In 1979, Margaret Thatcher was voted in on a Tory landslide with the ‘right to buy your own council house’ being a mainstay of Conservative policy. She encouraged people to buy their own their own council flats and houses, although it might interest you to know, that the council tenant right to buy idea was first proposed in the late 1950s and formed part of the manifesto of the Labour party. ……..

The buy to let market in Hounslow has been going through a transition over the last five years with Hounslow landlords starting to feel the pinch in terms of new legislation and regulation. In the article we look at the historic nature of the Hounslow property market and what lies ahead for its future in terms of its opportunity for Hounslow buy to let landlords