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X1 Michigan Towers, Manchester

X1 Michigan Towers is an exciting new flagship development, which is set to change the Manchester skyline. Our new development features four iconic towers, each with unique façades with a stunning architectural design. Each tower is set within a modern landscaped public realm, which features cafe spaces, restaurants, retail and office space alongside the residential offer. With heights ranging between 14 and 35 floors, the towers provide both sweeping views of MediaCityUK, Salford Quays and central Manchester. This mixed-use scheme is an ideal investment opportunity and is truly unique in its contemporary design and perfect quayside location. Situated in the heart of MediaCityUK in the iconic Salford Quays, home to Coronation Street as well as the likes of the BBC, ITV, Ericsson and Kellogg’s, this new phase of development complements the existing towers, and fits perfectly within the bustling business and leisure community. This development presents an exclusive opportunity to invest in limited luxury property located at the very heart of Peel’s thriving MediaCityUK project. Investment Case: Manchester is one of the UK investment hotspots right now Established economic powerhouse with every increasing demand for new built property. 57.8% growth between 2009-2019 Located in the heart of MediaCity and Salford Quays, one of the UK’s most famous and iconic regeneration schemes In Salford Quays prices are lower that the city centre, with more and more people moving there for affordability and quality of life. The gap between prices in the city centre and Salford Quays is decreasing rapidly, a trend which is set to continue. Since 2013, prices in Salford Quays have almost doubled Located on the Broadway and Harbour City Metrolink stations Next to MediaCityUK, home to the BBC, ITV, Kelloggs, Bupa, University of Salford and over 250 creative media business. 8 Mins into central Manchester 20 min walk to Old Trafford Football Ground Part of the Peel Group’s multi-billion-pound regeneration scheme X1 are a massive multibillion pound developer with extensive experience of developing high quality housing and working closely with Peel Ports. Rental Guarantee to offset any void periods during the first 2-3 years      
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28th August 2020

Carnaby Place, Manchester

Prices From £135,000, projected 8-10% yield on short term let Carnaby Place is a new residential development in a prime location on the emerging Regent Road, minutes from Manchester City Centre. Comprised of 96 units containing one, two and three-bed apartments, as well as three-bed duplexes; the development offers contemporary living space in a modern residential community with an on-site gym, communal gardens, 24-hour concierge and residents lounge. The price point of this development is extremely attractive and perfect for investors who can not necessarily afford the higher pricetags of Manchester City Centre but with the added benefit of just being a short walk away. The development is close to shopping centres, restaurants and plenty of things to keep persepctive tenants happy. Scheduled for completion in Q2 2022 the development is unique in that the entirte 30% deposit required to exchange is fully protected and insured in case the developer, for any reason, was unable to complete the development. This makes this project one of the safest off plan property investment opportunities currently available in Manchester. Investment Highlights Prices from £135k for 1 bedroom apartments, £194k for 2 bedroom apartments and £250k + for 3 bedrooms Income projected at 6% Net for long term lets and up to 10% net for short term rentals 3% Deposit interest between exchange and completion Payment plan 30% deposit on exchnage (Fully Protected) 70% on completion Finance available  
Sanjit Dhanjal
8th July 2020

X1 Chatham Waters, Kent

Prices from £220,000, 2 years 6% net rent guarantee, 10% deposit X1 Chatham Waters is an exciting new development commanding a beautiful waterfront setting in Medway, Kent a mere 36 minutes by train from London's Kings Cross. Set on a harbour, these exclusive 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments boast private balconies with stunning views across the quayside, are extremely spacious, and have a contemporary feel throughout. As far as London commuter-belt investment properties go, X1 Chatham Waters is pretty unique. As part of a massive generation, this waterfront setting is likely to witness some significant capital growth which will appeal to both buy-to-let investors and owner-occupiers alike. The project is being built by the award-winning developer X1 and is scheduled for completion in November 2020. Once completed investors can enjoy a 2-year rental guarantee at 6% net or alternatively opt for a 3 years 5% net rental guarantee. Crucial to this project is the fact that it forms an integral part of a wider £650m waterfront regeneration project being developed by Peel Group which will see the Chatham Docks area regenerated into new retail, residential property, leisure facilities and also new transport links. Chatham and the surrounding area is in itself one of the fastest-growing London commuter belt towns and is currently undergoing a 20-year regeneration program of economic growth, new infrastructure and waterfront properties making the town one of the best prospects for capital growth in the UK. Property prices in the area have risen over 240% in the past 20 years and are scheduled to rise by 25-30% over the next five years. The population of Kent is also increasing with a forecasted 22.9% growth in the population by 2031. Transport links to the area couldn't be better with a total journey time door to door from the project to London is just under an hour. The developer has an exceptional track record with 27 completed developments, 9 projects currently under construction, 7 upcoming projects with over 7,500 units sold. As this project is very nearly complete, it represents very little risk when compared to other off-plan projects in London's commuter belt. This opportunity represents the perfect opportunity for investors wishing to capitalize on the expansion of the city of London. What with COVID-19 many residents are moving out of Central London due to not having to be in the office every day. With property prices in Chatham nearly a third of those in Central London, Chatham and surrounding areas are destined to benefit from an influx of city workers arriving at its doorstep in search of more value for money. Development Features: Mixture of 199 one, two and three-bedroom apartments with stunning waterfront views# Secure car parking State of the art gymnasium Concierge services Beautifully landscaped gardens Commercial units on ground floor Stunning wrap-around balconies on some apartments High spec and spacious apartments Investment Highlights: Prices starting from just £220,000 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments 2 years rent guarantee at 6% net or 3 years at 5% Just 10% Deposit required, balance on completion Finance available House prices in Medway Kent have risen 54% between 2014  -  2018 250 years leasehold Service charge £2/sq ft per annum 36 minutes by train from London 10 years full build warranty Award Winning Developer Stunning water views from most apartments
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29th June 2020

Timber Yard, Birmingham

Prices from £233,400 Projected 5% Yield Timber Yard is an exquisite new-build development in Birmingham, built by Galliard Homes, one of the UK's premier developers. There are 379 studios, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments available in the first release of apartments, all arranged around landscaped courtyard gardens. This development's theme is very much providing an exclusive lifestyle, with excellent on-site amenities, including a gym, club lounge, and cinema screening room. Split over 12 levels, Timber Yard features luxury apartments with superb city centre views. The location of this project really couldn't be any better. The project is just 10 minutes' walk from New Street and Moor Street Stations and only 15 minutes from the proposed HS2 interchange at Curzon Street, due for completion in 2026. The project is located adjacent to Birmingham's Chinese Quarter and a mere 10-minute walk to Birmingham's City Centre's heart. The project really does have it all to offer prospective tenants from a location point of view. In terms of specification, the developer hasn't left any stone unturned. All apartments will be built to an exceptional standard and specification in keeping with the high-quality values and ethics set by this most exacting of construction companies. Development Features Opulent double-height reception area Fully equipped gymnasium Concierge and Services Residents Private Club Lounge Screening Room Investment Highlights 379 studios, 1-, 2- and 3-beds arranged over 12 floors Short walk from China Town in Birmingham 5% projected Yield available Close to transport links including New Street and Moor Street stations 15 minutes' walk away from Curzon Street HS2 interchange Due for completion Q3 2021 / Q4 2021 10-year Checkmate build warranty as standard Ground rent £200-£300 per annum Service charge £2.35 / sqft £5000 reservation fee (non-refundable), 15% deposit on exchange (21 days), 85% balance on completion Parking available for units over £325,000 for an additional £15,000 209 years leasehold
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19th February 2020

Treasure House, Birmingham City Centre

Prices from £190,000, 6% Yield Projected Set in the heart of Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter is this contemporary new-build, 5-storey development of 30 high-quality, luxury, boutique 1-,2- and 3-bedroom apartments. This new build project in Birmingham offers all the benefits of city living with extensive communal and landscaped gardens designed to provide tenants with on-site outdoor space for recreation and relaxation. This new build property investment opportunity is close to major landmarks in Birmingham City Centre, including the business district, The Bull Ring, The Mailbox, and Grand Central Station. This prime location contributes to making this property an excellent purchase for a discerning owner-occupier or a shrewd investor looking for a great buy-to-let property. This brand-new property development in Birmingham is due for completion in Q2 2021, removing the development risk associated with other off-plan properties for sale. From an investment point of view, this makes perfect sense for investors looking to capitalise on the growing Birmingham residential property market with a high-end investment property. Service charges are reasonable at just £1.31 per sq. ft. and ground rent is 0.1% of the purchase price capped at £250. Finance is available, and investors require just 20% deposit on exchange within 28 days and then the balance is payable with either cash or a mortgage on completion. Investment Highlights Boutique development of just 30 apartments Mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments Some apartments with private terraces Completing Q2 2021 Projected yields of 6% £5000 reservation fee 20% deposit on exchange, balance on completion Walking distance to prime sites in Birmingham city centre Communal landscaped garden area  
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18th February 2020

The Lock, Swindon

Prices from £115,000, Anticipated yields of 7% The Lock in Swindon features 44 stylish apartments consisting of studio, one and two bedroom apartments. All apartments are completed, fully operational, and provide immediate income with absolutely no development risk. Situated in a prominent town centre location just 1 minute walk away from Swindon Central Station (47 minute train ride to London) and 2 minute walk to Swindon Town Centre, The Lock is perfectly positioned to capitalise on the growing rental market in Swindon. With an abundance of companies headquartered in Swindon namely, Honda, Zurich Insurance, WH Smiths, Great Western Trains and Nationwide to name but a few, the employment rate in Swindon is the third highest in the UK. This coupled with an increasing population and boost to regeneration has meant Swindon is now a hot prospect for future capital growth and strong rental yields. The Lock is available to buy with finance and prices start from just £115,000 and prices are negotiable. See below some of the key investment highlights on this project: Investment Highlights Prices starting from just £115,000 Project is complete and operational No development risk Situated 1 minute away from Swindon Train Station 2 Minute walk away from Swindon Town Centre 150-250 years leasehold Serviced apartment style management possible Anticipated yields of 7% on long term rental  
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13th January 2020

One London Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Priced at £79,999, 8.5% Net Assured for 3 years, 3% Deposit Interest  One London Road is Opulent's latest student accommodation investment offering an impressive 10% net return assured for 3 years.  Located in the picturesque town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme, One London Road features 499 state of the art purpose built student accommodation studio apartments spread across 5 blocks. The project, destined for completion in September 2020 features great facilities such as roof top terrace and BBQ areas, state of the art gymnasium and various common lounges featuring table football and other activities to keep the students busy. The project lies approximately 10 minutes away from the Keele University that houses some 10,000 students. Keele University was recently voted number 1 in the UK in 2018 for student satisfaction and ranks 13th in the country for medicine. The university is just a short bus ride away from One London Road, and with the University being very rural, this is one of the closest purpose built student accommodation buildings to the University. Built by a reputable developer with extensive experience in this area, One London Road is scheduled to complete in January 2023 in time for that years in take of students. The project will be managed by the leading student management company Urban Student Living who will look after all of the management on behalf of our investors. Investment Highlights Prices from £79,999 for a studio apartment 8.5% net return for 3 years from completion 3% interest on deposits during construction 250 years leasehold £350 per annum ground rent £1350 per annum service charge and management (not applicable during rental assurance)
Sanjit Dhanjal
3rd May 2019

Northgate House, Leeds

Prices from £144,500, 7% Projected Yield Northgate House in Leeds a new, off plan residential aprtment project in a popular area of Leeds. Close to the main University area and just a short ride away from Leeds City Centre, Northgate House features 54 brand new high spec apartments perfect for either the young professional or executive to rent. Each of the 54 luxury apartments represent a well-appointed place to live offering a premium specification that includes real wood floors, feature windows throughout, premium fitted kitchens, luxury bathroom suites and stylish lighting throughout. The design theme is focused on delivering stylish practicality. Northgate House is located on one of the main arterial routes into the city of Leeds, with connections to the major motorway links via the Leeds inner ring road. The area shows large demand for new build apartments and this is portrayed in the number of new developments presently being built to not only regenerate this area and make use of the heritage of the buildings and landscape, but to service the growing demand and popularity of the area. The most affluent areas of Leeds are in the North Leeds locations. The key post codes in Leeds are in the areas of LS17, LS16 and LS8. These 3 post codes are clustered in a triangle and are where the most expensive properties in Leeds are situated. These areas are also the home of notable iconic local landmarks. This area is advantageous for investors and buyers looking for a convenient property close to the city. The availability displayed on the web portals is ever changing with visible turnaround times. Meanwood and nearby Headingley are very much suburbs of the city, vastly growing and becoming modernistic in approach with a huge range of local eateries and shopping and attracting the affluent classes from the leeds area. Investment Highlights: 54 luxury I and 2 bed apartments I Bedroom from £144,500 2 Bedroom from £175,000 Parking included High quality finishes throughout all apartments Great living area for working professionals, students and post graduates Perfect for international students as only I mile from the main universities in Leeds Investor friendly payment plan, 25% on exchange, 75% balance on completion
Sanjit Dhanjal
8th April 2019

The Waterhouse, Manchester

Anticipated 7% p.a rental yield, Prices starting from £139,950 Perfectly located on the banks of the River Irwell, The Waterhouse is a newbuild, off-plan residential development in the heart of Greater Manchester. The high-specification nine storey building complimented with private balconies and roof terrace comprises 86 stunning waterside apartments affording impressive city and water views. This development comprises 86 stunning waterside apartments that come with impressive city and water views. This project also offers a range of well-appointed one, two and three bedroom apartments together with two bedroom duplexes and stunning two and three bed penthouses. The Waterhouse offers a range of on-site amenities, gymnasium and communal lounges that provide adaptable contemporary space, be it for watching movies, gaming or social gatherings. Landscaped rooftop gardens allow residents to relax overlooking the river and enjoy their own private outside space away from the bustle of modern city life. An excellent range of local shops, bars and restaurants can be found within walking distance or easy bike ride with on-site cycle storage provided. Residents can easily access Manchester city centre and Salford Quays/Media City by foot and are well connected by public transport with frequent bus services throughout the day. Investment Highlights: High Specification 1, 2, 3 & duplex bedroom apartments Prices start from £139,950 Private Balconies Outstanding city and water views Just 20 minutes walk to Manchester City Centre Built by trusted and reliable developer with good experience in Manchester Project is due to complete in Q4 2020 Car parking available  
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4th February 2019

One Regent, Manchester

Prices from £233,000 Located in Manchester's historic Castlefield district, One Regent is a luxury residential development popular with young professionals. This high spec development represents an immediate, fully managed, hands-off high rental opportunity. Completed in 2017 by one of Manchester's finest construction companies, One Regent is a collection of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments in the heart of Manchester city centre. The fully tenanted residential development benefits from on-site parking, a landscaped courtyard backing onto the River Irwell and enviable views of Manchester city's skyline. This desirable rental property investment enjoys a prime location, just a 15-minute walk from the city centre with its many bars, restaurants and extensive shopping and leisure facilities. One Regent apartments are perfectly positioned for accessibility to the Deansgate transport hub and are a 10-minute walk from the central business district in Spinningfields. The much-coveted location also offers speedy access to the city's main arterial route and is just a 5-minute drive to BBC's Media City. The University of Manchester can also be reached in under 30 minutes' walk. Investment Highlights Fully completed and tenanted development 6% return assured for 2 years Free furniture pack included Prices start from £233,000 High specification 1-, 2- & 3-bedroom apartments Fully managed, hands-off investment Secure underground car park Fantastic city-centre location Popular with young professionals Development information Project completed in 2017 by esteemed developer, Fulcrum 6% return assured for 2 years Free furniture pack Completed Apartments Tenanted apartments Immediate rental income Impressive views Conveniently located for city commute
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1st February 2019