Last year we reported that Fergus and Judith Wilson, probably the best known private buy-to-let investors in the UK, had announced their intention to sell off their portfolio, probably to a financial investor. Since then we've heard nothing, until now. Should other landlords be getting out?
Before the credit crunch, UK buyers had spent two decades using equity in their homes to buy property abroad, but the house market crash and corruption, in Spain in particular, put potential investors off. Is it safe to put a toe back in the water?
Two surveys recently revealed the top ten places in England for buy-to-let yields but do they agree? And if they don't, where are the differences? We compared estate agent Savills' survey in the Telegraph with HSBC's in the Express to find out.