Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Crookston, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Lanarkshire 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 Crookston.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Crookston in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Crookston?
Average price of houses for sale in Crookston
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£122,655|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£184,946|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£289,666|
|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 Crookston is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Crookston, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £181,616.
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 Crookston 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.
houses for sale in other cities and regions in the UK
We have prepared a list of cities that are entirely dissimilar to the region of Scotland, perfect if you are looking for somewhere similar to Crookston but want to relocate to a different region entirely. You should then be able to evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- warndon in Scotland
- cowley in Scotland
- aberavon in Scotland
- banff in Scotland
- alderley-edge in Scotland
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK for a broader understanding, houses for sale in the UK.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Crookston
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 Crookston, 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 Lanarkshire, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Crookston||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||£1|
Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Crookston 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 Crookston with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.
Are there new houses being built in Crookston to make it grow?
Before committing to Crookston 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|
|Crookston growth rate||12%||13%||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 Crookston is building housing to find your answer.
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Crookston.
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.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Crookston?
Nowadays, there are so many properties on the real estate market that it can be difficult to decide which one is the best house for sale for you.
So, who can help you navigate the process of choosing a house for sale?
The number of professionals that offer real estate investors advice and assistance is broad and when it comes to dealing with houses for sale, the process can be complex.
Find here a list of those that can help when buying a house for sale:
- Moneylender – lends you the sum of money you need to buy the house for sale you are looking for
- Insurance agent – A firm that provides several insurances and protections for the house for sale that might become your future house
- Solicitor – A person or company that will sort out the legal work needed before buying a house for sale
- Civil engineer – Also called surveyor, he or she will provide you with an independent valuation of the house for sale you are willing to buy
- Mortgage advisor – Realistically, you will need a mortgage in order to afford to buy a house for sale. Mortgage advisors will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals based on your financial records
- EPC specialist – Especially nowadays, getting professional advice on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of the house for sale you are considering buying is crucial
What are the demographics like in the city of Crookston?
For the city of Crookston, what is the education level?
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 Crookston 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 Crookston, 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.
Is the city of Crookston deprived?
Deprivation of a city is defined as the number of people who are considered to not be earning enough to sustain their lifestyle. The UK average of deprivation nationwide is 33% so comparing the figure of no relevant data for this city for Crookston should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Crookston?
In the city of Crookston 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 Crookston 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|
Is there sufficient green space in Crookston?
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 Crookston, 33 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 Crookston.
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Crookston?
In Crookston, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of no relevant data for this city. This can be compared to the national average of 79.52 for every 1000 people.
Low crime rates are desirable for your safety as a homeowner. Even if you don’t tend to leave the house too often and tend to not mind living in a slightly more dangerous area. Things like burglaries are always a possibility which could harm your ability to pay for home insurance and also may force you to install additional security in your home that can cost you further.
Having said this, you can look at the crime rate on a deeper level to find out what the threats are exactly. It could be the case that a proportion of these crimes (no relevant data for this city for every 1000 people) come from things like anti-social behaviour rather than more serious crimes like violence and sexual offences.
If this is the case you may be more willing to look over a high crime rate within the areas you’re looking to buy a home.
Located in Lanarkshire is the city of Crookston, 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 Crookston 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 Crookston 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.
How much do people in Crookston earn?
By and large, a higher household income in a population can have positive effects on the crime rate and the quality of space. This is due to the fact that higher earners tend to buy houses where there are better schools and more desirable amenities that impact the quality of life someone has.
In Crookston, the average income is no relevant data for this city. Measuring this figure against the average household income for the UK of price34,000 should tell you if the city is higher or lower earning.
When buying a house, use this statistic with other factors when making a decision too like the crime rate or the social grade score of no relevant data for this city to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.
Have the people of Crookston grown in numbers?
Population growth in Crookston 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 Crookston, 31327 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 Crookston 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 Crookston, this change has been 5%. 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 5%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Crookston?
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 8% in Crookston.
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.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Crookston?
For the city of Crookston, the average price a house sells for is £152,296. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Crookston as well as other factors like the population growth which is 8% over a ten-year period.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£256,832|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£157,565|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£137,855|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£83,250|
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 Crookston.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,820|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£1,540|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,800|
Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £1,820. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Crookston. 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 Crookston.
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.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Do properties in Crookston have the potential for renovation?
Amidst the urban landscape of Crookston, an intriguing figure for determining if a property can be renovated is the success of planning permission. The monthly total of planning applications in the area is no relevant data for this city and on the other hand, there is a planning success rate of nan. It is also useful to take into consideration the population size of the area (31327).
How many property sales occur per month in Crookston?
Crookston 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
What is the population change each year in a city like Crookston?
To work out how the population of Crookston has changed over time, you can look at the population change over a decade which is 8% and the change in a five year period two which falls at 5%. Compare the two and look at the population growth or decline in recent times to really make sure you have a good understanding of the population
What are the asking rates for houses for sale in the surrounding area of Crookston?
Currently, the mean asking price of a house in Crookston is £0, calculated using the average value per square foot
Would acquiring a house for sale in Crookston be regarded as a high-priced option?
Determine whether a property is expensive by comparing a list of houses for sale to the prevailing average selling prices. In Crookston, this figure stands at £152,296, while the UK average is £286,500.