Whenever looking for a house for sale in the UK or in Amington, it is vital you look at the market trends and house price fluctuations in the wider area of Staffordshire 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 Amington.
In this article, we will be looking at the city of Amington in detail so you know how to navigate the area and have a better understanding on where to invest.
What are the demographics like in the city of Amington?
Is the city of Amington 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 26% for Amington should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
In Amington, what is the crime rate?
For every one thousand people living in Amington, 69 commits crimes and are prosecuted. Coming to a conclusion as to whether all the other factors of your house purchase like the house price justify this figure when contrasting it with the UK average of 79.52 is something you should do as a homeowner.
It could be that the crime rate is higher than you expected but there it is worth the population growth, appreciation of the house and worth the relative price you are purchasing the house for.
Nonetheless, the crime rate of 69 is not a statistic that should just be ignored as you could have to pay more for things like home insurance and install additional security on your house if the rate is particularly high.
Either way, burglaries are not something you would want to encounter in a house. Whether that be a house you are living in or a house you are renting out to tenants.
Have the people of Amington grown in numbers?
In total, the number of people in Amington is 57,031. This figure can be used to estimate the appreciation of the houses but it is also important you look at the population growth figure in order to make this more accurate.
Whether a large population benefits you as a landlord is dependent on what you want from a home. A large population is great if you have children who prefer the bustle of crowds in cities but there are also those who purposely want to buy somewhere rural.
You may also be able to find a balance of both where there are shops, restaurants and entertainment and also rural areas all within a short distance which may be the case ni Amington, depending on where exactly you are.
How has Amington changed in the past five years?
Five years provides enough time for a city to grow dramatically. It may be the case that the population grows or shrinks but the city of Amington has changed by 0%. Read more here
It is also helpful to compare this data to a longer time period like 10 years like in the below subheading. If the population trend of growth or decline has been there for a longer period of time you’ll be able to tell if 0% is a recent change or not.
Click here to know more on the UK population trends.
In the last decade, what is the difference in population in Amington?
0% has been the population growth change in the past 10 years.
Usually, this is more of a conservative figure compared to the five year change of a city.
Industrial changes can also be the reason for this shift but it could also be due to immigration or emigration. Bringing people in or out of the area.
The recent global pandemic has also shifted the number of people living in cities as people realise they can now work remotely. It may be that the people of a Amington have seen a more desirable way of working, moving to make themselves more comfortable in their careers.
For example, the population of the South west of England has seen a massive increase in population because workers want to move there to benefit from the slightly better weather, lower house prices and also the rural area. Nonetheless, they can also benefit from travelling to the capital city of the UK, London.
Located in Staffordshire is the city of Amington, in a large part of the UK; West Midlands. 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 Amington 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 Amington 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 Amington, how educated are people in general?
Interestingly, the percentage of people who have a degree in the city of Amington is 16%. 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 Amington is £41,700.
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.
What is the social grade score of Amington?
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 Amington, the percentage of people in the two highest categories, A and B is 15%. 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 £41,700. This income will generally get bigger as the percentage of people in the A and B categories go up too (15%).
Do the people of Amington get to enjoy green space?
In the city of Amington, there are 5.5 acres of green space per 1000 residents.
The charity, ‘Fields in Trusts’ recommends a minimum of 6 acres of green space per 1000 people so it is easy to see where Amington is when seeing if green space availability is sufficient. This green space could be parks, nature reserves, public gardens or playing fields.
How much do people in Amington earn?
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 (15%). 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 Amington, this works out to be £41,700. This can be looked at alongside the average household income which is price34,000to estimate how affluent the area is.
What’s the rental yield in general for the city of Amington?
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Amington?
Growth in the area can be a good signal of a booming house market. However, too much growth could also have negative consequences on the capital appreciation of a house as time goes on.
Take a look at the table below for Amington that shows the growth in recent years.
|1 year||3 years||5 years|
|Amington growth rate||3%||12%||27%|
High growth rates can signal an appreciating housing market, nonetheless, if there are too many houses being built, this could reduce demand for housing as the supply of houses for sale starts to catch up with the demand. Leading to stagnation or a decline in house pricing so understanding the growth in Amington is important.
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 Amington. 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 Amington.
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 (Staffordshire), a regional level (West Midlands) and finally on the level of the city talked about in this article, Amington.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
You may also find it useful to compare the data above to the number of properties sold per month Amington experiences. This figure for house sales per month is 42. 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.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Amington?
As well as looking at the asking price for house for sale in Amington, 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 Amington.
Houses for sale, are sold on average in Amington, after the influence of these factors, at £207,774 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)||£295,260|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£189,925|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£159,352|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£111,176|
This table above shows the average sale price for each variation of houses for sale in Amington.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,380|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,600|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,240|
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 Amington is £2,380.
This statistic can be used to compare the price of housing between housing categories again or even compare the price for a different city.
Asking price in Amington for a house for sale
When speaking about the city of Amington, £258,974 is the asking price for a house for sale.
We have compiled a table of data so you can know the asking prices of the specific size of home you’re most interested in. As you can imagine, a family looking to move out with children would be after a larger house than someone living alone in Amington.
The data is in fact very different compared to the number of rooms you’re interested in having in your home and the asking price also tends to go up in staggering amounts as you add rooms.
Average price of houses for sale in Amington
|Average asking price (1 bed)||no relevant data for this city|
|Average asking price (2 bed)||£188,286|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£253,290|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£376,356|
|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 Amington 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.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Amington?
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
Are you considering other cities with houses for sale?
See here below a list of cities in the same UK region of Amington which is West Midlands. You might want to consider these as alternatives for your next real estate investment:
- Cutnall-Green in West Midlands
- Coseley in West Midlands
- Cradley-Heath in West Midlands
- Birley in West Midlands
- Kington in West Midlands
Or, visit our dedicated page on the houses for sale data for the whole of the UK – houses for sale in the UK.
A house for sale appropriate to your needs
Find here below a list of criteria that we suggest you consider before looking for houses for sale in Amington
affordability – the UK gov website comes in helpful when you want to understand (see what house for sale you can afford)
Geographic Location – the county and region across the UK you are considering to invest in are crucial factors to consider when browsing houses for sale.
Transport network of the house for sale – Hopefully, the pandemic stays in the past. Therefore, working from home may become less predominant than a couple of years ago. Check the commuting time of the house for sale you are considering buying.
Bedrooms in the house for sale – are you looking for houses for sale for yourself, for a couple or for the whole family? This condition will narrow down the number of houses for sale relevant to buy.
EPC of the house for sale – today more than ever, the energy performance of the properties for sale on the market should be one of the first things you check.
Broadband speed – having a good internet connection is crucial nowadays. Always check the available subscriptions available for the areas of the house for sale you want to purchase
Are you a car owner? – if yes, you will have to check for parking availability of the house for sale. Does it come with a garage included in the price?
Conservation areas – when browsing for houses for sale, we suggest you take a look at the National Heritage list. When a house for sale is included it means that it is not possible for the future homeowner to make changes to the property, both inside and outside.
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.