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All you need to know – houses for sale in Blue Bell Hill

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Blue Bell Hill, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Kent 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 Blue Bell Hill.

In this article, we will be looking at the city of Blue Bell Hill in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.

Finding the ideal house for sale for you

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 Blue Bell Hill.

  • 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.

In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Blue Bell Hill?

For the city of Blue Bell Hill, the average price a house sells for is £263,977. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Blue Bell Hill as well as other factors like the population growth which is 7% over a ten-year period.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £398,299
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £271,483
Aerage sold price (terraced) £227,985
Aerage sold price (flat) £143,806

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 Blue Bell Hill.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £3,190
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £3,050
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £3,120

Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £3,410. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Blue Bell Hill. 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 Blue Bell Hill.
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.

Thinking of a different city and perhaps a different location?

If you are looking for similar places to buy a house that are just like Blue Bell Hill, examine this short list of cities below from outside of the region of South East for some inspiration.

If none of these suit your interest, we suggest you visit our page with all of the relevant data concerning houses for sale in the UK, allowing you to buy the right property.

Or, consider buying a leasehold property instead which may be cheaper. However, you will also have to learn what will happen when a leasehold expires so you know how to deal with this side of the law.

In Blue Bell Hill, what are the rental yields?

Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Blue Bell Hill, currently, £0 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).

Are there more or fewer houses being built in Blue Bell Hill?

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 Blue Bell Hill that shows the growth in recent years.

1 year 3 years 5 years
Blue Bell Hill growth rate 5% 20% 23%

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 Blue Bell Hill is important.

Are there any important statistics about the population of Blue Bell Hill?

In Blue Bell Hill, what is the crime rate?

Within Blue Bell Hill, the number of people committing crimes is 9400% 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 9400% figure carefully.

What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Blue Bell Hill?

In the city of Blue Bell Hill 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 Blue Bell Hill has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 17%.

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

In the city of Blue Bell Hill, the demographics are unique and must be looked at by themself to make a conclusion about the area before buying a house. This is because the growth could be greatly different to the wider area of Kent for example.

These demographics for Blue Bell Hill may impact the price of a house, how this house grows over time and the profitability of a house if you are buying it for an investment so knowing the area is crucial for a landlord making a purchasing decision in the city of Blue Bell Hill in South East.

Is there sufficient green space in Blue Bell Hill?

In the UK, there are a range of cities which have a lot of green space. In some cases, green space can get as high as 49% of outdoor land like in the city of Edinburgh. When specifically talking about Blue Bell Hill, the city has 3 per 1000 residents.

This can be compared to an average of 1.7 acres of green space per 1000 residents which is the UK’s national average. It is up to you to decide how much you’ll let the amount of green space impact your buying decision in Blue Bell Hill.

How much do people in Blue Bell Hill earn?

You may be wondering what the amount people earn has to do with house price. Well, house prices generally go up as people earn more not just because they can afford more valuable properties but also because good areas generally attract more desirable infrastructure. For reference, the average household income is £46,100.00.

This may be better schools, doctors and areas with lower crime rates. This results in a snowball effect which polarises different areas further, increasing the demand for housing in richer areas by a greater amount. And increasing the proportion of people with high social grade scores. For Blue Bell Hill this figure is 17%.

In Blue Bell Hill, how educated are people in general?

Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Blue Bell Hill is 18%. 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 Blue Bell Hill is £46,100.00.

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.

Is the city of Blue Bell Hill deprived?

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 Blue Bell Hill is £0 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 does the population of Blue Bell Hill look like?

The city of Blue Bell Hill has a total population of 51800. Large population sizes can be good to show there is a high demand for people to buy houses in the area but a better indication is if the population of Blue Bell Hill is growing.

A small population city can also have high prices of houses for sale, because, if there is a growing population, and demand is still high, this could mean the house prices are pushed up.

Either way, a population must also be looked at in terms of the appreciation of the area as well as the rental yields and if the area really meets your needs.

The five year population change of Blue Bell Hill

Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Blue Bell Hill has changed by 2%. This figure can tell you a lot because a growing population indicates a house is likely to appreciate. Read more here

In addition, looking at the 10 year figure for population growth in the below paragraphs can give you further evidence as to what the change in population has been for a longer period of time. As a result, you’ll know if this 2% population change is something that has been there for a while or if it is a new trend. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

What is the difference in population over the last 10 years in Blue Bell Hill?

In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 7%.

Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Blue Bell Hill can tell you if there is a long history of population growth or decline, if there are population fluctuations or if the trend is stable.

New industries opening up in the area, the addition of new jobs and also international and national migration might all be reasons for changes in population size. Resulting in people moving in or leaving an area.

A good example of a quick change in population was in Stratford, London in 2012. Here, there was an increase in government spending in the area because of the Olympics which resulted in massive population growth.

Who can help you buy a house for sale in Blue Bell Hill?

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

Asking price in Blue Bell Hill for a house for sale

The average asking price for the houses for sale in the city of Blue Bell Hill

Average asking price (1 bed) £172,857
Average asking price (2 bed) £262,353
Average asking price (3 bed) £333,193
Average asking price (4 bed) £477,898
Average asking price (5 bed) £587,308

Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Blue Bell Hill and if you may need to look at a different area in order to buy the type of house you can afford.

Also, noting the £3,630 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.

When speaking about the city of Blue Bell Hill, £331,399 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 in Blue Bell Hill would be after a larger house than someone living alone.

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.

FAQ

Do properties in Blue Bell Hill offer renovation potential?

Every single month in Blue Bell Hill, there are 18 planning applications, of which 70% result in a success. Look at this in terms of the population size of 51800 to work out if you think you’d have good planning success if you were to renovate.

On a monthly basis, how many property transactions take place in Blue Bell Hill?

The city of Blue Bell Hill sees around 35 property transactions every month, while the nationwide figure for the whole of the United Kingdom stands at roughly 1.1 million property sales.

What’s the year-over-year population change in Blue Bell Hill or similar cities?

Calculating the evolution of Blue Bell Hill’s population requires an examination of the population transformation over a decade, amounting to 7%, and the five-year adjustment at 2%. 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

In the larger vicinity of Blue Bell Hill, what is the cost of houses available for sale?

In Blue Bell Hill, the mean asking price per square foot for a house is currently £3,630, based on the average value per square foot

Would acquiring a house for sale in Blue Bell Hill 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 Blue Bell Hill, this figure stands at £263,977, while the UK average is £286,500.

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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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