House prices by district in the SM postal area:

Click on one of the postal districts below to view property prices for that postal district.

Average weekly rent - beds: Average for sale price - beds:
District Areas 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

SM1

£226 £316 £345 £406 £210k £316k £446k £518k

SM2

£211 £292 £415 £427 £211k £321k £514k £735k

SM3

£212 £298 £358 £508 £260k £335k £466k £592k

SM4

£252 £305 £375 £450 £273k £329k £442k £625k

SM5

£223 £282 £349 £438 £237k £301k £423k £604k

SM6

£212 £265 £351 £542 £222k £305k £456k £556k

SM7

£162 £281 £398 £462 £243k £351k £540k £731k

Rental and sale prices in the SM postal area

The prices below are for properties currently available to buy or rent in the SM postal area. They are recalculated daily to incorporate new properties being put on the market.

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £236,713 £207 4.5%
2 £328,865 £310 4.9%
3 £488,315 £382 4.1%
4 £648,617 £463 3.7%

The average yield of residential rental property in the SM postal area is 4.3% per year.

This is around average for London. A large part of the overall investment return will be due to capital growth (see below) rather than rental income.

Price per square foot:

Area Price per ft2 Price per m2
The SM postal area £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in the SM postal area is cheaper than the London average. Therefore this could be a good area if you need lots of space.

House price growth (per year)

We've calculated the annual growth in house prices for each street in the SM postal area, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.

Example:

A £100,000 property bought on Boundary Road 5 years ago would now be worth £328,418 (27% growth per year).

Whereas a £100,000 property bought on Knockholt Close 5 years ago would only be worth £85,426 today (-3% growth per year).

Highest price growth streets in the SM postal area:

Lowest price growth streets in the SM postal area:

Rental yield in most of London is often quite low. Instead, investors rely on the value of the house to increase to provide a return on their investment. This is called capital growth.

Capital growth is not uniform across London - in fact, it often varies widely from street to street. Pick the right street and you can make a fortune!

On average, property prices in the SM postal area have grown at 7% per year for the last 5 years.

This is around the London average. Therefore you may wish to search in another area if very high capital growth is important!

Transport and connectivity in the SM postal area

Good transport connections will make your daily commute less painful, and can increase the value of property.

Travel times below are the average weekday peak travels time from the postal sector to central London termini, by the quickest means of public transport.

Tube and train stations in the SM postal area:

  • St Helier (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Morden (zone 4)
    • Northern
  • West Sutton (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Carshalton (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Carshalton Beeches (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Morden South (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Banstead (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Belmont (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Hackbridge (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Sutton (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Wallington (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Sutton Common (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Cheam (zone 5)
    • National Rail

Travel times from the SM postal area to central London:

  • Victoria - 60 minutes
  • London Bridge - 66 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 78 minutes
  • Waterloo - 65 minutes
  • Paddington - 81 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 77 minutes
The SM postal area is well connected by public transport to the rest of London.

There are 13 tube and train stations within easy walking distance. Therefore many destinations in London will be reachable without changing line.

The nearest London terminus to the SM postal area is Victoria station, which is around 60 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of the SM postal area

20% of the population of the SM postal area are children, which is higher than the London average. the SM postal area is a fairly popular area for families.

However the SM postal area is not so popular with working-age people, who make up 62% of the population, which is lower than average for London.

The proportion of residents out of work and on benefits in the SM postal area is about average for London, at 4%.

There is very low crime in the SM postal area - only 7 crimes per 1000 residents each year.