Yorkshire has the fastest-rising rents
YIELDS: Yorkshire that has shown the largest rent hike in the country over the last 12 months. Rents have shot up by 14.4 per cent, according to Home.co.uk, who say that the rise will be “irresistibly attractive” to buy-to-let investors. A spokesman says: “We expect rental price rises to accelerate in this region over the course of the year. Some of the best yields in the country are to be found in the north, and Yorkshire will not be alone in attracting the attention of investors going forward.” Home.co.uk says that Yorkshire house prices are up 0.4 per cent this month and 2.5 per cent year-on-year.