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A guide on houses for sale in Ammanford

by | Nov 15, 2022

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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 Ammanford, Carmarthenshire.

From the average asking price of houses for sale in Ammanford, to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Ammanford. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.

Other cities in different locations you can consider to buy property

If you are looking for a list of cities that are different to the City of Ammanford and in different UK region to Wales. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:

Or, visit our dedicated page on the houses for sale data for the whole of the UK which will allow you to pick based on where you think you want to live or invest – houses for sale in the UK.

Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands

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 Ammanford.

  • 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.

Asking price in Ammanford for a house for sale

Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Ammanford

Average asking price (1 bed) no relevant data for this city
Average asking price (2 bed) £154,446
Average asking price (3 bed) £196,504
Average asking price (4 bed) £286,242
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 Ammanford has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.

On average, in Ammanford, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £218,795.

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 Ammanford. 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.

Get professional help on the houses for sale in Ammanford

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

In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Ammanford?

There are a lot of factors that impact the final sale price a house for sale sells for in the UK and in Ammanford. In Ammanford, this sale price works out to be £147,152. As an example, a factor like population growth over the last 10 years which works out to be 4% in Ammanford and impacts house prices of the houses for sale.

Housing category Total final sale price
Average sold price (detached) £198,325
Average sold price (semi-detached) £120,725
Average sold price (terraced) £97,972
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 Ammanford. 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 £1,360
Average sold price/sqft (new build) £1,580
Average sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,280

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 Ammanford which is £1,360. 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’s the rental yield in general for the city of Ammanford?

In Ammanford, how has the number of houses changed?

The growth of an area like Ammanford 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
Ammanford growth rate 8% 31% 42%

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 Ammanford if you want to find out the exact reasons for the housing change.

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 Ammanford, the below table demonstrates this well. To make things simple, it compares these numbers to the wider region of the UK; Wales. As well as Carmarthenshire, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Ammanford no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city £0
Carmarthenshire 4.60% £780.50 140.00% 11.56%
Wales 0.04 861.19 £1 14.84%

Assuming that in the future you want to re-sell the house you will eventually purchased in Ammanford you might be interested in the number of sales per month (15) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Ammanford with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.

What kind of demographics does the city of Ammanford have?

What salary does the community in Ammanford take home?

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 Ammanford. Compare the area’s average household income of £31,800.00 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 0.16 for more conclusive data on the affluence of the area.

Is the education level of Ammanford important when buying a house?

The number of people as a percentage who have been through university and gained a degree is 21%. The ability to buy a home is greatly influenced by the number of people who have degrees. £31,800.00 is the amount people in Ammanford 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 Ammanford, 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 is the social grade score of Ammanford?

Most of the time, the social grade score of a city is what it takes to determine what the economic levels are like as this score refers to what type of jobs the people of the area generally work as. So, from highly skilled, managerial roles, to the manual labour workers of the UK, how does Ammanford compare?

At the highest end of the scale (A) jobs that are managerial administrative or professional are all lumped into this category. On the other hand, there is the lowest grade (E) where workers who are on benefits, state pensions or work casual jobs fall into.

In Ammanford, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 0.16.

So you can compare this data, here is the estimated grouping of the social grades of the UK for the general population. Adding the two highest categories of A and B and comparing this percentage to the high social grade score which combines A and B should give you a good comparison.

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

What does the population of Ammanford look like?

Population growth in Ammanford 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 Ammanford, 29740 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 Ammanford 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 Ammanford, this change has been 3%. 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 3%. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.

Over the last decade, how has the population differed in Ammanford?

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 4% in Ammanford.

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.

In the city of Ammanford, 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 Carmarthenshire for example.

These demographics for Ammanford 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 Ammanford in Wales.

How deprived is the population of Ammanford?

Deprivation of a city is defined as the number of people who are considered to not be earning enough to sustain their lifestyle. The UK average of deprivation nationwide is 33% so comparing the figure of £0 for Ammanford should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.

What’s crime like in Ammanford?

In Ammanford, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 82. This can be compared to the national average of 79.52 for every 1000 people.

Low crime rates are desirable for your safety as a homeowner. Even if you don’t tend to leave the house too often and tend to not mind living in a slightly more dangerous area. Things like burglaries are always a possibility which could harm your ability to pay for home insurance and also may force you to install additional security in your home that can cost you further.

Having said this, you can look at the crime rate on a deeper level to find out what the threats are exactly. It could be the case that a proportion of these crimes (82 for every 1000 people) come from things like anti-social behaviour rather than more serious crimes like violence and sexual offences.

If this is the case you may be more willing to look over a high crime rate within the areas you’re looking to buy a home.

How much green space is available to residents of Ammanford?

Whether you view green space in Ammanford as important to you as a homeowner is up to your personal preferences. Having said this, there is a clear benefit on the overall health of people who live near green space as the government has stated keeping green space in proximity to people is one of the biggest factors for combating obesity.

In Ammanford, the number of acres of green space for every 1000 people currently is 16 which can be measured against the UK average of 1.7.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

If you are a landlord, should you renovate a property in the city of Ammanford?

If planning permissions are abundant in the vicinity of Ammanford, it may look promising for landlords looking to renovate. With 9 getting approved on a monthly basis, and a success rate of nan, these prospects flourish against a population of 29740. A comparative analysis against other locations across the UK will lend you a good perspective of this data.

In Ammanford, how many property sales per month are there?

The city of Ammanford sees around 15 property transactions every month, while the nationwide figure for the whole of the United Kingdom stands at roughly 1.1 million property sales.

In a city like Ammanford, what’s the yearly fluctuation in population?

Calculating the evolution of Ammanford’s population requires an examination of the population transformation over a decade, amounting to 4%, and the five-year adjustment at 3%. By contrasting these values, analyse recent changes in population to attain a thorough understanding of demographic trends and perhaps also look at house for sale data nearby

prices for houses on sale in the broader vicinity of Ammanford?

The average asking price of a house in Ammanford is currently £0 based on the average price per square foot.

Does opting for a house for sale in Ammanford come with a hefty price tag?

To work out if you are looking at an expensive property, find a house for sale and compare it to the average prices sell for. In Ammanford this number is £147,152 and in the average for the UK is £286,500. Also, make sure you don’t miss a crucial step by following our tutorial when buying a house

Find an estate agent in the city of Ammanford

In order to buy a house in Ammanford you might need the service of an estate agent. To simplify the pain of looking for the nearest agent we have built a list of estate agents in your area, taking you straight to their website

Name of the Agent Phone Number Address Email Address
Mallard Estate Agents 441269526992 1 College Street, Ammanford, SA18 3AB Phone number only
Calow Evans 442080229213 38 College Street, Ammanford, SA18 3AF Phone number only
Anna Ashton Estate Agents 441269526965 5 College Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 3AB Phone number only
Clee Tompkinson – Ammanford 441269849983 8 High Street, Ammanford, SA18 2LY Phone number only
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Donnell Bailey

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Donnell is a property expert focusing on the property market, he looks at a combination of legislation, information from property managers, letting agents and market trends to produce information to help landlords.

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