Europe

The emergence of the private rented sector as an asset class

Housebuilding-generic-250px-REXThe private rented sector is starting to look like a healthier option for investors. New data from Knight Frank shows promising yields across the lettings sector in the likes of Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Bristol and Birmingham, where purchase prices remain relatively modest.

However, the complicated challenge is to find a template suitable for different local markets and attract investors’ attention away from other residential opportunities.

While regional city yields of 6% to more than 8% compared with central London’s 4.2% to 5% suggest a strong case…

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