Buy-to-letters set up shop

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Shop for yield on the high street

Buy-to-let landlords are turning to commercial property in their search for higher yields and greater stability, says Alexandra Frean in The Times. The number of residential landlords diversifying into commercial property has tripled in the past three years, according to auction house Allsop, in part due to tax changes that are set to make buy-to-let a lot less lucrative for investors than it once was. 

“Where [...]