Gross rental yields in Brussels range have remained steady over the past year. Gross rental yields on apartments in Brussels range from around 4.56% to 4.76%. Meanwhile, the difference between the yields on small properties, which tends to be higher, and those on larger properties, has shrunk.
The price of apartments and house in Belgium have been rising, according to the consultancy Stadim. So too have rents.
All of the apartments and houses included in our survey are located in the prime areas of Brussels. The prime areas we took were Brussels City, Etterbeek, Ixelles, St. Gilles, Uccle, Woluwe-St. Pierre, and Woluwe-St. Lambert.
The biggest reason that investors in Belgium will be discouraged is that round trip transaction costs are high for buyers of residential property. See our Belgium residential property transaction costs analysis and our Residential property transaction costs in Belgium compared to other countries