Norwood’s Housing Market and Transport links

It’s important to consider the current state of the housing market and the transport links in Norwood.

Housing stock

Norwood offers a variety of options for potential tenants, with the overall volume of residential properties in Norwood comparable to the average in London. Specifically, there are a significant number of 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom flats and houses available. It’s important to consider the type and number of bedrooms when choosing a property to invest in, as this can greatly affect the potential tenant pool and rental income.

 

Norwood has a relatively high rate of properties for rent compared to the average in London when it comes to the renting vs owner occupier rate. This means there is a strong demand for rental properties in the area, making it a promising location for buy-to-let investments.

 

House prices

 

The average house price in Norwood is much lower than the average in London, with the average house price for a 1 bedroom flat in Norwood around £320,000. For 2 bedroom flats, the average house price is around £420,000. And for 3 bedroom flats, the average house price is around £550,000. In terms of availability, there are a significant number of properties for rent in Norwood, which is important to note when choosing a buy-to-let location as a high rental demand can lead to consistent income for the landlord.

While there are a mix of older properties and new builds available, there has been a recent increase in new housing developments in the area. Some notable examples include the Norwood Green development and the Crystal Palace Triangle regeneration project. It’s important to consider potential housing developments when investing in a property, as they can greatly impact the future value and rental demand of the area.

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Transport links

Norwood offers quick commute times thanks to a variety of transport options for residents and visitors. The area is well-connected by train, with multiple stops on the London Overground and Southern lines. Major stations include West Norwood and Norwood Junction, which offers young professionals quick and easy access to central London and other parts of the city.

Conclusion

Norwood offers a great opportunity for buy-to-let investments with a variety of residential properties, high rental demand and well-connected transport links. It’s important to consider the housing type and number of bedrooms, the renting vs owner occupier rate, the average house prices, the availability of properties for rent, the age of the housing stock and the major housing development projects when choosing a location.

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