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Aberchirder – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Aberchirder might be an interesting area to invest in when looking for a house for sale in the UK as it is a unique area in the county of Aberdeenshire.
Before looking for a house for sale in the city of Aberchirder we strongly suggest landlords and real estate investors to research in detail and consider all involved factors. Indeed, house prices can change quite a bit depending on the square foot of the property, the number of rooms, the economic climate, the location of the house and more.

In this data heavy article the reader will be able to find out more on the topic and see the specific data to consider when evaluating different houses for sale in Aberchirder.

Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?

If you are looking for a list of cities that are different to the City of Aberchirder and in different UK region to Scotland. 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.

Finding the ideal house for sale for you

Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Aberchirder.
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.

What are the demographics like in the city of Aberchirder?

In the city of Aberchirder, how much green space remains for residents?

In the city of Aberchirder, there are 16 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 Aberchirder is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.

Is the crime rate bad in the city of Aberchirder?

For every one thousand people living in Aberchirder, no relevant data for this city 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 no relevant data for this city 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.

In Aberchirder, how educated are people in general?

In Aberchirder, the proportion of people who have a degree is no relevant data for this city. Generally speaking, as the number of people with degrees increases, the more people are able to afford houses to buy as a degree is a good indicator of a higher income. To put this into perspective, the average income of Aberchirder is no relevant data for this city.

This figure for average household income usually goes up alongside the percentage of people who have degrees.

However, this is not a hard and fast rule, there are many factors influencing the buying power of a population and hence the appreciation of housing and the number of houses for sale in the area. This can include the rental yields of the area and other demographic statistics like crime rate.

Nonetheless, it cannot be argued that those with degrees tend to live in more affluent areas as 82% of people who achieve a first in degree level education are owners of the place they live.

What does the population of Aberchirder look like?

In the UK in general and specifically in the region in question, large population sizes can be good indications that there are a lot of people in the area looking for houses for sale which can drive up demand and therefore impact the cost. You should also check to see if the population is growing in the area too to show an increasing demand, this is even better. Currently, the total population of Aberchirder is 11366.

Sometimes, smaller populations can have higher buyer demand than large populations on the other hand. This is because the price of houses and hence the demand for houses is based on a variety of variables.

The most important variable is the location of the houses for sale in the city of Aberchirder.

In Aberchirder, how has the population changed over the last five years?

In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 0%. Looking at this figure can inform you of the buyer demand for the houses for sale in the area. Read more here

This may mean that the city has now started to slow down in terms of population growth or it may mean the city is also building a lot of houses which would indicate the supply of houses for sale will be matching the demand.

Making predictions about the future growth of Aberchirder is hence important in making a decision if capital appreciation of your real estate investment is something you’re after as a landlord.

Comparing this figure for the 5 year growth (0%) as well as the ten year growth in the subheading below should allow you to make some accurate forecasts on the growth rate. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

Aberchirder population difference over 10 years?

The population has adjusted in the area of Aberchirder by 4% in the most recent decade. This change is even more useful when compared alongside the figure for the five year growth of the area too.

This will tell you if the population is changing at the moment or if change is more recent. Through this a landlord can accurately look at the fluctuations in population size of the area over time and therefore better understand the trend of the houses for sale in Aberchirder.

To make an example, the town of Salford which is a part of Manchester has seen a 10% increase in population. house price has therefore followed.

How much are those living in Aberchirder earning?

As earning potential goes up in a city, so does the quality of schools in the area, the general infrastructure and the social grade score (no relevant data for this city). All in all, the area becomes a more desirable place to live in.

This is why it is vital to pay attention to how much people are making annually in any city you plan on making a house purchase in. In Aberchirder, this works out to be no relevant data for this city. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.

Located in Aberdeenshire is the city of Aberchirder, in a large part of the UK; Scotland. Before you look for houses for sale in this area, it is a reasonable question to ask what the people who live there are like.

Below, the population of Aberchirder has been dissected in terms of if the population is educated, what the crime rates are like and much more. All important factors to consider before making a house purchase among the offer of the houses for sale.

The knowledge below is based on a lot of different variables relevant to the city of Aberchirder which impacts the profitability of making an investment here or how desirable buying a house to live in is if you want to live on a permanent basis.

Are the people of Aberchirder 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 Aberchirder is no relevant data for this city 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 a social grade score and how does it relate to Aberchirder?

In the city of Aberchirder 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 Aberchirder has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is no relevant data for this city.

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

Who can help you buy a house for sale in Aberchirder?

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

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

As you go ahead and make offers on a house for sale, it is sometimes best to know what other people are offering for the same type of house for sale so you know what to offer yourself to get a good deal. So you should know, the average asking price of Aberchirder is £247,748.

Even though the asking price is not what the eventual price the house is sold at, making a note of the averages for the city of Aberchirder is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.

In the city of Aberchirder, what is the average asking price for the houses for sale?

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

Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Aberchirder 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’s the rental yield in general for the city of Aberchirder?

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 Aberchirder, the below table demonstrates this well. To make things simple, it compares these numbers to the wider region of the UK; Scotland. As well as Aberdeenshire, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Aberchirder no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city £1
Aberdeenshire 6.03% £792.14 125.40% 81.91%
Scotland 0.05 871.42 £1 59.40%

Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Aberchirder you might be interested in the number of sales per month (no relevant data for this city) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Aberchirder with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.

In Aberchirder, how has the number of houses changed?

The growth of an area like Aberchirder 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
Aberchirder growth rate -12% 8% 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 Aberchirder if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.

In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Aberchirder?

In Aberchirder, houses for sale are sold at an average of £152,432. In general, multiple factors impact this figure because lots of variables impact properties valuation. This can include the quality of the buildings in general, whether the population has grown, if there is demand for housing or if there is a low crime rate which would make the area more desirable.

In the table below, you can see for yourself how the average price of a house for sale looks based on the different sizes of housing in Aberchirder. The exact amount of variation between the types of housing depends on the local demand for particular types of houses in the area.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £199,983
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £142,889
Aerage sold price (terraced) £113,827
Aerage sold price (flat) £87,959

As you can see above, for Aberchirder, price varies based on the type of house that is being sold. If these prices shock you it could be due to population change in the last 10 years of 4% where lots of movement may inflate or deflate house prices.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,390
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £1,360
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,410

Looking at the second table about Aberchirder, you are able to tell which type of housing is most affordable to you as a buyer. However, for a general overview of what house price is, the average price per square foot for a house in Aberchirder is £1,390.

FAQ

If you are a landlord, should you renovate a property in the city of Aberchirder?

If planning permissions are abundant in the vicinity of Aberchirder, it may look promising for landlords looking to renovate. With no relevant data for this city getting approved on a monthly basis, and a success rate of no relevant data for this city, these prospects flourish against a population of 11366. A comparative analysis against other locations across the UK will lend you a good perspective of this data.

What’s the number of property sales each month in Aberchirder?

Aberchirder boasts a monthly total of no relevant data for this city 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 Aberchirder, what’s the yearly fluctuation in population?

For a comprehensive analysis of Aberchirder’s population trends, observe the population fluctuation over a decade, indicated by 4%, and the five-year alteration represented by 0%. 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 Aberchirder?

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

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

To work out if you are looking at an expensive property, find a house for sale and compare it to the average prices sell for. In Aberchirder this number is £152,432 and in the average for the UK is £286,500. Also, make sure you don’t miss a crucial step by following our tutorial when buying a house

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Donnell Bailey

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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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