Britain’s best buy-to-let mortgage areas


Many investors still see property as a safe haven for their money. But where exactly are the areas where buying a buy-to-let investment property will get you the biggest returns?

TotallyMoney, using data from property website Zoopla, put together a map of Britain highlighting the best investment areas.

A closer look reveals that, whilst high rental rates in London might make the capital attractive to begin with, hefty property prices put a dampener on this excitement.

The map locates the best yields in Northern England and Scotland, whilst Wales’ rural areas offer very little to savvy investors.

Here’s a list of TotallyMoney’s Top 10 postcodes and yields:

  • 1. Leeds (LS6): 10.79%
  • 2. Bradford (BD1): 10.33%
  • 3. York (YO1): 9.73%
  • 4. Preston (PR1): 9.08%
  • 5. Middlesbrough (TS1): 9.05%
  • 6. Liverpool (L7): 8.72%
  • 7. Manchester: 8.31%
  • 8. Sheffield (S1): 8.31%
  • 9. Huddersfield (HD1): 7.75%
  • 10. Cardiff (CF24): 7.60%

And the list’s 10 Worst postcodes and yields:

  • 1. Bromley (BR2): 1.98%
  • 2. London (N21): 1.95%
  • 3. Northwood (HA6): 1.88%
  • 4. Birmingham (B15): 1.85%
  • 5. London (W8): 1.78%
  • 6. Reading (RG8): 1.70%
  • 7. London (N2): 1.65%
  • 8. Poole (BH14): 1.54%
  • 9. London (N6): 1.38%
  • 10. Poole (BH13): 1.13%

To have a look at the heatmap in its full glory, go here.

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Britain’s best buy-to-let mortgage areas

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