Friday Top 5 Round-Up – May 9th 2014

Friday round up is our top 5 list of this weeks best news items for Landlords.

In this issue we have Buy-to-Let trends, Labour’s Private Rental Sector reforms and large majority of Brits preferring property over pensions:

Little sign of BTL rush abating

Buy To Let Mortgage rates remaining stable and expected investment returns increasing.

From PropertyReporter.co.uk ⇢

How would Labour’s Rent Reforms affect the Private Rental Sector?

Ed Milliband’s proposal for more regulations on private Landlords.

From JustLandlords.co.uk ⇢

Brits will bet on property over pensions, says survey

A large majority of Brits trust managing their own pensions via Property Investments than taking out private pensions.

From LandlordToday.co.uk

Is the UK set to become nation of renters within a generation?

Is the UK moving more towards the European model with the majority of the population renting? First time buyers priced out of the market becoming ‘generation rent’.

From Landlordexpert.co.uk

Buy-to-let “outstanding investment of the past 18 years”

A new report has shown how buy-to-let has produced returns of over 1,200% since 1996.

From LandlordToday.co.uk