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What is the property market like in Lambeth on Rightmove?

by | Jul 6, 2023

Home $ An overview on Rightmove property listings in the UK $ What is the property market like in Lambeth on Rightmove?

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 Lambeth 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 12 number of properties that are sold.

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Lambeth’s demographics and income insights based on Rightmove data

In the city of Lambeth, the population is 21358. Out of all of these people, it is worth noting the education level. 39% have a degree (a higher level educational degree). Also, the average household income of the area is £54,216.99. This is important to understand for renters as if the degree level is above the average of 22.6%, your neighbours will likely be higher earners. This is not always the case and there are still other factors that determine the quality of your neighbours but taking a note of the degree is always useful.

In Lambeth, in terms of affordable housing and social rent, what does Rightmove data show?

If you’re considering renting a property instead of buying, affordable options can be limited. According to Rightmove data, 26% of individuals in Lambeth rent from the government or housing associations compared to the national average of 20.7%.
In general, if the percentage of people who have government housing is below the national average, you are more likely to see smaller houses. This may not be a bad thing as it all depends on personal preference and there are also other factors that contribute to the general feel of the area like household income which is £54,216.99. Most people in the Uk earn around £34,000 which is convenient for comparison.

Sometimes, buying isn’t suitable for everyone. Fortunately, renting is also an option and there is a lot of data that can be gathered from Rightmove for this too.

From Rightmove listings, what is the availability of green space in Lambeth

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 Lambeth, the current data indicates that there are 13.1 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.

On Rightmove and in Lambeth, how many HMOs are licenced?

When it comes to renting in Lambeth, 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 £735 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 22 licensed HMOs in Lambeth, giving you an idea of the variety and options available in the market.

Home listings in Lambeth on the platform of 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 Lambeth to other regions.

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 Lambeth. With an overall sold price of approximately £533,107, 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 £393,691
Terraced house £637,218
Semi-detached house £774,998
detached house £1,033,790

Exploring Lambeth’s real estate investment potential on Rightmove

As you delve into the property landscape of Lambeth in the region of Greater London, Rightmove becomes an invaluable resource that provides data that can be looked at every month.



Some standard data that should be examined when trying to understand an area include the number of sales there are every month in the area, which falls at 12. Look at this in accordance with the population of the area, larger populations obviously will generally have more sales as there are more people living there and likely to sell their property. So, look at this as a factor and also check out this link to compare data for other cities in the area.



So, you can look at turnover which looks at property sales every year in relation to the number of houses that exist in the area anyway. Currently turnover is 1.09. Every decade population change should also be considered. This figure stands at 8% and positive changes generally show there is a growing population no matter if you are talking about a city or a wider region like Greater London.

How can property investments be made using Rightmove data?

In the area, average asking rents are around £1,779. 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 Lambeth.

Average asking rent Number of bedrooms in house
no relevant data for this city 5
no relevant data for this city 4
no relevant data for this city 3
no relevant data for this city 2
SE27 1

A closer look at rental yield on Rightmove in Lambeth

A serious investor will know what yield is and how to work it out. The formula is true for Lambeth 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 Lambeth 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 Lambeth’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 Lambeth, the people who own homes in this area have a rate of planning success of 77%. 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 Lambeth. 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 12 that take place each month, this is likely the case a lot of the time.

Frequently Asked Questions by Rightmove users

What is the average property price in Lambeth on Rightmove?

The mean property value in the UK is £286k but is changing all the time. Meanwhile, in the local area of Lambeth, the average cost of a home available for purchase is £533,107. You can compare these figures to see how far away this city is from the average.

When utilising Rightmove for finding property in Lambeth, are there any charges to consider?

Vigilance is key for landlords, encompassing factors like the stamp duty rate, renovation expenses, and the potential deductible costs based on whether the property is incorporated as a limited company or under your personal name.

Based on Rightmove’s information, what’s the level of criminal activity in the Lambeth area?

The Lambeth community presently experiences a crime rate where 118 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.

How many monthly property sales does Lambeth witness according to listing platforms?

To evaluate what listing portals like Rightmove would infer about the amount of properties that are being sold, consider that 12 properties are being sold every month.

On Rightmove, what is the average price of a three-bed property in Lambeth?

For properties encompassing three bedrooms, the typical asking price hovers around no relevant data for this city. This can be contrasted with the mean property valuations.

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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.