Landlords’ Barometer – #65: What will next year hold for the private rented sector?

Welcome to the final Landlords Barometer of 2018. What a year it has been for the private rented sector!

Here are the latest trending topics from the Property Tribes community as the year draws to a close.

Property market predictions for 2019

In November, I started curating all the property predictions for 2019 in one place, for both capital growth, yield, and regulatory changes.

Tenant planning evil against landlord

This landlord believes that a tenant has set him up for a fall.

Should a landlord buy outright for cash?

This landlord solicits views on whether it is best to buy outright for cash or take out a BTL mortgage.

Carney warns of 30% price drop!

Reactions to the news that Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned ministers that a “no-deal” Brexit could see house prices crash by a third.

Deposits to be capped at five weeks rent

What do landlords think of this element of the Tenant Fees Bill?

Jeremy Corbyn’s impact on BTL

Do landlords think that Labour will be any better for the PRS than the Conservatives?

Best way forward with £80,000 cash?

What property strategy is best suited to someone with £80,000 cash in the bank?

Event news:

Events to get you fired up for 2019!

A round-up of mostly free events that you can attend to up-date your knowledge, get inspired, and network with landlords.

Thank you for reading my column over the past year, and thank you to EYE for having me as a contributor.

I send all EYE readers very best wishes for a peaceful and happy Christmas 2019. See you on the other side!

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