Buy to let landlords see bigger yields outside London

House OpportunityAccording to new research conducted by Move with Us and Home.co.uk, landlords now see the highest buy to let rental yields outside of London. The new research investigated two bedroom properties which are currently on the market for both sale and rent. The research revealed that lower upfront costs and more reasonable rents are likely to be behind the rise in yields, outside London. The research revealed the highest returns are outside of London, by a considerable distance: Returns in Nechells, Birmingham were up to 10.6% New Romney, Greatstone-on-Sea and Littlestone-on-Sea, In Kent, ...

Nationwide House Price Index: House prices rise again

Nationwide Building SocietyHouse prices rose in June according to the UK’s largest building society. The latest figures from the Nationwide show house prices in the UK rose by 0.3% in June, taking the value of the average home to £168,941. The research also shows house prices have risen by 1.9% during the last 12 months; the fastest rate of growth in over three years....

Right Move House Price Index: Sharp rise in asking prices

Right MoveMany confident sellers are raising asking prices, according to the recent House Price Index (HPI) from Right Move, an estate agent specialising in house sales and rentals. New seller asking prices are up 2.1% in April, after a rise in March of 1.7%; the increase in April means asking prices have now risen for four months in a row. The increase takes the average asking price to £244,706; the highest figure seen in any April....

Nationwide House Price Index: Mixed picture for house prices

Nationwide Building SocietyThe latest house price figures from the Nationwide show a mixed picture. According to the UK’s largest building society, house prices were unchanged in March, but rose by 0.8% over the past year, taking the average house value to £162,630. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...