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All you need to know – houses for sale in Capel Iwan

by | Nov 15, 2022

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Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Capel Iwan, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Carmarthenshire 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 Capel Iwan.

In this article, we will be looking at the city of Capel Iwan in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.

A house for sale appropriate to your needs

Many criteria impact the price of houses for sale in Capel Iwan.
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.

What are the people like in Capel Iwan?

Is the city of Capel Iwan deprived?

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 Capel Iwan should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.

Have the people of Capel Iwan grown in numbers?

The city of Capel Iwan has a total population of 4511. 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 Capel Iwan 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 Capel Iwan

Over time, in the last five years, the population of the city of Capel Iwan 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 Capel Iwan?

In the last 10 years, there has been a shift in the population of 1%.

Comparing this to the 5 year figure of Capel Iwan 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.

What is the education level like in Capel Iwan?

Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Capel Iwan is 26%. Most of the time, the more people that have a degree, the higher the average household income and the more likely someone is to be able to afford to purchase a house. For example, the average income of the citizens in the area of Capel Iwan is £34,200.00.

Generally, areas with high numbers of people with a degree are also areas with more people likely to be home owners and therefore the value of houses and relative prices of the houses for sale are more likely to go up too.

Nonetheless, making predictions about the appreciation of a house also has to be considered alongside other factors like population growth and the rental yields of the area.

However, most of the time, being educated is a good indication of affluence with 82% of people graded a first in tertiary education going on to eventually own a house.

Capel Iwan within Carmarthenshire is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.

As you read on, Capel Iwan will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (Wales). From what the population of the city is to how it’s growing as well as factors like the overall crime rate.

This data is impacted by the history of the area and what kind of industry there is around. All of which also impact house prices which is crucial for you to understand as you look at houses for sale in Capel Iwan.

Is there sufficient green space in Capel Iwan?

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 Capel Iwan currently has 9 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 Capel Iwan in this case.

What’s the crime rate in Capel Iwan?

Within Capel Iwan, the number of people committing crimes is 8400% 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 8400% figure carefully.

How much do people in Capel Iwan earn?

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 Capel Iwan, the average income is £34,200.00. 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 19% to decide on what the demographics are like in the area.

What is a social grade score and how does this relate to Capel Iwan?

In the city of Capel Iwan, the social grade score of the area is 19%. 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 Capel Iwan.

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

houses for sale in other cities and regions in the UK

If you are looking for similar places to buy a house that are just like Capel Iwan, examine this short list of cities below from outside of the region of Wales for some inspiration.

If none of these suit your interest, we suggest you visit our page with all of the relevant data concerning houses for sale in the UK, allowing you to buy the right property.

Or, consider buying a leasehold property instead which may be cheaper. However, you will also have to learn what will happen when a leasehold expires so you know how to deal with this side of the law.

What is the asking price on average of houses for sale in Capel Iwan?

On average, in Capel Iwan, the asking price for a house for sale in the area is £300,917.

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 Capel Iwan. 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.

Table showing the asking prices for houses for sale in Capel Iwan

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) £312,925
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 Capel Iwan 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.

Professional advice for houses for sale in Capel Iwan

In today’s market with an abundance of homes available for sale, choosing the best house for sale can be challenging.
With several houses for sale to choose from, who will guide you through the process of choosing?
We have listed here below several experts and companies able to advise and support potential buyers.

The process of finding and investing in a house for sale can be lengthy and time-consuming, this is why we suggest you consult with the following professionals:

  • Banks – Lend you the cash
  • Insurance companies – Insure your new real estate investment
  • Conveyancer – handles all the legal labour that is needed to proceed in buying a house for sale.
  • Surveyor – Carries out an independent and complete property valuation of the house for sale
  • Mortgage advisor – If you are thinking to get a mortgage to get the finances needed to afford to buy a house for sale, a mortgage advisor is the person you should be looking for
  • EPC person – Always get a quote on the Energy Performance Certificate of the houses for sale listed in a certain city

Why you should consider the average rental yield when searching for houses for sale in Capel Iwan

In Capel Iwan, how has the number of houses changed?

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 Capel Iwan at 1 year, 3 year and 5 year intervals:

1 year 3 years 5 years
Capel Iwan growth rate 7% 56% 39%

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 Capel Iwan 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 Capel Iwan.

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 Capel Iwan, 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)
Capel Iwan 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 Capel Iwan you might be interested in the number of sales per month (3) that happen in the local housing market. Comparing this figure for Capel Iwan with the above table gives you a good understanding of the profitability of the area.

In general, for the city of Capel Iwan, what are the final purchase prices for the houses for sale?

In Capel Iwan, houses for sale are sold at an average of £214,023. In general, multiple factors impact this figure because lots of variables impact properties valuation. This can include the quality of the buildings in general, whether the population has grown, if there is demand for housing or if there is a low crime rate which would make the area more desirable.

In the table below, you can see for yourself how the average price of a house for sale looks based on the different sizes of housing in Capel Iwan. The exact amount of variation between the types of housing depends on the local demand for particular types of houses in the area.

Housing category Total final sale price
Aerage sold price (detached) £241,902
Aerage sold price (semi-detached) £141,651
Aerage sold price (terraced) £132,333
Aerage sold price (flat) no relevant data for this city

As you can see above, for Capel Iwan, price varies based on the type of house that is being sold. If these prices shock you it could be due to population change in the last 10 years of 1% where lots of movement may inflate or deflate house prices.

Housing category Sale price per square foot
Aerage sold price/sqft £1,660
Aerage sold price/sqft (new build) £2,490
Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock) £1,570

Looking at the second table about Capel Iwan, you are able to tell which type of housing is most affordable to you as a buyer. However, for a general overview of what house price is, the average price per square foot for a house in Capel Iwan is £1,660.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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

Every single month in Capel Iwan, there are 2 planning applications, of which 85% result in a success. Look at this in terms of the population size of 4511 to work out if you think you’d have good planning success if you were to renovate.

How many property sales occur per month in Capel Iwan?

Capel Iwan boasts a monthly total of 3 property transactions, while the entire UK witnesses approximately 1.1 million property sales. You can visit our pages that give information on houses for sale based on Rightmove data from the same region using the link

What’s the annual population shift in a city such as Capel Iwan?

To work out how the population of Capel Iwan has changed over time, you can look at the population change over a decade which is 1% and the change in a five year period two which falls at 1%. 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

In the larger vicinity of Capel Iwan, what is the cost of houses available for sale?

Currently, the mean asking price of a house in Capel Iwan is £0, calculated using the average value per square foot

Is purchasing a house in Capel Iwan considered a costly decision?

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 Capel Iwan this number is £214,023 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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