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Northern cities voted best for buy to let investment 14/09/2015

As recently reported by The Telegraph, Manchester is the fourth best university town in the UK for buy to let investment. The study showed a top 100 index for all the major universities in the UK and where they ranked best for investment. 

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Rents in the UK reach new highs 10/09/2015

The average rent has now risen above £800 per month across England and Wales. New research saw average rental figures in July hit £804, up from £789 in the previous month - an increase of 1.9%. This is the fastest month-on-month rise since records began in 2009.

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Pension changes cause buy to let boom 7/09/2015

The number of buy to let mortgages on the market has reached over 1,000 for the first time in seven years. Older landlords investing in property for their retirement are thought to be the main driving force behind the increase

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House prices up by £13,000 in twelve months 19/08/2015

new report has shown house prices have increased by 7.6% year-on-year. The monthly house price index from Halifax reported the average home to now cost £13,000 more than they did 12 months ago

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Manchester still a favourite for buy to let investors 7/08/2015

A leading national bank has named Manchester as one of the top buy to let hotspots for 2015. Barclays bank named Manchester in the top 5 cities for buy to let in the UK

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