Landlords Panel

The latest Rent Check report for Spring 2017 is now published: Download the latest Rent Check report (Please scroll down to see earlier reports.)

Watch our latest webinar (on demand): Exploring Dynamics of the Private Rental & Buy To Let Sectors (fill out the form to get an instant email with the link).

Download the 'Profile of UK Landlords' report by the Council of Mortgage Lenders, published on 13 December 2016, which was powered by BDRC research.


BDRC’s award-winning Landlords Panel offers critical insight into the market dynamics of one of the UK’s most important industries. Conducted quarterly and utilising a minimum sample of 1,000 residential property investors, it provides an in-depth investigation of key issues across the industry.

The study provides research into a diverse group of key areas and insight with broad strategic application. Today the survey is used to inform the decisions of mortgage lenders, letting agents, government and charities. Focus areas range from general economic indicators including optimism and market outlook to Buy-to-let, portfolios and tenant profiles.

With an established client base and a flexible subscription model, Landlords Panel enjoys a high profile within the industry and the media. Customised confidential questions can be added to the survey by subscribers looking for bespoke personalized insight. The BDRC Advanced Analytics team offers extra insight to delve deeper into the data.

Landlords Panel offers comprehensive and regular interpretation of the private rental and Buy-to-let sectors for a detailed understanding of the attitudes of property investors.

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We hosted the first Landlords Panel Syndicate Workshop at the Kingsway Hall Hotel on 25th April 2016 with guest speakers from the British Property Federation, Allsops and the National Landlords Association. The event was attended by subscribers to the Landlords Panel and other interested bodies, join in the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #LPSW.

Insights from the Landlords Panel also inform the Rent Check, a free 6 monthly report by BDRC and leading property consultants, Allsop. Rent Check reports on the drivers and inhibitors of further expansion of the private rented sector as well as the role played by mortgage lenders and their products.

Rent Check Issue 1 - Spring 2013

Rent Check Issue 2  - Winter 2013

Rent Check Issue 3 - Spring 2014

Rent Check Issue 4 - Winter 2014

Rent Check Issue 5 - Spring 2015

Rent Check Issue 6 - Winter 2015

Rent Check Issue 7 - Spring 2016

Rent Check Issue 8 - Spring 2017


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