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Beck Side – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Beck Side 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 Beck Side.

On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Beck Side in Cumbria. This is crucial in finding houses for sale in the UK, that are worth investing in for the long term too.

A house for sale appropriate to 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.

Are there any important statistics about the population of Beck Side?

What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Beck Side?

In the city of Beck Side 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 Beck Side has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 30%.

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

Is the city of Beck Side deprived?

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 Beck Side should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.

For the city of Beck Side, what is the education level?

Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Beck Side is 28%. 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 Beck Side is £43,700.00.

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 is the population of Beck Side?

The city of Beck Side has a total population of 1146. 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.

How much do people in Beck Side earn?

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 Beck Side, the average income is £43,700.00. 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 30% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.

Beck Side within Cumbria is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.

As you read on, Beck Side 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 Beck Side.

In Beck Side, what is the crime rate?

Within Beck Side, the number of people committing crimes is 3200% 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 3200% figure carefully.

In the city of Beck Side, is there a lot of green space?

There are cities in the UK such as Edinburgh and Bristol that have a higher percentages of green space with Edinburgh being the most at 49%. The city of Beck Side currently has 89 for every 1000 residents.

Green space helps the quality of people’s mental health as well as fight against diseases like obesity. As studies have shown that the proximity of people to green spaces in the UK has a positive impact on the physical health of people in the UK and Beck Side in this case.

Invest in houses for sale in Beck Side with the right professional advice

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

In general, for the city of Beck Side, what are the final purchase prices for the houses for sale?

As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Beck Side, a sensible homeowner or investor will also consider the final price a house sells for. This final price may be influenced by elements like the amount people are earning in the area and what opportunities for employment there are in Beck Side.

Houses for sale, are sold on average in Beck Side, after the influence of these factors, at £207,746 as a result. And may be on the rise or decline depending on a combination of variables such as the crime rate, or population growth which was 1% over the last 10 years.

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

This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of 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

This final table looks at the price per square foot of houses for sale. Looking at the final table, you can take a further average and conclude that the average price per square foot of houses in general in Beck Side is £2,140.

This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.

House for sale in a different UK region

If you are looking for a list of cities that are different to the City of Beck Side and in different UK region to North West. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:

Or, visit our dedicated page on the houses for sale data for the whole of the UK which will allow you to pick based on where you think you want to live or invest – houses for sale in the UK.

In Beck Side, what are the rental yields?

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. This is why it is common for landlords to increase rent using section 13, to maximise this yield, as it is so important.

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 into all the details of Beck Side.

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 (Cumbria) as well as the broader region; North West.

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 £0
Cumbria 4.20% £674.29 116.50% 17.79%
North West 0.04 807.60 £1 20.19%

Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Beck Side which is 2 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 Beck Side is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.

Are there new houses being built in Beck Side to make it grow?

The growth of an area like Beck Side 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
Beck Side growth rate no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city

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 Beck Side if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.

What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Beck Side?

Before a house gets sold, the figure it sells for always starts off as an asking price. This average asking price for the houses for sale in Beck Side determines the eventual sale price of the house so it isn’t the most important figure but is still important to take note of. This figure is currently £320,340.

Below, there is a table showing the asking price of the different sizes of houses based on the number of bedrooms of the houses in Beck Side.

Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Beck Side

Average asking price (1 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (2 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (3 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (4 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (5 bed) no relevant data for this city

The tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Beck Side is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do properties in Beck Side offer renovation potential?

Beck Side is likely to be a great place for revamping property if there is a lot of greenlit planning permission. The are 1 each month, attaining a success rate of 91% and a total population of 1146. You can find out if this is above or below similar areas in the UK by comparing it to a nearby place

In Beck Side, how many property sales per month are there?

Beck Side boasts a monthly total of 2 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

In a city like Beck Side, what’s the yearly fluctuation in population?

For a comprehensive analysis of Beck Side’s population trends, observe the population fluctuation over a decade, indicated by 1%, and the five-year alteration represented by 1%. Perhaps also look at data from another nearby city too so you can see a comparison.

How much are houses for sale priced at in the extended region of Beck Side?

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

Is purchasing a house in Beck Side considered a costly decision?

Calculate if a property is on the pricier side by matching a listed house for sale against the mean selling prices. In Beck Side, this value is £207,746, compared to the UK’s average of £286,500.

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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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