622|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£313,082|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
After looking at this table about prices of houses for sale in Bedburn, someone who is buying a home would be able to know in great detail what kind of house for sale available on the market best suits the amount of money they are looking to invest. Also, using a more general figure like the average asking price per square foot of a property which is £0 will help them to have a more wholistic understanding.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Bedburn?
There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Bedburn. In Bedburn, this sale price works out to be £139,818. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 4% in Bedburn and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Average sold price (detached)||£251,214|
|Average sold price (semi-detached)||£144,558|
|Average sold price (terraced)||£97,172|
|Average sold price (flat)||£124,145|
Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Bedburn. 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||£1,230|
|Average sold price/sqft (new build)||£0|
|Average sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,190|
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 Bedburn which is £1,230. 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.
What kind of demographics does the city of Bedburn have?
Are the people of Bedburn deprived?
Deprivation levels refer to the ability of the population of the city to earn enough to keep their lifestyle going. Nationwide, it is thought that the number of people at this level or not being able to meet the costs of living is around 33%. In comparison, the deprivation level of Bedburn is 26%.
In the city of Bedburn, has the population grown or shrunk?
Population growth in Bedburn 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 Bedburn, 13,867 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 Bedburn 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 Bedburn, 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 Bedburn?
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 Bedburn.
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.
What is the social grade score of Bedburn?
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 Bedburn 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 Bedburn, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 19%.
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|
In the city of Bedburn, how much green space remains for residents?
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 Bedburn, 11.2 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 Bedburn.
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Bedburn?
In Bedburn, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 64. This can be compared to the national average of 79.52 for every 1000 people.
Low crime rates are desirable for your safety as a homeowner. Even if you don’t tend to leave the house too often and tend to not mind living in a slightly more dangerous area. Things like burglaries are always a possibility which could harm your ability to pay for home insurance and also may force you to install additional security in your home that can cost you further.
Having said this, you can look at the crime rate on a deeper level to find out what the threats are exactly. It could be the case that a proportion of these crimes (64 for every 1000 people) come from things like anti-social behaviour rather than more serious crimes like violence and sexual offences.
If this is the case you may be more willing to look over a high crime rate within the areas you’re looking to buy a home.
In Bedburn, how educated are people in general?
In the city of Bedburn, 25% people have a degree from a university. The higher this proportion is, in general, the more likely it is that the population is able to buy a house.
Interestingly, as people who have degrees go up, the average income of the area goes up too. You can see if there is a correlation, the average household income in the UK is price34,000 and the average income in Bedburn is £34,900.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
Bedburn within Durham is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.
As you read on, Bedburn will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (North East). 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 Bedburn.
How much are those living in Bedburn earning?
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.
£34,900 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 19% for Bedburn.
Get professional help on the houses for sale in Bedburn
Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
See here below a list of cities in the same UK region of Bedburn which is North East. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:
- Guiseley in North East
- Horsforth in North East
- Scotton in North East
- Bingfield in North East
- Belle-Isle in North East
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
Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Bedburn.
Here below are the most important ones according to Lofti’s expertise:
Affordability – (see what house for sale can you afford?)
A guide from the UK government
House Location – The borough and region of the UK you want to invest in is an important factor to consider when looking for a home for sale.
Transport – Commuting can be a waste of time. Minimise it by checking how long it will take from the house for sale you’re interested in, to your office before considering buying
Number of bedrooms – The number of bedrooms goes hand in hand with the house for sale price. If you are buying for the long period try to think if you might need an extra bedroom
Energy performance of the house for sale – The difference between an EPC rating of A and an EPC rating of G can impact your monthly utility bills, consider this when evaluating houses for sale.
Internet connection – Being able to take video calls from your home is crucial nowadays, always check the broadband of the area when browsing houses for sale
Car park – Ask the property seller for parking availability. If it is included in the price of the house for sale, you can justify paying more than you would at first glance
Conditions of the house for sale – Repair works can be expensive and take a lot of time, assess the conditions of the houses listed for sale before making an official offer.