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Buy to let investors looking outside of London

by Nicholas Wallwork on May 20, 2015

UKmapIt was only a matter of time before the extremely low rental yields across London’s more luxurious real estate markets turned the heads of investors to the provincial sectors. This is something which has been rumoured time and time again over the last few years but there are definite signs that since the general election investors believe rental yields in some areas of London are far too low. As we have mentioned on numerous occasions, demand for London property has pushed prices to levels which are unsustainable from a pure investment point of view.

Which areas of the UK are benefiting?

There is evidence that the likes of Manchester and other northern cities are benefiting from the switch in funds from London to more provincial markets. Indeed there is also evidence that Glasgow and other areas of Scotland are benefiting now that the independence referendum is over. It is interesting that investors look at regional situations in the cold light of day using cold hard facts rather than any emotional connection. [click to continue…]

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