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Ardallie – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Ardallie can be a tough place to find accurate information like any city in the UK. Read on to learn about which data to stay on top of when looking at house for sale in Ardallie.

On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Ardallie in Aberdeenshire. This is crucial in finding houses for sale in the UK, that are worth investing in for the long term too.

Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands

Criterias that have an impact on the actual price of a house for sale have been listed here below. Consider them all to find the perfect houses for sale in Ardallie.

  • Affordability – check this article from the UK government to find out (see what house for sale you can afford)

  • Location – if the house for sale is in the city centre rather than further out, this may be why it is more expensive than the market average.

  • Transports near the house for sale – Being able to use public transports is a huge plus for a house, especially in big cities. This will have an impact on the price as well.

  • Bedrooms – the more bedrooms there are in a house for sale, the more tenants a buy to let investors will be able to host, therefore, realistically the price will also increase.

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

  • Wi-Fi speed – We recommend you check the internet plans available for the areas where you are considering to buy a house for sale

  • Are you a motorist? – If yes, filter out your searches and compare prices of houses for sale with parking availability. Remember, a car parking space can cost as much as £400 per month

  • Conditions of the house for sale – New builds and properties that were recently built usually need little to no repairs; instead, other houses for sale may require consistent or structural maintenance. These investments that can be both expensive and laborious to complete. Before making your offer for a house for sale you should always carefully assess this criteria.

House for sale in a different UK region

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

What are the demographics like in the city of Ardallie?

What is the education level like in Ardallie?

Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Ardallie is no relevant data for this city. Most of the time, the more people that have a degree, the higher the average household income and the more likely someone is to be able to afford to purchase a house. For example, the average income of the citizens in the area of Ardallie is no relevant data for this city.

Generally, areas with high numbers of people with a degree are also areas with more people likely to be home owners and therefore the value of houses and relative prices of the houses for sale are more likely to go up too.

Nonetheless, making predictions about the appreciation of a house also has to be considered alongside other factors like population growth and the rental yields of the area.

However, most of the time, being educated is a good indication of affluence with 82% of people graded a first in tertiary education going on to eventually own a house.

How much do people in Ardallie 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 Ardallie.

In Ardallie, what are the deprivation levels like?

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 Ardallie is no relevant data for this city.

What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Ardallie?

In the city of Ardallie 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 Ardallie 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

What is the population of Ardallie?

In total, the number of people in Ardallie is 33729. This figure can be used to estimate the appreciation of the houses but it is also important you look at the population growth figure in order to make this more accurate.

Whether a large population benefits you as a landlord is dependent on what you want from a home. A large population is great if you have children who prefer the bustle of crowds in cities but there are also those who purposely want to buy somewhere rural.

You may also be able to find a balance of both where there are shops, restaurants and entertainment and also rural areas all within a short distance which may be the case ni Ardallie, depending on where exactly you are.

How has Ardallie changed in the past five years?

Five years provides enough time for a city to grow dramatically. It may be the case that the population grows or shrinks but the city of Ardallie has changed by -1%. Read more here

It is also helpful to compare this data to a longer time period like 10 years like in the below subheading. If the population trend of growth or decline has been there for a longer period of time you’ll be able to tell if -1% is a recent change or not.
Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

In the last decade, what is the difference in population in Ardallie?

4% has been the population growth change in the past 10 years.

Usually, this is more of a conservative figure compared to the five year change of a city.

Industrial changes can also be the reason for this shift but it could also be due to immigration or emigration. Bringing people in or out of the area.

The recent global pandemic has also shifted the number of people living in cities as people realise they can now work remotely. It may be that the people of a Ardallie have seen a more desirable way of working, moving to make themselves more comfortable in their careers.

For example, the population of the South west of England has seen a massive increase in population because workers want to move there to benefit from the slightly better weather, lower house prices and also the rural area. Nonetheless, they can also benefit from travelling to the capital city of the UK, London.

What’s crime like in Ardallie?

The crime rate of Ardallie 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.

Is there sufficient green space in Ardallie?

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 Ardallie, 25 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 Ardallie.

The city of Ardallie, situated in Aberdeenshire, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.

In the below headings, the city of Ardallie 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 Ardallie. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.

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

In Ardallie, the average sale price of a house for sale is in fact £145,117. This is dependent on the 10 year population growth of Ardallie being 4%. Growing populations are more likely to inflate the prices of houses for sale in the city of Ardallie.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £228,307
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £141,868
Aerage sold price (terraced) £107,896
Aerage sold price (flat) £68,480

The list below is able to inform you of what these prices are. Giving you an accurate estimate of whether a landlord is likely to accept your offer based on the prices of the houses for sale in Ardallie.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,360
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £1,200
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,420

Evidently, certain types of houses for sale will have different types of demand and this will be reflected on the final price.

On average, the cost of a house for sale per square foot works out to be £1,360. This means if you are just looking out the houses sold in Ardallie in general and didn’t take into consideration the type of build. For example, a new build.

Invest in houses for sale in Ardallie with the right professional advice

In today’s market with an abundance of homes available for sale, choosing the best house for sale can be challenging.
With several houses for sale to choose from, who will guide you through the process of choosing?
We have listed here below several experts and companies able to advise and support potential buyers.

The process of finding and investing in a house for sale can be lengthy and time-consuming, this is why we suggest you consult with the following professionals:

  • Banks – Lend you the cash
  • Insurance companies – Insure your new real estate investment
  • Conveyancer – handles all the legal labour that is needed to proceed in buying a house for sale.
  • Surveyor – Carries out an independent and complete property valuation of the house for sale
  • Mortgage advisor – If you are thinking to get a mortgage to get the finances needed to afford to buy a house for sale, a mortgage advisor is the person you should be looking for
  • EPC person – Always get a quote on the Energy Performance Certificate of the houses for sale listed in a certain city

Asking price in Ardallie for a house for sale

Average prices for the houses for sale in Ardallie

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 tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Ardallie is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.

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 Ardallie is £156,091.

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 Ardallie is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.

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

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 Ardallie this statistic is what you were looking for.

Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (Scotland) alongside Aberdeenshire 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 Ardallie.

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)
Ardallie 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%

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 Ardallie.

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 (no relevant data for this city) will be useful.

What is the growth in the housing market of Ardallie?

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 Ardallie that shows the growth in recent years.

1 year 3 years 5 years
Ardallie growth rate 4% 9% no relevant data for this city

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 Ardallie is important.

F.A.Q.

Is it possible to renovate a property in Ardallie?

Properties in the city of Ardallie 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 33729. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

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

Ardallie 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

How does the population in a city like Ardallie change annually?

Calculating the evolution of Ardallie’s population requires an examination of the population transformation over a decade, amounting to 4%, and the five-year adjustment at -1%. 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

What is the asking price for houses for sale in the wider region of Ardallie?

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

Is a house for sale in Ardallie an expensive choice?

Calculate if a property is on the pricier side by matching a listed house for sale against the mean selling prices. In Ardallie, this value is £145,117, compared to the UK’s average of £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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