Property Investment Strategies

10 things to consider before moving into the buy to let market

by Mark Benson on April 21, 2014

10 things to consider before moving into the buy to let market

10 things to consider before moving into the buy to let market

At this moment in time there are property markets around the world which continue to go from strength to strength, with the UK a particularly prominent example. As you might expect, as property prices continue to move higher this attracts more and more potential investors looking to make “easy money” in the buy to let market. However, if this was “easy money” then we would all be doing it – so what 10 things should you consider before moving into the buy to let market?

Are your finances strong enough?

The idea that the rent from your property will cover your mortgage liabilities and any other costs sounds perfect but in reality it is not always the case. You will need to consider whether your finances are strong enough to cope with a potential period of zero income if your property had no tenant or how would you cope with issues such as non-payment of rent? [click to continue…]

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