Area Guide For Bristol

Bristol is a city, unitary authority area and ceremonial county in South West England, with an estimated population of 433,100 for the unitary authority in 2009, and a surrounding Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) with an estimated 1,070,000 residents in 2007. It is England's sixth and the United Kingdom's eighth most populous city, one of the group of English Core Cities and the most populous city in South West England. Historically within Gloucestershire, the city received a Royal Charter in 1155 and was granted County status in 1373. From the 13th century, for half a millennium, it ranked amongst the top three English cities after London, alongside York and Norwich, on the basis of tax receipts, until the rapid rise of Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester during the Industrial Revolution in the latter part of the 18th century. It borders the counties of Somerset and Gloucestershire, and is also located near the historic cities of Bath to the south east and Gloucester to the north. The city is built around the River Avon, and it also has a short coastline on the Severn Estuary, which flows into the Bristol Channel. Bristol is the largest centre of culture, employment and


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Estimated Price: £273,193
Average Asking Price: £329,843
Price change in last one year: £18,560
Average Price Paid: £221,518
Average Rent Rates: £1,477


Property Prices Breakdown in Bristol

Average Price for property in Bristol is around £273,193 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £421,073 for detached house to around £268,989 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £228,752 and a flat is worth £203,104. Values have been changing and have risen £37 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £1,348 in last 6 months, £18,560 in last 1 year, £33,078 in last 2 years, £35,619 in last 3 years, £37,673 in last 4 years and £32,878 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Bristol is around £329,843 based on approximately 12,111 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 1,302 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,477 per month.

Estimated property value in Bristol is £273,193. Average asking price is £329,843 while average price paid is £239,145 which is up by £18,560 and Avg. asking rent £1,477.Based on an Online Survey

Buyers are willing to pay high dollar prices to grab these properties because of the recent trend in real estate investment especially in Bristol area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £239,145 based on approximately 12,111 sales in Bristol area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 35,416 properties where buyers paid around £225,785. It has been same for some time now for e.g. if you take an average of amount paid in last 5 years, it comes to around £221,518 for 56,499 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 75,523 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £217,471 per sale.


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 1 bedroom is around £151,183, £207,448 for a 2 bedroom house, £259,632 for a 3 bedroom house, £422,051 for a 4 bedroom house and £663,863 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £137,797 for a single bedroom to £219,431 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £319,572, £378,242 for a 4 bedroom flat and £517,000 for a 5 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Bristol it comes to around average £139,191 for 1 bedroom property, £214,908 for 2 bedroom, £262,187 for 3 bedroom, £421,456 for 4 bedroom and £661,956 for a 5 bedroom property.

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 £468 for 1 bedroom to £826 for 2 bedrooms, £950 for 3 bedrooms, £1,297 for 4 bedrooms and £1,620 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £721. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £930, £851 for 3 bedroom, £1,081 for 4 bedroom and around £1,303 for 5 bedroom flat. You should be generally be expecting around average £637 rent per month for single bedroom property, £894 for 2 bedroom, £921 for 3 bedroom, £1,253 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,564 for a 5 bedroom property in Bristol area.

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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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