Brighton, BN2 4JW | Investment Property for Sale | VES-BN2-001

Opportunity to purchase a semi-detached house in Brighton generating £40,800 rent pa and a gross yield of 6.9%


HMO Semi-Detached House




Based on

deposit: £147,500

stamp duty: £37,200

mortgage fees: £1,500

conveyancing fees: £1,000







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The property





6 bedrooms

2 bathrooms

2 reception rooms


Fully Furnished

Property information

  • Bills are paid by the tenants in a utilities package
  • 6-bedroom HMO, all double rooms
  • Recently refurbished and decorated to a high standard
  • The kitchen/sitting room comes with a 40'' tv
  • There is 350MGPS Virgin broadbrand within the property (fastest fibre optic available)
  • Landscaped low maintenance garden
  • Parking next to the house
  • Designed to be a 'all utilities included' property
  • Approved C4 planning in place
  • Meets HMO licence requirements
  • All building regulations/fire/electrical certificates and approvals available upon request

Rental income and cost information

  • Rent per room per week is £145
  • Monthly rent on fully let basis is £3,770
  • Utility costs are calculated as £15 per room per week, paid by each tenant

Refurbishment works included:

  • Sound-proofing of party walls and between rooms
  • New roof, felted and tiled plus new leadwork
  • Brand new kitchen, bathrooms
  • Brand new walls, ceiling and pipework to the house
  • Full certified re-wire (Part-P certified)
  • Brand new boiler with 10-year guarantee
  • Suited locks

Additional services available:

  • Guaranteed rent for 2 years
  • Managment and maintenance package
  • Option to purchase furtniture/white goods etc


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About Brighton, East Sussex

  • Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England that is part of the City of Brighton and Hove, located 47 miles (76 km) south of London.
  • Brighton’s location has made it a popular destination for tourists, renowned for its diverse communities, quirky shopping areas, and large cultural, music and arts scene.
  • That reputation makes the city a highly desirable place to live and work, businesses sitting right on the doorstep of the iconic Laines, hundreds of independent cafes and restaurants, and – of course – a pebbly beach that attracts more than 11 million visitors each year.


  • Average property prices are £306,542 (+1% 12-month change) and vary depending on type and size, from £178,042 for a 1-bed flat to £666,640 for a 5-bed detached. On average there has been 1,031 properties sold per month.
  • Average rents are currently £1,024 (+1% 12-month change) and vary depending on type of size, from £796 for a 1-bed flat to £2,441 for a 5-bed detached property.
  • Based on market activity and stock; it is estimated that the proportion of people renting is 57% and c. 381,000 dwellings.
  • A vast amount of the residential area consists of regency and period buildings many of which have been modernized to a high standard however you can also find updated new builds in and around the area.
  • Due to its large volume of students, Brighton boasts a large buy-to-let market and was named the best place for the fastest-growing buy-to-let yields in the UK in 2014.
  • Brighton has also featured prominently in The Telegraph’s “best commuter hotspots near London" to invest in buy to let property.
  • The average price of a home is 13.7 times the average salary (according to a 2017 Centre for Cities Report) and it is estimated a need for 13,200 homes by 2030.
  • There is a shortage of building land in the city centre and there’s only a handful of new homes on offer albeit some major projects on the cards, including a £100 million redevelopment of the former American Express HQ and The Art Deco cinema.


  • Brighton and Hove has a population of 288,000 and a wider conurbation of 474,000.
  • Brighton has grown into a diverse city well known for its cultural arts and music scenes, quirky shopping areas and a large LGBT population which led to its recognition as the unofficial gay capital of the UK.
  • Brighton attracts 11 million visitors each year and 4.9 million overnight visitors, and is the most popular seaside destination in the UK for overseas tourists.

Business / Economy

  • Brighton & Hove is one of the most entrepreneurial cities in the country with 90.5% of businesses as micro with only 0.2% large or international businesses including American Express, Paxton Access, Brandwatch, The Student Room and Higgidy Pies.
  • Brighton had the fourth highest number of businesses per 10,000 population in England (453 businesses).
  • The Public sector (Council, police, hospitals etc) is the biggest part of the city’s £7.1bn economy, employing over 46,000 people (33% of all employment), followed closely by the financial services sector (20%)
  • Recently, Brighton and Hove’s digital economy has been valued at over £1 billion per annum. Equal to tourism in its value (15% of employment)
  • Brighton is now what’s termed a digital cluster meaning it’s a focal point for the industry nationwide and is attracting both investment and talent to the region.
  • Much of the credit can be attributed by Wired Sussex, one of the first not-for-profit business support providers to digital companies in the south-east. In addition to this ground-breaking company, the presence of two sizeable universities have also been cited as a key to the city’s growth.


  • The University of Brighton is ranked in the UK’s top 25% of universities for world-leading research.
  • 100% of Secondary Schools are currently judged as good (against 75% nationally) and 92% of primary schools are either good or outstanding (against 87% nationally) and 49% of the population have a degree or above, compared to 38% of the South East.


  • It is estimated that 11,976 commuters travel the 65 minute train journey into London.
  • Brighton has linked with Gatwick airport via rail and Heathrow by road.

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