English rental yields fall

Quarterly rental yield figures released by Landlord Mortgages show yields in England fell to 5.87% in Q3 2005 from 5.97% in Q2 – the lowest level in three years.

London also saw a drop from 5.99% in Q2 to 5.82% in Q3. But north of the border, Scotland bucked the trend and recorded a small recovery with rental yields rising from 6.47% in Q2 to 6.77% in Q3.