As an exciting new benefit on all 'New Listing' properties, you will now earn dividend income from the day you commit to investing (rather than waiting for the property to complete).
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‘Hamilton House’ is a high-quality modern block offering a strong yield at the heart of Liverpool’s business district, and has proven popular with professionals who prefer not to commute. The dividend yield represents a very strong return for this major city centre location. Several major infrastructure development schemes are taking place in Liverpool itself, which should support capital growth in the property market.
- The investment comprises 6 out of 130 flats in Hamilton House, Liverpool and is geared at 50% loan-to-value (LTV) of the purchase price. Gearing gives enhanced exposure to property price movements, and the potential for amplified returns; though investors must note amplified negative returns if prices fall.
- There is a significant discount reflected in the purchase price of these properties, which we have secured by bulk-purchasing them at an RICS Investment Value (bulk price) of £727,000 versus the RICS Vacant Possession Value (break-up price) of the individual units of £807,000. Please note that future quarterly revaluations will be based on the Investment Value.
- By purchasing the properties at their investment value as opposed to their break-up value, investors will benefit from a higher net dividend yield than would be achieved by purchasing individual units.
- These 6 flats are also within 0.6 miles of four different railway stations, including Liverpool Lime Street railway station, which provides access to London as well as the rest of the Northern Powerhouse.
Our investment comprises 6 flats (4 one-bedroom studios and 2 two-bedroom flats) within a 130 flat block. By purchasing the properties in a single transaction, we were able to offer the vendor a fast and professional service from an experienced buyer. This, combined with our previous track record enabled us to secure a reduced purchase price of £727,000 for these properties versus an RICS certified Vacant Possession Value (break-up price) of the individual units of £807,000. Further, by purchasing these properties at a bulk discount investors will benefit from a higher dividend yield than would be achieved by purchasing individual units.
Contracts were exchanged on February 6th and completion is scheduled for March 21st 2017. The resale market for this investment will launch the following business day after completion. Regardless of the completion date, investors will start accruing dividend income from the day they commit to investing in the property.
The total rent forecast for the 6 units is £51,300 per annum. The number of vacant flats may vary month to month. For prudence we have factored into our forecasts an annual void rate of 1.9% and have not included any growth in rental values.
At the forecasted level of rent, Gross Rental Yield would be 5.72% and the forecast Dividend Yield 3.70% (fully accounting for and after mortgage interest payments, purchase costs, furnishings, forecast maintenance, annual voids, corporate taxation and all fees). From April 2016 UK taxpayers are entitled to a £5,000 annual dividend allowance. See our FAQs here for more information.
The mortgage is provided by a major high street bank with a five-year fixed interest rate. The interest rate is fixed at completion, but based on rates currently available, we estimate interest of approximately 3.8%. After this five-year period, the interest rate will switch to a variable rate based on the bank's base rate. At that point, we will assess the situation and either continue with the variable rate or fix the interest rate for an additional period if necessary. Please refer to our blog post on geared property for further details.
The properties are being acquired in good condition, and the Chartered Surveyor's report identifies no material issues. We have made a provision of £1,400 for any remedial works that further testing reveals. There is also a total provision of £2,400 for furnishings.
This transaction was approved by our RICS qualified Director of Property.
The investment comprises 6 flats - 4 one-bedroom studio flats and 2 two-bedroom flats.
We present here floorplans for 3 of the flats as examples.
- Share Valuation
- House Price Index
- Rental Income Breakdown
- Funding Target
- Share Valuation
- Purchase Price
- Purchase Costs
- Stamp Duty
- Legal & Prof Fees
- Pre-let expenses
- Repairs Provision
- Mortgage Arrangement Fees
- - £367,135
- Funding Target
The HPI is an official statistic that captures changes in the value of residential properties across England and Wales. It is published by the Land Registry, which is a UK government organisation.
Note: Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.
Residential property investment is a total returns product. This information is the income component only. Increasing capital values have historically driven most of the return.
- Gross Rent per year (E)
- Service Charges
- - £9,700
- Gross Rental Revenue
- = £41,600
- Gross Rental Yield
- - £26,336
- Annual Interest Payment
- Letting and Management
- Property Insurance
- Allowance for possible voids
- Maintenance Allowance
- Corporation Tax
- Dividends per year
- = £15,264
- Dividend Yield
Note: UK taxpayers are currently entitled to a £5,000 annual dividend allowance. This means that the total income related tax you pay is no greater than if you were to own the property directly. Gross rent and dividends may be lower than estimated. Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and may be subject to change in future. See FAQs for more information on taxation. The Dividend Yield assumes an investment at the Latest Valuation.
6 flats in Hamilton House, L3 6AE,