There is no such thing as a typical landlord, say Coventry estate agents Allsopp & Allsopp, and the outdated image of Rigsby from the Rising Damp sitcom should be banished for good. Today's landlords are from all walks of life and backgrounds, and many of them are female.
The average mortgage in Coventry is now almost £200 cheaper each month than the cost of renting, according to new figures.
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Every Coventry property for sale on the Allsopp & Allsopp website is now cheaper to buy thanks to the Chancellor's reform of the stamp duty system. Rather than rigid brackets that penalise properties just over the old thresholds, the new levy will work like income tax, allowing everyone a £125,000 tax-free property allowance before any tax is applied.