More than half of landlords in the private rented sector, some 55%, believe that their profitability has been affected by regulatory change, but most still make a profit, new research shows.

The latest quarterly landlords panel report from mortgage firm BM Solutions, also found that 31% of landlords surveyed make a full time living from their property portfolio, while 55% use the income to supplement their earnings.

When asked if they planned to sell at least one property in 2019, some 23% said they are while those with bigger portfolios are twice as likely to be planning to do so and overall just 15% intend to add to their portfolio.

 

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