Landlords’ Barometer – #71: Are landlords really lucky if they get 2.5% yields?

Welcome to the June edition of the Landlords’ Barometer, curating the hottest trending topics and content from over the past month.

1. Landlords “lucky to get 2.5% yields” …

Landlords discuss this claim and where the best yields can be found.

2. How to generate passive income from £30K invested in property?

An interesting discussion with 30+ comments and suggestions.

3. Which are best for investment – houses vs. flats?

I discuss this evergreen topic with John Howard, property developer of four decades’ experience.

4. How many investment properties is enough?

Over 80 responses to this question.

5. Boris: Raising the higher rate tax threshold

Boris Johnson has promised to cut taxes for around 3 million higher earners by raising the 40p threshold from £50,000 to £80,000 if he becomes prime minister, in a move welcomed by landlords.

6. Create your own regeneration

Dynamic Liverpool property developer Paul Nicholson explains how he has created community in run-down towns to bring neighbourhoods back to life.

Upcoming events:

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