Area Guide For Kent

Kent is a county in South East England, characterised by a beautiful countryside, picturesque villages and iconic heritage sites. Families can find plenty to do here whether it is summer or winters. Hiking is an option all year long, with more than a couple thousand miles of walkways with both woods and beaches. There are several great sites for visitors and residents alike, including the Helver Castle & Gardens, Walmer Castle & Gardens, Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery and the Secret Gardens of Sandwich. If you are looking for serenity, greenery and a lot of great places to see, Kent is a county worth your time.


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Estimated Price: £283,412
Average Asking Price: £359,710
Price change in last one year: £24,625
Average Price Paid: £235,167
Average Rent Rates: £1,324


Property Prices Breakdown in Kent

Average Price for property in Kent is around £283,412 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £460,219 for detached house to around £273,149 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £208,844 and a flat is worth £171,215. Values have been changing and have risen £1,305 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £5,201 in last 6 months, £24,625 in last 1 year, £38,229 in last 2 years, £44,805 in last 3 years, £40,088 in last 4 years and £41,362 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Kent is around £359,710 based on approximately 29,312 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 3,606 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £1,324 per month.

Estimated property value in Kent is £283,412. Average asking price is £359,710 while average price paid is £251,862 which is up by £24,625 and Avg. asking rent £1,324.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 Kent area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £251,862 based on approximately 29,312 sales in Kent area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 85,156 properties where buyers paid around £239,154. 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 £235,167 for 135,021 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 181,262 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £230,666 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Kent


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 £123,885, £203,792 for a 2 bedroom house, £291,208 for a 3 bedroom house, £468,987 for a 4 bedroom house and £766,094 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £119,712 for a single bedroom to £187,207 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £320,706, £310,710 for a 4 bedroom flat and £402,917 for a 5 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Kent it comes to around average £120,515 for 1 bedroom property, £195,452 for 2 bedroom, £293,033 for 3 bedroom, £466,950 for 4 bedroom and £763,689 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 £503 for 1 bedroom to £864 for 2 bedrooms, £1,093 for 3 bedrooms, £1,466 for 4 bedrooms and £2,016 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £628. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £836, £1,117 for 3 bedroom, £1,296 for 4 bedroom and around £1,179 for 5 bedroom flat. You should be generally be expecting around average £598 rent per month for single bedroom property, £848 for 2 bedroom, £1,096 for 3 bedroom, £1,462 for 4 bedroom and approximately £2,008 for a 5 bedroom property in Kent 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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