Sometimes, working out the prices of the houses for sale can be tricky business. This is why we created this article all about the price of houses for sale in Overleigh, Somerset.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Overleigh to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Overleigh. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
Asking price in Overleigh for a house for sale
In the city of Overleigh, 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)||£222,867|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£302,488|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£438,086|
|Average asking price (5 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
Reading the table above should therefore give you a good idea of the type of house for sale that is within your budget in Overleigh 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.
When speaking about the city of Overleigh, £287,116 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 Overleigh.
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.
What are the demographics like in the city of Overleigh?
In Overleigh, how has the population changed?
In the UK in general and specifically in the region in question, large population sizes can be good indications that there are a lot of people in the area looking for houses for sale which can drive up demand and therefore impact the cost. You should also check to see if the population is growing in the area too to show an increasing demand, this is even better. Currently, the total population of Overleigh is 13,011.
Sometimes, smaller populations can have higher buyer demand than large populations on the other hand. This is because the price of houses and hence the demand for houses is based on a variety of variables.
The most important variable is the location of the houses for sale in the city of Overleigh.
In Overleigh, how has the population changed over the last five years?
In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 4%. Looking at this figure can inform you of the buyer demand for the houses for sale in the area. Read more here
This may mean that the city has now started to slow down in terms of population growth or it may mean the city is also building a lot of houses which would indicate the supply of houses for sale will be matching the demand.
Making predictions about the future growth of Overleigh is hence important in making a decision if capital appreciation of your real estate investment is something you’re after as a landlord.
Comparing this figure for the 5 year growth (4%) as well as the ten year growth in the subheading below should allow you to make some accurate forecasts on the growth rate. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
Overleigh population difference over 10 years?
The population has adjusted in the area of Overleigh by 7% in the most recent decade. This change is even more useful when compared alongside the figure for the five year growth of the area too.
This will tell you if the population is changing at the moment or if change is more recent. Through this a landlord can accurately look at the fluctuations in population size of the area over time and therefore better understand the trend of the houses for sale in Overleigh.
To make an example, the town of Salford which is a part of Manchester has seen a 10% increase in population. house price has therefore followed.
In Overleigh, what are the deprivation levels like?
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 Overleigh, in particular, the deprivation levels are 24%.
This figure can be contrasted with the deprivation levels of the UK of 33% to see if the levels are below or above average.
Is the education level of Overleigh important when buying a house?
The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 22%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £37,100 is the amount people in Overleigh 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 Overleigh, 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.
What’s crime like in Overleigh?
The crime rate of Overleigh 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 63, 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 (63) is both useful and is recommended to be compared to the average.
Are the people in Overleigh earning a lot?
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.
£37,100 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 19% for Overleigh.
What is the social grade score of Overleigh?
In the city of Overleigh, the social grade score of the area is 19%. 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 Overleigh.
|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 Somerset is the city of Overleigh, 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 Overleigh 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 Overleigh 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.
Is there sufficient green space in Overleigh?
In the city of Overleigh, there are 7.2 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 Overleigh is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
In Overleigh, what are the rental yields?
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Overleigh?
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 Overleigh that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Overleigh growth rate||7%||16%||21%|
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 Overleigh is important.
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 Overleigh this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (South West) alongside Somerset 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 Overleigh.
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)|
|Overleigh||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||52.0%|
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 Overleigh.
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 (14) will be useful.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Overleigh?
There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Overleigh. In Overleigh, this sale price works out to be £242,098. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 7% in Overleigh and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Average sold price (detached)||£338,188|
|Average sold price (semi-detached)||£229,898|
|Average sold price (terraced)||£229,047|
|Average sold price (flat)||£112,963|
Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Overleigh. 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||£2,570|
|Average sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,300|
|Average sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,480|
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 Overleigh which is £2,570. 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.
Professional advice for houses for sale in Overleigh
House for sale in the same UK region
We have prepared a list of cities in South West, the same UK region of Overleigh that can help you evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Bolingey in South West
- Baldhu in South West
- Axbridge in South West
- Pool in South West
- Devonport in South West
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK, houses for sale in the UK.
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
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Overleigh.
Here below are the most important ones according to Lofti’s expertise:
Affordability – (see what house for sale can you afford?)
A guide from the UK government
House Location – The borough and region of the UK you want to invest in is an important factor to consider when looking for a home for sale.
Transport – Commuting can be a waste of time. Minimise it by checking how long it will take from the house for sale you’re interested in, to your office before considering buying
Number of bedrooms – The number of bedrooms goes hand in hand with the house for sale price. If you are buying for the long period try to think if you might need an extra bedroom
Energy performance of the house for sale – The difference between an EPC rating of A and an EPC rating of G can impact your monthly utility bills, consider this when evaluating houses for sale.
Internet connection – Being able to take video calls from your home is crucial nowadays, always check the broadband of the area when browsing houses for sale
Car park – Ask the property seller for parking availability. If it is included in the price of the house for sale, you can justify paying more than you would at first glance
Conditions of the house for sale – Repair works can be expensive and take a lot of time, assess the conditions of the houses listed for sale before making an official offer.