Great article in the Yorkshire Post - Personal Finance section this weekend
Choosing the right place can be crucial for a Buy-to-Let Landlord.
ASIDE FROM your home and buying shares in a property company or fund, there is an excellent alternative way to gain from the rising value in bricks and mortar. Using your judgment for an aspiring district and selecting a site which will appeal to the right tenants can be a successful investment formula.
'Buy to let' (BTL) is now an established savings vehicle. Hamptons International calculate that £59.1bn was paid in rent last year, even though average rents rose only 0.4 per cent. Its monthly index is based on 90,000 properties let and managed by Countrywide, the UK’s largest estate agency chain.