Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Burpham, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Surrey 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 Burpham.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Burpham in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
In general, for the city of Burpham, what are the final purchase prices for the houses for sale?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Burpham, 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 Burpham.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Burpham, after the influence of these factors, at £502,609 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 11% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£888,871|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£477,670|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£419,471|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£289,086|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Burpham.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£5,130|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£5,595|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£5,070|
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 Burpham is £5,355.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Burpham
Let’s consider that you’re not looking to buy a house for sale to live in for the long term future such as if you changed location with your family and want to settle down and you want to find somewhere to buy as an investor in Burpham. If this is the case, rental yield is a crucial statistic to consider.
If looking to invest, you should also consider other data about the area. The average rental income, the turnover of the sale of the house and what the net rental yields are like for the area do also have an impact on the final price of houses for sale in Burpham.
It is clear to see from the table below that there is a difference between all of these pieces of information and how they can be compared and contrasted on a county level (Surrey), a regional level (South East) and finally on the level of the city talked about in this article, Burpham.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
You may also find it useful to compare the data above to the number of properties sold per month Burpham experiences. This figure for house sales per month is 38. Looking at all this information holistically is what a smart investor should do when deciding on the right area for investment before looking for houses for sale.
Are there new houses being built in Burpham 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 Burpham at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Burpham growth rate||5%||15%||17%|
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 Burpham 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 Burpham.
houses for sale in other cities in the UK
Examine this short list of cities belonging to South East, the same region where Burpham is located.
- Aspley-Guise in South East
- Arun in South East
- Blendworth in South East
- Hartfield in South East
- Kingham in South East
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.
What are the people like in Burpham?
In Burpham, what is the social grade score?
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 Burpham 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 Burpham, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 43%.
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|
In Burpham, what is the crime rate?
In Burpham, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 105. 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 (105 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.
What does the population of Burpham look like?
In the UK in general and specifically in the region in question, large population sizes can be good indications that there are a lot of people in the area looking for houses for sale which can drive up demand and therefore impact the cost. You should also check to see if the population is growing in the area too to show an increasing demand, this is even better. Currently, the total population of Burpham is 45,258.
Sometimes, smaller populations can have higher buyer demand than large populations on the other hand. This is because the price of houses and hence the demand for houses is based on a variety of variables.
The most important variable is the location of the houses for sale in the city of Burpham.
In Burpham, how has the population changed over the last five years?
In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 4%. Looking at this figure can inform you of the buyer demand for the houses for sale in the area. Read more here
This may mean that the city has now started to slow down in terms of population growth or it may mean the city is also building a lot of houses which would indicate the supply of houses for sale will be matching the demand.
Making predictions about the future growth of Burpham is hence important in making a decision if capital appreciation of your real estate investment is something you’re after as a landlord.
Comparing this figure for the 5 year growth (4%) as well as the ten year growth in the subheading below should allow you to make some accurate forecasts on the growth rate. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Burpham population difference over 10 years?
The population has adjusted in the area of Burpham by 11% in the most recent decade. This change is even more useful when compared alongside the figure for the five year growth of the area too.
This will tell you if the population is changing at the moment or if change is more recent. Through this a landlord can accurately look at the fluctuations in population size of the area over time and therefore better understand the trend of the houses for sale in Burpham.
To make an example, the town of Salford which is a part of Manchester has seen a 10% increase in population. house price has therefore followed.
How educated are the people in Burpham?
Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Burpham is 47%. 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 Burpham is £62,850.
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.
Burpham in the county of Surrey 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 Burpham is located in; South East.
Below, these demographics are talked about in headings that explain how the city has grown, what the education levels are like in Burpham, 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.
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Burpham?
Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Burpham, currently, 16% 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.
What salary does the community in Burpham 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 (43%). 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 Burpham, this works out to be £62,850. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
How much green space is available to residents of Burpham?
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 Burpham, 35.6 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 Burpham.
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Burpham?
Average price of houses for sale in Burpham
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£268,396|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£395,772|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£616,646|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£932,638|
|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 £5,580. 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 Burpham has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
As you go ahead and make offers on a house for sale, it is sometimes best to know what other people are offering for the same type of house for sale so you know what to offer yourself to get a good deal. So you should know, the average asking price of Burpham is £528,624.
Even though the asking price is not what the eventual price the house is sold at, making a note of the averages for the city of Burpham is useful when negotiating and knowing what to expect for every type of house for sale.
Professional advice for houses for sale in Burpham
Who should you talk to while going through the process of making an offer on a house for sale?
Several experts specialise in giving advice to property investors or to first time potential buyers.
Since the process of finding the right house for sale can take months, you have all the time to consult with the experts you might need.
Find here a list of those you should contact to get professional guidance and assistance when purchasing a house for sale:
- Lender – This practitioner can lend you money to finalise a house purchase
- Insurer – Insuring companies will provide you with the insurance policy you need to protect the house for sale you want to buy
- Legal representative – This professional is usually there to handle all the legal tasks associated with purchasing a home for sale.
- Surveyor – Carries out and independent valuation on the house for sale based on its conditions. It is very useful to understand the correct price before making an offer
- Mortgage specialist – Mortgage advisors works on commissions. They will get a cut from the bank and will guide you with offering the best deals given your financial situation
- Energy assessor – We strongly suggest you to invest in a professional assessment of the Energy Performance of the house for sale you want to purchase
Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Burpham.
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.