Falling rental yields for standard BTL properties
According to the latest Mortgages for Business Complex Buy to Let Index, rental yields on standard or ‘vanilla’ buy to let properties are falling. Gross yields on such properties, have fallen to 5.9% as of Q3 2014 from 6.3% in Q2. Other property types may offer much higher yields. For instance, multi-unit freehold blocks now provide landlords with a gross yield of 8.6%.
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