Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Berrynarbor, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Devon 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 Berrynarbor.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Berrynarbor in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
What are the demographics like in the city of Berrynarbor?
In Berrynarbor, what is the social grade score?
In the city of Berrynarbor, the social grade score of the area is 14%. 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 Berrynarbor.
|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|
Located in Devon is the city of Berrynarbor, in a large part of the UK; South West. 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 Berrynarbor 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 Berrynarbor 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.
Do the people of Berrynarbor get to enjoy green space?
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 Berrynarbor, 15.1 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 Berrynarbor.
What does the population of Berrynarbor look like?
Population growth in Berrynarbor 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 Berrynarbor, 17,307 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 Berrynarbor 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 Berrynarbor, this change has been 4%. 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 4%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Berrynarbor?
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 5% in Berrynarbor.
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.
How educated are the people in Berrynarbor?
In Berrynarbor, the proportion of people who have a degree is 20%. Generally speaking, as the number of people with degrees increases, the more people are able to afford houses to buy as a degree is a good indicator of a higher income. To put this into perspective, the average income of Berrynarbor is £35,100.
This figure for average household income usually goes up alongside the percentage of people who have degrees.
However, this is not a hard and fast rule, there are many factors influencing the buying power of a population and hence the appreciation of housing and the number of houses for sale in the area. This can include the rental yields of the area and other demographic statistics like crime rate.
Nonetheless, it cannot be argued that those with degrees tend to live in more affluent areas as 82% of people who achieve a first in degree level education are owners of the place they live.
Is the city of Berrynarbor deprived?
Most of the time, high deprivation levels signal that people cannot afford to sustain their living expenses. In Berrynarbor, currently, 28% 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.
Is the crime rate bad in the city of Berrynarbor?
For every one thousand people living in Berrynarbor, 71 commits crimes and are prosecuted. Coming to a conclusion as to whether all the other factors of your house purchase like the house price justify this figure when contrasting it with the UK average of 79.52 is something you should do as a homeowner.
It could be that the crime rate is higher than you expected but there it is worth the population growth, appreciation of the house and worth the relative price you are purchasing the house for.
Nonetheless, the crime rate of 71 is not a statistic that should just be ignored as you could have to pay more for things like home insurance and install additional security on your house if the rate is particularly high.
Either way, burglaries are not something you would want to encounter in a house. Whether that be a house you are living in or a house you are renting out to tenants.
What salary does the community in Berrynarbor take home?
While not always the case, the amount people earn can be associated with better schools in the area and perhaps a nicer environment to live in.
£35,100 is the average household income of the area. And the higher this figure is the more likely it is that there is a higher percentage of people with a social grade score in the A or B categories which is 14% for Berrynarbor.
In Berrynarbor, what are the rental yields?
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Berrynarbor?
The growth of an area like Berrynarbor can be a great indicator of a thriving city and the influx of new people can drive demand for housing and help appreciate the value of your house after you buy it.
Paying attention to the table below tells you how the number of houses has changed over time at one year, three year and five year intervals.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Berrynarbor growth rate||1%||25%||37%|
Despite the number of houses being built rising, this may not indicate that the housing price of the houses for sale is going up. It could be the case that there are a lot of new builds in the area which are causing the supply of the houses for sale to match demand and this could cause a decline in house price as time goes on.
Make sure you do your own research specific to the city of Berrynarbor if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.
If you’re buying a house for investment rather than for the reason to live in the house over time and use the house as a place to stay in the long term, there is a need to look at the rental yield figure to see if the house for sale you are considering to buy is a good investment or not.
This figure is usually looked at by investors as well as the rental income of the area, the sale turnover and the rent turnover.
The table below represents this data and compares Berrynarbor to Devon and the broader suburb of the UK; South West.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Berrynarbor||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||13.0%|
Let’s assume you want to sell the house you’re looking to buy in Berrynarbor for profit in the future, in this case, looking at the data for the number of houses sold per month in Berrynarbor would give you an idea of whether the area is actively getting new investors. This figure is 18.
It is vital you be careful with this figure however as the data can suggest something that isn’t true in Berrynarbor. To give an example, a lot of people buying new houses could also indicate there are a lot of new first time buyers in the area which would in fact drive down the rental yield.
The more people there are interested in renting, rather than buying, the more likely that area of the UK has high rental yields and hence investors like these areas to invest in to create a large amount of cash flow.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Berrynarbor?
For the city of Berrynarbor, the average price a house sells for is £248,151. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Berrynarbor as well as other factors like the population growth in Berrynarbor which is 5% over a ten-year period.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£355,288|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£245,799|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£198,730|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£138,959|
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 Berrynarbor.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,270|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,320|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,200|
Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £2,270. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Berrynarbor. 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 Berrynarbor.
What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Berrynarbor?
When speaking about the city of Berrynarbor, £323,639 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 would be after a larger house than someone living alone in Berrynarbor.
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.
Average asking prices for houses for sale in Berrynarbor
|Average asking price (1 bed)||£139,900|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£221,579|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£312,189|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£473,267|
|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 £0. 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 Berrynarbor has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
Get professional help on the houses for sale in Berrynarbor
Choosing the perfect house for sale for you might be challenging in today’s market due to the abundance of available houses.
You may wonder who can guide you through the process of selecting a house that is for sale.
There are several experts that provide guidance and support to potential buyers and the procedure can be drawn out, particularly when dealing with houses for sale.
Here is a list of who to contact to get assistance when purchasing a house for sale:
- Banks – The ones that can lend you the money you need for the house for sale
- Insurance companies – Companies that give you access to various insurances specific to the house for sale you are considering to buy
- Solicitor – The individual or business responsible for handling the legal tasks required to purchase a home that is for sale.
- Civil engineer – Provides you with an appraisal of the house up for sale that you want to purchase.
- Mortgage advisor – Professional advisors that will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals according to your finances
- EPC specialist – Getting professional advice on the energy performance of the house for sale is crucial, especially nowadays.
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Berrynarbor
affordability – the UK gov website comes in helpful when you want to understand (see what house for sale you can afford)
Geographic Location – the county and region across the UK you are considering to invest in are crucial factors to consider when browsing houses for sale.
Transport network of the house for sale – Hopefully, the pandemic stays in the past. Therefore, working from home may become less predominant than a couple of years ago. Check the commuting time of the house for sale you are considering buying.
Bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for yourself, for a couple or for the whole family? This condition will narrow down the number of houses for sale relevant to buy.
EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of the properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.
Broadband speed – having a good internet connection is crucial nowadays. Always check the available subscriptions available for the areas of the house for sale you want to purchase
Are you a car owner? – if yes, you will have to check for parking availability of the house for sale. Does it come with a garage included in the price?
Conservation areas – when browsing for houses for sale, we suggest you take a look at the National Heritage list. When a house for sale is included it means that it is not possible for the future homeowner to make changes to the property, both inside and outside.
Houses for sale Conditions – some properties, like new builds, need no repairs or works; other houses listed for sale may need some investment to restore them and some others may need a complete renovation. Someone looking for houses for sale should always think about how much time and money they are willing to invest to complete the needed repairs.
House for sale in the same UK region
Examine this short list of cities belonging to South West, the same region where Berrynarbor is located.
- Alverdiscott in South West
- Belowda in South West
- Bishopstrow in South West
- Abbotsbury in South West
- Pool in South West
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.