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UK property hotspots for 2018 revealed

Affordable property prices combined with a booming economy are drawing more property investors to stretch their portfolio across the UK. We’ve rounded up the top 5 property hotspots outside of London that offer great investment opportunities.


Manchester is one of the best places to invest in the UK to achieve high rental yields. Low property prices combined with a strong demand make this city a hugely desirable place for property investors. Manchester also boasts one of the UK’s largest student populations, which makes it a prime location for property investors.

We have a growing portfolio of properties available in Manchester, such as Wavelength, a selection of stunning waterfront apartments located in the ever-popular Salford Quays area.


Liverpool is another northern location to watch in 2018. Many investors are now looking to take advantage of its booming property market that offers healthy rental yields. With numerous World Heritage sites located in the city centre and a thriving economy, Liverpool truly is a thriving city. The area is undergoing several regeneration schemes and pricing all across Liverpool is expected to rise in the coming years.

One of the developments causing a stir amongst investors in Liverpool is Crosby Gardens which is home to a stunning collection of modern apartments located just moments away from the city centre.


Nottingham recently stepped into the spotlight as a place to watch for investors looking to achieve excellent rental yields.

From arts and culture to excellent transport links and fascinating history, Nottingham truly has it all, making this area of England a sensible place to invest in. Affordable house prices combined with a significant student population make Nottingham a major hotspot for property investments in the UK.


Combining the best of city living with tranquillity, Sheffield is one of the best places for property investment in the UK. The city also has a large student population and is home to two of the UK’s largest universities. Sheffield is undergoing significant regeneration plans, yet remaining one of the greenest cities across the UK, with over 80 parks and more than 2 million trees. From contemporary flats to terrace houses, property investors will be spoilt with choice in Sheffield.


Leeds represents an attractive property investment location thanks to its strong economic growth combined with its increasing student population. Located in the heart of Yorkshire and the Humber, the city is one of the driving forces of the Northern Powerhouse initiative. Rental demand in Leeds is rising, allowing­­ investors to secure high rental returns in the long term.


Are you thinking about investing in the North of the UK? Call the Kingsley Hamilton Estates team today on 020 7078 0214, or email and we will be in touch shortly.