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Aird Dhail – 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 Aird Dhail, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Western Isles 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 Aird Dhail.

In this article, we will be looking at the city of Aird Dhail in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.

A house for sale that is right for you

Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Aird Dhail

  • affordability – the UK gov website comes in helpful when you want to understand (see what house for sale you can afford)

  • Geographic Location – the county and region across the UK you are considering to invest in are crucial factors to consider when browsing houses for sale.

  • Transport network of the house for sale – Hopefully, the pandemic stays in the past. Therefore, working from home may become less predominant than a couple of years ago. Check the commuting time of the house for sale you are considering buying.

  • Bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for yourself, for a couple or for the whole family? This condition will narrow down the number of houses for sale relevant to buy.

  • EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of the properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.

  • Broadband speed – having a good internet connection is crucial nowadays. Always check the available subscriptions available for the areas of the house for sale you want to purchase

  • Are you a car owner? – if yes, you will have to check for parking availability of the house for sale. Does it come with a garage included in the price?

  • Conservation areas – when browsing for houses for sale, we suggest you take a look at the National Heritage list. When a house for sale is included it means that it is not possible for the future homeowner to make changes to the property, both inside and outside.

  • Houses for sale Conditions – some properties, like new builds, need no repairs or works; other houses listed for sale may need some investment to restore them and some others may need a complete renovation. Someone looking for houses for sale should always think about how much time and money they are willing to invest to complete the needed repairs.

In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Aird Dhail?

In Aird Dhail, houses for sale are sold at an average of £125,613. 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 Aird Dhail. 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) £132,606
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £93,516
Aerage sold price (terraced) £97,450
Aerage sold price (flat) no relevant data for this city

As you can see above, for Aird Dhail, 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 £1,160
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £970
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,170

Looking at the second table about Aird Dhail, 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 Aird Dhail is £1,160.

Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Aird Dhail

Are there more or fewer houses being built in Aird Dhail?

Before committing to Aird Dhail 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
Aird Dhail growth rate 24% 22% no relevant data for this city

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 Aird Dhail is building housing to find your answer.

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 Aird Dhail.

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 (Western Isles) as well as the broader region; Scotland.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Aird Dhail no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city £1
Western Isles no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city 52.00%
Scotland 0.05 871.42 £1 59.40%

Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Aird Dhail which is no relevant data for this city 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 Aird Dhail is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.

What are the people like in Aird Dhail?

Do the people of Aird Dhail get to enjoy green space?

In the city of Aird Dhail, there are 44 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 Aird Dhail 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 city of Aird Dhail’s social grade score?

The social grade score is a good indicator of what type of jobs people generally work in the area. Whether that be working in the primary sector, secondary sector, tertiary sector or maybe the quaternary sector of jobs.

The scale is slightly different to this though on a scale of A to E. A refers to people who are in the most skilled, managerial roles whereas E include people such as casual workers.

In Aird Dhail, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is no relevant data for this city. This figure includes people who are therefore most likely to be more skilled and have higher paid jobs.

When contrasting these figures, the average household income for the area is no relevant data for this city. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (no relevant data for this city).

Is the crime rate bad in the city of Aird Dhail?

For every one thousand people living in Aird Dhail, 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.

The city of Aird Dhail, situated in Western Isles, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.

In the below headings, the city of Aird Dhail and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (Scotland). 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 Aird Dhail. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.

What is the population of Aird Dhail?

Population growth in Aird Dhail 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 Aird Dhail, 14355 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 Aird Dhail 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 Aird Dhail, this change has been -2%. 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 -2%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Aird Dhail?

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 -4% in Aird Dhail.

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.

Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Aird Dhail?

The deprivation levels of the UK can vary quite a bit. High deprivation levels signal a particular area has people who are struggling to make ends meet and pay for basic living expenses. For Aird Dhail, in particular, the deprivation levels are no relevant data for this city.

This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.

How much do people in Aird Dhail earn?

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.

no relevant data for this city 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 no relevant data for this city for Aird Dhail.

In Aird Dhail, how educated are people in general?

The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is no relevant data for this city. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. no relevant data for this city is the amount people in Aird Dhail are earning.

As you can tell, this figure along with the number of people who have degrees roughly correlate. For reference, the percentage of people who have degrees in the UK is 22.6% and the average household income is.

As a general rule, the bigger the difference between this 22.6% figure and the percentage of people with a degree in Aird Dhail, the bigger the difference in the ability to earn and hence buy a house. A higher number of degrees will increase the potential for people to earn and hence the buying power of the population. This will also push up the price of houses in the area.

Nonetheless, making accurate estimates for the appreciation of homes must be done with other pieces of data in mind such as the rental yields or perhaps the crime rate of the area to name some examples.

Other cities in different locations you can consider to buy property

You can consult our list below that goes over a list of cities not necessarily in Scotland, allowing you to find similar places to Aird Dhail:

You may also refer to our webpage specific to UK houses for sale to get an overview of the large number of cities in the area, houses for sale in the UK

Asking price in Aird Dhail for a house for sale

Average prices for the houses for sale in Aird Dhail

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 above table is perfect for understanding the distribution of properties in the area as well as looking at this data alongside the average asking price per square foot of £0. Telling you what type of house is most in demand relative to the price of the area.

This could be due to more people looking at particular types of houses for sale over others or even due to the fact that Aird Dhail has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.

When investors make offers for houses for sale in Aird Dhail, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £159,688.

In the table below, for all the different sizes of houses in the area, the average asking prices have been displayed. This tells you what kind of house is more or less expensive and sought after despite houses with fewer bedrooms being overall less expensive anyway.

Any house that looks like it is overpriced for the number of bedrooms it has in Aird Dhail is typically not overpriced. It is just the case that that type of housing has a higher demand, therefore, people are willing to pay more.

Professional advice for houses for sale in Aird Dhail

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

FAQ

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

Properties in the city of Aird Dhail may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are no relevant data for this city approvals every month with an approval of no relevant data for this city based on a population of 14355. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

In Aird Dhail, how many property sales per month are there?

In the city of Aird Dhail, there are no relevant data for this city and in the total for the UK, there are around 1.1 million property sales.

What’s the year-over-year population change in Aird Dhail or similar cities?

When evaluating the population trajectory of Aird Dhail, explore the decade-spanning population shift of -4% and the five-year modification of population of -2%. By drawing comparisons, see if demographic changes in your chosen area is

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

The current average price per square foot for a house in Aird Dhail stands at £0, considering the mean cost for each square foot of houses for sale there.

Is investing in a house for sale in Aird Dhail 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 Aird Dhail this number is £125,613 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

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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