A new league table has been created of the best places for landlords to invest in buy to let.
The Compare The Market service has looked at how property prices and rental income produce yields, and factoring in the popularity of the locations with renters searching for properties online.
Its weighted results are:
Birmingham - 4.65% yield and 10,500 Google searches in December 2020;
Bradford - 4.52% yield and 7,080 searches;
Coventry - 4.34% and 6,700 searches;
Bolton - 4.67% and 5,720 searches;
Burnley - 6.02% yield and 3,770 searches;
Cardiff - 4.61% yield and 5,700 searches;
Fife - 6.49% yield and 1,900 searches;
Norwich - 4.52% yield and 4,600 searches;
Renfrewshire - 7.31% yield and 590 searches;
Barnsley - 4.33% yield and 4,660 searches;
Exeter - 4.84% yield and 3,780 searches;
South Lanarkshire - 7.03% yield and 480 searches;
Swansea - 4.56% yield and 3,990 searches;
North Lanarkshire - 6.88% yield and 480 searches;
West Lothian - 5.71% yield and 1,900 searches;
Merthyr Tydfil - 5.61% yield and 1,950 searches;
North Ayrshire - 6.73% yield and 320 searches;
Oxford - 3.93% yield and 4,000 searches;
Ipswich - 4.14% yield and 3,620 searches;
Cambridge - 3.31% yield and 4,800 searches.
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