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Jul 15, 2022

While a lot of the discussion about the property market is focused on potential price drops and rising interest rates, the most important information for investors at the moment relates to vacancy rates and rents.

Rising rents mean most investors are well placed to cover any additional costs as a result of higher interest rates, because the rate of rental increases in the past 12 months has been exceptional.

This - coupled with the fact that most borrowers are well ahead on their repayments following years of low interest rates - means most investors will not struggle to service their mortgages.