Eastoke can be a tough place to find accurate information like any city in the UK. Read on to learn about which data to stay on top of when looking at house for sale in Eastoke.
On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Eastoke in Hampshire. This is crucial in finding out if the area is worth for looking at houses for sale in the UK for an investment over the long term too.
What is the final sale price of a house in Eastoke?
There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Eastoke. In Eastoke, this sale price works out to be £341,863. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 5% in Eastoke and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Average sold price (detached)||£406,153|
|Average sold price (semi-detached)||£311,700|
|Average sold price (terraced)||£268,143|
|Average sold price (flat)||£171,699|
Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Eastoke. You may think that the bigger the house is the more expensive, but actually, this table is more based on the demand for the properties in each category.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Average sold price/sqft||£3,300|
|Average sold price/sqft (new build)||£3,370|
|Average sold price/sqft (old stock)||£3,180|
In addition, here is the price per square foot. By taking this data and doing an average, it is also possible to work out the average square foot of houses in Eastoke which is £3,300. From here you can get a sense of the price of the overall housing market and therefore, also find out the prices of the houses for sale.
On average, what is the figure for the asking price of a house for sale in Eastoke?
In the city of Eastoke, what is the average asking price for the houses for sale?
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£262,486|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£427,038|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£528,560|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||£908,500|
Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Eastoke 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 £0 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.
On average, in Eastoke, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £404,450.
The below table puts this figure into perspective as you can see the various average sale prices of the different type of houses for sale in Eastoke. From a 1 bedroom house up to a 5 bedroom house.
As you can imagine, as the price goes up, the size of a room also goes up and in general, the larger a house is, the more you can expect the sale price to be as well.
What are the demographics like in the city of Eastoke?
What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Eastoke?
In the city of Eastoke, the social grade score of the area is 26%. 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 Eastoke.
|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|
Are the people in Eastoke earning a lot?
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 (26%). 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 Eastoke, this works out to be £39,300. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
What does the population of Eastoke look like?
Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Eastoke if 17,376 and in the below heading how this population has changed will be broken down.
Like most data to do with houses, all data has to be considered holistically with multiple variables to determine if the population growth actually impacts the statistics that matter to you as a landlord in Eastoke such as rental yield or house appreciation.
How has the population size of Eastoke adjusted in the last 5 years?
In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Eastoke by 3%. Analysing this figure is a great way to tell if there is new demand for housing or not as a decreasing figure reduces the number of people who want to buy houses. Read more here
To compare this figure over a greater period of time, you could look at the figure for the 1 year population too and compare them. This way you can see if the population has changed recently or if this 3% change has historically occurred before. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last 10 years, how has the population size adjusted in Eastoke?
In the last decade, the population of Eastoke has been adjusted by 5%. This growth may be as a result of factors like new industries employing people or emigration and immigration balancing out to create this population change.
A precedent that shows population change in this way over decades is the region of Greater London. The capital city has grown by 27% in the past 20 years. Population growth has caused house prices to go up to price523,666 on average.
How educated are the people in Eastoke?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 26%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £39,300 is the amount people in Eastoke are earning.
As you can tell, this figure along with the number of people who have degrees roughly correlate. For reference, the percentage of people who have degrees in the UK is 22.6% and the average household income is.
As a general rule, the bigger the difference between this 22.6% figure and the percentage of people with a degree in Eastoke, the bigger the difference in the ability to earn and hence buy a house. A higher number of degrees will increase the potential for people to earn and hence the buying power of the population. This will also push up the price of houses in the area.
Nonetheless, making accurate estimates for the appreciation of homes must be done with other pieces of data in mind such as the rental yields or perhaps the crime rate of the area to name some examples.
How much green space is available to residents of Eastoke?
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 Eastoke, 17.5 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 Eastoke.
What’s the crime rate in Eastoke?
The crime rate of Eastoke must be looked at sceptically. The reason for this is that the crime rate can vary within a city greatly and the type of crime committed can also vary too.
For example, the area has a crime rate of 80, but another city may have a higher crime rate but not be deemed as dangerous due to lower level crime or minor offences being committed.
Either way, high crime rates are never a good sign so consider the rate against the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people as a benchmark.
Lower rates could mean things like home insurance is cheaper and you have to install fewer security measures throughout your house. Saving you money in the long run. So the statistic of crime rate (80) is both useful and is recommended to be compared to the average.
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Eastoke?
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 Eastoke 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.
The city of Eastoke, situated in Hampshire, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Eastoke and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (South East). This includes population size, growth and population education now and into the future.
These statistics are heavily influenced by socio-economic factors and as a result this also shapes the projected house price of the houses for sale in Eastoke. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Eastoke
Are there new houses being built in Eastoke to make it grow?
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 Eastoke that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Eastoke growth rate||-5%||20%||18%|
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 Eastoke is important.
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 Eastoke, 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 Hampshire, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Eastoke||3.4%||£1,156||no relevant data for this city||13.0%|
Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Eastoke you might be interested in the number of sales per month (20) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Eastoke with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.
Professional advice for houses for sale in Eastoke
In today’s market with an abundance of homes available for sale, choosing the best house for sale can be challenging.
With several houses for sale to choose from, who will guide you through the process of choosing?
We have listed here below several experts and companies able to advise and support potential buyers.
The process of finding and investing in a house for sale can be lengthy and time-consuming, this is why we suggest you consult with the following professionals:
- Banks – Lend you the cash
- Insurance companies – Insure your new real estate investment
- Conveyancer – handles all the legal labour that is needed to proceed in buying a house for sale.
- Surveyor – Carries out an independent and complete property valuation of the house for sale
- Mortgage advisor – If you are thinking to get a mortgage to get the finances needed to afford to buy a house for sale, a mortgage advisor is the person you should be looking for
- EPC person – Always get a quote on the Energy Performance Certificate of the houses for sale listed in a certain city
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
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 Eastoke.
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.
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 Eastoke:
- Beltring in South East
- Angmering in South East
- Windlesham in South East
- Beachampton in South East
- Great-Barrington in South East
You may also refer to our landing page specific to UK houses for sale, houses for sale in the UK