We all know that buy-to-let property can be a fantastic way to invest your money that is otherwise sitting in the bank receiving low-interest rates (discover here why buy-to-let is a great investment).
Many of our clients that approach us are excited at the prospect of investing in property, but aren’t sure of the best locations in order to maximise their investment. There are generally three goals from property investment: Income, growth, or a mixture of the two. Depending on your needs as an investor (and of course your budget), the location that is right for you to invest can, in fact, differ from another investor entirely.
At Flambard Williams, our research team are continuously keeping an eye on the property market, including the latest trends, new UK hotspots and the best developments to invest your money based on your needs. That’s why, we have listed below the very latest UK areas that have been revealed as the best buy-to-let investments. You can rest assured there’s a perfect location for your investment aspirations with our varied development picks.
Hayle is a small but beautiful town and popular vacation destination in West Cornwall. Gone are the days of only visiting Cornwall in the Summer, as many find that even in the colder months, Hayle has something to offer. Situated perfectly, just 7 miles away from Penzance and only 30 miles from Cornwall Airport, Hayle is the perfect destination for those looking to travel around the finest beaches in Cornwall.
Our Recommended Development: Hayle Quay
Baltic Triangle, Liverpool
Once an industrial area, The Baltic Triangle is now home to studios, casual canteen eating, and a garden for outdoor events at the Constellations arts centre. Its cool cafes and drinking hangouts are filled with creatives, and by night there’s an edgy vibe to garage raves and dance clubs packed with hip locals. As one of the fastest growing areas of Liverpool, this area is perfect for young professionals, or those looking for a weekend getaway. One of the most famous attributes to The Baltic Triangle is the M&S (formerly Echo) arena. With many travelling hundreds of miles from all over the UK to see their favourite artists, this is a prime location for both investment and our SkyLet™ service.
Our Recommended Development: The Block
With fantastic links to both Central Manchester and Central Salford, Trafford is an ideal location for those looking for excellent transport links, not to mention the extraordinary Old Trafford Stadium. Home of Manchester United Football Club and Emirates Old Trafford, Trafford is widely known as the sporting destination, attracting thousands of visitors each year for this reason alone.
Our Recommended Development: Trafford Wharf
One of the most distinctive parts of the city, Digbeth is the perfect location for young professionals and students. Recently named the ‘Coolest Neighbourhood in Britain’ by the Sunday Times, hailing the Custard Factory’s cafes, independent shops, cinemas and arts venues, whilst celebrating ‘the best bar snacks in the postcode’ from The Old Crown and the district’s weekly food and drink festival, Digbeth Dining Club. Alternatively known as the ‘Creative Quarter’, there are a number of exciting future prospects for this area of Birmingham for art students and professionals.
Our Recommended Development: Factory Lofts
For more information about these locations, or if you would like to speak to one of our experts, click here to contact us today and let us help to connect you to your property aspirations.