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An outlook on houses for rent and sale on Rightmove in Flackwell Heath

by | Jul 6, 2023

Home $ An overview on Rightmove property listings in the UK $ An outlook on houses for rent and sale on Rightmove in Flackwell Heath

Choosing the perfect location to buy property in the UK involves a lot of factors.
This piece discusses the nature of Rightmove (and other listing platforms) data for Flackwell Heath, aiming to guide your investment decisions.
It’s worth noting that currently, 13 properties are listed for sale and sold on Rightmove in this area every single month so you have an idea of your options to pick from.
We will also go over the properties for rent in the area on Rightmove if you are looking to become a new tenant.

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A list of properties for Sale in Flackwell Heath on Rightmove

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 Flackwell Heath to other regions.

A deep dive into rental yield and how this impacts Flackwell Heath

A serious investor will know what yield is and how to work it out. The formula is true for Flackwell Heath and everywhere else in the UK. Simply calculate net rental yield and the purchase price of the home and then divide the former by the latter. When this calculation is done, for Flackwell Heath the figure is £0.
This £0 as a percentage is essentially the amount of money that a landlord makes from the deal in relation to the amount of money they have invested. Take a look at other calculations too like return on capital invested to get a return that is comparable to a direct “return on investment” calculation such as that of a bank.

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

82 out of every 100 applications for planning permission in the UK results in a success according to recent data. When it comes to Flackwell Heath, the people who own homes in this area have a rate of planning success of nan. Individuals usually seek to modify their properties and apply for planning permission whenever they are trying to increase the value of a home.
This means investors should take note of this data in Flackwell Heath. An above-average success rate indicates that property renovations have been proven to work and are repeatable or it could mean that a lot of the properties in the area are very simple in design. This presents an opportunity for investors to assess successful strategies in the area and adopt similar approaches and of the 17 that take place each month, this is likely the case a lot of the time.

Property investment opportunities presented on Rightmove in Flackwell Heath

In Flackwell Heath, the average asking rent in the area is £1,685 and there is a table below that goes over the asking rent for every type of property there is. Also, in Flackwell Heath, the average yield of properties is £0. A figure that can be used as a metric to gauge how profitable an investment is and compared to the national average of 4.4%.
See the table for a more extensive breakdown of how average asking rent is distributed.

Number of bedrooms Average asking rent
5 no relevant data for this city
4 no relevant data for this city
3 no relevant data for this city
2 no relevant data for this city
1 HP10

Exploring Flackwell Heath’s real estate investment potential on Rightmove

When considering buying a house for an investment in the area of East of England, you can click here to find further information about houses for sale. There are also a few metrics to look at that make the investment more appealing.



For instance, you should look at the number of property sales that the area has every month which is 13. This, alongside the city’s relative population, should give you an indication of the turnover. The turnover is a piece of data that looks at how many houses have been sold in relation to the number of properties there are.



On average throughout the UK, in a calendar year, this data is around 22% but for Flackwell Heath it is 1.45. Finally, a growing population is always a good sign. The change in population that has happened over the last decade has been 9%. So, you can make of that as you will.

On average and according to Rightmove data, what do properties sell for?

By looking at the below table taken from Rightmove data, you can gain great insights into the property market of Flackwell Heath. With an overall sold price of approximately £493,052, 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 £235,898
Terraced house £372,754
Semi-detached house £465,400
detached house £684,977

In Flackwell Heath, what property are people trying to rent on Rightmove?

What is the outlook for social rent and affordable housing according to Rightmove in Flackwell Heath?

Not everyone is inclined to purchase a house and in fact, some people are actually struggling with renting to the extent that they have to rent from the government. According to data scraped from Rightmove and listing portals that are popular in the UK, 7% of individuals in Flackwell Heath rely on government rent and the average household income in the district is £54,564.44.



Always visit an area too to find out what the area is truly like and compare these figures to the national averages of 22.6% (on social rent) and £34,000 (in household earnings per year). Most people prefer to live amongst people where their incomes are similar.


If you are a tenant, perhaps move in as a lodger in an excluded tenancy agreement instead of as an assured tenant. While you have fewer rights, a tenancy may be easier to secure.

How to examine income data from Rightmove for Flackwell Heath

When considering Flackwell Heath, its population reaches 19367 individuals. It is useful to note that around 33% of the residents have attained a higher level of education and the average household income in the area is £54,564.44. Renters should take note that if the percentage of degree holders exceeds the regional average of 22.6%, it suggests that your neighbours are likely to be higher earners. While other factors contribute to neighbour quality, observing educational levels remains valuable.

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.

Will you be moving into somewhere with a lot of green space if you moved to Flackwell Heath?

Green space is highly recommended for everyone’s well-being, but it is often compromised. Urban areas, in particular, tend to have insufficient green space compared to the recommended benchmark of 6 acres per thousand people according to Fields in Trust seen here. In Flackwell Heath, the current data indicates that there are 24.2 acres of green space available per thousand residents. By comparing this figure to the recommended standard of 6, we can assess the adequacy of green space in the area based on Rightmove data.

In the city of Flackwell Heath, regarding Rightmove, what would it look like living in a HMO?

Currently, the number of licensed HMOs stands at nan that come at an average price to rent of no relevant data for this city. You can also see the difference between the price of a standard HMO room and the average price of a HMO room with an ensuite which is no relevant data for this city.
This should give you an indication if it is worth the difference in price to upgrade to a room with a bathroom in Flackwell Heath. Understanding where is best to rent in Flackwell Heath involves considering the average asking price for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and comparing this to normal rents.

FAQ

Discover the mean property value in Flackwell Heath as reported on Rightmove.

At present, within the confines of Flackwell Heath, the mean price for houses listed for sale is £493,052.

Does exploring properties on Rightmove within Flackwell Heath come with any fees you may not be aware of?

It’s essential for landlords to stay alert to an array of costs that you could be subject to as a landlord. These may include, stamp duty rates, costs that may come up due to renovation and also making sure they are aware of the things you can write off as a landlord in a limited company as opposed to your personal name.

Is there a lot of crime in the area of Flackwell Heath according to Rightmove?

The Flackwell Heath community presently experiences a crime rate where 5400% infractions are documented for every 1000 inhabitants. A reference point is the national average of 79.52 incidents for every 1000 individuals. So, if the crime rate in the area is above this figure, there is more crime than usual. If it is below this figure then there is less crime than usual.

What’s the frequency of property sales per month in Flackwell Heath as reported by listing portals?

To evaluate what listing portals like Rightmove would infer about the amount of properties that are being sold, consider that 13 properties are being sold every month.

On Rightmove, how much does a three-bed property typically cost in Flackwell Heath?

The average cost to rent a property with three bedrooms is no relevant data for this city. This can be weighed against the average property price trends.

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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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