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Carrington – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Carrington, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Greater Manchester 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 Carrington.

In this article, we will be looking at the city of Carrington 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 Carrington?

Assuming you are not looking for a house for sale in a certain area because of private reasons such as being close to a family member or you have been relocated to a new office, these are some of the factors to consider in order to understand if an investment is worth your money.

Investors typically look at data such as the average rental yield, the average asking price of rent per month, rent turnover and sale turnover. These KPIs give property investors a solid idea of how the market is performing in that area.

For the city of Carrington, the below table demonstrates this well. To make things simple, it compares these numbers to the wider region of the UK; North West. As well as Greater Manchester, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Carrington no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city £0
Greater Manchester 4.70% £930.05 128.44% 21.10%
North West 0.04 807.60 £1 20.19%

Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Carrington you might be interested in the number of sales per month (3) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Carrington with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.

In Carrington, how has the number of houses changed?

Before committing to Carrington 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
Carrington growth rate 8% 27% 46%

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 Carrington is building housing to find your answer.

Get professional help on the houses for sale in Carrington

Who should you talk to while going through the process of making an offer on a house for sale?
Several experts specialise in giving advice to property investors or to first time potential buyers.

Since the process of finding the right house for sale can take months, you have all the time to consult with the experts you might need.

Find here a list of those you should contact to get professional guidance and assistance when purchasing a house for sale:

  • Lender – This practitioner can lend you money to finalise a house purchase
  • Insurer – Insuring companies will provide you with the insurance policy you need to protect the house for sale you want to buy
  • Legal representative – This professional is usually there to handle all the legal tasks associated with purchasing a home for sale.
  • Surveyor – Carries out and independent valuation on the house for sale based on its conditions. It is very useful to understand the correct price before making an offer
  • Mortgage specialist – Mortgage advisors works on commissions. They will get a cut from the bank and will guide you with offering the best deals given your financial situation
  • Energy assessor – We strongly suggest you to invest in a professional assessment of the Energy Performance of the house for sale you want to purchase

Choose the right house for sale that suits your needs

What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Carrington?
Here below is our list with the most important ones:

  • House for sale affordability – check out the (see house affordability guide)

    on the UK gov website to know more

  • House Location – the actual location of a house for sale drastically changes the final price of a property

  • Transports you can reach by foot – Commuting is part of our lives, especially in big cities, check it out before buying a house for sale.

  • Number of bedrooms – Usually, the bigger the house for sale the more bedrooms it will have. For example, if you are a single person (or a couple) one bedroom will do.

  • Energy Performance Certificate of the house for sale – Bad EPCs can result in thousands of pounds more in bills you will have to pay on an annual basis. Consider this when purchasing a new property.

  • Internet connection – Having a quick internet connection is fundamental nowadays. Check the area of the house for sale to understand what the average internet speed is and see if it fits your needs

  • Do you drive to the office? – If yes, ask about parking. Is it included in the house price?

  • Special areas – Start by taking a look at the National Heritage list by the UK government. If a house listed for sale appears in the list, the future landlord won’t be able to invest in changes to the real estate asset.

  • Houses for sale Conditions – When looking for houses for sale you should always consider the amount of time and money you will have to invest to complete the needed repairs, if any at all.

In Carrington, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?

There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Carrington. In Carrington, this sale price works out to be £168,090. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 6% in Carrington and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.

Housing category Total final sale price
Average sold price (detached) no relevant data for this city
Average sold price (semi-detached) £177,008
Average sold price (terraced) £133,791
Average sold price (flat) no relevant data for this city

Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Carrington. You may think that the bigger the house is the more expensive, but actually, this table is more based on the demand for the properties in each category.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Average sold price/sqft £1,970
Average sold price/sqft (new build) £0
Average sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,850

In addition, here is the price per square foot. By taking this data and doing an average, it is also possible to work out the average square foot of houses in Carrington which is £1,970. From here you can get a sense of the price of the overall housing market and therefore, also find out the prices of the houses for sale.

What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Carrington?

When speaking about the city of Carrington, £212,727 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 in Carrington would be after a larger house than someone living alone.

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.

Average price of houses for sale in Carrington

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) £227,857
Average asking price (4 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (5 bed) no relevant data for this city

After looking at this table about prices of houses for sale in Carrington, someone who is buying a home would have a detailed understanding of what kind of house for sale is available on the market that best suits the amount of money they are looking to invest. Also, using a more general figure like the average asking price per square foot of a property which is £0 will help them to have a more holistic understanding.

House for sale in a different UK region

If you are looking for a list of cities that are different to the City of Carrington 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.

What kind of demographics does the city of Carrington have?

How deprived is the population of Carrington?

Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Carrington, currently, £0 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.

Is the crime rate bad in the city of Carrington?

The crime rate of Carrington must be looked at sceptically. The reason for this is that the crime rate can vary within a city greatly and the type of crime committed can also vary too.

For example, the area has a crime rate of no relevant data for this city, but another city may have a higher crime rate but not be deemed as dangerous due to lower level crime or minor offences being committed.

Either way, high crime rates are never a good sign so consider the rate against the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people as a benchmark.

Lower rates could mean things like home insurance is cheaper and you have to install fewer security measures throughout your house. Saving you money in the long run. So the statistic of crime rate (no relevant data for this city) is both useful and is recommended to be compared to the average.

Are the people in Carrington 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 Carrington, the average income is £32,300.00. 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 8% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.

Do the people of Carrington get to enjoy green space?

In the city of Carrington, there are 21 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 Carrington 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 social grade score of Carrington?

In the city of Carrington, the social grade score of the area is 8%. 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 Carrington.

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 education level like in Carrington?

In the city of Carrington, 16% 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 Carrington is £32,300.00.

This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.

What is the population of Carrington?

The city of Carrington has a total population of 8391. 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 Carrington 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 Carrington

Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Carrington has changed by 2%. 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 2% 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 Carrington?

In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 6%.

Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Carrington 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.

In the city of Carrington, the demographics are unique and must be looked at by themself to make a conclusion about the area before buying a house. This is because the growth could be greatly different to the wider area of Greater Manchester for example.

These demographics for Carrington may impact the price of a house, how this house grows over time and the profitability of a house if you are buying it for an investment so knowing the area is crucial for a landlord making a purchasing decision in the city of Carrington in North West.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is it possible to renovate a property in Carrington?

Properties in the city of Carrington may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are 2 approvals every month with an approval of 91% based on a population of 8391. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

What is the monthly count of property transactions in Carrington?

Carrington boasts a monthly total of 3 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

What’s the annual population shift in a city such as Carrington?

Calculating the evolution of Carrington’s population requires an examination of the population transformation over a decade, amounting to 6%, and the five-year adjustment at 2%. By contrasting these values, analyse recent changes in population to attain a thorough understanding of demographic trends and perhaps also look at house for sale data nearby

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

Currently, the mean asking price of a house in Carrington is £0, calculated using the average value per square foot

Does opting for a house for sale in Carrington come with a hefty price tag?

To assess the affordability of a property, locate a house for sale and contrast it with the mean selling prices. In Carrington, the value is £168,090, whereas the UK’s mean is £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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