Investment Area of The Month in Leeds – LS14

Are you a landlord looking to expand your portfolio or someone looking to invest for the first time?

There are plenty of investment opportunities in the LS14 district of Leeds. With a population of over 34,000 people, rental properties are in demand. The area is fast becoming one of the best areas for property investment for its opportunity for strong rental returns.

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Why Invest In LS14

The area is made up of 5 main areas: Seacroft, Scarcroft, Swarcliffe, Thorner and Whinmoor, with the Average House Price being £213,476.


Horsforth

Transport

LS14 is very popular with tenants as it is located just a 20-minute drive to Leeds City Centre. LS14 also sits on the Leeds outer ring road and has easy access to the M1, making it a great spot for commuters and those travelling further afield. The main mode of transport around the area is bus, there are regular timetables and a vast number of routes available. Also, there are nearby train stations and all stations provide direct access into the city and surrounding areas.

Amenities

Horsforth

LS14 is on the outskirts of Leeds which has an abundance of great amenities, and conveniently located just a 10-minute drive to the new leisure development ‘The Springs’. There are an array of local amenities in LS14, such as gyms, restaurants and shops, making it a popular area for tenants, and an ideal investment area for Landlords.

What Are Tenants Looking For?

The area predominantly attracts families and professional tenants, that are looking for apartments and homes with spacious living and outside space at a reasonable rent. Modern day living is desired by most tenants, so properties with high spec features and integrated appliances will be a great investment and will potentially bring in a higher yield.

Average Semi Detached House Price In Each Area Of LS14:

Whinmoor - £203,667

Scarcroft
- £260,475

Thorner - £252,017

Seacroft - £139,374

Swarcliffe - £131,112

    Properties On The Market And Potential Yield

    Take a look at just a few of the properties we currently have on the market in LS14 that would make the perfect investment opportunities.

    South Parkway, Seacroft, LS14 6GD

    Horsforth

    £800pcm – 5.49%

    Stonefield, Scarcroft, LS14 3AB

    Horsforth

    £775pcm – 5.54%

    Main Street, Thorner, LS14 3DX

    Horsforth

    £2,000pcm – 5.52%

    Sledmere Green, Whinmoor, LS14 5DS

    Horsforth

    £695pcm – 6.78%

    *All Yield and PCM based on top condition of each property*

    Overall, when looking to invest, carefully assessing the area, potential Yield and tenant requirements, will identify where your investment will be most beneficial, and help to secure the right one.

    For more information on properties to offer, or any information on our property management service contact us on 0113 236 9888.

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