There is no escaping the fact that over the last couple of decades, the rise in the number buy to let properties in Bicester has been nothing short of extraordinary. Many in the press have spoken of a broken nation, the fact many youngsters are unable to buy their first home with the rise of a new cohort of younger renters, whom have been dubbed ‘Generation Rent’ as landlords hoover up all the properties for their buy to let property empires.
Government has been blamed in the past for giving landlords an unfair advantage with the tax system. It is also true many of my fellow professionals have done nothing to avail themselves in glory, with some suspect, if not on some rare occasions, downright dubious practices.
Yet has the unfair criticism of some Bicester landlords gone too far? Continue Reading