Sometimes, working out the prices of the houses for sale can be tricky business. This is why we created this article all about the price of houses for sale in Adur, West Sussex.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Adur, to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Adur. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Adur?
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Adur
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£226,872|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£338,270|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£481,451|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£644,882|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
After looking at this table about prices of houses for sale in Adur, someone who is buying a home would have a detailed understanding of what kind of house for sale is available on the market that best suits the amount of money they are looking to invest. Also, using a more general figure like the average asking price per square foot of a property which is £2,150 will help them to have a more holistic understanding.
On average, in Adur, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £465,864.
The below table puts this figure into perspective as you can see the various average sale prices of the different type of houses for sale in Adur. From a 1 bedroom house up to a 5 bedroom house.
As you can imagine, as the price goes up, the size of a room also goes up and in general, the larger a house is, the more you can expect the sale price to be as well.
Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
We have prepared a list of cities in South East, the same UK region of Adur that can help you evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Aylesford in South East
- Hastings in South East
- Chiltington in South East
- Bar-End in South East
- Chelwood-Gate in South East
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK, houses for sale in the UK.
A house for sale that is right for you
What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Adur?
Here below is our list with the most important ones:
House for sale affordability – check out the (see house affordability guide)
on the UK gov website to know more
House Location – the actual location of a house for sale drastically changes the final price of a property
Transports you can reach by foot – Commuting is part of our lives, especially in big cities, check it out before buying a house for sale.
Number of bedrooms – Usually, the bigger the house for sale the more bedrooms it will have. For example, if you are a single person (or a couple) one bedroom will do.
Energy Performance Certificate of the house for sale – Bad EPCs can result in thousands of pounds more in bills you will have to pay on an annual basis. Consider this when purchasing a new property.
Internet connection – Having a quick internet connection is fundamental nowadays. Check the area of the house for sale to understand what the average internet speed is and see if it fits your needs
Do you drive to the office? – If yes, ask about parking. Is it included in the house price?
Special areas – Start by taking a look at the National Heritage list by the UK government. If a house listed for sale appears in the list, the future landlord won’t be able to invest in changes to the real estate asset.
Houses for sale Conditions – When looking for houses for sale you should always consider the amount of time and money you will have to invest to complete the needed repairs, if any at all.
How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Adur?
Are there new houses being built in Adur to make it grow?
Before making an investment and move forward with buying a house for sale, another important set of data an investor should analyse is the growth trends of the area in question.
Below are the forecasted growth rates for the city of Adur at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Adur growth rate||3%||20%||23%|
Examine this figure carefully as the addition of a lot of new houses to meet demand could mean that house price of the houses for sale in Adur gradually reduces with an increase in the housing supply. This could be a good indicator to understand if your house will appreciate or not. Too many houses and too much supply could drive down the prices of homes or stagnate them. So be sure to check out what is exactly happening in Adur.
If you’re buying a house for investment rather than for the reason to live in the house over time and use the house as a place to stay in the long term, there is a need to look at the rental yield figure to see if the house for sale you are considering to buy is a good investment or not.
This figure is usually looked at by investors as well as the rental income of the area, the sale turnover and the rent turnover.
The table below represents this data and compares Adur to West Sussex and the broader suburb of the UK; South East.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Adur||3.8%||£1,362||no relevant data for this city||14.0%|
Let’s assume you want to sell the house you’re looking to buy in Adur for profit in the future, in this case, looking at the data for the number of houses sold per month in Adur would give you an idea of whether the area is actively getting new investors. This figure is 20.
It is vital you be careful with this figure however as the data can suggest something that isn’t true in Adur. To give an example, a lot of people buying new houses could also indicate there are a lot of new first time buyers in the area which would in fact drive down the rental yield.
The more people there are interested in renting, rather than buying, the more likely that area of the UK has high rental yields and hence investors like these areas to invest in to create a large amount of cash flow.
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Adur
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
What is the final sale price of a house in Adur?
In Adur, houses for sale are sold at an average of £370,275. 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 Adur. 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)||£524,717|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£389,012|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£351,249|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£233,124|
As you can see above, for Adur, 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 5% where lots of movement may inflate or deflate house prices.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£3,950|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,030|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£3,875|
Looking at the second table about Adur, 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 Adur is £3,995.
What are the demographics like in the city of Adur?
In Adur, how has the population changed?
Population growth in Adur 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 Adur, 32,639 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 Adur 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 Adur, this change has been 1%. 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 1%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Adur?
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 5% in Adur.
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.
How much are those living in Adur 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.
£42,100 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 23% for Adur.
Is there sufficient green space in Adur?
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 Adur, 6.6 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 Adur.
How educated are the people in Adur?
In the city of Adur, 26% of people have degrees. In general, as the number of people who are highly educated goes up, the more likely they are to have the ability to buy houses as their annual household income goes up too.
So you can see for yourself, the average income for the people of Adur is £42,100. This generally goes up with the education level of the area. Additionally, looking at the difference between the proportion of people with degrees and the UK average for this statistic (22.6%) should give you an idea of the affluence and education of the city.
A higher education level can therefore tell you if the house prices are likely to be high as the higher income level often results in people buying a bigger, more valuable house.
Having said this, whale education level can be a good factor to go by, there are also things like the rental yields, the population growth and social grades scores that can impact the value of a house and whether it will go up in value as time goes on.
What’s the crime rate in Adur?
For the city of Adur, crime rate is at 91. So for every 1000 people in the area, 91 commit a crime which is prosecuted. Paying close attention to this figure of crime rate is not only important for the value of a house but also to calculate the maintenance cost of owning a house and how attractive an area can be for future buyers.
So, compare it to the nationwide average of 79.52 per 1000 people and consider if you are happy with this figure based on the price you’re paying for a house you’re interested in.
On top of this, houses that are in areas where there is a high crime rate tend to have to pay higher insurance rates, costing a homeowner in the long term.
Additionally, paying for further security on a house such as CCTV or potentially gates and fences that deter thieves may be necessary for an area with a high crime rate.
Located in West Sussex is the city of Adur, in a large part of the UK; South East. 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 Adur 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 Adur 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.
What is the social grade score of Adur?
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 Adur, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is 23%. 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 £42,100. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (23%).
In Adur, what are the deprivation levels like?
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 24% for Adur should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.