Arclid can be a tough place to find accurate information like any city in the UK. Read on to learn about which data to stay on top of when looking at house for sale in Arclid.
On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Arclid in Cheshire. This is crucial in finding out if the area is worth for looking at houses for sale in the UK for an investment over the long term too.
What are the people like in Arclid?
How much green space is available to residents of Arclid?
In the city of Arclid, there are 13.8 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 Arclid is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
How deprived is the population of Arclid?
Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Arclid, currently, 19% people fall into this category.
Measuring this statistic against the nationwide average of 33% should give you a pretty good idea of where the city lies in the scale of poverty in the area.
In Arclid, how educated are people in general?
In the city of Arclid, 31% 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 Arclid is £45,300.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
What is the population of Arclid?
Population growth in Arclid 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 Arclid, 22,313 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 Arclid 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 Arclid, 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 Arclid?
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 5% in Arclid.
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.
Are the people in Arclid earning a lot?
Typically, as people earn more money, the more they are able to afford and the better house prices in the area because demand goes up. You could also infer that the amenities such as schools, parks and public areas are generally of high quality as a result.
For these reasons, it could be argued that areas where people earn more money are generally nicer arrears to live in which also attracts more people as a result and further drives up house prices in the area.
To see if this phenomenon occurs in Arclid. Compare the area’s average household income of £45,300 to the average household income in the UK at price34,000. Adding to this, compare it with the figure for the highest social grade score too at 31% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
Arclid within Cheshire is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.
As you read on, Arclid will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (North West). 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 Arclid.
What’s the crime rate in Arclid?
Within Arclid, the number of people committing crimes is 67 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 67 figure carefully.
What is the city of Arclid’s social grade score?
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 Arclid 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 Arclid, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 31%.
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|
What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Arclid?
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 Arclid.
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 (Cheshire) as well as the broader region; North West.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Arclid which is 21 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 Arclid is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Arclid?
Before committing to Arclid to make a housing investment, an investor should always ask the question, what is the growth like in the area?
So take a look below at the growth patterns of the previous years displaying the percentage of new houses being built. This will help you understand how the number of houses for sale will evolve in the future.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Arclid growth rate||1%||1%||7%|
Whether housing growth actually changes the price of a house depends on if the city in question is outstripping demand with the supply of new housing. You’d have to do some more research on what rate Arclid is building housing to find your answer.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Arclid?
For the city of Arclid, the average price a house sells for is £235,452. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Arclid as well as other factors like the population growth in Arclid which is 5% over a ten-year period.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£303,390|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£196,707|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£164,463|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£135,595|
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 Arclid.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,310|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,320|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,220|
Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £2,310. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Arclid. 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 Arclid.
What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Arclid?
On average, in Arclid, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £293,944.
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 Arclid. 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.
Average price of houses for sale in Arclid
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£190,931|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£260,671|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£394,662|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£602,800|
The tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off in terms of the house asking price, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Arclid is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Arclid?
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
Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands
Criterias that have an impact on the actual price of a house for sale have been listed here below. Consider them all to find the perfect houses for sale in Arclid.
Affordability – check this article from the UK government to find out (see what house for sale you can afford)
Location – if the house for sale is in the city centre rather than further out, this may be why it is more expensive than the market average.
Transports near the house for sale – Being able to use public transports is a huge plus for a house, especially in big cities. This will have an impact on the price as well.
Bedrooms – the more bedrooms there are in a house for sale, the more tenants a buy to let investors will be able to host, therefore, realistically the price will also increase.
EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.
Wi-Fi speed – We recommend you check the internet plans available for the areas where you are considering to buy a house for sale
Are you a motorist? – If yes, filter out your searches and compare prices of houses for sale with parking availability. Remember, a car parking space can cost as much as £400 per month
Conditions of the house for sale – New builds and properties that were recently built usually need little to no repairs; instead, other houses for sale may require consistent or structural maintenance. These investments that can be both expensive and laborious to complete. Before making your offer for a house for sale you should always carefully assess this criteria.
Other cities you can consider looking for with houses for sale
Examine this short list of cities belonging to North West, the same region where Arclid is located.
- Foxwist-Green in North West
- Leasowe in North West
- Carrington in North West
- Birchwood in North West
- Bispham in North West
If none of these is of your interest, we suggest you visit our landing page with all data related to the houses for sale in the UK.