Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Cliftonville, 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 Cliftonville.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Cliftonville in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
Choose the right house for sale that suits your needs
What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Cliftonville?
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.
Other cities you can consider looking for with houses for sale
You can assess the various houses for sale offered in the area by consulting this list of cities in South East, the same UK region as Cliftonville:
- Ashe in South East
- Botley in South East
- Colnbrook in South East
- Chiddingstone-Causeway in South East
- Farnborough in South East
You may also refer to our landing page specific to UK houses for sale, houses for sale in the UK
What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Cliftonville?
Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Cliftonville
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£163,314|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£253,045|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£354,910|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£503,190|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£553,462|
Based on this table, hopefully, you will be able to tell what type of house for sale is the most suitable for your budget. You can also consider the average asking price per square foot (£3,500) for houses for sale with this table to get a good idea as to whether Cliftonville is the right area to buy a house in for you.
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 Cliftonville 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 £341,014.
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 Cliftonville.
How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Cliftonville?
You may have heard of rental yield as being important for investors who wish to make a sizable profit on their rental properties. If this sounds like you and you’re looking to invest in a house currently for sale and collect rental income in Cliftonville this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (South East) alongside Kent then looked at with other statistics like the area’s rent and the turnover of sale of the houses in question. It could be that an investor prefers to make a profit on the sale of a house rather than the rental income and optimal properties for this investment varies throughout Cliftonville.
This decision is made differently depending on the investor’s tolerance for risk, investing strategy, the location they’re investing in and their overall goal for buying a house currently listed for sale.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
As you observe table above, it could be valuable to contrast these figures with other pieces of data relevant to the process of buying like the crime rate or the appreciation of houses for sale in Cliftonville.
As you can tell, the best conclusions are drawn when the buyer of a house for sale looks at all the data involved holistically and doesn’t make quick decisions based on one or two pieces of data. As an example, comparing the data with the number of property sold per month (40) will be useful.
In Cliftonville, how has the number of houses changed?
Before committing to Cliftonville to make a housing investment, an investor should always ask the question, what is the growth like in the area?
So take a look below at the growth patterns of the previous years displaying the percentage of new houses being built. This will help you understand how the number of houses for sale will evolve in the future.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Cliftonville growth rate||5%||29%||45%|
Whether housing growth actually changes the price of a house depends on if the city in question is outstripping demand with the supply of new housing. You’d have to do some more research on what rate Cliftonville is building housing to find your answer.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Cliftonville?
For the city of Cliftonville, the average price a house sells for is £245,579. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Cliftonville as well as other factors like the population growth which is 6% over a ten-year period.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£365,434|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£280,232|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£221,894|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£134,877|
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 Cliftonville.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,630|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,770|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,480|
Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £3,060. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Cliftonville. 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 Cliftonville.
In Cliftonville, what are the demographics like?
Do the people of Cliftonville get to enjoy green space?
In the city of Cliftonville, there are 6.8 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 Cliftonville is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
What’s crime like in Cliftonville?
In Cliftonville, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 212. 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 (212 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 Cliftonville, 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 Cliftonville 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 Cliftonville in South East.
Is the education level of Cliftonville important when buying a house?
In the city of Cliftonville, 16% 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 Cliftonville is £35,200.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
Is the city of Cliftonville deprived?
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 Cliftonville, in particular, the deprivation levels are 35%.
This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.
How much do people in Cliftonville earn?
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 (12%). 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 Cliftonville, this works out to be £35,200. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
In Cliftonville, how has the population changed?
In total, the number of people in Cliftonville is 43,148. This figure can be used to estimate the appreciation of the houses but it is also important you look at the population growth figure in order to make this more accurate.
Whether a large population benefits you as a landlord is dependent on what you want from a home. A large population is great if you have children who prefer the bustle of crowds in cities but there are also those who purposely want to buy somewhere rural.
You may also be able to find a balance of both where there are shops, restaurants and entertainment and also rural areas all within a short distance which may be the case ni Cliftonville, depending on where exactly you are.
How has Cliftonville changed in the past five years?
Five years provides enough time for a city to grow dramatically. It may be the case that the population grows or shrinks but the city of Cliftonville has changed by 1%. Read more here
It is also helpful to compare this data to a longer time period like 10 years like in the below subheading. If the population trend of growth or decline has been there for a longer period of time you’ll be able to tell if 1% is a recent change or not.
Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
In the last decade, what is the difference in population in Cliftonville?
6% has been the population growth change in the past 10 years.
Usually, this is more of a conservative figure compared to the five year change of a city.
Industrial changes can also be the reason for this shift but it could also be due to immigration or emigration. Bringing people in or out of the area.
The recent global pandemic has also shifted the number of people living in cities as people realise they can now work remotely. It may be that the people of a Cliftonville have seen a more desirable way of working, moving to make themselves more comfortable in their careers.
For example, the population of the South west of England has seen a massive increase in population because workers want to move there to benefit from the slightly better weather, lower house prices and also the rural area. Nonetheless, they can also benefit from travelling to the capital city of the UK, London.
What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Cliftonville?
In the city of Cliftonville, the social grade score of the area is 12%. But what does this exactly mean? The figure refers to the proportion of people in the two highest categories of skilled jobs.
The categories are grouped from A to E shown in the table below. Overall, a high social grade score means there are more affluent people working in managerial and professional roles in the area.
This table shows the average breakdown of the UK in terms of where most people in the UK are working so you can compare it to the social grade score of Cliftonville.
|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|
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Cliftonville
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