Houses with three bedrooms or more result in higher yields of landlords in the private rented sector in the UK, research suggests.

The latest figures from online buy to let agency Yieldit shows that these types of properties are producing net yields of up to 11%.

The firm says that this indicates that properties which can house multiple tenants or larger families might make a smart investment choice, with returns additionally increased by houses often being freehold rather than leasehold, not paying a service charge and self-managing.

When looking at property type in relation to yields, houses once again came out on top, with average net yields of 6.4%, followed by studios at 5.3% and apartments at 4.9%.


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