Property Investment Case Study


About this investment

Liverpool, L20 – 8% Yield

The Client Brief

We sourced this property for an investor who already has a number of properties in Manchester but wanted to diversify with some investments in Liverpool.  We presented a number of properties which matched the client brief and this is one of the properties that is selected to progress with.  An established area of Liverpool with a strong yield and high rental demand.

A fantastic well presented and spacious 3 bed bay fronted mid terraced property located 3.3 miles from Liverpool centre. Accommodation comprises of vestibule, entrance hallway, dual aspect living / dining room with feature fireplace rear fitted kitchen leading into the family three piece fully titled white bathroom suite and external door gaining access to the courtyard on the ground floor.

First floor boasts three generous sized bedrooms.  Externally to the rear is a beautiful and well loved wooden decked garden with paved patio the front offers a brief paved garden with well presented low lining brick wall and gate giving this property real pavement appeal, on street parking is available right outside this family home.

Transport links

Three train stops are within a 0.7 mile radius with Kirkdale stop the closest at 0.1 mile away. The regions local motorway links including the M57, M62 and M6 are close by allowing easy access to surrounding areas.


A closer look at the property

The bathroom had a new extractor fan fitted to assist with ventilation.

The large lounge with laminate flooring and high ceilings look great and its easy to see why the property rented out so quickly.


The Timescales

From initial viewing of the property to legal completion was 16 weeks the property was then passed to maintenance to finish the repairs and let at the full asking price very quickly.

The Numbers

Maintenance Required

Scaffold erected to repair chimney and point brickwork and minor roof repairs
Fill holes in party wall in attic space
Re-bed loose bricks to front elevation under gutter line
Install vents to disused chimneys to assist ventilation in property
Remove spindles on balustrade at the top of the stairs and install new closer together to meet current standards
Minor joinery works including easing doors and handles to internal doors
Install new extractor fan in bathroom including core drilling wall to allow installation
Electrical Installation condition Report
Gas Safety Certificate/ check gas fire and Boiler Service.
Supply and fit 2 x battery smoke alarms, one to each floor
Supply and fit 1 x battery carbon monoxide alarm near boiler.
Clean full property ready for letting, including oven

Success Story in Numbers

Purchase Price: £115,000
Refurb Costs: £9,500
Monthly Rental: £825
ROI: 8.8%

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