Friday, 12 August 2016

Buy-To-Let Market Plateaus In Q2 As Tenant Demand Stabilises

Tenant demand for private rental property is plateauing across the UK, as 45% of landlords report no change during the second quarter of 2016.  Landlords in central London were the only UK region experiencing a drop in tenant demand, while just over a quarter of landlords across the UK have seen demand rise.  Since last year’s Budget and Autumn Statement, when wide-reaching changes to the buy-to-let market were announced, landlord confidence has remained low, particularly in terms of landlords’ prospects for capital gains. Four in 10 landlords have increased rents across their portfolio over the past year by an average of 4%. Read more on the Mortgage Solutions website.

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