Brethertons conveyancing teams this week prepare for one of the busiest weeks of their professional lives, completing numerous buy to let properties before the stamp duty hike.
It is interesting to read that some commentators believe the buy to let market will stall. I don't think it will. If there is a 43% increase in demand, the market will find a way of satisfying the demand. And that will probably result in increased prices.
London's rental crisis is getting worse, after a report suggested demand for rental properties has jumped 43 per cent in the past year. In fact, there are now 11.8 tenants to every rental property listing in the capital, compared with 7.5 in April, the figures by London lettings and property management agent Martin & Co found.