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A guide on houses for sale in Knowsley

by | Nov 15, 2022

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As a landlord, whenever you are looking at houses for sale in Merseyside, you could find varying prices throughout an area like Knowsley. In this article, this data will be simplified so you can find all of the data on one, convenient page.

So, from the rental yield of Knowsley to the success you may expect to get when submitting planning permission. Everything you need to know about house for sale in the UK and in Knowsley will be revealed. Keep reading.

What is the final sale price of a house in Knowsley?

For the city of Knowsley, the average price a house sells for is £175,034. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Knowsley as well as other factors like the population growth which is 4% over a ten-year period.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £252,377
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £164,406
Aerage sold price (terraced) £109,597
Aerage sold price (flat) £83,247

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 Knowsley.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,835
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £2,190
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,615

Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £1,835. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Knowsley. 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 Knowsley.
Bear in mind that if you are a landlord looking to buy a property to rent, you will also run into other expenses like letting agent fees and the cost of listing your property for sale on Rightmove in your city.

Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?

Below is a list of towns that differ from Knowsley.
Going over these locations will help you evaluate the different houses for sale across the UK. Whether that be in the same or a very different region to North West:

If you are interested in other cities or even regions of the UK, please visit the following page for more information:houses for sale in the UK it contains all the data related to the houses for sale in our nation.

In Knowsley, what is the asking price in general for a house for sale?

When speaking about the city of Knowsley, £234,104 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 Knowsley 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.

Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Knowsley

Average asking price (1 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (2 bed) £132,970
Average asking price (3 bed) £220,084
Average asking price (4 bed) £347,157
Average asking price (5 bed) no relevant data for this city

Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Knowsley and if you may need to look at a different area in order to buy the type of house you can afford.

Also, noting the £0 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.

What are the demographics like in the city of Knowsley?

Is the city of Knowsley deprived?

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 Knowsley is £0 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 is a social grade score and how does this relate to Knowsley?

In the city of Knowsley 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 Knowsley has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 18%.

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

Have the people of Knowsley grown in numbers?

Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Knowsley if 42974 and in the below heading how this population has changed will be broken down.

Like most data to do with houses, all data has to be considered holistically with multiple variables to determine if the population growth actually impacts the statistics that matter to you as a landlord in Knowsley such as rental yield or house appreciation.

How has the population size of Knowsley adjusted in the last 5 years?

In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Knowsley by 3%. Analysing this figure is a great way to tell if there is new demand for housing or not as a decreasing figure reduces the number of people who want to buy houses. Read more here

To compare this figure over a greater period of time, you could look at the figure for the 1 year population too and compare them. This way you can see if the population has changed recently or if this 3% change has historically occurred before. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

Over the last 10 years, how has the population size adjusted in Knowsley?

In the last decade, the population of Knowsley has been adjusted by 4%. This growth may be as a result of factors like new industries employing people or emigration and immigration balancing out to create this population change.

A precedent that shows population change in this way over decades is the region of Greater London. The capital city has grown by 27% in the past 20 years. Population growth has caused house prices to go up to price523,666 on average.

The city of Knowsley, 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 Knowsley 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 Knowsley. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.

Is the education level of Knowsley important when buying a house?

In the city of Knowsley, 21% of people have degrees. In general, as the number of people who are highly educated goes up, the more likely they are to have the ability to buy houses as their annual household income goes up too.

So you can see for yourself, the average income for the people of Knowsley is £36,350.00. This generally goes up with the education level of the area. Additionally, looking at the difference between the proportion of people with degrees and the UK average for this statistic (22.6%) should give you an idea of the affluence and education of the city.

A higher education level can therefore tell you if the house prices are likely to be high as the higher income level often results in people buying a bigger, more valuable house.

Having said this, whale education level can be a good factor to go by, there are also things like the rental yields, the population growth and social grades scores that can impact the value of a house and whether it will go up in value as time goes on.

Is there sufficient green space in Knowsley?

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 Knowsley, 19 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 Knowsley.

Are the people in Knowsley earning a lot?

While not always the case, the amount people earn can be associated with better schools in the area and perhaps a nicer environment to live in.

£36,350.00 is the average household income of the area. And the higher this figure is the more likely it is that there is a higher percentage of people with a social grade score in the A or B categories which is 18% for Knowsley.

In Knowsley, what is the crime rate?

For every one thousand people living in Knowsley, 11600% commits crimes and are prosecuted. Coming to a conclusion as to whether all the other factors of your house purchase like the house price justify this figure when contrasting it with the UK average of 79.52 is something you should do as a homeowner.

It could be that the crime rate is higher than you expected but there it is worth the population growth, appreciation of the house and worth the relative price you are purchasing the house for.

Nonetheless, the crime rate of 11600% is not a statistic that should just be ignored as you could have to pay more for things like home insurance and install additional security on your house if the rate is particularly high.

Either way, burglaries are not something you would want to encounter in a house. Whether that be a house you are living in or a house you are renting out to tenants.

Choose the right house for sale that suits your needs

What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Knowsley?
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.

Get professional help on the houses for sale in Knowsley

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.

What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Knowsley?

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 Knowsley this statistic is what you were looking for.

Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (North West) alongside Merseyside 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 Knowsley.

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)
Knowsley £0 £759 no relevant data for this city £0
Merseyside 4.76% £735.14 120.31% 21.51%
North West 0.04 807.60 £1 20.19%

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 Knowsley.

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 (11) will be useful.

Are there more or fewer houses being built in Knowsley?

Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Knowsley, 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
Knowsley growth rate 1% 10% 31%

As the population of Knowsley 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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is it possible to renovate a property in Knowsley?

Properties in the city of Knowsley may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are 5 approvals every month with an approval of nan based on a population of 42974. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

On a monthly basis, how many property transactions take place in Knowsley?

Knowsley boasts a monthly total of 11 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 is the population change each year in a city like Knowsley?

To assess the shifts in Knowsley’s population over time, analyse how the population has altered. Look at the ten year change of population of 4%, alongside the five-year change of 3%.

prices for houses on sale in the broader vicinity of Knowsley?

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

Is investing in a house for sale in Knowsley a financially demanding choice?

To assess the affordability of a property, locate a house for sale and contrast it with the mean selling prices. In Knowsley, the value is £175,034, whereas the UK’s mean is £286,500

Find an estate agent in the city of Knowsley

In order to buy a house in Knowsley you might need the service of an estate agent. To simplify the pain of looking for the nearest agent we have built a list of estate agents in your area, taking you straight to their website

Estate agent Contact number Address of agent Email
Brooks Estate & Lettings Agent 441513828074 35 Eccleston Street, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 5QA Phone number only
Cameron Mackenzie Lettings 441513823913 509 Warrington Road, Rainhill, Liverpool, L35 4LP Phone number only
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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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