Where rent collection and evictions were the primary pain-points for landlords in the past, it is now finding quality tenants. This, together with ever-escalating property costs, is eating away at their profits in an environment which does not bode well for rental prices.

It is, therefore, no surprise that risk avoidance is the new name of the buy-to-let property game, according to the latest TPN Residential Rental Commission survey. More than 50% of landlords and 35% of estate agents surveyed felt that finding quality tenants was their number one problem...

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