Property Hawk the landlord's homepage since 2006
Free Tenancy Agreement FREE tenancy agreement
Free Landlord Software FREE landlord software
Home | Property Manager | Free ASTs | Landlord Forms | Mortgages | Insurance | Inventory | Magazine | Landlords Bible | Directory | Forum | Training | News / Blog |

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Cheapest streets in UK

Landlords looking for a buy-to-let bargain will have to head west & north according to the latest figures released by

Mouseprice have released figures for the cheapest streets in the UK.

The one street they have identified as being the cheapest is Fernhill in the Welsh region of Mountain Ash where the average property costs just "28,600. This street also topped last years poll, although average pries have risen over the year from £24,640.

The top ten cheapest streets in order were:

1. Fernhill,Mountain Ash. Wales £28,600
2. Oxford Street, Brierfield, North West £32,800
3. Ann Street, South Bank, North East £32,900
4. Edward Street, South Bank, North East £34,200
5. Scarborough Street, Middlesbrough, North East £34,400
6. Redcar Road, Middlesbrough, North East £34,400
7 Victoria Street, South Bank, North East £35,600
8. Wood Street, Burnley, North West £35,700
9. Elmwood Street, Burnley, North West £35,800
10. Altham Street, Burnley, North West £35,900

Landlords looking for a bargain property investment should remember that a cheap property isn't necessary a great investment. Cheap properties are also likely to have low levels of rent so that what a landlord should look at is the relationship between the capital value and the rent. The rental yield. Areas with low capital values are likely to be blighted by low demand from owners and renters leading to lower capital and rental growth prospects.

Landlord insurance

Bookmark and Share

No comments: