Mapping buy-to-let profitability
If you are looking to add to your buy-to-let portfolio, then investment search portal Buy2Let have produced a great tool for you. The company have gathered market information from a number of sources including RICS (The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), LSL Property Services, Move with Us and Hamptons International.
With the invaluable market information Buy2Let have collected, they looked forward to 2020. Breaking the information down into UK regions, they focused on the gross rental yields of buy-to-let properties. All of this information has been presented in an interactive map. The tool offers an insight into the highest and lowest rental yields across the country over the next four years.
Southern England is a great place to sell houses and develop property
Developers are almost guaranteed good returns with ever rising house prices and increasing property demand. Renting houses can be a slightly different story, though.
While rental yields are positive across the South, there are still some prime locations to consider when investing in a buy-to-let.
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Earn more from a Hampshire buy-to-let
London is the still the king of rental prices. There is nowhere within the UK that has higher rental fees than the capital.
But, if you are looking to capitalise on your buy-to-let investment, you could be better off looking to the west of the city.
Berkshire and Hampshire towns have some of the most reliable transport links to London.
This is why they offer some of the highest yields of rental property within the South of England.
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While this forecast – like any forecast – should only be taken at face value. The fact that figures from a host of respectable property companies have been used to create this tool makes it far more interesting.