NR34 (Beccles) area guide
The NR34 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Aldeby, Barnby, Barsham, Beccles, Beccles North, Beccles South, Benacre, Blything, Brampton, Burgh St Peter, Cove Hithe, Ellough, Frostenden, Geldeston, Gillingham, Henham, Henstead, Hulver, Ilketshall St Andrew, Ilketshall St John, Ilketshall St Lawrence, Mutford, Norfolk, North Cove, Redisham, Ringsfield, Shadingfield, Shipmeadow, Sotherton, Sotterley, South Cove, Stockton, Stoven, Suffolk, The Saints, Thurlton, Toft Monks, Uggeshall, Wainford, Walberswick and Wenhaston, Wangford, Weston, Wheatacre, Willingham St Mary, Worlingham, Wrentham.
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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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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 NR34 is 9764 homes.
The postcode district NR34 has been experiencing annual growth of 14.5% over the last 5 years excluding the effect of inflation. This growth rate tends to indicatea 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.
During the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £168097.
When 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 8.6.
New transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 13.2%.
If you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 43.6% of properties being this type.
Flats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 4.6%.
This is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.
Socially rented accommodation represents 13.6% 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 less that the national average of £187894 at £153549.
Who lives here:
The population of this postcode district is 21723.
This is one of the most “experienced” areas of the country, with an average age of 44.
This area has a high percentage of married people at 21.8%.
Average working hours in this area for men are 43 and for women are 29.
This area has 1 people per square kilometre.
The largest source of work in this area is Health & Social Work (21.2% of workers), followed by Wholesale & Retail (16.7%).