Buy-to-let investor hotspots

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

  • Glasgow has topped the list of cities with the biggest increase in the number of buy-to-let properties over the past year, with a 12% rise. Nottingham and Leeds came in second and third place respectively, both with growth of over 8%.
  • In spite of the challenges facing landlords, many cities are seeing continued growth in the sector, with over half of landlords saying they would recommend investing in buy-to-let property.
  • 26% of landlords who own 6 to 10 properties are planning on increasing their lettings portfolio in the next few years, rising to 11% for landlords who own eleven or more properties. Source: #Dataloft, Simply Business, Property Academy Landlord Survey 2023