Buy-to-Let returns 16.3% per annum since 1996

Post date: May 8, 2014 11:12:37 AM

A report by Paragon Mortgages found that since 1996, £1,000 invested in buy-to-let property has turned into £13,048, at an annual rate of return of 16.3% a year, buoyed by fast-rising house prices and rents. Over the same period shares would have earned investors 6.8% a year, bonds 6.5% and savings in the bank 4%. These returns have far outstripped every other type of investment. It is predicted that landlords will continues to make an average of 11% a year for the next decade.