A guide on houses for sale in Aldingbourne

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 Aldingbourne, West Sussex.

From the average asking price of houses for sale in Aldingbourne to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Aldingbourne. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.

Asking price in Aldingbourne for a house for sale

When speaking about the city of Aldingbourne, £458,878 is the asking price for a house for sale.

We have compiled a table of data so you can know the asking prices of the specific size of home you’re most interested in. As you can imagine, a family looking to move out with children would be after a larger house than someone living alone in Aldingbourne.

The data is in fact very different compared to the number of rooms you’re interested in having in your home and the asking price also tends to go up in staggering amounts as you add rooms.

Average price of houses for sale in Aldingbourne

Average asking price (1 bed) £206,833
Average asking price (2 bed) £321,758
Average asking price (3 bed) £446,612
Average asking price (4 bed) £570,092
Average asking price (5 bed) £823,122

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 £4,030. 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 Aldingbourne has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.

What are the demographics like in the city of Aldingbourne?

How educated are the people in Aldingbourne?

In Aldingbourne, the proportion of people who have a degree is 26%. Generally speaking, as the number of people with degrees increases, the more people are able to afford houses to buy as a degree is a good indicator of a higher income. To put this into perspective, the average income of Aldingbourne is £39,400.

This figure for average household income usually goes up alongside the percentage of people who have degrees.

However, this is not a hard and fast rule, there are many factors influencing the buying power of a population and hence the appreciation of housing and the number of houses for sale in the area. This can include the rental yields of the area and other demographic statistics like crime rate.

Nonetheless, it cannot be argued that those with degrees tend to live in more affluent areas as 82% of people who achieve a first in degree level education are owners of the place they live.

What is the population of Aldingbourne?

Population growth in Aldingbourne 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 Aldingbourne, 32,437 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 Aldingbourne 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 Aldingbourne, this change has been 3%. 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 3%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Aldingbourne?

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 7% in Aldingbourne.

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 deprived is the population of Aldingbourne?

The number of people who are deprived can have an impact on the perception of your house in the general marketplace. Additionally, if you are looking for a house to live in for the long term, you can start to picture what your neighbours and the people in your area live like financially.

If the proportion of deprivation of Aldingbourne is 22% and in general for the UK this figure is somewhere around 33%, you can see if this figure is something you are happy with as you search for a house to buy.

What’s crime like in Aldingbourne?

In Aldingbourne, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 81. 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 (81 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.

In the city of Aldingbourne, how much green space remains for residents?

In the city of Aldingbourne, there are 15.3 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 Aldingbourne is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.

Aldingbourne within West Sussex is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.

As you read on, Aldingbourne will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (South East). From what the population of the city is to how it’s growing as well as factors like the overall crime rate.

This data is impacted by the history of the area and what kind of industry there is around. All of which also impact house prices which is crucial for you to understand as you look at houses for sale in Aldingbourne.

What is the social grade score of Aldingbourne?

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 Aldingbourne, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is 22%. 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 £39,400. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (22%).

What salary does the community in Aldingbourne take home?

As earning potential goes up in a city, so does the quality of schools in the area, the general infrastructure and the social grade score (22%). All in all, the area becomes a more desirable place to live in.

This is why it is vital to pay attention to how much people are making annually in any city you plan on making a house purchase in. In Aldingbourne, this works out to be £39,400. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.

In Aldingbourne, what are the rental yields?

In Aldingbourne, how has the number of houses changed?

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 Aldingbourne at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:

1 year 3 years 5 years
Aldingbourne growth rate 4% 20% 20%

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 Aldingbourne 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 Aldingbourne.

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 Aldingbourne, the below table demonstrates this well. To make things simple, it compares these numbers to the wider region of the UK; South East. As well as West Sussex, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Aldingbourne 3.6% £1,368 122% 10.0%
West Sussex 3.49% £1,280 132.83% 17.69%
South East 3.58% £1,301 127.50% 16.69%

Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Aldingbourne you might be interested in the number of sales per month (25) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Aldingbourne with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.

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

As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Aldingbourne, a sensible homeowner or investor will also consider the final price a house sells for. This final price may be influenced by elements like the amount people are earning in the area and what opportunities for employment there are in Aldingbourne.

Houses for sale, are sold on average in Aldingbourne, after the influence of these factors, at £356,861 as a result. And may be on the rise or decline depending on a combination of variables such as the crime rate, or population growth which was 7% over the last 10 years.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £475,381
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £306,108
Aerage sold price (terraced) £270,107
Aerage sold price (flat) £189,146

This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Aldingbourne.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £3,510
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £3,430
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £3,480

This final table looks at the price per square foot of houses for sale. Looking at the final table, you can take a further average and conclude that the average price per square foot of houses in general in Aldingbourne is £3,770.

This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.

Professional advice for houses for sale in Aldingbourne

Finding the ideal house for sale for you

What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Aldingbourne?
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.

Choosing the perfect house for sale for you might be challenging in today’s market due to the abundance of available houses.
You may wonder who can guide you through the process of selecting a house that is for sale.
There are several experts that provide guidance and support to potential buyers and the procedure can be drawn out, particularly when dealing with houses for sale.

Here is a list of who to contact to get assistance when purchasing a house for sale:

  • Banks – The ones that can lend you the money you need for the house for sale
  • Insurance companies – Companies that give you access to various insurances specific to the house for sale you are considering to buy
  • Solicitor – The individual or business responsible for handling the legal tasks required to purchase a home that is for sale.
  • Civil engineer – Provides you with an appraisal of the house up for sale that you want to purchase.
  • Mortgage advisor – Professional advisors that will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals according to your finances
  • EPC specialist – Getting professional advice on the energy performance of the house for sale is crucial, especially nowadays.

Other cities you can consider looking for with houses for sale

Examine this short list of cities belonging to South East, the same region where Aldingbourne is located.

If none of these is of your interest, we suggest you visit our landing page with all data related to the houses for sale in the UK.