Monday, 24 February 2020

BUY-TO-LET DEAL OF THE WEEK: 3 bed house in Chichester, £235,000, 5.1% yield

3 bed house, Charles Avenue, Chichester
kitchen lounge
3 bed house in Chichester
Listed for sale on 18/12/19 @ £246,500
Now = £235,000
Rent = £995pcm
Yield = 5.1%

Having been reduced to £235,000 from £246,500 when it was first listed just before Christmas, this is now the cheapest three-bedroom house for sale in Chichester.

As always, that kind of statistic is enough to warrant a closer look as to how it might stack up as a buy-to-let property. In the case of this house on Charles Avenue, it stacks up pretty well. Sure, that location isn't the most desirable in Chichester - but it's actually cheaper than many of the TWO bedroom houses just a few hundred yards away in Arundel Park.

Furthermore, it appears to be in excellent condition. There's another on the street available for £240,000 that is in need of some refurbishment. And yet this one is cheaper and appears to have all been done for you - neutral décor and flooring, modern kitchen & bathroom, double glazing and gas central heating are all present.

As it's the cheapest three-bedroom house for sale in Chichester you can also expect it to be amongst the cheapest three-bedroom houses for rent in Chichester, should you decide to let it. Whilst there are a few cheaper showing as 'let agreed', the cheapest three-bedroom house currently available to rent in Chichester is priced at £995pcm. My experience suggests that's a fair price for a house like this, keeping it just below the big round £1,000 figure.

At that price, you'd be buying a freehold house in excellent condition that's ready to rent out and earn a potential 5.1% rental yield based on paying the full asking price. Meanwhile, comparable houses around it seem to be selling at a slightly higher price. That definitely sounds like a buy-to-let deal to me!

The property is on the market with Henry Adams and full details can be found on Rightmove via the following link:

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