Right across the country demand for accommodation is fast outstripping the available supply as home prices continue to soar beyond the reach of the average wage earner. With vacancy rates hovering at record low levels of under 2%, rents are increasing at a faster pace than the value of properties, driving yields upwards for the first time since the start of the property boom. While this is not welcome news for tenants, these 'negative' factors make it ideal time for property investors. We give you the inside scoop on where to find properties that deliver up to 10% in rental returns.

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