Area Guide For Kettering

Kettering is a market town in the Borough of Kettering, Northamptonshire, England. It is situated about 81 miles (130 km) from London. Kettering is mainly situated on the west side of the River Ise, a tributary of the River Nene which meets at Wellingborough. Originally named Cytringan, Kyteringas and Keteiringan in the 10th century, the name Kettering is now taken to mean 'the place (or territory) of Ketter's people (or kinsfolk)'. As of the last census in 2001, the borough has a population of 81,844 whilst the town proper had a population of 51,063 and the town is twinned with Lahnstein, Germany and Kettering, Ohio, in the United States. Being part of the Milton Keynes South Midlands (MKSM) study area along with other towns in Northamptonshire, the town is due to get around 6,000 additional homes mainly to the east of the town. The town, like other towns in the area, has a growing commuter population as it is located on the Midland Main Line railway, which has fast InterCity trains directly into London St Pancras International taking around 1 hour. This gives an interchange with Eurostar services to Continental Europe. Once believed obscure, the placename Kettering is now taken


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Estimated Price: £189,816
Average Asking Price: £244,974
Price change in last one year: £16,342
Average Price Paid: £165,173
Average Rent Rates: £656


Property Prices Breakdown in Kettering

Average Price for property in Kettering is around £189,816 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £271,594 for detached house to around £163,147 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £132,013 and a flat is worth £105,312. Values have been changing and have risen £2,849 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £8,756 in last 6 months, £16,342 in last 1 year, £27,315 in last 2 years, £31,074 in last 3 years, £23,684 in last 4 years and £29,858 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Kettering is around £244,974 based on approximately 1,807 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 166 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £656 per month.

Estimated property value in Kettering is £189,816. Average asking price is £244,974 while average price paid is £173,564 which is up by £16,342 and Avg. asking rent £656.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 Kettering area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £173,564 based on approximately 1,807 sales in Kettering area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 4,942 properties where buyers paid around £166,722. 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 £165,173 for 7,758 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 10,614 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £164,414 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 £99,590, £125,675 for a 2 bedroom house, £181,140 for a 3 bedroom house, £316,716 for a 4 bedroom house and £492,295 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £70,525 for a single bedroom to £105,667 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £129,950. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Kettering it comes to around average £75,536 for 1 bedroom property, £118,322 for 2 bedroom, £180,909 for 3 bedroom, £316,716 for 4 bedroom and £492,295 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 £402 for 1 bedroom to £557 for 2 bedrooms, £667 for 3 bedrooms, £879 for 4 bedrooms and £1,411 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £423. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £522, £672 for 3 bedroom and £498 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £416 rent per month for single bedroom property, £545 for 2 bedroom, £667 for 3 bedroom, £850 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,411 for a 5 bedroom property in Kettering 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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