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Another affordable one bedroom apartment that was ideal for the first time investor but this time he got 2 !

This one bedroom apartment is located on High Street South in Dunstable and came with an allocated parking space. One of 4 apartments in a building that was converted in about 2009 Its location on High Street South is only a few minutes walk from the main junction.

This clean and tidy 1 bedroom apartment when converted in 2009 when it was marketed at £500 pcm. In 2011 these apartments were again on the market for £525 pcm.

In December 2012 this apartment was for sale for £89,995. A buyer bought this apartment and the one next door for £85,000 each in April 2013.

Again as a Landlord or investor you will be interested in the rental figures. The apartments were marketed at £575 pcm in April this year. If they achieved this figure they would give the buyer a base rental yield of 8%. Even if they dropped to £550 pcm you would still be looking at a base rental yield of 7.7%. The other attraction to these apartments was the lease length which was over 100 years and might have been 120 – 125 years.

The base rental yield does not include Ground rent and service costs which are unique to each development.

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