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A guide on houses for sale in Bedlington

by | Nov 15, 2022

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As a landlord, whenever you are looking at houses for sale in Northumberland, you could find varying prices throughout an area like Bedlington. 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 Bedlington 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 Bedlington will be revealed. Keep reading.

What are the people like in Bedlington?

What’s the crime rate in Bedlington?

Within Bedlington, the number of people committing crimes is 13200% 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 13200% figure carefully.

Are the people in Bedlington earning a lot?

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 (14%). 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 Bedlington, this works out to be £35,300.00. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.

How much green space is available to residents of Bedlington?

In the city of Bedlington, there are 30 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 Bedlington is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.

What is the population of Bedlington?

In total, the number of people in Bedlington is 18093. 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 Bedlington, depending on where exactly you are.

How has Bedlington 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 Bedlington 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 Bedlington?

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 Bedlington 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.

In Bedlington, how educated are people in general?

Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Bedlington is 19%. 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 Bedlington is £35,300.00.

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 Bedlington?

In the city of Bedlington, the social grade score of the area is 14%. 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 Bedlington.

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

How deprived is the population of Bedlington?

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 £0 for Bedlington should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.

Located in Northumberland is the city of Bedlington, 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 Bedlington 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 Bedlington 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.

Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Bedlington

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 Bedlington this statistic is what you were looking for.

Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (North East) alongside Northumberland 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 Bedlington.

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)
Bedlington no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city £0
Northumberland 4.28% £659.40 106.75% 18.57%
North East 0.05 757.25 £1 19.25%

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 Bedlington.

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 (14) will be useful.

Are there more or fewer houses being built in Bedlington?

Before making an investment and move forward with buying a house for sale, another important set of data an investor should analyse is the growth trends of the area in question.

Below are the forecasted growth rates for the city of Bedlington at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:

1 year 3 years 5 years
Bedlington growth rate -10% 2% 16%

Examine this figure carefully as the addition of a lot of new houses to meet demand could mean that house price of the houses for sale in Bedlington gradually reduces with an increase in the housing supply. This could be a good indicator to understand if your house will appreciate or not. Too many houses and too much supply could drive down the prices of homes or stagnate them. So be sure to check out what is exactly happening in Bedlington.

Invest in houses for sale in Bedlington with the right professional advice

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

Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?

If you are looking for similar places to buy a house that are just like Bedlington, examine this short list of cities below from outside of the region of North East for some inspiration.

If none of these suit your interest, we suggest you visit our page with all of the relevant data concerning houses for sale in the UK, allowing you to buy the right property.

Or, consider buying a leasehold property instead which may be cheaper. However, you will also have to learn what will happen when a leasehold expires so you know how to deal with this side of the law.

A house for sale appropriate to your needs

When browsing houses for sale in Bedlington you should think about lots of different criteria:

  • House for sale affordability – visit the dedicated page of the UK government to understand (see what you can afford)

  • Location of the house for sale – the region and town you are considering to live in are crucial factors to consider before looking for houses for sale. In this article, we define lots of demographic factors that should help you make a decision.

  • House for sale transport links – even if working from home is becoming more and more predominant, we suggest you check the transport links the house for sale has.

  • Number of bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for the whole family or are you single? Always think about how many bedrooms you need and if that number might change in the future

  • energy performance of the house for sale – What is the EPC of the house for sale? Today more than ever, is important that you check the EPC rating of the real estate assets available for sale on the market.

  • Internet speed in the area of the house for sale – it is important to remember that internet speed is a consequence of two factors: your plan and the infrastructure available in the area. Always check these parameters before looking for houses for sale. Especially if you are renting the property as this will impact your business costs. Whether that be in an excluded tenancy agreement or a more common, assured shorthold tenancy.

  • Does the house for sale have parking – if yes, is it on-street or is the house for sale equipped with a garage?

  • Houses for sale in conservation areas – always check the National Heritage list. If a house for sale is part of this list it means that it might be impossible for you to make changes to the property’s internal and external structure.

  • 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 Bedlington, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?

For the city of Bedlington, the average price a house sells for is £136,939. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Bedlington as well as other factors like the population growth which is 3% over a ten-year period.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £226,841
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £118,208
Aerage sold price (terraced) £93,274
Aerage sold price (flat) £50,192

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 Bedlington.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,470
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £2,040
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,350

Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £1,470. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Bedlington. 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 Bedlington.
Bear in mind that if you are a landlord looking to buy a property to rent, you will also run into other expenses like letting agent fees and the cost of listing your property for sale on Rightmove in your city.

In Bedlington, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?

Average price of houses for sale in Bedlington

Average asking price (1 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (2 bed) £88,595
Average asking price (3 bed) £165,940
Average asking price (4 bed) £290,479
Average asking price (5 bed) no relevant data for this city

Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Bedlington and if you may need to look at a different area in order to buy the type of house you can afford.

Also, noting the £0 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.

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 Bedlington is £155,610.

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 Bedlington is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.

FAQ

Do properties in Bedlington offer renovation potential?

Properties in the city of Bedlington may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are 3 approvals every month with an approval of 90% based on a population of 18093. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

On a monthly basis, how many property transactions take place in Bedlington?

Bedlington boasts a monthly total of 14 property transactions, while the entire UK witnesses approximately 1.1 million property sales. You can visit our pages that give information on houses for sale based on Rightmove data from the same region using the link

How does the population in a city like Bedlington change annually?

For a comprehensive analysis of Bedlington’s population trends, observe the population fluctuation over a decade, indicated by 3%, and the five-year alteration represented by 2%. Perhaps also look at data from another nearby city too so you can see a comparison.

What is the asking price for houses for sale in the wider region of Bedlington?

The average asking price of a house in Bedlington is currently £0 based on the average price per square foot.

Would acquiring a house for sale in Bedlington be regarded as a high-priced option?

To work out if you are looking at an expensive property, find a house for sale and compare it to the average prices sell for. In Bedlington this number is £136,939 and in the average for the UK is £286,500. Also, make sure you don’t miss a crucial step by following our tutorial when buying a house

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Donnell Bailey

Property expert

Donnell is a property expert focusing on the property market, he looks at a combination of legislation, information from property managers, letting agents and market trends to produce information to help landlords.

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