Deciding on the right property to purchase in the UK is a big deal. The decision to rent and where to rent is also a huge decision too. This article goes over the Rightmove data related to Kirkby and analyses just how good of an area it is to find somewhere to buy or to rent.
By the end of the article, you should be able to make an informed decision and pick from the list of properties to rent or the 10 number of properties that are sold.
In Kirkby, what does the property sales data look like based on Rightmove?
A look into Rightmove’s Kirkby 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 10 properties are sold each month), you can work out the turnover too, which is nan in Kirkby.
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 4%. Also comparing this data to an area slightly bigger, such as North West by visiting our page for this, you can find additional data to help you on your search too.
On Rightmove, how many planning permission applications are there based in Kirkby?
On Rightmove, there are a lot of people who plan to make amendments to their property and 8,000 people every month go through the process. In Kirkby, this number is 2 every month and the success rate for planning permission is nan.
Rightmove records planning success as a good metric for investors to get a gauge on how familiar people are with renovating their homes. A higher success indicates investors have done improvements before and they are good at renovation. This suggests that if you are looking to buy in Kirkby, you may be able to do the same and make some money.
On average and according to Rightmove data, what do properties sell for?
The average sold price of properties in Kirkby, UK, available on Rightmove is £128,840. See the below table to work out what the sold price is based on detached housing, semi-detached housing, terraced housing and flats.
|Category of property||Average price|
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 Kirkby to other regions.
A deep dive into rental yield and how this impacts Kirkby
Rental yield is simply the annual amount of rent that is made from a property after expenses calculated as a percentage. As of 2023, the yield of Kirkby is no relevant data for this city.
It is a wise idea to compare this figure to the rest of the UK. Areas with extremely high yields can get as high as 10% but on the low end where property is very expensive such as in Chelsea, London, yields can be as low as 1%. So use the figure of no relevant data for this city for comparison.
Usually, when looking to invest in Kirkby, landlords look for a mix of appreciation and high yields but the gains from capital appreciation aren’t realised until the property is sold.
How Rightmove listings in Kirkby help you make an investment
In Kirkby, the average asking rent in the area is no relevant data for this city and there is a table below that goes over the asking rent for every type of property there is. Also, in Kirkby, the average yield of properties is no relevant data for this city. 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|
On Rightmove and in Kirkby, how many HMOs are licenced?
When it comes to renting in Kirkby, it’s important to consider the average asking price for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO), which is no relevant data for this city. This data is particularly valuable for individuals seeking affordable rental options or like the idea of renting with housemates. If you are looking for more of an expensive property, there are no relevant data for this city HMO properties with an ensuite too. Contrary to what you may believe, not all HMOs have to be cramped with a lack of space. A HMO with an ensuite will mean you won’t have to come out of your room to use the bathroom, making things very convenient.
According to the most recent Rightmove data, there are a total of nan licensed HMOs in Kirkby, giving you an idea of the variety and options available in the market.
Will you be moving into somewhere with a lot of green space if you moved to Kirkby?
Green space is something that is recommended to everyone to have but then again, it is often compromised in a lot of locations. For instance, in cities, the amount of green space is often well below the recommended figure of 6 acres of green space for every thousand people. In Kirkby, this is 17.7. Compare this figure of 6 which is recommended to have and the data for Kirkby to tell how much green space is around.
Properties to Rent in Kirkby on Rightmove
If you are looking to rent a property, consider the data below that will help you decide on renting your next premises.
Kirkby’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 £36,521.05 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.
Kirkby’s demographics also reveal a population of 20432 individuals and a percentage of people with degrees falling at 10%. 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.
What is the Rightmove data regarding social rent and affordable housing in Kirkby?
There is often a negative stigma attached to affordable housing and social rent. If you are looking for Rightmove data concerning this, the percentage of people renting from the government is: 29%. Also, in Kirkby, the average amount that people earn per household is £36,521.05. These are not standalone figures so it is important to compare this data to other factors such as the crime rate and also visit an area in person to truly see what it is like. Take these figures with a pinch of salt as there are areas that are unsafe in the UK where people earn a higher wage such as some areas in Central London. On the other hand, there are places with high amounts of social rent where crime rate isn’t high at all like in Ardwick, Manchester. People earn a humble average household income of £30,450 yet the rate of crime is just 1 out of every 1000 people.
Frequently asked Questions
Discover the mean property value in Kirkby as reported on Rightmove.
The mean property value in the UK is £286k but is changing all the time. Meanwhile, in the local area of Kirkby, the average cost of a home available for purchase is £128,840. You can compare these figures to see how far away this city is from the average.
Does exploring properties on Rightmove within Kirkby come with any fees you may not be aware of?
Landlords should remain attentive to several financial considerations. These may include but are not limited to the costs of running the property, the rate of stamp duty and renovation costs.
Is there substantial criminal activity in the area around Kirkby as indicated by Rightmove?
The current crime rate in Kirkby is such that 14800% incidents are recorded for every 1000 residents.
What’s the frequency of property sales per month in Kirkby as reported by listing portals?
10 properties are sold in the area every month. A figure you should pay attention to, particularly if you are an investor looking to
What’s the average cost of a three-bedroom property in Kirkby as per Rightmove data?
The average price for a property that has three bedrooms is no relevant data for this city. This can be compared to average property prices