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A guide on houses for sale in Kirkintilloch

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Kirkintilloch 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 Kirkintilloch.

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

Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?

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

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

Advice from experts on properties for sale in Kirkintilloch

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

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

Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Kirkintilloch, currently, no relevant data for this city people fall into this category.

Measuring this statistic against the nationwide average of 33% should give you a pretty good idea of where the city lies in the scale of poverty in the area and how much you can charge for rent in your ast (assured tenancy shorthold).

What is the growth in the housing market of Kirkintilloch?

The growth of an area like Kirkintilloch 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
Kirkintilloch growth rate -11% 2% 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 Kirkintilloch if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.

What are the demographics like in the city of Kirkintilloch?

In Kirkintilloch, how has the population changed?

Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Kirkintilloch if 37930 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 Kirkintilloch such as rental yield or house appreciation.

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

In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Kirkintilloch by 2%. 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 2% 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 Kirkintilloch?

In the last decade, the population of Kirkintilloch 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.

Kirkintilloch in the county of East Dunbartonshire is notable for its specific demographics and has individual characteristics.

For localised cities and the bigger areas of the UK there are wide variations in the demographics that shape an area so the same is also true for the wider region Kirkintilloch is located in; Scotland.

Below, these demographics are talked about in headings that explain how the city has grown, what the education levels are like in Kirkintilloch, what the social grade score of the city is like and if the green space matches the recommended levels people living in the UK should have.

How much are those living in Kirkintilloch earning?

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 Kirkintilloch.

In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Kirkintilloch?

Within Kirkintilloch, the number of people committing crimes is no relevant data for this city per 1000 people. This figure directly relates to the safety of residents in the area which is one of the biggest factors in whether an area is considered desirable or not.

As a result, someone looking to buy a house here hoping for it to appreciate in value or buying a house here to produce rental income should check out the crime rate and compare it carefully to the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people to see how safe people living there will be.

If the area’s crime rate is too high, this may result in you having to pay for the renovation of burglaries or pay a premium on home insurance as insurance companies will charge you more for living in a dangerous area. So analyse this no relevant data for this city figure carefully.

In Kirkintilloch, what are the deprivation levels like?

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 Kirkintilloch, 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.

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

Most of the time, the social grade score of a city is what it takes to determine what the economic levels are like as this score refers to what type of jobs the people of the area generally work as. So, from highly skilled, managerial roles, to the manual labour workers of the UK, how does Kirkintilloch compare?

At the highest end of the scale (A) jobs that are managerial administrative or professional are all lumped into this category. On the other hand, there is the lowest grade (E) where workers who are on benefits, state pensions or work casual jobs fall into.

In Kirkintilloch, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is no relevant data for this city.

So you can compare this data, here is the estimated grouping of the social grades of the UK for the general population. Adding the two highest categories of A and B and comparing this percentage to the high social grade score which combines A and B should give you a good comparison.

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

How much green space is available to residents of Kirkintilloch?

In the city of Kirkintilloch, there are 18 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 Kirkintilloch is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.

How educated are the people in Kirkintilloch?

In the city of Kirkintilloch, no relevant data for this city people have a degree from a university. The higher this proportion is, in general, the more likely it is that the population is able to buy a house.

Interestingly, as people who have degrees go up, the average income of the area goes up too. You can see if there is a correlation, the average household income in the UK is price34,000 and the average income in Kirkintilloch is no relevant data for this city.

This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.

Finding the ideal house for sale for you

Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Kirkintilloch.
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 asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Kirkintilloch?

Average prices for the houses for sale in Kirkintilloch

Average asking price (1 bed) £73,249
Average asking price (2 bed) £123,724
Average asking price (3 bed) £214,464
Average asking price (4 bed) £329,706
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 Kirkintilloch has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.

Before a house gets sold, the figure it sells for always starts off as an asking price. This average asking price for the houses for sale in Kirkintilloch determines the eventual sale price of the house so it isn’t the most important figure but is still important to take note of. This figure is currently £187,477.

Below, there is a table showing the asking price of the different sizes of houses based on the number of bedrooms of the houses in Kirkintilloch.

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

For the city of Kirkintilloch, the average price a house sells for is £167,949. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Kirkintilloch 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) £325,643
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £182,046
Aerage sold price (terraced) £130,135
Aerage sold price (flat) £96,229

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 Kirkintilloch.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,780
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £1,870
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,730

Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £1,780. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Kirkintilloch. 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 Kirkintilloch.
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do properties in Kirkintilloch have the potential for renovation?

Amidst the urban landscape of Kirkintilloch, 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 (37930).

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

Kirkintilloch 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 Kirkintilloch?

When evaluating the population trajectory of Kirkintilloch, 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 Kirkintilloch?

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

Is purchasing a house in Kirkintilloch considered a costly decision?

Determine whether a property is expensive by comparing a list of houses for sale to the prevailing average selling prices. In Kirkintilloch, this figure stands at £167,949, while the UK average is £286,500.

Who are the best estate agents in the city of Kirkintilloch?

Looking to pruchase a home to live in or for an investment? Discover agents in the city of Kirkintilloch below who are ready to help you navigate the home buying journey. From viewing listings to making offers, rely on an knowledgeable professional tailored to your neighborhood and preferences to eliminate the headache of searching:

Name of the Agent Email Address Address Phone Number
CODA Estates Phone number only 2-4 Heath Avenue, Lenzie, G66 4LG 441413768089
R&G Estate Agents Phone number only 57 Townhead, G66 1NN 441413760144
Mike Smith Properties nan 6 Ingleside, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 4GN 441413768090
Harley Estate Agents Phone number only 84 Monkland Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 3BP 442036417057
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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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