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 Babel, Carmarthenshire.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Babel to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Babel. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
In general, for the city of Babel, what are the final purchase prices for the houses for sale?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Babel, 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 Babel.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Babel, after the influence of these factors, at £195,580 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 4% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£265,605|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£135,963|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£119,782|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||no relevant data for this city|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Babel.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,590|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£0|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,480|
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 Babel is £1,590.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
What kind of demographics does the city of Babel have?
Are the people in Babel earning a lot?
As earning potential goes up in a city, so does the quality of schools in the area, the general infrastructure and the social grade score (18%). All in all, the area becomes a more desirable place to live in.
This is why it is vital to pay attention to how much people are making annually in any city you plan on making a house purchase in. In Babel, this works out to be £33,300. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
What is the social grade score of Babel?
The social grade of a city is useful when searching for a house for sale because it tells you what kind of jobs people have in the area. For example, there could be a lot of skilled manual workers or there could be a lot of pensioners and people on benefits.
The scale goes from a social grade of an A who are high managerial, administrative or professional workers to an E where people in this category are on state pensions, casual workers or unemployed on state benefits.
The number of people in Babel in grades A or B which are the highest skilled roles in the country is 18%. Realistically, you can expect workers in this category to earn a higher salary too.
For comparison, £33,300 is the average household income of the area. You can see how this figure is congruent with the number of people in the top two categories of the social grade at 18%.
In Babel, what is the crime rate?
In Babel, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 46. 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 (46 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.
For the city of Babel, what is the education level?
In the city of Babel, 25% of people have degrees. In general, as the number of people who are highly educated goes up, the more likely they are to have the ability to buy houses as their annual household income goes up too.
So you can see for yourself, the average income for the people of Babel is £33,300. This generally goes up with the education level of the area. Additionally, looking at the difference between the proportion of people with degrees and the UK average for this statistic (22.6%) should give you an idea of the affluence and education of the city.
A higher education level can therefore tell you if the house prices are likely to be high as the higher income level often results in people buying a bigger, more valuable house.
Having said this, whale education level can be a good factor to go by, there are also things like the rental yields, the population growth and social grades scores that can impact the value of a house and whether it will go up in value as time goes on.
In the city of Babel, has the population grown or shrunk?
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 Babel is 3,515.
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 Babel.
In Babel, how has the population changed over the last five years?
In the last five years, over time, the change in population size was 3%. 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 Babel 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 (3%) 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.
Babel population difference over 10 years?
The population has adjusted in the area of Babel by 4% 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 Babel.
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.
Babel in the county of Carmarthenshire 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 Babel is located in; Wales.
Below, these demographics are talked about in headings that explain how the city has grown, what the education levels are like in Babel, 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 Babel, what are the deprivation levels like?
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 26% for Babel should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
How much green space is available to residents of Babel?
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 Babel, 21.0 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 Babel.
Asking price in Babel for a house for sale
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Babel, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £326,609.
In the table below, for all the different sizes of houses in the area, the average asking prices have been displayed. This tells you what kind of house is more or less expensive and sought after despite houses with fewer bedrooms being overall less expensive anyway.
Any house that looks like it is overpriced for the number of bedrooms it has in Babel is typically not overpriced. It is just the case that that type of housing has a higher demand, therefore, people are willing to pay more.
Average asking prices for houses for sale in Babel
|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|
The tables should give you a generic view of what the prices of the houses for sale are like. To close things off in terms of the house asking price, the average asking price for the house for sale in the whole of Babel is £0. This should show you the general prices overall and for individual types of houses too.
How are rental yields of the houses for sale different to the rest of the UK in Babel?
What is the growth in the housing market of Babel?
Before committing to Babel to make a housing investment, an investor should always ask the question, what is the growth like in the area?
So take a look below at the growth patterns of the previous years displaying the percentage of new houses being built. This will help you understand how the number of houses for sale will evolve in the future.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Babel growth rate||-10%||20%||40%|
Whether housing growth actually changes the price of a house depends on if the city in question is outstripping demand with the supply of new housing. You’d have to do some more research on what rate Babel is building housing to find your answer.
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 Babel to Carmarthenshire and the broader suburb of the UK; Wales.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Babel||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||no relevant data for this city||19.0%|
Let’s assume you want to sell the house you’re looking to buy in Babel for profit in the future, in this case, looking at the data for the number of houses sold per month in Babel would give you an idea of whether the area is actively getting new investors. This figure is 3.
It is vital you be careful with this figure however as the data can suggest something that isn’t true in Babel. 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.
Advice from experts on properties for sale in Babel
House for sale in the same UK region
Examine this short list of cities belonging to Wales, the same region where Babel is located.
- Deganwy in Wales
- Beddgelert in Wales
- Aberdyfi in Wales
- Adforton in Wales
- Duffryn in Wales
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.
Finding the ideal house for sale for you
Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Babel.
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.
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.