CO9 (Halstead) area guide

CO9
Halstead
The CO9 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Baythorne End, Birdbrook, Bumpstead, Burtons Green, Castle Hedingham, Coggeshall and North Feering, Essex, Gestingthorpe, Gosfield, Gosfield and Greenstead Green, Great Maplestead, Great Yeldham, Greenstead Green, Halstead, Halstead St Andrew's, Halstead Trinity, Hedingham and Maplestead, Little Maplestead, Little Yeldham, New England, Pebmarsh, Plaistow Green, Ridgewell, Sible Hedingham, Stambourne, Stour Valley North, Stour Valley South, Three Fields, Tilbury Juxta Clare, Toppesfield, Upper Colne, Wickham St Paul, Yeldham.
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Notes:

A Mouseprice property guide for CO9 Halstead is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about CO9 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Colchester propertyThe size of the property market in CO9 is 10445 homes.

Colchester propertyWhen growth averages 12.4% over a 5 year period, as in this postcode district, there are a number of possible explanations, for example that this isa dynamic local economy and housing market. Property price growth in this area has significantly exceeded growth in earnings and the national average house price growth, and so the likelihood of it continuing will be dependent upon price earnings ratio, as well as investment by developers and local authorities in continually upgrading local infrastructure, schools, in addition to the continued strength of the local and national economies and any other economies upon which the area depends.

Colchester propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £192463 over the last 3 months.

Colchester propertyWhen examining the ability of consumers to further extend themselves in the face of increasing property prices, many commentators pay close attention to the price earnings ratio. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 9.

Colchester propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 9.4%.

Housing stock:

Halstead propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Semi- Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 35.9% of properties being this type.

Halstead propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Flats (11.2% of the total housing stock).

Halstead propertyThis is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children. alt="Halstead property">Socially rented accommodation represents a significant percentage of the total rented accommodation in the area at 17.5%.

Halstead propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

Halstead propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £239235.

Who lives here:

Halstead propertyHalstead propertyThe average age in this area is 40.
Halstead propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 24.1%.
Halstead propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 44 and for women are 31.
Halstead propertyThis area has 1.5 people per square kilometre.
Halstead propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (19.5% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (16.6%).