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The growth of the private rented sector as an investment opportunity

Edinburgh-570px-REXA few headline statistics show why the UK’s fledgling PRS sector looks so attractive.

About 225,000 new UK households are created each year through lengthening lifespans, more solo households and inward migration, yet in 2014, fewer than 150,000 new homes were completed.

Little wonder that house prices in England and Wales rose by 5.4% in the 12 months to July this year, with transactions down because moving has become so expensive.

The picture is clear: the UK has…

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