Karl Deeter: Is buy-to-let coming back?

‘Buy-to-let can seem tempting, but a word of caution for those considering the move: ask yourself if it’s wise to get into a market that many long-time landlords are leaving’

14th May, 2017
Karl Deeter: ‘The property cycle has seven years to run’ Picture: Maura Hickey

Deposit returns are dismal. What pittance you might get is taxed heavily (39 per cent). The stock market has been on a historically enduring bull run and, for no other reason than this, many believe a correction is inevitable. As the saying goes, “trees don’t grow to the sky”.

While it may not apply to you individually, this country is awash with hard cash. That’s why almost half the property market is...

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