CT15 (Shepherdswell) area guide
The CT15 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Alkham, Ashley, Aylesham, Barfrestone, Burgoyne Heights, Capel-le-Ferne, Church Hougham, Coldred, Dover, East Langdon, East Studdal, Eastry, Elvington, Ewell Minnis, Eythorne, Eythorne and Shepherdswell, Frogham, Guston, Hougham, Kent, Lydden, Lydden and Temple Ewell, Martin, Martin Mill, Maxton, Elms Vale and Priory, Maydensole, Nonington, North Downs East, Pineham, River, Selsted, Shepherdswell, Snowdown, St Margarets At Cliffe, St Margarets Bay, St Margaret's-at-Cliffe, St Margarets-At-Cliffe, St Radigunds, Sutton, Swingate, Swingfield, Tower Hamlets, Waldershare, West Hougham, West Langdon, West Studdal, Westcliffe, Whitfield.
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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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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.
The size of the property market in CT15 is 5075 homes.
Given that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (CT15) has been about 13.4% over the last 5 years, it would be reasonable to assume 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.
The average property in this postcode district was valued at £210118 over the last 3 months.
Since most banks lend money to buy property using their customers’ salary as a indicator of affordability, the price earnings ratio is a useful guide as to whether property in an area is expensive or not. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 8.8.
New transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 12.9%.
If you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 44.8% of properties being this type.
Flats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 6.3%.
This is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.
Socially rented accommodation represents 10% of the total rented accommodation in the area.
The majority of property in this area is owner occupied.
The average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £205446.
Who lives here:
The population of this postcode district is 12441.
The average age in this area is 41.
This area has a high percentage of married people at 22.5%.
Average working hours in this area for men are 44 and for women are 32.
This area has 1.1 people per square kilometre.
The largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (14.9% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (12.4%).