Tag Archives: Buy To Let

The fall and decline of buy-to-let?

Buy To Let

The British continue their love affair with being buy-to-let landlords.  After all, with bank deposit and mortgage rates so low, and a rapidly rising property market, it all seems so simple: take your cash and make a 20% down payment on a buy-to-let property and borrow the rest at a low rate of interest; then […]

I don’t need a pension, I’ve got property

The British have been obsessed with property for several decades. Is buy-to-let property really a substitute for a well-invested pension pot? Is it a sensible choice in the face of low yields from deposits? When one takes a closer look at the financial and emotional burdens of managing buy-to-let property, the case for property may […]