As Yorkshire’s largest city, Leeds has long been recognised as a cosmopolitan area, popular with students and professionals alike. The city also boasts the UK’s largest and fastest growing workforce outside London. Those expecting to invest to invest in Leeds are expected to generate an average yield of 6.4 per cent, two per cent higher than the national average.
The benefits of living and working in Leeds are apparent and it’s clear that tenant demand will continue to grow, with the costs of living being over 20 per cent lower than in London. As a result, those investing in property across the region can do so with confidence that their properties will remain tenanted.
Leeds has demonstrated to be an economic and employment hub, with job opportunities rising and employment is forecasted to grow by 2.8 per cent. Read our Leeds Property Guide to find out more about entering UK’s buy-to-let market and the benefits you will receive if you choose to invest in Leeds, as well as market forecasts.
Leeds has the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, worth £7 billion
At £60.5 billion, Leeds has a greater economic output than 9 EU countries
Businesses operate in the Leeds city region, more than any other UK city region
Leeds is a thriving city popular with students and professionals alike
Find out why the average yield in Yorkshire and the Humber is around 6.4%
The city is known as an economic and employment hub, with employment due to grow 2.8% by 2020
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