The property Rental and Sales Market in Armley is unquestionably cheaper than surrounding areas, attracting a new surge of young professionals, a growing student population and many first time buyers keen to get on the housing ladder.
Armley has a great mix of housing, ranging from typical back-to-back terraces to the council-built flats following a bid to clear the slums that once stood. There are also a few new housing estates built since the 1960’s, and large mills currently being turned into modern apartments such as the Old School Lofts development and the New Ben Bailey Homes development offering great private rental accommodation for Students and Professionals. The area also consists of a large supply of council houses.
As is the case with most Leeds suburbs, you’re never far from a row of red brick terraces in a variety of styles, sizes and quality. Complementing this is a range of semi-detached and detached properties, with smaller houses closer to the centre, and larger properties at the top end of Upper Armley.
The most popular and coveted clusters of Armley contains converted duplex flats, purpose-built older-style flats, and modern swanky apartments which are beginning to appear in and around Armley. These are Armley Letting agents’ most sought-after terrace properties in the area, as they can command a premium due to their situation close to Armley Park.
Upper Armley consists of large semis and detached properties as well as the local favourite, the Travellers’ Rest pub. A recent Barratt development, Swallow View, consists of 1, 2, 4 and 5 bed houses and apartments, and close by is another popular development, Old School Lofts, located, as the name suggests, in a former school. Local Letting Agents Armley are currently letting 1 and 2 bed apartments at between £400 and £500 per calendar month making Armley and Ideal property investment area in Leeds.
Armley is a greatly up and coming area, not often known as the best bit of Leeds, however with the affordable Leeds property prices and realistic rental market, it is often a favoured area for those wishing to hop onto the property ladder. The people of Armley LS12 are very neighbourly, good hearted and humorous, with one street in Armley recently voted as the friendliest street in Britain by 56% of the voters of a Radio 5 Live poll at the end of 2006.
Armley has a high proportion of properties to rent, with a good mix of Leeds letting agents and Leeds estate agents along Armley Town Street. Flats and houses to rent Armley, can bring about great savings in comparison to those to let in Leeds City Centre. Armley has attracted students searching for Leeds student accommodation, as Armley offers a wide mix of housing, attractive to those wishing to rent Leeds accommodation without the heavy prices of Leeds City Centre.
Armley is going through a major redevelopment and is seen as a property Investment hotspot for those wishing to invest in Leeds property. For further information, you may wish to call us for a chat or speak to local Leeds letting agents or Estate Agents.
The upper Armley area is favoured by some and local Armley Letting Agents can show this area can command a considerable increase in rental for flats and houses to let in this area. The majority of Leeds Letting agents consider Armley highly as a useful rental market.