Why invest in Leeds?

Leeds is an excellent place for anyone looking to invest in property on either a buy to let or buy to sell basis. It offers a vast range of property types to suit all budgets and strategies.

Here are just some of the reasons why Leeds is a fantastic choice for investors.

Student market

With four universities and a range of specialist colleges, Leeds has an extremely vibrant student community. Not surprisingly, student accommodation is in high demand, making Leeds an excellent choice for anyone interested in student lets.


Apart from London, Leeds is the biggest financial and professional services centre in the UK. In the last decade, the legal sector has grown faster here than anywhere else in the country. More and more businesses are choosing Leeds as their base, creating new career opportunities and a demand for housing.

Transport links

Leeds benefits from excellent transport links. The central railway station sits on the main East Coast line connecting London and Edinburgh, as well as offering direct rail connections to other major UK cities. The addition of the HS2 line will improve Leeds connectivity even further. Leeds Bradford International airport offers domestic and international flights to a range of destinations.

Commercial development

Commercial investment and development in Leeds over the last decade has been extensive. Major projects include; Leeds Arena, Trinity Shopping Centre, Victoria Gate and regeneration of the South Bank. These projects have attracted new businesses and created new job opportunities, which has created a higher demand for homes.

Variety of residential property

Leeds has every type of property on offer; from converted manor houses and mills to back to back terraces and Victorian villas. There have been some high-quality regeneration projects across the city and there are many exciting new developments in the pipeline.

High yields

House prices in Leeds range from the highly affordable to some of the most expensive properties in the North of England. Investors who choose the right properties benefit from excellent rental income and high yields.


As the city continues to develop, more students and professionals are relocating to the area. All this activity creates a high-demand for property and it’s showing no signs of slowing down.

Whether you are interested in single lets or HMOs, you won’t be short of opportunities in Leeds. There is demand from students, professionals and families of all levels of income; we can help you choose the areas and properties most suited to the demographic you are targeting.

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Utilise our expertise in the Leeds property market to make better decisions on your own property investment strategy. We have first-hand experience of both buying to let and buying to sell with successful results; we are happy to share our experience with you. Contact us today to find out more about the benefits of investing in Leeds.


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