Moderate rental yields in Iceland

December 06, 2022

Last Updated: Oct. 27, 2022
REYKJAVÍK - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Reykjavík (all locations)
Studio €299,325 €1,047 4.20%
1-Bedroom €410,961 €1,744 5.09%
2-Bedroom €519,108 €1,883 4.35%
3+Bedroom €529,574 €2,233 5.06%
Reykjavík avg. Rental Yields 4.68%
ICELAND - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Iceland (all locations)
Studio €245,626 €1,395 6.82%
1-Bedroom €387,090 €1,849 5.73%
2-Bedroom €491,956 €1,884 4.60%
3+Bedroom €499,628 €2,023 4.86%
Iceland avg. Rental Yields 5.50%
All yields are gross - i.e., before taxes, repair costs, ground rents, estate agents fees, and any other costs. Net yields (what you´ll really earn) are typically around 1.5% to 2% lower.
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Gross rental yields in Reykjavík range from 4.20% to 5.09% with a city average of 4.68%. Which are slightly lower compared to the rest of the country.

Icelands overall rental yields fall between 4.60% to 6.82% with an average of 5.50%. With smaller apartments having a better yield potential.

Round trip transaction costs are very low for buyers of residential property. See our Iceland residential property transaction costs analysis and our Residential property transaction costs in Iceland compared to other countries