With rental yields in the Capital having flat-lined, according to the Sunday Times, investors must now look further afield to the UK's second tier cities for lucrative opportunities. A recent report by BM Solutions, part of the Halifax group, identified the northwest as the best region for buy-to-let returns.
Home to 70 of the FTSE 100 companies; Manchester has been named as one of the Top 10 European Business Cities ensuring its status as a World Class Hub. According to Nationwide Manchester has now become the UK's No.1 City for House Price Growth. Since then we have seen Manchester be voted the UK's No.2 Location for Buy-to-Let by HSBC.