Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Crownhill, 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 Crownhill.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Crownhill in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Crownhill?
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.
What is the final sale price of a house in Crownhill?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Crownhill, 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 Crownhill.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Crownhill, after the influence of these factors, at £159,910 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 3% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£297,615|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£165,389|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£147,668|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£89,943|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Crownhill.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,930|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,540|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,820|
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 Crownhill is £2,170.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
On average, what is the figure for the asking price of a house for sale in Crownhill?
Average price of houses for sale in Crownhill
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£171,428|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£208,670|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£291,250|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
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 (£2,410) for houses for sale with this table to get a good idea as to whether Crownhill 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 Crownhill 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 £196,483.
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 Crownhill.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Crownhill
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Crownhill?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Crownhill, think about how the city is growing and how this may impact the overall growth of the area.
Comparing the growth at different time periods would be a great way to assess whether the growth has slowed down, remained the same or perhaps stagnated over the years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Crownhill growth rate||8%||16%||24%|
As the population of Crownhill grows, this may also push up the price of the houses for sale. More people would be looking to buy homes and permanently live in the area. This demand helps a home appreciate. However, this isn’t always true because some cities build a lot of houses too to match the supply.
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 Crownhill, the below table demonstrates this well. To make things simple, it compares these numbers to the wider region of the UK; South West. As well as Devon, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Crownhill||5.2%||£848||no relevant data for this city||32.0%|
Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Crownhill you might be interested in the number of sales per month (31) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Crownhill with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.
What kind of demographics does the city of Crownhill have?
In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Crownhill?
For the city of Crownhill, crime rate is at 101. So for every 1000 people in the area, 101 commit a crime which is prosecuted. Paying close attention to this figure of crime rate is not only important for the value of a house but also to calculate the maintenance cost of owning a house and how attractive an area can be for future buyers.
So, compare it to the nationwide average of 79.52 per 1000 people and consider if you are happy with this figure based on the price you’re paying for a house you’re interested in.
On top of this, houses that are in areas where there is a high crime rate tend to have to pay higher insurance rates, costing a homeowner in the long term.
Additionally, paying for further security on a house such as CCTV or potentially gates and fences that deter thieves may be necessary for an area with a high crime rate.
Crownhill in the county of Devon 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 Crownhill is located in; South West.
Below, these demographics are talked about in headings that explain how the city has grown, what the education levels are like in Crownhill, 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.
In Crownhill, what are the deprivation levels like?
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 Crownhill is 34% 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.
In the city of Crownhill, is there a lot of green space?
There are cities in the UK such as Edinburgh and Bristol that have a higher percentages of green space with Edinburgh being the most at 49%. The city of Crownhill currently has 3.2 for every 1000 residents.
Green space helps the quality of people’s mental health as well as fight against diseases like obesity. As studies have shown that the proximity of people to green spaces in the UK has a positive impact on the physical health of people in the UK and Crownhill in this case.
What is the social grade score of Crownhill?
In the city of Crownhill and throughout the UK, the social grade score is assessed by observing what type of jobs people have and then grouping this into a grading system.
In general, the people at the top of the scale (the A category) have the highest paid, most skilled jobs and this is just 4% of the general UK population. On the lower end of the scale, people who are on benefits, state pensions and also manual workers all are grouped into this category that represents the most unskilled.
When trying to determine if the area of Crownhill has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 9%.
Below, you can see how this compares to the National average as the average for the top two categories nationwide is 27% (Adding together the A and B categories)
|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|
How much do people in Crownhill earn?
Typically, as people earn more money, the more they are able to afford and the better house prices in the area because demand goes up. You could also infer that the amenities such as schools, parks and public areas are generally of high quality as a result.
For these reasons, it could be argued that areas where people earn more money are generally nicer arrears to live in which also attracts more people as a result and further drives up house prices in the area.
To see if this phenomenon occurs in Crownhill. Compare the area’s average household income of £35,100 to the average household income in the UK at price34,000. Adding to this, compare it with the figure for the highest social grade score too at 9% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
What is the population of Crownhill?
Population growth in Crownhill 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 Crownhill, 42,921 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 Crownhill 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 Crownhill, 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 Crownhill?
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 3% in Crownhill.
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.
Is the education level of Crownhill important when buying a house?
Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Crownhill is 13%. 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 Crownhill is £35,100.
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.
Other cities in different locations you can consider to buy property
We have prepared a list of cities that are entirely dissimilar to the region of South West, perfect if you are looking for somewhere similar to Crownhill but want to relocate to a different region entirely. You should then be able to evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Knowsley in South West
- Ashton Upon Mersey in South West
- Dowanhill in South West
- Merriott in South West
- Marazion in South West
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK for a broader understanding, houses for sale in the UK.
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Crownhill
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