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Estate agents Portico London have released their list of the top places to buy-to-let in London.

The areas are listed in order of highest potential yield to lowest potential yield, according to Portico's Interactive Rental Yield Map.

Rental yield is the potential annual rental income of a property as a percentage of the property's capital value.

The majority of areas touted as hotspots are located in the outer London boroughs  — Ilford, Hounslow, Greenford, Croydon — though the agency states that Whitechapel and King’s Cross are safe bets if you want to invest centrally.

Here is the list:

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