Getting bang for your buck with buy-to-let

Most of the areas with the lowest yields are those where properties attract the strongest competing bids between home buyers and investors

19th February, 2017
Buyer beware: mortgage approval for a buy-to-let property is not always a licence to print money

The prime residential areas of Dublin are not the ones that yield the highest income for investors. In fact, investors can achieve the highest returns from areas of Dublin which have the lowest rents.

For instance, it is Dublin 10, and not Dublin 4, which offers the highest yields to investors.

Dublin 10 includes Ballyfermot and an investor who bought a one-bedroom flat there at recent prices could generate a rent of €1,035 per month. While that’s...

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