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Bwlch-y-sarnau – What to look for in houses for sale?

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Bwlch-y-sarnau can be a tough place to find accurate information like any city in the UK. Read on to learn about which data to stay on top of when looking at house for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau.

On top of this, keep reading for detailed information on the demographics of Bwlch-y-sarnau in Powys. This is crucial in finding houses for sale in the UK, that are worth investing in for the long term too.

What are the people like in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

What is the education level like in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

In the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau, 21% 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau is £31,700.00.

This should correspond with the average percentage of people in the UK who have degrees at 22.6%.

What’s a social grade score and how does it relate to Bwlch-y-sarnau?

In the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau, the social grade score of the area is 15%. 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau.

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’s crime like in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

Within Bwlch-y-sarnau, the number of people committing crimes is 8900% per 1000 people. This figure directly relates to the safety of residents in the area which is one of the biggest factors in whether an area is considered desirable or not.

As a result, someone looking to buy a house here hoping for it to appreciate in value or buying a house here to produce rental income should check out the crime rate and compare it carefully to the UK average of 79.52 for every 1000 people to see how safe people living there will be.

If the area’s crime rate is too high, this may result in you having to pay for the renovation of burglaries or pay a premium on home insurance as insurance companies will charge you more for living in a dangerous area. So analyse this 8900% figure carefully.

How deprived is the population of Bwlch-y-sarnau?

Deprivation levels refer to the ability of the population of the city to earn enough to keep their lifestyle going. Nationwide, it is thought that the number of people at this level or not being able to meet the costs of living is around 33%. In comparison, the deprivation level of Bwlch-y-sarnau is £0.

Located in Powys is the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau, in a large part of the UK; Wales. 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau 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.

In the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau, how much green space remains for residents?

There are cities in the UK such as Edinburgh and Bristol that have a higher percentages of green space with Edinburgh being the most at 49%. The city of Bwlch-y-sarnau currently has 14 for every 1000 residents.

Green space helps the quality of people’s mental health as well as fight against diseases like obesity. As studies have shown that the proximity of people to green spaces in the UK has a positive impact on the physical health of people in the UK and Bwlch-y-sarnau in this case.

What salary does the community in Bwlch-y-sarnau take home?

By and large, a higher household income in a population can have positive effects on the crime rate and the quality of space. This is due to the fact that higher earners tend to buy houses where there are better schools and more desirable amenities that impact the quality of life someone has.

In Bwlch-y-sarnau, the average income is £31,700.00. Measuring this figure against the average household income for the UK of price34,000 should tell you if the city is higher or lower earning.

When buying a house, use this statistic with other factors when making a decision too like the crime rate or the social grade score of 15% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.

Have the people of Bwlch-y-sarnau grown in numbers?

Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Bwlch-y-sarnau if 2857 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau such as rental yield or house appreciation.

How has the population size of Bwlch-y-sarnau adjusted in the last 5 years?

In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Bwlch-y-sarnau by 0%. 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 0% 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau?

In the last decade, the population of Bwlch-y-sarnau has been adjusted by 0%. 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.

What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau?

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 Bwlch-y-sarnau, 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 Powys, to give a smaller scale area to compare the data to.

Average Yield Average Asking rent Turnover (rental) Turnover (sale)
Bwlch-y-sarnau no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city no relevant data for this city £0
Powys 4.70% £629.00 no relevant data for this city 13.11%
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 Bwlch-y-sarnau you might be interested in the number of sales per month (nan) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Bwlch-y-sarnau with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.

Are there more or fewer houses being built in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau, 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
Bwlch-y-sarnau growth rate 21% 21% 52%

As the population of Bwlch-y-sarnau 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.

What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

In the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau, 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) 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau 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.

On average, in Bwlch-y-sarnau, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £231,579.

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 Bwlch-y-sarnau. 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.

Who can help you buy a house for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

Nowadays, there are so many properties on the real estate market that it can be difficult to decide which one is the best house for sale for you.
So, who can help you navigate the process of choosing a house for sale?
The number of professionals that offer real estate investors advice and assistance is broad and when it comes to dealing with houses for sale, the process can be complex.

Find here a list of those that can help when buying a house for sale:

  • Moneylender – lends you the sum of money you need to buy the house for sale you are looking for
  • Insurance agent – A firm that provides several insurances and protections for the house for sale that might become your future house
  • Solicitor – A person or company that will sort out the legal work needed before buying a house for sale
  • Civil engineer – Also called surveyor, he or she will provide you with an independent valuation of the house for sale you are willing to buy
  • Mortgage advisor – Realistically, you will need a mortgage in order to afford to buy a house for sale. Mortgage advisors will guide you and propose the best mortgage deals based on your financial records
  • EPC specialist – Especially nowadays, getting professional advice on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of the house for sale you are considering buying is crucial

House for sale in a different UK region

You can consult our list below that goes over a list of cities not necessarily in Wales, allowing you to find similar places to Bwlch-y-sarnau:

You may also refer to our webpage specific to UK houses for sale to get an overview of the large number of cities in the area, houses for sale in the UK

In Bwlch-y-sarnau, what do houses for sale tend to sell for?

As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau, 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 Bwlch-y-sarnau.

Houses for sale, are sold on average in Bwlch-y-sarnau, after the influence of these factors, at £186,979 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 0% over the last 10 years.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £238,514
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £158,025
Aerage sold price (terraced) £123,957
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 Bwlch-y-sarnau.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,730
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £1,530
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,640

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 Bwlch-y-sarnau is £1,730.

This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.

Invest in a house for sale that meets your demands

Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau.
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there opportunities for property renovation in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

Properties in the city of Bwlch-y-sarnau may have the potential for renovation if there are a lot of planning permission approvals based on the area. There are 1 approvals every month with an approval of 95% based on a population of 2857. Compare other places in the UK to make this figure make more sense.

What is the monthly count of property transactions in Bwlch-y-sarnau?

The city of Bwlch-y-sarnau sees around nan property transactions every month, while the nationwide figure for the whole of the United Kingdom stands at roughly 1.1 million property sales.

What’s the annual population shift in a city such as Bwlch-y-sarnau?

To work out how the population of Bwlch-y-sarnau has changed over time, you can look at the population change over a decade which is 0% and the change in a five year period two which falls at 0%. Compare the two and look at the population growth or decline in recent times to really make sure you have a good understanding of the population

What is the asking price for houses for sale in the wider region of Bwlch-y-sarnau?

The current average price per square foot for a house in Bwlch-y-sarnau stands at £0, considering the mean cost for each square foot of houses for sale there.

Would acquiring a house for sale in Bwlch-y-sarnau be regarded as a high-priced option?

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 Bwlch-y-sarnau this number is £186,979 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

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Donnell Bailey

Property expert

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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