Property prices in SW13 – an analysis

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Cozee is dedicated to offering comprehensive insights into the fluctuations of sold house prices, property prices, and various property options in SW13. Within this text, we aim to present to you simply and easily how historical shifts in house prices have occurred and then present an analysis of the factors influencing property values in SW13 too. So, read on for all of the information you require.

What are the factors influencing the property price in SW13?

When it comes to assessing the price of a property we tend to look at 7 main factors. These factors can be economic as well as demographic factors.

Location

We are all aware that the location of a property plays a crucial role in driving up or down the price of a property. Indeed the desirability of the neighbourhood and overall safety of SW13 is key to understanding the price. That is why, when buying or selling a property it is important to have in mind the crime rate of the area.
We recommend that you have a look at Police.uk In SW13, the crime rate is around 81 per thousand people. This rate can be considered as mediumand will have a small impact on the price of a property in SW13. Note: it is important to note that there is not a good correlation between a higher crime rate and the price of a property. If this can have an impact, this is not the only factor. A quick example is in central London. The property price are higher than the rest of the UK but property prices are still high.
Then comes the proximity with different amenities such as schools, hospitals, shopping centres and public transportations. These elements have a significant impact on the price of the property you might want to buy or sell. To help you get an idea of how this could affect the price of a property in SW13 we have summarised these factors in the table below:

Type of amenities Number in SW13
NHS Trusts (hospitals) 0
Practitioners 38
Pharmacies 7
Schools 6
Shopping centres (within a 5mi radius) we weren’t able to locate shopping centres in SW13
Public transports (number of train or underground stations) 2 (for more details we recommend that you have a look at tlf

Economic conditions in SW13

In 2023, we are now all aware that the overall economic environment has a consequent impact on the property price. The Office for National Statistics provides a macroeconomic view of these factors.
The employment rate, the income level in SW13 and the overall interest rates will either have a positive or negative impact on the prices you will be able to list your property for or the price you might end up paying. Please find below these indicators provided by the Bank of England and the ONS

Interest rates from the Bank of England over the period 2019-2024 The map below shows you in a very few clicks the income level of around SW13. If you are looking to sell your property this indicator might be very helpful to gauge how much you could ask for. The higher the income is in a certain area, the higher the affordability of the households will be. Finally, on top of the income level, you can also have a look at the employment rate within the neighbourhood of the property you want to buy or sell. The map below shows the percentage of usual residents aged 16 years and over who were economically active and in employment in local authorities, 2011 and 2021. As for the income level, an area with a higher employment rate will most likely fetch higher property prices.

Supply and demand in SW13 and how to assess it

This is a basic economic principle but whenever the supply is low and the demand high, asking prices are growing accordingly and vice versa. This is true in your area. This means that if you are selling a property in a highly demanded area you might be able to benefit from an increase in price due to this principle. To assess the supply and demand of properties for sale in SW13, we recommend you to have a look at the number of listings on Rightmove, Zoopla and other listing platforms

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Check how many properties are currently listed and check for how long they have been listed for. This will give you an idea of how long it takes to sell a flat, house or maisonette in your area.

Property size, features and overall state

When it comes to estimate the price of a property in SW13, estate agents are usually estimating the price per square foot. This means that the bigger the property is, the higher the price will reach. NOTE: this price per square foot in SW13 can be impacted by the overall state of the property. A badly maintained property will see a lower price per square foot.
At Cozee we have simplified this for you and we want to provide you with the average price per square foot in your area depending on the property type.

Property Type 2020 2021 2022
Flat £8,508 £8,325 £8,573
House £9,962 £10,558 £10,558
Maisonette £11,324 £7,558 £8,285

Finally a property offering several features will often reach a higher price. This means several bathrooms, a large number of bedrooms and a garden are factors driving the price up.

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Ongoing or Upcoming developments in SW13

Whenever an area welcomes new developments, it means that the area is attractive and that developers and public decision makers see a growing potential for the area. These developments such as new housing developments but also new train stations and shopping centres can drive the price of a property in SW13 up. We have simplified you the task of finding out how many developments will come up in the coming years in SW13.

Type of development Number of planning applications
Residential 0
Transportation 0
Non residential 0
Planning proposal in progress 0
Green belt 0
Recycling 0
Other applications 1

Note: the applications below are the applications referred to the London Mayor by the local planning authority (usually SW13 ‘s Council planning authority). These applications are for: development proposing more than 150 residential units, buildings over 30m in height or buildings over 1000 square metres on Green belt or Metropolitan Open Land)

Demographic indicators in SW13

One of the last major impacting factors of the price of a property in SW13 will be the demographic indicators.
Population growth being the first. In SW13, over the past years the population has decreased between 2011 and 2021 by -2.50% going from 16,190 to 15785. This type of population growth would usually have a negative impact on the price of the property you are trying to buy or sell. Note: if you see an incredible growth, this might either mean that your postcode did not have previous or enough data for 2011.
Finally the population growth is a good indicator for you if you are looking to buy a property with the intention of renting it out. A high population growth is usually a good indicator of how easy a property will be let.

Other factors impact the value of a property in SW13

At last, there are a few other factors that can have an impact on the price of the property you are looking to buy or sell. These additional factors to take into account are as follow:

  • Environmental factors: floods, droughts but also the overall climate.
  • Governmental factors: is there a specific regulation to facilitate/limit the access to property
  • Market trends: some neighbourhoods in London will see a rise in demand some years due to trends or housing booms while in economic turmoils the prices within the same neighbourhood might decrease more significantly

Compare the average property prices in SW13 versus nearby locations

If you are looking to buy or sell in SW13, it might be a good idea to check how the prices are going in nearby neighbourhoods. This will help you get a better idea of the property market in SW13 and help you make an offer or help you set your prices (note: we always recommend to get a professional valuation).

Nearby area Average property price in 2021 Rental prices (pcm) 2022 for a 2 beds Check our properties
W6 £ 958031 £ 2297 See rental properties in SE20

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W4 £ 1034462 £ 1769 See rental properties in SE20

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SW15 £ 843893 £ 1879 See rental properties in SE20

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SW14 £ 1230747 £ 1697 See rental properties in SE20

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SW6 £ 1243811 £ 2070 See rental properties in SE20

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W14 £ 1178811 £ 2223 See rental properties in SE20

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W12 £ 802784 £ 1891 See rental properties in SE20

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SW5 £ 1378513 £ 2632 See rental properties in SE20

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SW10 £ 1952373 £ 2751 See rental properties in SE20

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How has the cost of property changed in SW13?

This article will allow you to check the rental and sold prices of properties in SW13.

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Note for the readers. The data we present in the graph is an average price based on the price paid data provided by the Land Registry. At no point should you consider this as valuation for your property in SW13 but can help you understand how the property market evolves in London and especially your area.
For a reliable valuation of your property we recommend that you reach out to our team.

A look into the crucial role of average property prices when buying or selling a house

The average price serves as a useful tool in determining the appropriate purchase price or providing an estimate for potential property sales. It offers a swift overview of the local property market in your area. However, it's crucial to understand that this figure doesn't necessarily represent the exact selling price, and it's not advisable to make an offer based solely on the average. Specific property details must be taken into account, considering the unique features of the property you are interested in. Further details regarding the various factors influencing the price are provided below for a more comprehensive understanding.
Prior to delving into property endeavours, Cozee emphasises the importance of exploring the median price as an invaluable indicator. By revealing the price at which 50% of the properties in SW13 were sold for more and 50% for less, the median price adds depth to the understanding of house prices. Distinguished from the average, this metric provides a clearer picture of the distribution of property values in the local market. It serves as a strategic tool for buyers and sellers, aiding in well-informed decisions regarding property transactions and contributing to a more transparent and dynamic property market.
In the property market during 2019, observe the exchange of 51 Flat units. The median price, marked at £530,000, signifies a pivotal point where 50% of these Flat transactions surpassed £530,000, and the remaining 50% fell below. This detailed breakdown of £530,000 illuminates the diverse spectrum of house prices in SW13 during 2019, providing essential insights for those considering property purchases or sales. For a comprehensive understanding of your property's worth, Cozee's expert team is at your service, boasting unparalleled knowledge and connectivity to the contemporary market trends in SW13.

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For houses and flats and other properties, how are the average prices in SW13 calculated?

In order to calculate the average price for a house, a flat or a maisonette in SW13 we have analysed the Land Registry dataset over the past 12 years. To come up with this average number we calculated the sum of all the prices paid in the area per property type and divided this amount by the number of properties of this specific type.
Let’s take a look at the average price for a Bungalow in 2021. In our area there were 1 sold for a total amount of £575,000. So when we divide £575,000 by 1 we land on an average price of £575,000 for houses in the area.

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