27% of small landlords intend to sell up in next five years

A quarter of this cohort said they have already taken any action with regard to selling their properties

Almost half of landlords with one or two rental properties who signalled intent to sell their rental assets said their “main motivation is that they no longer wish to be a landlord”. Picture: Maxpix

More than a quarter of small landlords are “likely or very likely” to sell their rental properties in the next five years, new research by the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) has shown.

Since 2020, the RTB has conducted a series of surveys of small, medium and large landlords to ask their views on the Irish rental sector and challenges faced by landlords.

Results from the latest survey of small landlords, who own between one and ...