When getting into buy-to-let property investment, there are many decisions to be made.
What kind of property should you invest in? Where should you invest? How big of an investment do you want to make?
These are all important steps to the process, but one of the most important questions you need to ask yourself should happen after you have invested your money: How long do I want the leases on my property to be?
In the same way that there are different types of investment properties, there are different kinds of rental agreements. The two different kinds of rental agreements, long-term lets and short-term lets, each come with advantages and weaknesses.
They can appeal in different ways to different kinds of renters, and landlords should be aware of each when investing in buy-to-let property.
Knowing what long-term let and short-term let mean is key for investors, and deciding which is right for you is important.
This article will explain what long-term let and short-term let means in the UK, examine their pros and cons, and look at which one you should consider for your rental properties.