Area Guide For Swindon

Swindon is a large town within the Borough of Swindon and ceremonial county of Wiltshire, in South West England. It is situated midway between Bristol, 40 miles (64 km) west and Reading, 40 miles (64 km) east. London is 81 miles (130 km) to the east. In the 2001 census, the population of the Swindon urban area was 155,432, while the wider borough of Swindon had a population of 184,000. Swindon was named an Expanded Town under the Town Development Act 1952 and this led to a major increase in its population. Swindon railway station is on the line from London Paddington to Bristol. Swindon Borough Council, is a unitary authority independent of Wiltshire Council since 1997. Residents of Swindon are known as Swindonians. Swindon is home to the Bodleian Library's book depository, which contains 153 miles (246 km) of bookshelves. The original Saxon settlement of Swindon sat in a defensible position atop a limestone hill. It is referred to in the Domesday Book as Suindune, believed to be derived from the Anglo-Saxon words "swine" and "dun" meaning pig hill or possibly, Sweyn's hill, where Sweyn would be the local landlord. Swindon was a small market town,


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Estimated Price: £202,913
Average Asking Price: £241,897
Price change in last one year: £10,204
Average Price Paid: £181,258
Average Rent Rates: £1,008


Property Prices Breakdown in Swindon

Average Price for property in Swindon is around £202,913 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £314,787 for detached house to around £196,041 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £154,796 and a flat is worth £125,968. Values have been changing and have risen £403 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £62 in last 6 months, £10,204 in last 1 year, £19,367 in last 2 years, £25,211 in last 3 years, £21,993 in last 4 years and £20,692 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Swindon is around £241,897 based on approximately 4,050 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 274 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,008 per month.

Estimated property value in Swindon is £202,913. Average asking price is £241,897 while average price paid is £188,251 which is up by £10,204 and Avg. asking rent £1,008.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 Swindon area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £188,251 based on approximately 4,050 sales in Swindon area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 10,962 properties where buyers paid around £181,921. 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 £181,258 for 17,107 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 23,555 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £178,606 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 £117,811, £160,593 for a 2 bedroom house, £220,305 for a 3 bedroom house, £342,862 for a 4 bedroom house and £531,818 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £100,006 for a single bedroom to £118,174 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £177,750. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Swindon it comes to around average £104,566 for 1 bedroom property, £138,214 for 2 bedroom, £219,286 for 3 bedroom, £342,862 for 4 bedroom and £531,818 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 £478 for 1 bedroom to £691 for 2 bedrooms, £911 for 3 bedrooms, £1,085 for 4 bedrooms and £1,699 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £532. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £652 and £1,150 for 3 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £515 rent per month for single bedroom property, £667 for 2 bedroom, £926 for 3 bedroom, £1,085 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,699 for a 5 bedroom property in Swindon 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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