Buy to let: Seaside towns offer best returns

iStock_000008970391XSmallSea side landlords are receiving table topping rental yields, according to recent research from HSBC. Investors in Southampton, Blackpool and Kingston-upon-Hull are currently achieving returns of almost 8% on their buy to let properties, the highest in the country according to HSBC. Experts believe the yields in some sea side towns are driven up by relatively low house prices and the potential to let the property to holidaymakers. However, it isn’t just seaside towns which are achieving good yields. The research found buy-to-let properties ...

Housing & Mortgage Round up: Halifax report sharp fall in house prices as Buy to Let booms

Housing & mortgage round upAnother busy week in the housing and mortgage market. The Halifax has reported that house prices fell sharply last month, echoing surveys last week from the Nationwide and Land Registry. However it seems that repossessions have stabilised, at least for the time being and the Buy to Let sector is booming. House prices fall sharply Are you ...