Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Port Gaverne, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Cornwall 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 Port Gaverne.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Port Gaverne in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
In general, for the city of Port Gaverne, what are the final purchase prices for the houses for sale?
There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Port Gaverne. In Port Gaverne, this sale price works out to be £478,175. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 8% in Port Gaverne and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Average sold price (detached)||£493,186|
|Average sold price (semi-detached)||£449,538|
|Average sold price (terraced)||£364,792|
|Average sold price (flat)||no relevant data for this city|
Above, the exact type of house is also shown to vary in price in a table in Port Gaverne. 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||£5,190|
|Average sold price/sqft (new build)||£0|
|Average sold price/sqft (old stock)||£4,580|
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 Port Gaverne which is £5,190. 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.
What are the demographics like in the city of Port Gaverne?
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Port Gaverne?
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 Port Gaverne is 27% 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 Port Gaverne, the demographics are unique and must be looked at by themself to make a conclusion about the area before buying a house. This is because the growth could be greatly different to the wider area of Cornwall for example.
These demographics for Port Gaverne may impact the price of a house, how this house grows over time and the profitability of a house if you are buying it for an investment so knowing the area is crucial for a landlord making a purchasing decision in the city of Port Gaverne in South West.
Is the education level of Port Gaverne important when buying a house?
In Port Gaverne, the proportion of people who have a degree is 26%. 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 Port Gaverne is £35,500.
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.
Are the people in Port Gaverne earning a lot?
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 Port Gaverne. Compare the area’s average household income of £35,500 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 21% for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.
In the city of Port Gaverne, has the population grown or shrunk?
Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Port Gaverne if 1,060 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 Port Gaverne such as rental yield or house appreciation.
How has the population size of Port Gaverne adjusted in the last 5 years?
In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Port Gaverne by 4%. 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 4% 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 Port Gaverne?
In the last decade, the population of Port Gaverne has been adjusted by 8%. 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.
In Port Gaverne, what is the social grade score?
In the city of Port Gaverne 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 Port Gaverne has an abundance of highly skilled workers, the top two categories are grouped together and given a percentage. This percentage is 21%.
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|
Is there sufficient green space in Port Gaverne?
In the city of Port Gaverne, there are 4.9 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 Port Gaverne is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
In Port Gaverne, what is the crime rate?
For every one thousand people living in Port Gaverne, 48 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 48 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.
Always consider average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Port Gaverne
In Port Gaverne, how has the number of houses changed?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Port Gaverne, 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|
|Port Gaverne growth rate||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city|
As the population of Port Gaverne 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.
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.
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 in to all the details of Port Gaverne.
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 (Cornwall) as well as the broader region; South West.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Port Gaverne||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city|
Also, you can compare other data to the table above such as the number of houses sold per month in Port Gaverne which is 0 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 Port Gaverne is to invest in. Both in terms of rental yield and capital appreciation.
What are the asking prices for the houses for sale in the city of Port Gaverne?
When speaking about the city of Port Gaverne, £632,188 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 Port Gaverne.
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 price of houses for sale in Port Gaverne
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|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 Port Gaverne 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.
Invest in houses for sale in Port Gaverne with the right professional advice
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 Port Gaverne.
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.
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.
houses for sale in other cities in the UK
Below are a list of towns with a similar location to Port Gaverne.
Reading these analysis will help you evaluate the different houses for sale currently listed in South West:
- Berrynarbor in South West
- Bojewyan in South West
- Exeter in South West
- Cheddar in South West
- Blisland in South West
If you are interested in some other city or even region of the UK, please visit the following page houses for sale in the UK it contains all the data related to the houses for sale.