Rental Yields in United Kingdom compared to Europe
United Kingdom: Gross rental yields (%).
The gross annual rental income, expressed as a percentage of property purchase price. This is what a landlord can expect as return on his investment before taxes, maintenance fees and other costs.
The properties are 120-sq. m. apartments located in premier city centres. (See our list of premier cities)
The gross rental returns (or rental yields) figures published by the Global Property Guide are based on the Global Property Guides own proprietary in-house research.
Only resale apartments and houses are researched. Yields for newly-built properties are not included.
Buyers should expect the rental yields of new properties to be lower than the gross rental yields published by the Global Property Guide.
Properties will be in excellent condition, with good facilities, and have been refurbished or redecorated within the last five years.
When was this data collected? Click on individual countries to see the data collection date.
Source: Global Property Guide Research
The United Kingdom (UK) has monthly and quarterly house price time-series. The Land Registry has a monthly house price index. Nationwide, and the Halifax, and many other commercial organizations publish quality UK house price time-series.
Construction activity is published by Office for National Statistics (ONS) and property transactions data by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
The rents situation is much less good, the only figures being from the Association of Registered Letting Agents (ARLA).