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 Bowling Bank, Wrexham.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Bowling Bank to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Bowling Bank. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
Asking price in Bowling Bank for a house for sale
In the city of Bowling Bank, 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)||£132,452|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£177,382|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£366,865|
|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 Bowling Bank has a lack of supply of housing in certain categories.
When investors make offers for houses for sale in Bowling Bank, the average price asked by the homeowners works out to be £178,356.
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 Bowling Bank 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.
What kind of demographics does the city of Bowling Bank have?
In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Bowling Bank?
For the city of Bowling Bank, crime rate is at 175. So for every 1000 people in the area, 175 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.
What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Bowling Bank?
The social grade score is a good indicator of what type of jobs people generally work in the area. Whether that be working in the primary sector, secondary sector, tertiary sector or maybe the quaternary sector of jobs.
The scale is slightly different to this though on a scale of A to E. A refers to people who are in the most skilled, managerial roles whereas E include people such as casual workers.
In Bowling Bank, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is 17%. This figure includes people who are therefore most likely to be more skilled and have higher paid jobs.
When contrasting these figures, the average household income for the area is £42,200. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (17%).
How much green space is available to residents of Bowling Bank?
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 Bowling Bank, 20.8 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 Bowling Bank.
What salary does the community in Bowling Bank take home?
You may be wondering what the amount people earn has to do with house price. Well, house prices generally go up as people earn more not just because they can afford more valuable properties but also because good areas generally attract more desirable infrastructure. For reference, the average household income is £42,200.
This may be better schools, doctors and areas with lower crime rates. This results in a snowball effect which polarises different areas further, increasing the demand for housing in richer areas by a greater amount. And increasing the proportion of people with high social grade scores. For Bowling Bank this figure is 17%.
The city of Bowling Bank, situated in Wrexham, is a particularly impressive part of the UK because of the specific demographics of the location.
In the below headings, the city of Bowling Bank and its demographics will be compared to its wider location (Wales). This includes population size, growth and population education now and into the future.
These statistics are heavily influenced by socio-economic factors and as a result this also shapes the projected house price of the houses for sale in Bowling Bank. So, taking a good look at the data is essential to understand the area you are considering to buy in.
Is the education level of Bowling Bank important when buying a house?
In the city of Bowling Bank, 23% people have a degree from a university. The higher this proportion is, in general, the more likely it is that the population is able to buy a house.
Interestingly, as people who have degrees go up, the average income of the area goes up too. You can see if there is a correlation, the average household income in the UK is price34,000 and the average income in Bowling Bank is £42,200.
This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Bowling Bank?
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 Bowling Bank is 28% 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 Bowling Bank, has the population grown or shrunk?
The city of Bowling Bank has a total population of 34,888. Large population sizes can be good to show there is a high demand for people to buy houses in the area but a better indication is if the population of Bowling Bank is growing.
A small population city can also have high prices of houses for sale, because, if there is a growing population, and demand is still high, this could mean the house prices are pushed up.
Either way, a population must also be looked at in terms of the appreciation of the area as well as the rental yields and if the area really meets your needs.
The five year population change of Bowling Bank
Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Bowling Bank has changed by 1%. This figure can tell you a lot because a growing population indicates a house is likely to appreciate. Read more here
In addition, looking at the 10 year figure for population growth in the below paragraphs can give you further evidence as to what the change in population has been for a longer period of time. As a result, you’ll know if this 1% population change is something that has been there for a while or if it is a new trend. Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
What is the difference in population over the last 10 years in Bowling Bank?
In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 2%.
Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Bowling Bank can tell you if there is a long history of population growth or decline, if there are population fluctuations or if the trend is stable.
New industries opening up in the area, the addition of new jobs and also international and national migration might all be reasons for changes in population size. Resulting in people moving in or leaving an area.
A good example of a quick change in population was in Stratford, London in 2012. Here, there was an increase in government spending in the area because of the Olympics which resulted in massive population growth.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Bowling Bank?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Bowling Bank, 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 Bowling Bank.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Bowling Bank, after the influence of these factors, at £170,377 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 2% over the last 10 years.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£253,642|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£146,453|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£115,026|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£90,662|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Bowling Bank.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£1,790|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,010|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£1,740|
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 Bowling Bank is £1,790.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Bowling Bank
Let’s consider that you’re not looking to buy a house for sale to live in for the long term future such as if you changed location with your family and want to settle down and you want to find somewhere to buy as an investor in Bowling Bank. If this is the case, rental yield is a crucial statistic to consider.
If looking to invest, you should also consider other data about the area. The average rental income, the turnover of the sale of the house and what the net rental yields are like for the area do also have an impact on the final price of houses for sale in Bowling Bank.
It is clear to see from the table below that there is a difference between all of these pieces of information and how they can be compared and contrasted on a county level (Wrexham), a regional level (Wales) and finally on the level of the city talked about in this article, Bowling Bank.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
|Bowling Bank||4.1%||£609||no relevant data for this city||15.0%|
|Wrexham||4.10%||£609||no relevant data for this city||15.00%|
You may also find it useful to compare the data above to the number of properties sold per month Bowling Bank experiences. This figure for house sales per month is 20. Looking at all this information holistically is what a smart investor should do when deciding on the right area for investment before looking for houses for sale.
What is the growth in the housing market of Bowling Bank?
Before making an investment and move forward with buying a house for sale, another important set of data an investor should analyse is the growth trends of the area in question.
Below are the forecasted growth rates for the city of Bowling Bank at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Bowling Bank growth rate||-4%||8%||14%|
Examine this figure carefully as the addition of a lot of new houses to meet demand could mean that house price of the houses for sale in Bowling Bank gradually reduces with an increase in the housing supply. This could be a good indicator to understand if your house will appreciate or not. Too many houses and too much supply could drive down the prices of homes or stagnate them. So be sure to check out what is exactly happening in Bowling Bank.
Invest in houses for sale in Bowling Bank with the right professional advice
Thinking about other cities with houses for sale?
Below are a list of towns with a similar location to Bowling Bank.
Reading these analysis will help you evaluate the different houses for sale currently listed in Wales:
- Capel-Betws-Lleucu in Wales
- Cwmann in Wales
- Coedely in Wales
- Borth-Y-Gest in Wales
- Clase in Wales
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.
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
Finding the ideal house for sale for you
When browsing houses for sale in Bowling Bank you should think about lots of different criteria:
House for sale affordability – visit the dedicated page of the UK government to understand (see what you can afford)
Location of the house for sale – the region and town you are considering to live in are crucial factors to consider before looking for houses for sale. In this article, we define lots of demographic factors that should help you make a decision.
House for sale transport links – even if working from home is becoming more and more predominant, we suggest you check the transport links the house for sale has.
Number of bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for the whole family or are you single? Always think about how many bedrooms you need and if that number might change in the future
energy performance of the house for sale – What is the EPC of the house for sale? Today more than ever, is important that you check the EPC rating of the real estate assets available for sale on the market.
Internet speed in the area of the house for sale – is important to remember that internet speed is a consequence of two factors: your plan and the infrastructure available in the area. Always check these parameters before looking for houses for sale
Does the house for sale have parking – if yes, is it on-street or is the house for sale equipped with a garage?
Houses for sale in conservation areas – always check the National Heritage list. If a house for sale is part of this list it means that it might be impossible for you to make changes to the property’s internal and external structure.
Houses for sale Conditions – some properties, like new builds, need no repairs or works; other houses listed for sale may need some investment to restore them and some others may need a complete renovation. Someone looking for houses for sale should always think about how much time and money they are willing to invest to complete the needed repairs.