Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Borrowby, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of North 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 Borrowby.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Borrowby in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
What are the demographics like in the city of Borrowby?
In Borrowby, how educated are people in general?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 16%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £30,800 is the amount people in Borrowby are earning.
As you can tell, this figure along with the number of people who have degrees roughly correlate. For reference, the percentage of people who have degrees in the UK is 22.6% and the average household income is.
As a general rule, the bigger the difference between this 22.6% figure and the percentage of people with a degree in Borrowby, the bigger the difference in the ability to earn and hence buy a house. A higher number of degrees will increase the potential for people to earn and hence the buying power of the population. This will also push up the price of houses in the area.
Nonetheless, making accurate estimates for the appreciation of homes must be done with other pieces of data in mind such as the rental yields or perhaps the crime rate of the area to name some examples.
What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Borrowby?
In the city of Borrowby and throughout the UK, the social grade score is assessed by observing what type of jobs people have and then grouping this into a grading system.
In general, the people at the top of the scale (the A category) have the highest paid, most skilled jobs and this is just 4% of the general UK population. On the lower end of the scale, people who are on benefits, state pensions and also manual workers all are grouped into this category that represents the most unskilled.
When trying to determine if the area of Borrowby has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 9%.
Below, you can see how this compares to the National average as the average for the top two categories nationwide is 27% (Adding together the A and B categories)
|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|
Do the people of Borrowby get to enjoy green space?
In the UK, there are a range of cities which have a lot of green space. In some cases, green space can get as high as 49% of outdoor land like in the city of Edinburgh. When specifically talking about Borrowby, the city has 30.4 per 1000 residents.
This can be compared to an average of 1.7 acres of green space per 1000 residents which is the UK’s national average. It is up to you to decide how much you’ll let the amount of green space impact your buying decision in Borrowby.
Are the people in Borrowby earning a lot?
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 Borrowby, the average income is £30,800. 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 9% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.
In Borrowby, 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 Borrowby should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
What’s the crime rate in Borrowby?
Within Borrowby, the number of people committing crimes is 115 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 115 figure carefully.
What is the population of Borrowby?
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 Borrowby is 9,975.
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 Borrowby.
In Borrowby, how has the population changed over the last five years?
In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 1%. 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 Borrowby 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 (1%) 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.
Borrowby population difference over 10 years?
The population has adjusted in the area of Borrowby by 1% 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 Borrowby.
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.
The city of Borrowby, situated in North Yorkshire, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Borrowby and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (North East). This includes population size, growth and population education now and into the future.
These statistics are heavily influenced by socio-economic factors and as a result this also shapes the projected house price of the houses for sale in Borrowby. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Borrowby?
The figure of rental yield is commonly looked at by investors who wish to increase their income by investing in areas where rental yields of the houses for sale are higher. Usually, the higher the rental yield, the more attractive a house for sale is for an investor.
Nonetheless, there are also instances where an investor will go with a house with lower yields in order to benefit from the appreciation of a house too which is why it’s vital to look in to all the details of Borrowby.
The data below shows the rental yield, rent turnover and the percentage of the money made on the sale of a house. The data is broken down into the county city is in (North Yorkshire) as well as the broader region; North East.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Borrowby||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||16.0%|
Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Borrowby which is 7 and get a better understanding of the housing market.
This is great if you want to gauge if investors are actively looking for houses for sale in the area over other areas in the UK which may be an induction of how profitable Borrowby is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
Are there new houses being built in Borrowby to make it grow?
The growth of an area like Borrowby 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|
|Borrowby growth rate||-10%||5%||24%|
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 Borrowby if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Borrowby?
In Borrowby, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £117,461. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Borrowby being 1%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Borrowby.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£205,004|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£134,901|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£82,001|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||no relevant data for this city|
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 Borrowby.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,160|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,580|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,060|
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 £1,160. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Borrowby in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Borrowby?
Average asking prices for houses for sale in Borrowby
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£141,656|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£150,052|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|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 Borrowby has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
When speaking about the city of Borrowby, £162,412 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 Borrowby.
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.
Invest in houses for sale in Borrowby 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
Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands
Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Borrowby
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.
Thinking about other cities with houses for sale?
See here below a list of cities in the same UK region of Borrowby which is North East. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:
- Boston-Spa in North East
- Castleside in North East
- Acaster-Malbis in North East
- Carrville in North East
- Bedburn 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.