Buy to Let
The latest news, updates and opinions on Buy to Let from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
Best areas for buy-to-let in the UK
Analysis If you’re thinking of getting a buy-to-let property you’ll want to know the areas in the country with the highest rental yields.
The best cities for buy-to-let investors
News As returns come under pressure in the buy-to-let market, these cities still offer attractive returns for investors looking to earn a passive income.
By Tom Higgins PublishedNews
Buy-to-let landlords face a £17.9bn bill for energy efficiency
News Research from Knight Frank shows buy-to-let landlords could face a huge bill to upgrade their properties to an EPC rating of C or above
By Nicole García Mérida Last updatedNews
Should you take advantage of the UK’s new breed of domestic holidaymakers?
Advice With Britons choosing to holiday in the UK this year, the owners of the country’s holiday cottages are cleaning up. Should you buy in, too? Merryn? Somerset Webb looks at the pros and cons.
By Merryn Somerset Webb PublishedAdvice
The death of buy-to-let property is a useful cautionary tale for all investors
Features Investing in buy-to-let property was once a perfectly valid thing to do. But the government killed the market. John Stepek explains what investors should learn from the fate of the amateur landlord.
By John Stepek Last updatedFeatures
Come back buy-to-letters, all is forgiven
Opinion The government is winning its war against small private buy-to-let landlords. But who benefits?
By Matthew Lynn PublishedOpinion
Think the Tories were tough on landlords? Just wait for Labour’s “right-to-buy”
Features The Labour Party is mulling giving private tenants the right to buy the homes they are renting. Yet another good reason for investors to steer well clear of buy-to-let property.
By John Stepek PublishedFeatures
The great buy-to-let sell up
Features In a rare example of government action having the intended effect, buy-to-let landlords are selling up, and that could mean house prices falling.
By Merryn Somerset Webb PublishedFeatures
George Osborne’s message to buy-to-letters: “don’t”
Opinion We’ve made our views on buy-to-let pretty clear recently. And it looks like the chancellor agrees, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
By Merryn Somerset Webb PublishedOpinion