Agent calls for end to landlord scapegoating

Housing Policy: Writing for Property Week, Ashley Osborne, head of residential, Colliers International, says that given the precarious state of the housing market, policymakers scapegoating of landlords, overseas buyers and property developers is counterproductive. “The critical state of the UK’s housing market is widely recognised and debated by policymakers and yet policy to date has…

London property continues to “bring home the bacon”

London Property: London’s private landlords earned £7bn from residential property last year, while Asian investors piled into commercial investments with massive prestige deals. Private landlords in London took £7bn from their residential property investments in the tax year April to April 2017 to 2018. This represents around 20% of the UK’s total buy-to-let income, as…