Area Guide For Ballymena

Ballymena is a large town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland and the seat of Ballymena Borough Council. Ballymena had a population of 28,717 people in the 2001 Census. The town is built on land given to the Adair family by King Charles I in 1626, on the basis that the town hold two annual fairs and a free Saturday market in perpetuity. As of 2012, the Saturday market still runs. The town used to host Ireland largest one-day agricultural show at the Ballymena Showgrounds. There are still many historic buildings in the town. The Town Hall was built in 1924 on the site of the old Market House, and was refurbished in 2007 at a cost of roughly 20 million. The recorded history of the Ballymena area dates to the Early Christian period from the 5th to the 7th centuries. Ringforts found in the townland of Ballykeel and a site known as Camphill Fort in the townland of Ballee may also have been of this type. There are a number of souterrain sites within a 1 mile (2 km) radius of the centre of Ballymena. Two miles north of Ballymena in the townland of Kirkinriola, the ancient parish church and graveyard


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Estimated Price: £163,741
Average Asking Price: £160,597
Price change in last one year: £9,232
Average Price Paid: --
Average Rent Rates: £495


Property Prices Breakdown in Ballymena

Average Price for property in Ballymena is around £163,741 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £215,159 for detached house to around £128,989 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £102,657 and a flat is worth £126,987. Values have been changing and have risen £249 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £1,479 in last 6 months, £9,232 in last 1 year, £16,762 in last 2 years, £15,962 in last 3 years, £6,887 in last 4 years and £270 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Ballymena is around £160,597 based on approximately 0 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 3 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £495 per month.


Properties For Sale in Ballymena


Breakdown of asking prices for homes of different sizes show that price varies clearly based on no of bedrooms and type of house. Asking price for a house with 2 bedroom is around £74,480, £113,300 for a 3 bedroom house, £216,400 for a 4 bedroom house and £239,629 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat the prices of 2 bedroom is £75,000. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Ballymena it comes to around average £74,567 for 2 bedroom property, £113,300 for 3 bedroom, £216,400 for 4 bedroom and £239,629 for 5 bedroom.

Rent per calendar month varies similarly based on type and size of the house. If you look at the rents per month for houses alone it can vary from £442 for 2 bedroom to £550 for 3 bedroom and £494 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £442 rent per month for 2 bedroom property, £550 for 3 bedroom and approximately £494 for 4 bedroom property in Ballymena area.

Popular Houses in Ballymena

Disclaimer : Location real estate estimates and values are based on House price index background data and Sales data provided by United Kingdom Land registry Records available as public records from their website. This information is updated monthly on our website and may not reflect all public transactions. This information is based on estimated calculation generated from our developed algorithms. We are striving to make this information as accurate and useful as possible. This data covers the transactions received at Land Registry in the period 1/1/1995 to 9/1/2014. © Crown copyright 2014. Data produced by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2014.

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