Edinburgh’s Best Buy to Let Areas
Are you looking for the best buy to let property investment areas Edinburgh has to offer?
Are you looking for the best buy to let areas in Edinburgh in 2018? Here are our top buy to let property areas in Edinburgh for 2018;
- Bruntsfield / Marchmont /Newington
- Polwarth / Dalry / Gorgie
- Leith / Meadowbank
In our latest blog post we will tell all about the Edinburgh buy-to-let market and share with you all of our Edinburgh buy to let advice for 2018. As one of the best mortgage brokers in Edinburgh we love to share our local property knowledge and empower you with the best information when it comes to making your investment into the buy to let market in Edinburgh.
The rest of this blog post will go on to explain in more detail as to why each area has been selected and made it into our top 5 places to buy a house or a flat in Edinburgh in 2018.
Edinburgh Property Best Areas Investment
Edinburgh is a thriving, multicultural city with so many opportunities for so many people. We have a multitude of industries, history, culture and brilliant universities – making it a huge attraction to people from all walks of life from all over the world. These alone are reasons why you should invest in the City’s prosperous buy to let market. Here is our advice on the best areas for investment in Edinburgh:
Cox & Co’s Top Edinburgh Areas to Invest in Buy to Let Property
Bruntsfield / Marchmont / Newington
These parts of the city are in the hub of Edinburgh’s student area. They all offer great amenities and plenty of green space, bars restaurants and cafes. Edinburgh University, Napier University and Edinburgh College of Art are all within 15 minutes walk of these areas and are very popular with the student community. There is a high demand for HMO (House of Multiple Occupancy) properties in these parts and HMO properties can attain very high yields for your investment.
Polwarth / Dalry / Gorgie
With significant investment to the amenities in the Polwarth and Fountainbridge areas it has become a very attractive area to live for students and young professionals alike. The property prices in these areas are relatively low and yet high yielding for rentals because of the vast market they can appeal to. The 1 and 2 bedroom properties in these areas are often snapped up within days by tenants keen to move into the area. It is so well serviced by transport links into and out of the city that it is a viable area for almost any type of tenant – students, families and professionals alike. We have found there areas to be extremely popular with our property investment Edinburgh services.
Meadowbank / Leith / The Shore
These areas, particularly the Shore, have undergone major development, or will be in the future. These areas are full of bars and restaurants for all tastes and style preferences. They are being developed to improve housing and amenities which will make them more appealing to many people, making them desirable areas to rent in. Investing your money in this part of city gives you a variety of options and styles of properties from modern apartment blocks, townhouses and traditional tenement flats to cottages and detached houses. These areas will appeal to professionals particularly, who want to live in a very modern and stylish part of the city.
Corstorphine / Carrick Knowe / South Gyle
The West of Edinburgh has a large proportion of the financial district based there and the employees and their families need places to live. Property in the above areas are affordable to buy and can be let for great rents. Predominantly it is families and couples who enquire about our properties in this area and typically our rental terms are longer as people typically look to settle and have their children attend some excellent schools. It is a fantastic area to invest in if you are looking for more security in terms of tenure of the tenancies as typically we find that tenants in these areas stay much longer… although this can never be guaranteed!
If you are interested in finding out more about investing in Edinburgh, please get in touch and we will be happy to help.
Best Areas to Invest in Buy to Let Property in Edinburgh
It is fair to say this really is the best time to buy property in Edinburgh. We hope you enjoyed our post on the best buy to let areas in Edinburgh.
If you are looking for more Edinburgh buy to let advice please get in touch with the Cox & Co team today, your local independent buy to let property investment specialists, take the stress out of investing in a buy to let property in Edinburgh.