Area Guide For Catford

Catford is a district of South East London, within the London Borough of Lewisham. Catford is a predominantly residential area with a good selection of Victorian and Edwardian houses, some of which have been converted into flats. There are large houses in tree-lined streets in the Culverley Green conservation area south of the town centre off Bromley Road. Smaller three and four bedroom houses are found on the Corbett estate on either side of the South Circular off Brownhill Road. The Corbett estate is much cherished with a strong community spirit. It is named after Archibald Corbett, a builder who in 1896 bought 278 acres of land from the Earl of St Germans and built more than 3,000 houses. On the borders of Forest Hill and Catford, the Perry Fields conservation area east of Perry Rise is a pretty enclave of detached double-fronted Victorian houses that sell for between £825,000 and £960,000.Estate agent Patricia Irwin Brown, of Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, says five-bedroom houses in the Culverley Green area sell for between £700,000 and £750,000, while on the Corbett Estate three-bedroom houses go for £475,000-£500,000 and four-bedroom houses for between £550,000 and £625,000. A spacious garden flat in the Culverley Green area costs around £350,000.


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Estimated Price: £346,864
Average Asking Price: £362,674
Price change in last one year: £39,830
Average Price Paid: £254,771
Average Rent Rates: £1,184


Property Prices Breakdown in Catford

Average Price for property in Catford is around £346,864 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £484,370 for detached house to around £454,934 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £378,868 and a flat is worth £235,305. Values have been changing and have risen £3,490 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £9,919 in last 6 months, £39,830 in last 1 year, £74,713 in last 2 years, £86,541 in last 3 years, £86,826 in last 4 years and £92,009 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Catford is around £362,674 based on approximately 584 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 102 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,184 per month.

Estimated property value in Catford is £346,864. Average asking price is £362,674 while average price paid is £304,295 which is up by £39,830 and Avg. asking rent £1,184.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 Catford area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £304,295 based on approximately 584 sales in Catford area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 1,530 properties where buyers paid around £270,058. 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 £254,771 for 2,348 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 3,141 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £246,130 per sale.


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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 £238,300, £349,988 for a 2 bedroom house, £431,373 for a 3 bedroom house, £502,140 for a 4 bedroom house and £683,999 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £201,271 for a single bedroom to £275,345 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £340,996 and £410,000 for a 4 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Catford it comes to around average £205,239 for 1 bedroom property, £286,127 for 2 bedroom, £417,045 for 3 bedroom, £497,952 for 4 bedroom and £683,999 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 £723 for 1 bedroom to £1,702 for 2 bedrooms, £1,443 for 3 bedrooms, £1,886 for 4 bedrooms and £2,500 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £916. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £1,182. You should be generally be expecting around average £814 rent per month for single bedroom property, £1,320 for 2 bedroom, £1,443 for 3 bedroom, £1,886 for 4 bedroom and approximately £2,500 for a 5 bedroom property in Catford 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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