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A guide on Rightmove property in Arborfield

by | Jul 6, 2023

Home $ An overview on Rightmove property listings in the UK $ A guide on Rightmove property in Arborfield

30 properties are sold from Rightmove and other listing platforms every single month in the UK. In this article we plan to go over how to buy one of these properties and also how to rent from the platform of Rightmove too.
Arborfield contains a lot of information so read carefully and start to consider how to make sure you are involved in a beneficial property deal, whether you are buying or renting.

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Properties for sale in Arborfield on Rightmove

From Arborfield’s Rightmove data, what are the number of planning permission applications?

In the UK, planning applications result in a success rate of 82% most of the time. In Arborfield, people plan to make modifications to their properties and apply for planning permission with a planning success rate of 88%.

This is interesting data for investors in particular. An above average success indicates renovations are tried and tested and likely an investment from landlords. This is a great opportunity for investors to model what works in the area and do the same. On the other hand, a lower approval indicates there are more ambitious proposals in the area and of the 9 monthly planning applications in Arborfield, property here is more difficult to conduct improvements on.

If you don’t want to deal with planning permission, consider buying a property as a leaseholder which means you don’t own the land and any planning permission is done by the freeholder who owns the land.

If you do this, you will have to look at when a leasehold expires as well as other disadvantages though. However, there are pros and cons of being a leaseholder or a freeholder. For instance, as a freeholder, you may have to evict a leaseholder in a process known as a forfeiture of lease. So, pay attention to the advantages and disadvantages and what path you actually want to go down.

A look into Rightmove’s Arborfield property as an Investment

When weighing up an investment property, take into careful consideration the data provided by Rightmove as if you use them the right way, you can really use them to make informed decisions.



By closely examining the monthly property sales volume in the area and looking at this in relation to the number of homes there are (currently 30 properties are sold each month), you can work out the turnover too, which is 0.87 in Arborfield.



Even if these figures appear to be positive, it is still worth looking at other factors like the population difference over ten years which is 7%. Also comparing this data to an area slightly bigger, such as South East by visiting our page for this, you can find additional data to help you on your search too.

How to invest in property in Arborfield using Rightmove data

In the area, average asking rents are around £1,525. This tends to differ depending on the size of the property you are buying and the number of rooms they have. You can read more about these metrics below. For reference, the yields in the area are £0.
Combining the data of yield with the price of rent can give you a good idea about the types of investments in the area. For instance, if a property has a low yield and also low rents, it is likely a lower return, single family buy to let in a less in demand area of Arborfield.

Average asking rent Number of bedrooms in house
no relevant data for this city 5
£1,906 4
£1,440 3
£1,175 2
RG2 1

What is a commons purchase price for property on Rightmove?

By looking at the below table taken from Rightmove data, you can gain great insights into the property market of Arborfield. With an overall sold price of approximately £363,092, according to Rightmove and further listing platforms such as Zoopla, buyers can now make an informed decision as to whether this suits their budget.

Class of property Average sale
Flat £244,776
Terraced house £341,638
Semi-detached house £372,227
detached house £568,028

Looking to buy a house? Rightmove offers a diverse selection of properties for sale. Some of these listings are sold to homeowners and some are sold to investors looking to make a return. Check out more data related to properties for sale in other areas by checking out our list of properties that are for sale throughout the UK if you are interested in comparing Arborfield to other regions.

A deep dive into rental yield and how this impacts Arborfield

As you may be aware, rental yield is an extremely important metric to judge how effective a property is in terms of producing a return on investment. In the city of Arborfield, there is an average of £0 for rental yield.
Arborfield can be compared to the rest of the UK that tends to have an average of around 4.4% yield where the higher the yield the higher the return on the amount of money in the deal. This is because the area’s rental yield of £0 is first worked out by multiplying the monthly rent by twelve to find the annual rent. Then, you take away the associated costs of the property from the annual rental income to find the net rent. This net rent can then be divided by the purchase price and multiplied by 100 to find the rental yield as a percentage.

According to Rightmove data from Arborfield, what properties are renting?

What is the level of Rightmove affordable housing and social rent in Arborfield?

It is well researched and understood that humans like to associate themself with similar people and this is why it’s important to find an area where people are earning a similar amount to you. The percentage of people who are renting from the government is 10% in Arborfield. And they have an average household income of £58,393.33. If you think these numbers are similar to your financial situation or reflect an area you want to live in, then this is a good sign.

Arborfield’s demographics and income insights based on Rightmove data

If you are renting or looking to rent, it is good practice to recognise if in the area you are searching, the people have higher incomes. The average household income in this area is £58,393.33 and this figure on a nationwide level has an average of £34,000. It is important to understand this because you want to be in a location that suits your taste and budget.
Arborfield’s demographics also reveal a population of 37654 individuals and a percentage of people with degrees falling at 31%. Keep this in mind too and compare it to the average percentage of degrees in the UK which is 22.6%. You don’t necessarily want to be around people you aren’t like or have nothing in common with.

Not everyone wants to buy a house, in the below headings, we go over what is useful to know when renting a property instead. Consider paying letting agents fees if you don’t want to find tenants yourself. Also, once you have researched your area in detail, make sure you have the right AST to sign them with.

By analysing Rightmove in Arborfield, is there a lot of green, outdoor space?

Green space is universally recommended but unfortunately often compromised in various locations. In cities, the amount of green space often falls below the recommended threshold of 6 acres of green space per thousand people.
In Arborfield, the current data indicates the presence of 23.1 acres of green space per thousand residents. By comparing this value to the recommended benchmark of 6, we can evaluate the sufficiency of green space in the area.

How many HMOs are licenced in the city of Arborfield on Rightmove?

Prospective tenants should be aware of the average asking price for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), which currently stands at no relevant data for this city.
Tenants should also consider how significant, if at all, the saving in rent is when comparing the price to rent in a normal house you do not have to share in Arborfield.
Renting an HMO can provide a more affordable alternative to traditional rental arrangements and for context, there are a predicted 13,500 licenced HMOs in London. In Arborfield, there are 187 for comparison so you are able to tell how abundant this type of property is.
Do not think that all HMOs have to be small rooms with a lack of space either, you also have the option to rent out a HMO with an ensuite. The average rents for this type of room stands at £606.

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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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