Let to Welwyn and Hatfield Council – Area Guide


Welwyn Hatfield lies just north of London in the large neighbouring county of Hertfordshire.

There are woodlands, parks and green space to the west, while Luton Airport is just half an hour away. Of course, one of the key draws for investors looking to buy to Let to Welwyn and Hatfield Council is it’s proximity to London. Commuters can be in the capital quickly thanks to fantastic road connections via the A1and M25, and residents using public transport can be at Charing Cross Station in just 40 minutes.

This, along with excellent local amenities, infrastructure and plenty of housing options makes this area of Hertfordshire popular with renters who have been priced out of London’s hot housing market, yet still want to be near to the city.


Why invest in Welwyn & Hatfield?
As of mid 2014, the population of Welwyn & Hatfield is estimated to be around 116,024.

Its situation within the green belt means that there is lots of open space and a peaceful feeling here, away from the congestion and busyness of London. There are a number of different property types here, ranging from listed buildings (of which there are more than 20) to new build family homes. According to Rightmove, terraced properties made up the majority of property sales within the past year, exchanging hands for an average price of £301,542, lower than the overall average of £378,914. Property prices have enjoyed an annual increase of around 10 per cent, and are up by 21 per cent from 2013 levels. Landlords can therefore find property with substantially lower price tags than that of London (the London average is currently £530,409 according to the Land Registry). The average rent throughout the county of Hertfordshire is £1,416 pcm, meaning investors can potentially reap an average annual rental income of just under £17,000.

There are a number of excellent schools in the local area, with many primary schools receiving a “good” Ofsted rating. There are lots of local shops in the town centres along with large supermarkets, and this feature, along with amenities like gyms, swimming pools, pubs, restaurants and outdoor recreational facilities, makes this a family friendly and pleasant neighbourhood.

At Central Housing Group, we deal with lettings throughout areas in Welwyn & Hatfield, such as Ayot St Lawrence, Ayot St Peter, Brookmans Park, Cuffley, Digswell, Essendon, Hatfield, Lemsford, North Mymms, Northaw, Potters Bar, Rabley Heath, South Mimms, Tewin, Welwyn, Welwyn Garden City (east) and Welwyn Garden City (west). These areas encompass the following postcodes AL6, AL7, AL8, AL9, AL10 & EN6.
With our help, you can let to Welwyn and Hatfield Council, to one of the many families living in London, and take advantage of our Guaranteed Rent Scheme to protect your investment.

Let to Welwyn & Hatfield Council
By working with Central Housing Group, a highly respected and award-winning letting agency, you can let to Welwyn & Hatfield Council or a London Council.

We can guarantee rent payments for up to five years, and our experienced property portfolio managers can assist landlords with all aspects of day-to-day management of properties as well.

To learn more about the benefits of ‘renting to a London council’ with Central Housing Group, contact us today.

When you choose to rent your property through us, your rental income is guaranteed. Our service makes your rental journey stress-free – we take care of your investment on a day-to-day basis and will even deal with your tenants, so you don’t have to. We have provided our services to hundreds of landlords since we established our business in 2000 – have a look at what some of them have to say about us and take the next step to let to Welwyn & Hatfield Council.

With just a short, online form, you can request a free rental valuation for your property so you can see what income you could be making from it. As guaranteed rent specialists, we will give you an honest valuation and have your property let to the council quickly and efficiently. As a trusted and well-established letting agent, your property and income is in safe hands.


List of areas we cover

London Boroughs:
Letting to Barking & Dagenham Council
Letting to Barnet Council
Letting to Brent Council
Letting to Ealing Council
Letting to Enfield Council
Letting to Haringey Council
Letting to Harrow Council
Letting to Hillingdon Council
Letting to Hounslow Council
Letting to Newham Council
Letting to Redbridge Council
Letting to Waltham Forest Council
Hertfordshire Councils:
Letting to Broxbourne Borough Council
Letting to Hertsmere Borough Council
Letting to Welwyn & Hatfield Borough Council


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