Rental yields are best in the North
BUY-TO-LET: Latest figures from peer-to-peer property lending platform, Kuflink’s Buyto-Let Index show that the cities in North of England provide the best rental returns, significantly outperforming London. Manchester came out on top, providing an average rental yield of 6.73 per cent, closely followed by neighbouring Salford, which provides returns of 6.68. Leeds was fourth with 5.67 per cent. The north of the UK further impressed with its rental yield growth. Hull, Rotherham and Doncaster and Aberdeenshire and Edinburgh achieved the largest rises between October and December 2016, with increases of up to 0.31 per cent.