Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Beck Side, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Cumbria 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 Beck Side.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Beck Side 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 Beck Side?
In Beck Side, how has the number of houses changed?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Beck Side, think about how the city is growing and how this may impact the overall growth of the area.
Comparing the growth at different time periods would be a great way to assess whether the growth has slowed down, remained the same or perhaps stagnated over the years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
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As the population of Beck Side grows, this may also push up the price of the houses for sale. More people would be looking to buy homes and permanently live in the area. This demand helps a home appreciate. However, this isn’t always true because some cities build a lot of houses too to match the supply.
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 Beck Side this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (North West) alongside Cumbria 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 Beck Side.
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)|
|Beck Side||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||18.0%|
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 Beck Side.
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 (2) will be useful.
Are there any important statistics about the population of Beck Side?
What does the population of Beck Side look like?
The city of Beck Side has a total population of 1,146. Large population sizes can be good to show there is a high demand for people to buy houses in the area but a better indication is if the population of Beck Side is growing.
A small population city can also have high prices of houses for sale, because, if there is a growing population, and demand is still high, this could mean the house prices are pushed up.
Either way, a population must also be looked at in terms of the appreciation of the area as well as the rental yields and if the area really meets your needs.
The five year population change of Beck Side
Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Beck Side has changed by 1%. This figure can tell you a lot because a growing population indicates a house is likely to appreciate. Read more here
In addition, looking at the 10 year figure for population growth in the below paragraphs can give you further evidence as to what the change in population has been for a longer period of time. As a result, you’ll know if this 1% population change is something that has been there for a while or if it is a new trend. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
What is the difference in population over the last 10 years in Beck Side?
In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 1%.
Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Beck Side can tell you if there is a long history of population growth or decline, if there are population fluctuations or if the trend is stable.
New industries opening up in the area, the addition of new jobs and also international and national migration might all be reasons for changes in population size. Resulting in people moving in or leaving an area.
A good example of a quick change in population was in Stratford, London in 2012. Here, there was an increase in government spending in the area because of the Olympics which resulted in massive population growth.
For the city of Beck Side, what is the education level?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 28%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £43,700 is the amount people in Beck Side 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 Beck Side, 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.
Beck Side in the county of Cumbria is notable for its specific demographics and has individual characteristics.
For localised cities and the bigger areas of the UK there are wide variations in the demographics that shape an area so the same is also true for the wider region Beck Side is located in; North West.
Below, these demographics are talked about in headings that explain how the city has grown, what the education levels are like in Beck Side, what the social grade score of the city is like and if the green space matches the recommended levels people living in the UK should have.
In the city of Beck Side, 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 Beck Side, 88.5 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 Beck Side.
In Beck Side, what are the deprivation levels like?
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 Beck Side is 22% 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.
What’s crime like in Beck Side?
Within Beck Side, the number of people committing crimes is 32 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 32 figure carefully.
How much do people in Beck Side earn?
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 Beck Side. Compare the area’s average household income of £43,700 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 30% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
What is the city of Beck Side’s social grade score?
In the city of Beck Side, the social grade score of the area is 30%. 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 Beck Side.
|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 is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Beck Side?
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Beck Side, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £320,340.
In the table below, for all the different sizes of houses in the area, the average asking prices have been displayed. This tells you what kind of house is more or less expensive and sought after despite houses with fewer bedrooms being overall less expensive anyway.
Any house that looks like it is overpriced for the number of bedrooms it has in Beck Side is typically not overpriced. It is just the case that that type of housing has a higher demand, therefore, people are willing to pay more.
In the city of Beck Side, what is the average asking price for the houses for sale?
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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 Beck Side has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Beck Side?
In Beck Side, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £207,746. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Beck Side being 1%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Beck Side.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£247,367|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£236,919|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£147,721|
|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 Beck Side.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,140|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£0|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,020|
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 £2,140. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Beck Side in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Beck Side?
House for sale in the same UK region
Below are a list of towns with a similar location to Beck Side.
Reading these analysis will help you evaluate the different houses for sale currently listed in North West:
- Charlesworth in North West
- Brierfield in North West
- Giggleswick in North West
- Allonby in North West
- Crank in North West
If you are interested in some other city or even region of the UK, please visit the following page houses for sale in the UK it contains all the data related to the houses for sale.
Choose the right house for sale that suits your needs
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 Beck Side.
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.
Nowadays, there are so many properties on the real estate market that it can be difficult to decide which one is the best house for sale for you.
So, who can help you navigate the process of choosing a house for sale?
The number of professionals that offer real estate investors advice and assistance is broad and when it comes to dealing with houses for sale, the process can be complex.
Find here a list of those that can help when buying a house for sale:
- Moneylender – lends you the sum of money you need to buy the house for sale you are looking for
- Insurance agent – A firm that provides several insurances and protections for the house for sale that might become your future house
- Solicitor – A person or company that will sort out the legal work needed before buying a house for sale
- Civil engineer – Also called surveyor, he or she will provide you with an independent valuation of the house for sale you are willing to buy
- Mortgage advisor – Realistically, you will need a mortgage in order to afford to buy a house for sale. Mortgage advisors will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals based on your financial records
- EPC specialist – Especially nowadays, getting professional advice on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of the house for sale you are considering buying is crucial