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Sold House Prices
When buying your first home or looking to move to a new one, the price is undoubtedly one of your top priorities. You wouldn’t want to overpay for a property, so it’s wise to look into the sold house prices in your desired area.
At Property Price Advice, you can get accurate sold price data for any property sale in England and Wales (sometimes in Scotland as well). That way, you can get a clear picture of the market, plan your budget correctly, and make an informed purchasing decision.
How can you find property prices for your area?
Finding house prices for your area is more straightforward than you may think. With the right tool like our free UK house prices checker in your corner, you can find residential and commercial house prices in any area within seconds.
All you need to do is take the following steps:
- Enter the postcode of your area;
- Use filters (search radius, year sold, house type, and tenure) to narrow down the list;
- Get a list of sold properties in your area that match your criteria, together with their sold prices;
Of course, real estate agents can provide you with this information, but you’d have to pay a fee.
UK property prices and Land Registry information
According to the UK House Price Index, the average property price in the UK was £254,624 in May 2021. In April 2021, the UK house prices were 0.9% lower. They have increased by 10% since 2020, but they seem to be on a downward trend since relatively recently.
At Property Price Advice, we use only the latest market data and up-to-date HM Land Registry information, so you can rest assured that you’ll always get accurate information here.
Where does sold house price data come from?
The UK data on sold house prices comes from the HM Land Registry, Registers of Scotland, and Land and Property Services Northern Ireland.
Together with the Office for National Statistics, these departments operate the UK House Price Index (HPI), which shares the latest data on house prices and estimates of all the periodical changes in the prices.
Unfortunately, we don’t provide sold house prices in Northern Ireland at the moment, while we show an occasional house sale in Scotland. Most of our sold house prices are for properties in England and Wales.
House prices UK postcode
Using a particular UK postcode is the fastest way to search for real estate listings and determine their price estimates or sold prices.
There are thousands of UK postcodes, consisting of a postcode area, district, sector, and unit. You don’t need to enter a full postcode to get the information you need, as only the first group (the outward code) will do the trick.
Take London, for example. For East London, the postcodes are in the E area, while they’re in the W area for West London. N is for North London, while S isn’t for South London, but rather for Sheffield. NW is for North West London, SW for South West London, and SE for South East London.
Sold house prices in my street
If you want to know how much certain houses in your street sold for, all you need to do is type in the street address in any property price checker’s appropriate box.
At HM Land Registry, you can search by street, building name, or number to filter out the results. There are other filters as well, including city, district, country, property type, maximum price, minimum price, and more.
At Property Price Advice, you can narrow down the search radius by selecting the following options:
- Within 1/4 mile
- Within 1/2 mile
- Within 1 mile
- This area only
Sold house prices history
At Property Price Advice, you can get historical data of every house sale in England and Wales, going all the way to 1995, when the Land Registry started publishing the data. Past prices will give you a good idea of the current market and help you make educated decisions down the road.
Sold house prices Land Registry
The Land Registry publishes sold house prices data for every property sale in England and Wales. It updates its Price Paid Data and Transaction Data monthly, and you can download all the datasets anytime.
Why is this information helpful?
Knowing how expensive properties are can help you set the budget, save for a deposit, and avoid overpaying for your new home. You can compare the prices of similar properties in different areas and make an intelligent purchasing decision.
Why use Property Price Advice?
Property Price Advice offers much more than up-to-date property price data. We have several tools that can help you manage your finances better when buying a new home.
We even offer an abundance of tips for saving up, moving home advice, increasing your property’s value, and much more. Our first-time buyers’ guide, which comes packed with information on the Help-to-Buy scheme rules and how they affect what houses you can buy, is only one of many expert guides we offer.
There’s no fee for checking sold house prices at Property Price Advice. We do have expert real estate agents who can help you evaluate a property, share useful advice on buying your first home, and help you get the ball rolling.
We’ve partnered with full-service local real estate agents at Yopa, who charge a fixed fee and offer flexible payment options. Book an appointment with your local Yopa agent to get a free property valuation or a wide range of other services.
House Valuations: Tools to investigate a property
At Property Price Advice, we offer two advanced tools for first-time homebuyers or those looking to move to a new home. Both are free to use and provide quick results.
Free House Valuation tool
Our free online valuation tool uses a complex algorithm that considers recently sold house prices in your area, average prices of similar properties in your area, and local market conditions.
To get an instant house valuation, all you need to do is enter the postcode and tell us a bit more about the property. We’ll share with you instantly an accurate estimate.
Our Budget Calculator can come in handy if you’re moving house or buying your first home. It can help you estimate your budget within moments, locate properties that match your budget and find the best mortgage deals.
All you need to do is specify your available deposit and current salary, and tell us more about your needs (e.g., how soon you would like to move). Once you get the budget estimate, we can connect you with our mortgage partners to get you started on the right track.
Price Comparison Report
If you want to compare the prices of similar properties in a particular area, we can provide you with a Price Comparison Report through our sold house price page. It will showcase all the current and historical price data from the Land Registry that match your criteria.
Want to find out what homes actually sold for?
Property Price Advice is your go-to partner for checking out sold house prices in the UK. All the necessary information is right there at your fingertips, so let’s get started.
Browse House Price Areas
Enter your preferred postcode, select the search radius, and start browsing all the sold house prices in that area. Check out what various freehold and leasehold properties in the area sold for within the past ten years.
House Prices in My Area – Market Trends Report
Our comprehensive Market Trends Reports can give you an insight into your local market conditions. Some of the information it can provide you with include the prices of available properties in your area, the average sold house prices, the number of sold properties in your area, and more.
How do I know how much a house is sold for?
You can use our free property price checker to find the house’s detailed sale information, pulled from the Land Registry’s open data.
How long before sold house prices appear?
It typically takes between 3-6 months for sold house prices to appear, but processing complex requests may take longer sometimes.
How do I find recent home sales in my area?
Head to our free property price checker, enter your area’s postcode and choose the search radius, property type, and tenure. Then, select the “Within 1 year” option under the “Year Sold” filter to get a list of recent home sales in your area.
How often does the Land Registry update sold house prices?
The Land Registry updates the UK sold house prices monthly, including all the transaction data.
Why are some house sales not on the Land Registry?
The Land Registry sometimes omits misleading entries. For instance, if a house’s stated value is only a half share of its value, the house sale will not appear on the Land Registry. You can always contact a local real estate agent with access to sold house prices to get accurate information.