West Sussex

Area Guide For West Sussex

West Sussex is a county in the south of England. According to Met Office records West Sussex is considered to be the sunniest county in the United Kingdom, a delightful fact to contemplate if you are planning to buy or rent a property amongst this area. Other advantages for travel and transport of West Sussex is that of the M23 Motorway running from London to South of Crawley as well as Gatwick Airport, known to handle millions of passengers throughout the year it is located within the borders of Crawley. West Sussex has some astounding castles and houses, one of such the Goodwood House, it is the seat of the Dukes of Richmond and is a Grade 1 listed building.


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Estimated Price: £346,874
Average Asking Price: £434,167
Price change in last one year: £23,060
Average Price Paid: £277,212
Average Rent Rates: £1,441


Property Prices Breakdown in West Sussex

Average Price for property in West Sussex is around £346,874 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £528,176 for detached house to around £316,843 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £259,333 and a flat is worth £188,602. Values have been changing and have risen £362 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £877 in last 6 months, £23,060 in last 1 year, £41,421 in last 2 years, £50,398 in last 3 years, £46,165 in last 4 years and £48,048 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in West Sussex is around £434,167 based on approximately 13,504 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 1,568 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,441 per month.

Estimated property value in West Sussex is £346,874. Average asking price is £434,167 while average price paid is £298,844 which is up by £23,060 and Avg. asking rent £1,441.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 West Sussex area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £298,844 based on approximately 13,504 sales in West Sussex area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 39,816 properties where buyers paid around £283,347. 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 £277,212 for 63,537 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 84,625 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £270,687 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 £147,539, £263,375 for a 2 bedroom house, £363,144 for a 3 bedroom house, £556,950 for a 4 bedroom house and £874,921 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £138,888 for a single bedroom to £214,750 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £272,668 and £748,000 for a 4 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in West Sussex it comes to around average £141,059 for 1 bedroom property, £237,737 for 2 bedroom, £357,309 for 3 bedroom, £557,959 for 4 bedroom and £874,921 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 £690 for 1 bedroom to £983 for 2 bedrooms, £1,233 for 3 bedrooms, £1,808 for 4 bedrooms and £2,388 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £648. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £887, £921 for 3 bedroom and £1,132 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £656 rent per month for single bedroom property, £915 for 2 bedroom, £1,201 for 3 bedroom, £1,790 for 4 bedroom and approximately £2,388 for a 5 bedroom property in West Sussex 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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