There is good news for Hounslow buy to let landlords as ‘top of the range’ well-presented properties are getting really decent rents compared to a year ago however, this rise in rents is thwarting many potential first time buyers from saving for both a deposit and money for a rainy day. On top of this, there is also a shortage of Hounslow homes coming on the market thus adding fuel to the slowdown and affecting not just Hounslow first time buyers but also those going up the housing ladder.