Area Guide For Stafford

Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands region of England. It lies approximately 16 miles (26 km) north of Wolverhampton and 18 miles (29 km) south of Stoke-on-Trent, adjacent to the M6 motorway Junction 13 to Junction 14. The population of Stafford was given in the 2001 census as 63,681, with that of the wider borough of Stafford as 122,000, making Stafford the fourth largest settlement in the Ceremonial county, after Stoke on Trent, Tamworth and Newcastle under Lyme. Stafford means 'ford' by a 'staithe' (landing place). The original settlement was on dry sand and gravel peninsula that provided a strategic crossing point in the marshy valley of the River Sow, a tributary of the River Trent. There is still a large area of marshland northwest of the town, which has always been subject to flooding, such as in 1947, 2000 and 2007. It's thought Stafford was founded in about 700 AD by Mercian prince called Bertelin who, according to legend, established a hermitage on the peninsular named Betheney or Bethnei. Until recently it was thought that the remains of a wooden preaching cross from this time had been found under the remains of St Bertelin's chapel, next


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Estimated Price: £213,452
Average Asking Price: £277,996
Price change in last one year: £13,062
Average Price Paid: £185,405
Average Rent Rates: £1,056


Property Prices Breakdown in Stafford

Average Price for property in Stafford is around £213,452 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £299,571 for detached house to around £169,725 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £141,607 and a flat is worth £118,554. Values have been changing and have risen £926 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £1,961 in last 6 months, £13,062 in last 1 year, £15,806 in last 2 years, £16,608 in last 3 years, £18,734 in last 4 years and £22,273 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Stafford is around £277,996 based on approximately 1,318 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 220 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,056 per month.

Estimated property value in Stafford is £213,452. Average asking price is £277,996 while average price paid is £195,970 which is up by £13,062 and Avg. asking rent £1,056.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 Stafford area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £195,970 based on approximately 1,318 sales in Stafford area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 3,873 properties where buyers paid around £186,239. 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 £185,405 for 6,227 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 8,221 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £185,411 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Stafford


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 £112,991, £152,136 for a 2 bedroom house, £212,980 for a 3 bedroom house, £363,010 for a 4 bedroom house and £425,643 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £92,368 for a single bedroom to £129,270 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £71,000 and £285,000 for a 4 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Stafford it comes to around average £98,850 for 1 bedroom property, £145,455 for 2 bedroom, £211,962 for 3 bedroom, £362,702 for 4 bedroom and £425,643 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 £365 for 1 bedroom to £558 for 2 bedrooms, £738 for 3 bedrooms, £1,074 for 4 bedrooms and £1,603 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £473. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £592 and £644 for 3 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £439 rent per month for single bedroom property, £578 for 2 bedroom, £733 for 3 bedroom, £1,074 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,603 for a 5 bedroom property in Stafford 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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