Sometimes, working out the prices of the houses for sale can be tricky business. This is why we created this article all about the price of houses for sale in Hoylake, Merseyside.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Hoylake to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Hoylake. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Hoylake?
Let’s consider that you’re not looking to buy a house for sale to live in for the long term future such as if you changed location with your family and want to settle down and you want to find somewhere to buy as an investor in Hoylake. If this is the case, rental yield is a crucial statistic to consider.
If looking to invest, you should also consider other data about the area. The average rental income, the turnover of the sale of the house and what the net rental yields are like for the area do also have an impact on the final price of houses for sale in Hoylake.
It is clear to see from the table below that there is a difference between all of these pieces of information and how they can be compared and contrasted on a county level (Merseyside), a regional level (North West) and finally on the level of the city talked about in this article, Hoylake.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Hoylake||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||15.0%|
You may also find it useful to compare the data above to the number of properties sold per month Hoylake experiences. This figure for house sales per month is 9. Looking at all this information holistically is what a smart investor should do when deciding on the right area for investment before looking for houses for sale.
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Hoylake?
Growth in the area can be a good signal of a booming house market. However, too much growth could also have negative consequences on the capital appreciation of a house as time goes on.
Take a look at the table below for Hoylake that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Hoylake growth rate||1%||15%||22%|
High growth rates can signal an appreciating housing market, nonetheless, if there are too many houses being built, this could reduce demand for housing as the supply of houses for sale starts to catch up with the demand. Leading to stagnation or a decline in house pricing so understanding the growth in Hoylake is important.
Asking price in Hoylake for a house for sale
Average price of houses for sale in Hoylake
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£218,594|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£349,368|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£470,272|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
Based on this table, hopefully, you will be able to tell what type of house for sale is the most suitable for your budget. You can also consider the average asking price per square foot (£0) for houses for sale with this table to get a good idea as to whether Hoylake is the right area to buy a house in for you.
When speaking about the city of Hoylake, £341,772 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 Hoylake.
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.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Hoylake?
There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Hoylake. In Hoylake, this sale price works out to be £281,415. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 2% in Hoylake and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Average sold price (detached)||£430,781|
|Average sold price (semi-detached)||£300,119|
|Average sold price (terraced)||£215,615|
|Average sold price (flat)||£169,174|
Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Hoylake. 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||£2,370|
|Average sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,510|
|Average sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,270|
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 Hoylake which is £2,370. 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.
In Hoylake, what are the demographics like?
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Hoylake?
Within Hoylake, the number of people committing crimes is 60 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 60 figure carefully.
Is there sufficient green space in Hoylake?
In the city of Hoylake, there are 31.2 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 Hoylake is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
Have the people of Hoylake grown in numbers?
Population growth in Hoylake 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 Hoylake, 10,998 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 Hoylake 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 Hoylake, this change has been 1%. 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 1%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Hoylake?
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 2% in Hoylake.
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.
Is the city of Hoylake deprived?
Deprivation levels refer to the ability of the population of the city to earn enough to keep their lifestyle going. Nationwide, it is thought that the number of people at this level or not being able to meet the costs of living is around 33%. In comparison, the deprivation level of Hoylake is 17%.
What is the education level like in Hoylake?
In the city of Hoylake, 40% 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 Hoylake is £45,400.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
How much are those living in Hoylake earning?
You may be wondering what the amount people earn has to do with house price. Well, house prices generally go up as people earn more not just because they can afford more valuable properties but also because good areas generally attract more desirable infrastructure. For reference, the average household income is £45,400.
This may be better schools, doctors and areas with lower crime rates. This results in a snowball effect which polarises different areas further, increasing the demand for housing in richer areas by a greater amount. And increasing the proportion of people with high social grade scores. For Hoylake this figure is 36%.
The city of Hoylake, situated in Merseyside, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Hoylake and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (North West). 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 Hoylake. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Hoylake?
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 Hoylake 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 Hoylake, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 36%.
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|
Invest in houses for sale in Hoylake with the right professional advice
Choosing the perfect house for sale for you might be challenging in today’s market due to the abundance of available houses.
You may wonder who can guide you through the process of selecting a house that is for sale.
There are several experts that provide guidance and support to potential buyers and the procedure can be drawn out, particularly when dealing with houses for sale.
Here is a list of who to contact to get assistance when purchasing a house for sale:
- Banks – The ones that can lend you the money you need for the house for sale
- Insurance companies – Companies that give you access to various insurances specific to the house for sale you are considering to buy
- Solicitor – The individual or business responsible for handling the legal tasks required to purchase a home that is for sale.
- Civil engineer – Provides you with an appraisal of the house up for sale that you want to purchase.
- Mortgage advisor – Professional advisors that will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals according to your finances
- EPC specialist – Getting professional advice on the energy performance of the house for sale is crucial, especially nowadays.
Other cities you can consider looking for with houses for sale
You can assess the various houses for sale offered in the area by consulting this list of cities in North West, the same UK region as Hoylake:
- Flixton in North West
- Acton-Bridge in North West
- Didsbury in North West
- Aldersey-Green in North West
- Accrington in North West
You may also refer to our landing page specific to UK houses for sale, houses for sale in the UK
A house for sale that is right for you
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Hoylake.
Here below are the most important ones according to Lofti’s expertise:
Affordability – (see what house for sale can you afford?)
A guide from the UK government
House Location – The borough and region of the UK you want to invest in is an important factor to consider when looking for a home for sale.
Transport – Commuting can be a waste of time. Minimise it by checking how long it will take from the house for sale you’re interested in, to your office before considering buying
Number of bedrooms – The number of bedrooms goes hand in hand with the house for sale price. If you are buying for the long period try to think if you might need an extra bedroom
Energy performance of the house for sale – The difference between an EPC rating of A and an EPC rating of G can impact your monthly utility bills, consider this when evaluating houses for sale.
Internet connection – Being able to take video calls from your home is crucial nowadays, always check the broadband of the area when browsing houses for sale
Car park – Ask the property seller for parking availability. If it is included in the price of the house for sale, you can justify paying more than you would at first glance
Conditions of the house for sale – Repair works can be expensive and take a lot of time, assess the conditions of the houses listed for sale before making an official offer.