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 Wymington, Bedfordshire.
From the average asking price of houses for sale in Wymington to the growth of the population in the area, all will be talked about regarding the city of Wymington. So you will get better clued up on the area, and make finding a house for sale in the UK easier.
What kind of demographics does the city of Wymington have?
What does the population of Wymington look like?
Whenever there is a population change this can impact the demand for housing and hence the appreciation of properties too. The total population of Wymington if 38,277 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 Wymington such as rental yield or house appreciation.
How has the population size of Wymington adjusted in the last 5 years?
In the previous five years there has been a change in the number of people of Wymington 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 Wymington?
In the last decade, the population of Wymington 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 is the city of Wymington’s social grade score?
Most of the time, the social grade score of a city is what it takes to determine what the economic levels are like as this score refers to what type of jobs the people of the area generally work as. So, from highly skilled, managerial roles, to the manual labour workers of the UK, how does Wymington compare?
At the highest end of the scale (A) jobs that are managerial administrative or professional are all lumped into this category. On the other hand, there is the lowest grade (E) where workers who are on benefits, state pensions or work casual jobs fall into.
In Wymington, the percentage of people who work in the two highest skilled categories of this scale (A and B) is 18%.
So you can compare this data, here is the estimated grouping of the social grades of the UK for the general population. Adding the two highest categories of A and B and comparing this percentage to the high social grade score which combines A and B should give you a good comparison.
|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|
In general, do people commit a lot of crime in Wymington?
In Wymington, for every 1000 people, there is currently a crime rate of 103. 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 (103 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.
Wymington within Bedfordshire is notable for the type of people that live there. The statistics below show how this is the case.
As you read on, Wymington will be looked at by comparing it to the local region, as well as comparing it to the wider region too (West Midlands). 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 Wymington.
Are the people in Wymington earning a lot?
While not always the case, the amount people earn can be associated with better schools in the area and perhaps a nicer environment to live in.
£41,200 is the average household income of the area. And the higher this figure is the more likely it is that there is a higher percentage of people with a social grade score in the A or B categories which is 18% for Wymington.
Is there sufficient green space in Wymington?
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 Wymington, 8.7 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 Wymington.
What is the education level like in Wymington?
In the city of Wymington, 19% 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 Wymington is £41,200. 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.
Are the deprivation levels of the UK any different to Wymington?
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 22% for Wymington should give you a nice idea of the deprivation in the area.
Asking price in Wymington for a house for sale
Before a house gets sold, the figure it sells for always starts off as an asking price. This average asking price for the houses for sale in Wymington determines the eventual sale price of the house so it isn’t the most important figure but is still important to take note of. This figure is currently £277,072.
Below, there is a table showing the asking price of the different sizes of houses based on the number of bedrooms of the houses in Wymington.
In the city of Wymington, 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)||£209,735|
|Average asking price (3 bed)||£269,133|
|Average asking price (4 bed)||£419,377|
|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 Wymington 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 £2,910 should also give you an overview of what the asking price for houses for sale are in general.
In Wymington, what are the rental yields?
You may have heard of rental yield as being important for investors who wish to make a sizable profit on their rental properties. If this sounds like you and you’re looking to invest in a house currently for sale and collect rental income in Wymington this statistic is what you were looking for.
Data should also be compared to the broader region of the UK (West Midlands) alongside Bedfordshire then looked at with other statistics like the area’s rent and the turnover of sale of the houses in question. It could be that an investor prefers to make a profit on the sale of a house rather than the rental income and optimal properties for this investment varies throughout Wymington.
This decision is made differently depending on the investor’s tolerance for risk, investing strategy, the location they’re investing in and their overall goal for buying a house currently listed for sale.
|Average Yield||Average Asking rent||Turnover (rental)||Turnover (sale)|
As you observe table above, it could be valuable to contrast these figures with other pieces of data relevant to the process of buying like the crime rate or the appreciation of houses for sale in Wymington.
As you can tell, the best conclusions are drawn when the buyer of a house for sale looks at all the data involved holistically and doesn’t make quick decisions based on one or two pieces of data. As an example, comparing the data with the number of property sold per month (36) will be useful.
Are there more or fewer houses being built in Wymington?
Whenever you are thinking about looking for houses for sale in Wymington, 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|
|Wymington growth rate||7%||21%||24%|
As the population of Wymington 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.
In general, what do houses for sale sell for in Wymington?
For the city of Wymington, the average price a house sells for is £216,132. This value usually depends on the exact location of the house within Wymington as well as other factors like the population growth in Wymington which is 0% over a ten-year period.
|Housing category||Total final sale price|
|Aerage sold price (detached)||£313,492|
|Aerage sold price (semi-detached)||£208,018|
|Aerage sold price (terraced)||£177,239|
|Aerage sold price (flat)||£115,772|
The above table puts this figure into perspective as you can see the various average sale prices of a house for the specific type of house you’re most interested in. This comparison is important because the type of house you’re considering to buy may be more or less in demand based on variations in supply and demand in the city of Wymington.
|Housing category||Sale price per square foot|
|Aerage sold price/sqft||£2,350|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (new build)||£2,350|
|Aerage sold price/sqft (old stock)||£2,260|
Generalising the bottom table, the average value per square foot of a house for sale is £2,630. This value averages all of the types of houses for sale in Wymington. So, if you’re not sure what type of house you want specifically, you can still get an idea of the real estate market of Wymington.
Who can help you buy a house for sale in Wymington?
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
houses for sale in other cities in the UK
We have prepared a list of cities in West Midlands, the same UK region of Wymington that can help you evaluate the different houses for sale listed in the region:
- Newbold-On-Avon in West Midlands
- Biddlesden in West Midlands
- Allesley in West Midlands
- Buttonoak in West Midlands
- Biddulph in West Midlands
Alternatively, you can visit our webpage dedicated to houses for sale in the UK, houses for sale in the UK.
A house for sale that is right for you
What parameters impact the final price of a house for sale in Wymington?
Here below is our list with the most important ones:
House for sale affordability – check out the (see house affordability guide)
on the UK gov website to know more
House Location – the actual location of a house for sale drastically changes the final price of a property
Transports you can reach by foot – Commuting is part of our lives, especially in big cities, check it out before buying a house for sale.
Number of bedrooms – Usually, the bigger the house for sale the more bedrooms it will have. For example, if you are a single person (or a couple) one bedroom will do.
Energy Performance Certificate of the house for sale – Bad EPCs can result in thousands of pounds more in bills you will have to pay on an annual basis. Consider this when purchasing a new property.
Internet connection – Having a quick internet connection is fundamental nowadays. Check the area of the house for sale to understand what the average internet speed is and see if it fits your needs
Do you drive to the office? – If yes, ask about parking. Is it included in the house price?
Special areas – Start by taking a look at the National Heritage list by the UK government. If a house listed for sale appears in the list, the future landlord won’t be able to invest in changes to the real estate asset.
Houses for sale Conditions – When looking for houses for sale you should always consider the amount of time and money you will have to invest to complete the needed repairs, if any at all.