Rental yield calculator for buy to let

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Be aware that your actual return on investment will vary depending on a variety of factors and your personal circumstances.

How you can calculate the different types of rental yields and returns for buy to let

There are a number of ways in which you can calculate the rental yield from a buy to let property. 

‘Yield’ is a term used to describe the return on the cash invested into an asset or other investment vehicle – in this case, a rental property – and is expressed as a percentage.

Select the type of yield you wish to calculate from the menu, add the required information and click ‘calculate’.

  1. Gross yield is your return on investment before deducting taxes and expenses.
  2. Net yield is your annual return after such expenses are taken into account.
  3. Your ‘real’ yield is your net return on investment plus capital appreciation, giving a truer indication of the investment’s performance.
  4. Finally, your true rate on return is your annual yield against the total amount of capital invested thus far – this includes purchasing costs, running costs and the total amount of Buy to Let mortgage repayments made.

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Learn more about calculating rental yield

Read more about calculating gross, net and real yields here: Calculating the profit of a Buy to Let portfolio.

Use our buy to let mortgage calculator to check monthly mortgage repayments and see if a mortgage change might impact your buy to let yields.

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