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The best postcodes for buy-to-let revealed: Forget London, it’s Birmingham that pays off when it comes to rents

Forget London’s overheated property market, it is landlords with properties in the Midlands who are benefiting from the UK’s best rental yields.

Data from property peer-to-peer lending platform LendInvest shows the highest rental yield postcodes from the first quarter of this year can now be found in Birmingham, Ipswich, Liverpool and Glasgow.

But postcodes around north and central London are still delivering…

How to make your home more valuable and sell faster.

Preparing your home for viewers, or “staging”, is important. It will ensure your property is sold faster, and can potentially add thousands of pounds to its value. There are little things you can do yourself very easily, but it’s also wise to use an estate agent who offers this as a service, so when it comes to taking the all-important…

Birmingham house prices rising faster than London

Average value of homes in Brum rose to £135,000 in March – up by five per cent

House prices in Birmingham are rising faster than properties in central London – including wealthy Kensington and Chelsea.

New figures show the average cost of a home in the second city rose by more than five cent last month, compared to just three per cent…

Trying to sell your home? The modern buyer “Must Haves” have changed dramatically

Among the items shown in new survey are open fireplaces are out and mobile phone signal is in as tech needs influence homeowners must haves

Forget authentic wooden beams, en suite bathrooms or even a conservatory, househunters now insist their dream home must have good mobile phone signal and space for a giant TV.

The extras once said to add value to…