Now and again, we receive calls from tenants when the landlord has notified them and is considering selling their properties.
That said, it is much easier for landlords to sell to existing tenants than the open market. Tenants sometimes have the opportunity of deciding whether to accept or reject it before the landlord offers it to others.
The Government has re-evaluated tax reliefs previously afforded to landlords, leading many landlords to pay more tax than before, hence selling their properties. A prevailing situation for landlords.
On the other hand, more severe investors often keep their properties as they view it as a long-term arrangement and a sound investment despite legislative changes.
There are various reasons why a landlord might choose to sell their property to you. These include and are not limited to:
Not only are there advantages to landlords, but there are potential advantages to sitting tenants who are considering buying the property as a first time buyer in Coventry:
Some lenders will allow any discount the landlord offers you as part/all of your deposit if the agreed price is well below the open market value. It may even be possible for a tenant not to have to put down any deposit at all.