As the year draws to a close, we consult our Yield Map to explore the best areas to invest in property in London right now. The map auto-updates with the latest property sold prices and, offering really strong rental yields, these four areas are just some of the spots where it may be good to invest right now.
With reasonable prices and speedy links via the overground into London, it is no wonder people are moving North to Edmonton when it comes to looking for new areas to invest in. According to Rightmove property prices have averaged £360,000 over the last year.
If you’re looking for period homes and a quick commute then living in Camberwell might be right for you. Situated in South East London, this zone 2 neighbourhood’s home station is Denmark Hill, this overground station can whip you all across London making it super convenient. The roads off Coldharbour Lane tend to be slightly cheaper making them good investment pockets. Home of South London Gallery on Peckham Road — one of the capital’s leading contemporary art galleries.
Hammersmith is a hub for food and drink, culture and beautiful open spaces – which, let’s be honest, everyone is looking out for these days! The scenic walks, riverside (outdoor) pubs all add to the lifestyle in Hammersmith. Shopaholics are also well catered for; King Street is home to a shopping centre, big-name chains and an array of boutiques and independent stores. Plus with four different Tube lines, getting around London is as convenient as can be. Genuinely affordable homes are part of the revamp for Hammersmith as the area becomes more popular.
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4.1% Bethnal Green
If you’re looking for real East End charm, you’ll find it in Bethnal Green. Lively, young and full of life, it’s a hub for artsy types drawn to warehouse and loft-style apartments, trendy espresso bars and colourful nightlife. It’s on Shoreditch’s doorstep, but the Central Line runs through, so residents can be in the West End in 20 minutes. Near Columbia Road flower market you'll find some of the best roads with pockets of Victorian housing.
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