The Changing Face of the Landlord
The FT adviser reports "mortgage availability looks set to tighten further over the next five years" and coupled with high deposit requirements and limited access to finance the number of home owners is set to reduce. This means demand in the private rented sector will increase. With an "assertive tax regime" for those investing in Buy To Lets, BTLs, and the reduction in numbers of BTL mortgages then it is up to the professional build-to-rent sector to bridge the gap for rented homes. Read more.