How High Rental Yields Can Leave A Hole In Your Pocket

Is rental yield really that important? This is a question I've found myself asking time and time again lately as I talk to property investors and landlords with properties to rent or let out in Leicester. The conversation usually goes along the lines of an investor saying to me "the yield is too low, the numbers don't stack up. Up North, I can get double the yield!" I argue this isn't a great measure of investment potential. Let me explain; A straight buy to let in Leicester will get you anywhere between 3-6% gross at average sales value, depending on [...]

Photo Competition: Culture & Landmarks of Leicester

We love great photos, especially of our glorious city of Leicester and we love taking 'em but this time, we want to see what you can do with a camera (or smartphone) in this Leicester photo competition! The days are long, hot and sunny and there are perfect conditions to snap the perfect shot! There is no limit to what you can send in. The only requirements are: Your entries MUST be taken within the Leicester boundary (this excludes Leicestershire on this occasion). They MUST have been taken within the last two years. Your images MUST capture the landmarks or culture of Leicester. [...]

By |2019-10-02T22:44:21+01:0027th August, 2019|Competitions, General|0 Comments

Moving to Leicester

Leicester is a vibrant and multicultural city in the East Midlands. It’s the largest economy in the East Midlands and our population has boomed in recent years. Leicester is considered one of the top places to live and work in the UK and property to rent and buy is always in high demand. Leicester has a wide range of bars, restaurants, shops, markets and entertainment, it's also one of the most multiculturally diverse cities in Europe with religious and spiritual festivals celebrated year round. Leicester has some of the best-connected train, road and public transport links connecting you to London, Birmingham, Cambridge [...]

By |2019-06-06T16:09:21+01:001st July, 2019|Leicester, Moving to Leicester|0 Comments