Area Guide For Staffordshire

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: £173,940
Average Asking Price: £227,658
Price change in last one year: £10,159
Average Price Paid: £151,501
Average Rent Rates: £1,258


Property Prices Breakdown in Staffordshire

Average Price for property in Staffordshire is around £173,940 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £271,420 for detached house to around £146,558 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £110,031 and a flat is worth £117,882. Values have been changing and have risen £10 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £435 in last 6 months, £10,159 in last 1 year, £17,408 in last 2 years, £18,173 in last 3 years, £17,076 in last 4 years and £15,429 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Staffordshire is around £227,658 based on approximately 12,811 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 2,157 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,258 per month.

Estimated property value in Staffordshire is £173,940. Average asking price is £227,658 while average price paid is £156,009 which is up by £10,159 and Avg. asking rent £1,258.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 Staffordshire area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £156,009 based on approximately 12,811 sales in Staffordshire area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 35,834 properties where buyers paid around £152,538. 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 £151,501 for 55,868 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 76,151 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £150,661 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Staffordshire


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 £107,441, £119,132 for a 2 bedroom house, £179,407 for a 3 bedroom house, £324,821 for a 4 bedroom house and £440,728 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £82,913 for a single bedroom to £115,467 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £226,777 and £355,000 for a 4 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Staffordshire it comes to around average £89,701 for 1 bedroom property, £118,478 for 2 bedroom, £179,816 for 3 bedroom, £324,863 for 4 bedroom and £440,728 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 £380 for 1 bedroom to £466 for 2 bedrooms, £607 for 3 bedrooms, £924 for 4 bedrooms and £1,212 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £447. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £557, £599 for 3 bedroom and £725 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £428 rent per month for single bedroom property, £495 for 2 bedroom, £607 for 3 bedroom, £917 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,212 for a 5 bedroom property in Staffordshire 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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