Property Investment in England: Overview England

 

There are many words to describe England: royal, rural, industrial, historical or iconic to name but a few. And every year property hunters come here in search for the perfect investment. So which area offers what and where are you best off to find what you’re looking for?

Property in England is a big thing. Owning a home used to be every Brits’ sole dream. Whilst this is now shifting somewhat and Generation Rent is growing, property investor are becoming more and more interested in the country.

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Every Thursday, for the next 10 weeks, we’ll be presenting one of England’s areas to give you an overview of what each region has to offer and where your investment may work the best.

An overview

Starting it off with an overall view on England’s property market, it may be important to state that what once was a significantly north/south divided country is slowly growing back together.

Thanks to some major initiatives like the Devolution Deals (giving additional power to England’s key cities) and the Northern Powerhouse project and, after all, even the rising housing and living costs in London, people are now moving out of the capital again.

Through this, the country experienced a shift in focus, giving business and politics the option to support England’s North as well as the Midlands more by introducing projects like the HS2.

Where to invest

As the great divide isn’t what it once was anymore, most northern cities, like Manchester and Liverpool, are now actually thriving. And they’re giving London a run for its money.

Property prices, generally speaking, are higher in the South, and a lot of the time yields are lower.

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With the Government changing tax rules and regulations last year for property investors, for many, London is becoming too expensive to make it worth the investment. Whilst the coming year might see a drop in prices in the capital, the North and Midlands appeared as strong investment hotspots throughout the last year.

With demand still growing and supply lagging behind, it’s overall safe to say that property is still an asset class well worth a consideration.

Highgrove Mews

High Net Yield Freehold Houses

  • Commutable to London (27 mins to central Paddington station)
  • Rental demand extremely strong with large industry presence in Reading
  • Freehold with 4% net yield

£284,955 - £457,000

St Petersgate – Stockport Manchester

New Launch - Stockport Manchester, apartments from £160,000

  • Discounted launch prices from £160,000
  • Excellent transport links with 3 trains per hour to London Euston and only 9 mins journey to Manchester Piccadilly
  • Experienced development team

Assured Rent Housing Association Leases

Assured Rent Housing Association Leases

  • Assured rent & no rental voids
  • Tenant damage cover & newly refurbished inline with requirements of a corporate sitting tenant
  • Free property and lettings management

From £62,000

Emerging Birmingham Commuter Town With Properties From Just £104,000

The emerging Birmingham commuter town where properties are selling in an average of just 24 days

  • A collection of 62 two bedroom apartments and 28 one bedroom apartments.
  • DE14 is one of the fastest selling postcodes in the West Midlands.
  • 23 minute train journey into Birmingham New Street Station.

Properties from £104,000

Mill, Stockport

The Northwest's emerging property hotspot

  • Discounted off-plan 2-bed prices from £162,000
  • Completion date - Q4 2021
  • Rental yields - 6% plus

Discounted off-plan 2-bed prices from £162,000

South Central – Birmingham City Centre Apartments

Highly anticipated 28 storey launch in Birmingham City Centre with an impressive roof garden and communal facilities.

  • 154 units across 28 storeys
  • Residential multi-media community room, gym, roof garden and sky cinema
  • Excellent future connectivity via the metro system to other key transport hubs and locations around the city

from £205,800

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