– UK accounts for 7 out of 10 most popular listings in March
– Student property in Bolton receives highest enquiries in Q1 2014
An oil investment was the most popular listing on TheMoveChannel.com last month but where investors have previously turned to alternative products for high returns, March marked a major shift back towards British bricks and mortar.
The second most popular listing was a buy-to-let apartment in Bradford, promising a 9 per cent return per annum thanks to high LTV developer financing and 25% BMV reduction. It attracted only 11 fewer enquiries than the oil opportunity.
Back to school for investors
Bradford was also home to the fourth most popular listing on TheMoveChannel.com, a student development located one mile from the city’s campus and offering a 9 per cent NET yield. Indeed, the student housing sector remains one of the most sought-after on TheMoveChannel.com.
Overall, student accommodation accounted for three of the top 10 listings last month, including the third most popular property: The Cube development in Bolton, which advertised NET yields of approximately 10 per cent for 10 years. On a quarterly level, this student property generated the highest number of leads on TheMoveChannel.com in the first three months …read more
Source: The Movechannel