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Month: December 2018

THE SLOW DEATH OF BTL

Anyone who thinks there is a bright future for buy to let (BTL) has issues with reality recognition. But is it really RIP for the investment of choice for the small guy over the last twenty odd years?

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ASKING PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL

Rightmove house price index for December 2018 shows that asking prices are still falling at a significant rate – down 1.5%, equivalent to a drop of £4,496 for the average property. The fall the previous month was 1.7%, giving a drop of 3.2% (or £9,719) over two months, the biggest two month fall since the same time of year in 2012.