Investor yields down despite big rent surge

Sherry FitzGerald figures show that more investors are selling up than buying into the property market, accounting for 33 per cent of vendors

3rd September, 2017
Investor yields down despite big rent surge
Honeypark in Dún Laoghaire: 319 units changed hands for €132 million

Yields for investors are falling in three key sectors of the market, nationally and in Dublin, despite double-digit growth in rents in the last 12 months in those sectors.

Nevertheless, the level of buy-to-let investor purchases appears to be holding steady and could even be increasing slightly despite the 4 per cent cap on rent increases in rent pressure zones (RPZs). According to the latest Daft rental report, gross yields for two-bedroom houses have been pushed...

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