Revealed: the most affordable places in the UK for teachers

Revealed: the most affordable places in the UK for teachers   £27,000 is the average starting salary for London-based NQT’s The average property price in Manchester is 40% less then London Manchester home to 77 of the UK’s top performing schools Nearly 90% of primary schools in Brighton and Hove were ranked ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’   With teachers in high demand across all the UK, Randstad Education has put together a guide to assess property prices and teachers’ salaries to help find where in the country the most affordable locations to live are. Unsurprisingly, London has the highest average property price (£484,000*) but increasing prices over the years have not been matched by salaries. Interestingly, Manchester and London have similar average minimum salaries of around £22,500 but the average house price in Manchester is just over £197,000, 40% less than (£484,000) in the capital. The findings suggest why Manchester is...
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Why Manchester is competing with London when it comes to buy-to-let investment

  Overseas buyers, as well as domestic buyers, are showing an interest in the property market in Manchester, and that is putting it on a level that is rivalling London. Currently, Manchester has the best performing property market beyond London, with rental yields reaching a high 6.02%. As a result of this, Chinese buyers are showing a real interest in the Manchester property market as opposed to the London market. The economy in Manchester has improved at an incredible rate since the IRA blast in 1996, which tore the city apart. The economy has doubled, the population has grown and employment is on the rise; and this will all be reflected in the residential market as demand will continue to be higher than supply. Manchester is also attracting a lot of visitors from the middle East, with visitor numbers increasing by 33% between 2011 and 2015. Visitors from the Middle...
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