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Stoke-on-Trent best for landlords

Oldham and Liverpool closely followed and the 10 best areas to come a landlord are in Northern regions. Leeds had the highest yield of all 100 cities and towns surveyed

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London most expensive region to be a landlord

In the Capital the average cost, excluding mortgage costs and tax but including void periods, is £6,535 per property per year or 32% of the amount they receive in rent.

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Liverpool is the latest buy-to-let hotspot

The city offers rental yields of 8% once mortgage costs are taken into account, and the area offers low average house prices and strong rents according to the research. Liverpool

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The north will become landlord hotspot

Data from Legal & General Mortgage Club also suggests that more than two thirds of brokers (69%) predict that landlords will streamline their portfolios, selling properties with lower yields. A

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BTL offerings for limited companies double

This comes as the buy-to-let market remains under scrutiny with landlords being hit by several tax changes in recent times. Charlotte Nelson, finance expert at Moneyfacts, said: “It feels like

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Buy-to-let activity drops in April

Since April landlords have only been able to offset 75% of their mortgage interest against rental income. John Bagshaw, corporate services director of Connells Survey & Valuation, said: “The government’s

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Property investors look outside of London

The Index attributes the slowdown to the fact that there are currently 11% more homes on the lettings market compared to the same time last year. It shows that rents

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Manchester and Birmingham see house price surge

Prices rose by 8.8% and 8.0% in the year to Manchester and Birmingham (pictured) respectively after strong quarterly rises of 3.4% and 3.5%. House prices now average £153,600 in Manchester

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Buy-to-let lenders favouring percentage-based fees

Flat fees have long been popular as a way for lenders to maintain profitability while still offering competitive rates, while other products instead carry a variable fee based on the

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Salford has best rental yields in the UK

In Salford, whose Media City (pictured) is occupied by the BBC and ITV, landlords made 7.08% in the year to March 2017. Other strong performing cities are Leeds, (5.96%) Manchester