Lichfield Landlords & Letting Guide
Lichfield is situated just north of Birmingham, and is best described as a vibrant and historic city, which is popular with professional couples and families, due to its community feel, proximity to major cities, its transport links and its excellent amenities for residents.
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The city has a population of around 105,000 people, and also plays host to one of Staffordshire University’s campuses. As a result, it is very popular with buy-to-let investors.
The average price of a property in Lichfield is just over £300,000, with average rent in the area around £700 per calendar month. Taking these figures into account, this represents an average yield of around 3%.
One bedroom properties in the area can be secured for as little as £90,000, however the average price is between £140,000 and £160,000, depending on the type of property and their level of decoration. Typically, you can expect to receive a monthly rental income of around £525, representing a yield of between 4% and 4.5%.
Two bedroom properties can be available for just under £100,000, which presents a fantastic investment opportunity. Properties with this sort of price tag usually have a rental income of £550pcm, which in turn provides a yield of 6.5%.
However, the average price of a two bedroom property is closer to £180,000, with average monthly incomes in excess of £600. From this, you will comfortably achieve a yield of over 4%.
With a typical asking price of £250,000, three bedroom properties also provide an option for property investors. Rental income for properties of this size varies, but you can expect over £800 per calendar month. With this in mind, you will likely see a yield of between 3.5% and 4.25%.
Finally, four bedroom properties can start from £250,000, but you are much more likely to pay in excess of £350,000 for a sizeable property. Taking this into account, rental incomes are typically between £900pcm and £1500pcm, which represents a yield of around 4.5%, although it may be possible to get closer to 5%, depending on the location and standard of the property.
Our guide is only an indication of the current buy-to-let market in Lichfield, and so it is important that potential landlords and property investors speak to a member of our team before making a decision on any property. Our expert staff are always on hand to offer their knowledge, support and are able to provide a strategy to boost potential rental income.
Get in touch with our Lichfield office today on 01543 418500, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or us the contact form on our local branch page.