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Reuters: B T L No Longer Appealing

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http://investing.reuters.co.uk/news/newsAr...IN-BUYTOLET.xml

By David Burrows

LONDON (Reuters) -
A property portfolio made up entirely of buy-to-let properties may not seem so appealing now that yields are flattening and capital appreciation has slowed
, but there are alternative ways to make money from the housing market.
Commercial property funds, spreadbetting against a house price index or participating in floats such as Rightmove.co.uk, could reduce volatility or even act as a hedge.
Buy-to-let investors face the added complication of maintenance costs for their properties
. They are also likely to be already exposed to the residential property market via the property they live in.
"Residential and commercial property prices and rental yields have little correlation, so it is important for property investors to try and ensure a balance between the two."

What a sea change in attitude toward BTL! Time to lower the prices and get out.

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