Market Insight November/December 2017

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"Landlords expanding their portfolios, and buying more homes is increasing the size of the rental market. Recent regulatory and tax changes have made it more complicated and more expensive for amateur landlords to enter the sector.

 

There are 171,000 more homes to rent since 2015, but the number of landlords has fallen by 154,000 in the same period. As a result, the average portfolio size increased to a new high of 1.44 rented homes per landlord, up from 1.24 in 2010.

 

This means there are less landlords owning more properties" . . .  Read more in our Market insight

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