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Deepcut – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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As a landlord, whenever you are looking at houses for sale in Surrey, you could find varying prices throughout an area like Deepcut. In this article, this data will be simplified so you can find all of the data on one, convenient page.

So, from the rental yield of Deepcut to the success you may expect to get when submitting planning permission. Everything you need to know about house for sale in the UK and in Deepcut will be revealed. Keep reading.

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 Deepcut, 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.

Get professional help on the houses for sale in Deepcut

Considering all the above data and information provided, you may want know who can help you buy a house for sale.
Lots of professionals offer property investors and first-time buyers advice and assistance in dealing with the process of acquiring a house for sale.

Below, you can find a list of professionals that come in handy when looking for houses for sale:

  • Lender – Is someone capable of lending you the money you need to complete the purchase of the house for sale
  • Insurer – Insurance companies provide building insurances and other financial products you need to protect your real estate assets
  • Conveyancer – This professional will take care of the legal work needed when looking for a house for sale
  • Surveyor – Use this professional to assess the condition of the house for sale you are willing to buy, get an independent valuation and feel more comfortable when negotiating the final price
  • Mortgage broker or adviser – Different buyers can access different mortgages to buy a house for sale. Let the mortgage broker suggest to you which one is the best given your financial situation
  • Energy professional – Nowadays is more important than ever, to get professional advice on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of the house for sale you are considering as your next investment

What kind of demographics does the city of Deepcut have?

Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Deepcut?

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 Deepcut 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.

Are the people in Deepcut earning a lot?

By and large, a higher household income in a population can have positive effects on the crime rate and the quality of space. This is due to the fact that higher earners tend to buy houses where there are better schools and more desirable amenities that impact the quality of life someone has.

In Deepcut, the average income is £61,700.00. Measuring this figure against the average household income for the UK of price34,000 should tell you if the city is higher or lower earning.

When buying a house, use this statistic with other factors when making a decision too like the crime rate or the social grade score of 32% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.

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

In the city of Deepcut, there are 18 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 Deepcut is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.

Located in Surrey is the city of Deepcut, 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 Deepcut 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 Deepcut 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 city of Deepcut’s 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 Deepcut 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 Deepcut, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 32%.

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

What is the population of Deepcut?

Population growth in Deepcut 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 Deepcut, 23553 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 Deepcut 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 Deepcut, 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 Deepcut?

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 4% in Deepcut.

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.

What’s the crime rate in Deepcut?

In Deepcut, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 6300%. 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 (6300% 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.

How educated are the people in Deepcut?

In the city of Deepcut, 32% 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 Deepcut is £61,700.00. 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.

In Deepcut, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?

As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Deepcut, 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 Deepcut.

Houses for sale, are sold on average in Deepcut, after the influence of these factors, at £409,548 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 4% over the last 10 years.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £530,989
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £394,943
Aerage sold price (terraced) £335,326
Aerage sold price (flat) £231,724

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

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £4,020
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £4,120
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £3,970

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 Deepcut is £4,020.

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

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 Deepcut.

  • 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.

Asking price in Deepcut for a house for sale

When investors make offers for houses for sale in Deepcut, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £495,774.

In the table below, for all the different sizes of houses in the area, the average asking prices have been displayed. This tells you what kind of house is more or less expensive and sought after despite houses with fewer bedrooms being overall less expensive anyway.

Any house that looks like it is overpriced for the number of bedrooms it has in Deepcut is typically not overpriced. It is just the case that that type of housing has a higher demand, therefore, people are willing to pay more.

Average prices for the houses for sale in Deepcut

Average asking price (1 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (2 bed) £352,219
Average asking price (3 bed) £466,633
Average asking price (4 bed) £646,210
Average asking price (5 bed) £862,500

After looking at this table about prices of houses for sale in Deepcut, 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 £0 will help them to have a more holistic understanding.

What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Deepcut?

The figure of rental yield is commonly looked at by investors who wish to increase their income by investing in areas where rental yields of the houses for sale are higher. Usually, the higher the rental yield, the more attractive a house for sale is for an investor. This is why it is common for landlords to increase rent using section 13, to maximise this yield, as it is so important.

Nonetheless, there are also instances where an investor will go with a house with lower yields in order to benefit from the appreciation of a house too which is why it’s vital to look into all the details of Deepcut.

The data below shows the rental yield, rent turnover and the percentage of the money made on the sale of a house. The data is broken down into the county city is in (Surrey) as well as the broader region; South East.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Deepcut £0 £1,491 no relevant data for this city £0
Surrey 3.38% £1,657.29 117.61% 16.05%
South East 0.04 1,300.68 £1 16.69%

Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Deepcut which is 16 and get a better understanding of the housing market.

This is great if you want to gauge if investors are actively looking for houses for sale in the area over other areas in the UK which may be an induction of how profitable Deepcut is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.

Is the housing market in Deepcut growing?

Before committing to Deepcut 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
Deepcut growth rate 6% 12% 14%

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 Deepcut is building housing to find your answer.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do properties in Deepcut have the potential for renovation?

If planning permissions are abundant in the vicinity of Deepcut, it may look promising for landlords looking to renovate. With 10 getting approved on a monthly basis, and a success rate of 86%, these prospects flourish against a population of 23553. A comparative analysis against other locations across the UK will lend you a good perspective of this data.

What’s the number of property sales each month in Deepcut?

The city of Deepcut sees around 16 property transactions every month, while the nationwide figure for the whole of the United Kingdom stands at roughly 1.1 million property sales.

What is the population change each year in a city like Deepcut?

To assess the shifts in Deepcut’s population over time, analyse how the population has altered. Look at the ten year change of population of 4%, alongside the five-year change of 1%.

In the larger vicinity of Deepcut, what is the cost of houses available for sale?

Currently, the mean asking price of a house in Deepcut is £0, calculated using the average value per square foot

Is a house for sale in Deepcut an expensive choice?

Determine whether a property is expensive by comparing a list of houses for sale to the prevailing average selling prices. In Deepcut, this figure stands at £409,548, while the UK average is £286,500.

Who are the best estate agents in the city of Deepcut?

Looking to pruchase a home to live in or for an investment? Discover agents in the city of Deepcut below who are ready to help you navigate the home buying journey. From viewing listings to making offers, rely on an knowledgeable professional tailored to your neighborhood and preferences to eliminate the headache of searching:

Estate agent Email Contact number Address of agent
Hamiltons nan nan 227-229 Frimley Green Road
Michael Usher Sales and Lettings Robbie Ridgway (robbie@hamiltonspropertyservices.co.uk) nan 22 High Street, Frimley, GU16 7JD
Hamiltons Property Services nan 441276980868 227-229 Frimley Green Road, Frimley Green, Camberley, GU16 6LD
Property Bee UK Phone number only 441276945692 8 Ridgewood Drive, Frimley, GU16 9QF
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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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